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Herbert Smith Freehills has published the first issue of a new periodic publication "Cross-Border Litigation", designed to highlight legal and practical issues specific to litigation with an international aspect.

The publication will tap into the expertise of the firm's leading commercial litigators across the globe, to give readers the benefit of their hands-on experience conducting cross-border litigation and to flag key developments in this area that should be on commercial parties' radars.

The topics covered in this issue include:

  • Obtaining evidence from the United States
    Section 1782 – A surprisingly underused tool in cross-border litigation
  • The growth of cross-border disputes
    An Australian perspective
  • European Account Preservation Orders
    A new streamlined procedure for freezing EU bank accounts in cross-border cases
  • Spotlight on Adam Johnson QC
    Cross-border disputes and advocacy
  • Asymmetric jurisdiction clauses
    An update from France
  • Cross-border litigation and Brexit
    What does it mean for choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments?
  • Disputes clauses in China-related contracts
    Will yours be effective?

To download the publication, click here.

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