District Court’s Order Details 28 USC § 1782 Requirements for Granting Ex Parte Petition for Discovery of Documents…

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted an ex parte petition under 28 U.S.C. § 1782(a) for the discovery of documents held by Aimbridge Hospitality, Norton Rose Fulbright, and White & Case for use in a proceeding in the British Virgin Islands. In so doing, the court noted that such ex parte petitions are “routinely grant[ed].”

A district court has the authority to grant a section 1782 petition where…

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