George Utlik Discusses Effective Use of U.S. Discovery Tools in Aid of Foreign Proceedings, including Recent Litigation and Arbitrations Involving Russian and CIS Parties

January 28, 2019

In our increasingly global world, U.S. discovery orders available under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 provide a powerful tool to foreign litigants to collect necessary evidence for use in a foreign proceeding and to add pressure on their opponents. On January 30, George Utlik will present on “U.S. Disclosure Orders under 28 U.S.C. § 1782: A New Weapon in Russian-Related Disputes?” at C5’s International Disputes & Asset Recovery conference. Mr. Utlik, who is regularly involved in asset tracing and recovery matters, will share practical strategies used in Russian-related litigation and arbitrations and discuss how Section 1782 proves to be an effective tool to uncover valuable evidence located in the U.S.