Edition: 5th 2011 (Revised)
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Description: In its Fourth Edition, the book continues to provide the most in-depthcoverage of the major topics in international litigation and to retain thefeatures that made prior editions so popular. This timely revision is the mostcurrent international civil litigation product on the market, featuringsignificant changes in the field over the past several years, including:expanded examination of the Alien Tort Statute, including excerpts andextensive notes on the impact of Sosa and subsequent decisions on human rightslitigationexpanded, in-depth analysis of personal jurisdiction in international cases,including excerpts and discussion of the First Circuit's important decision inSwiss American Bank case, post-Asahi cases such as Roche Holdings, ajurisdictional veil-piercing decision in Telectronics, expanded treatment of"jurisdictional discovery," and a comparison of jurisdictional principlesunder federal law and EC Directive 44/2001updated and comprehensive treatment of sovereign immunity law, includingexcerpts and discussions of retroactivity after Altmann, the immunity ofsovereign-owned entities after Dole Foods, the D.C. Circuit's opinionconcerning due process rights of foreign sovereigns in Price, furtherconsideration of the definition of "commercial activity," and the UN DraftConvention on State Immunitiesextensive treatment of recent developments concerning forum selection clausesand forum nonconveniens principles, including the new Hague Convention onChoice of Courts Agreements, excerpts and discussions of the Second Circuit'sdecisions in Iragorri and Wiwa, as well as the recent Lloyds of Londonlitigationupdated analysis of the doctrine of lis pendens and antisuit injunctions,including the Fifth Circuit's recent decision in Kaepa and a comparison ofthese doctrines under federal law and EC Directive 44/2001updated discussion of legislative jurisdiction, including new developments inforeign affairs preemption after Crosby and Garamendicomprehensively revised treatment of the extraterritorial application offederal antitrust and securities laws, including excerpts and an in-depthdiscussion of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Hoffman-LaRoche and itsimpact on Hartford Fireexpanded discussion of choice of law principles in international cases,retaining the book's unique position of combining treatment of internationallitigation and conflicts issuesupdated discussion of the act of state doctrine and the foreign sovereigncompulsion doctrinerevised discussion of the service of process in international cases, includingforeign blocking statutes, post-Schlunk caselaw on the Hague Convention, theNinth Circuit's recent examination of service by publication and email in RioProperties and expanded treatment of service under the FSIAnew treatment of major developments in the law of international discovery,including the impact of the Supreme Court's Intel decision on Section 1782,lower court decisions under the Hague Evidence Convention such as In reVitamins Antitrust Litigation and expanded materials on depositions of foreignresidentsthe most up-to-date examination of the recognition and enforcement of foreignjudgments, including the new Hague Choice of Court Agreement, the ALI proposedfederal statute, the revenue rule after Pasquantino, and a discussion ofsignificant lower court cases involving foreign judgment enforcement includingTelnikoff and the Lloyd's of London litigationsubstantially expanded discussion of international arbitration, includingvalidity, interpretation and enforcement of international arbitrationagreements and recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards, under FAA andUNCITRAL Model Law