Waiting for the much-desired Supreme Court’s clarification of Section 1782 discovery applications in international commercial arbitration
14 May 2021

The discovery application in private international arbitration, as provided for under Title 28 of the U.S. Code, Section 1782, has been debated in US Federal Courts, with conflicting decisions from the Circuit Courts. The clarification from the U.S. Supreme Court in Servotronics Inc. v. Rolls-Royce PLC et al. is therefore awaited with great interest by international arbitration practitioners.

Our International Arbitration Focus Team gives more details regarding the Servotronics Inc. v. Rolls-Royce PLC et al. case and the conflicting Circuit Courts decisions here.