US Judges Looking To Foreign Courts, Report Says

Law360, New York (January 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As litigation, alternative dispute mechanisms and cooperation in regulation increase around the world, U.S. courts are increasingly recognizing foreign jurisdiction in commercial disputes, according to a new Proskauer Rose LLP report.

At the same time, there has been an increasing “Americanization” of the European legal system, especially in regards to class and collective actions, as well as a steep uptick in coordinated regulatory actions as well as anti-corruption efforts.

“The No. 1 thing that they should take away from it is the global nature of legal...
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