CLE = “U.S./Canada Cross-border Litigation: Key Considerations for U.S. Lawyers”

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Date/Time:  August 16th, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Join Mr. Jon-David Giacomelli, and Mr. Chris MacLeod,   as they help U.S practitioners navigate the Canadian legal framework. Mr. Giacomelli and Mr. MacLeod will discuss where to commence litigation; jurisdictional considerations; enforcement of U.S. judgments and arbitral awards in Canada; the loser pays system for legal fees/costs; limitation periods in Canada; appellate options; obtaining injunctions: prohibitive and Mareva; the unique power of Anton Piller orders; enforcement of letters rogatory/letters of request to obtain evidence in Canada for use in U.S. litigation; service of process in Canada; working with Canadian counsel: fee arrangements

Attendees at this interesting CLE will gain an understanding of:

  • How to identify issues arising from  U.S/Canada Cross-border litigation;
  • How to avoid common pitfalls arising out of U.S/Canada Cross-border litigation;
  • Solutions and best practices when dealing U.S/Canada Cross-border litigation;

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
US Bank Centre
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400
 Seattle, WA 98101     

CLE General Credits for Washington Attorneys
Total:  1.5 (pending)
General: 1.5

Free for IPS Section Members
$25.00 for all others.  (CLE ONLY).

Registration is open but space will be limited.  We would appreciate hearing from you beforehand to ensure  that enough seats are available.
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For questions contact Section Representative contact information for this mini-cle:
Name:  Shahzad Q. Qadri
Firm:    Wong Fleming
Telephone #:  (425) 869-4040

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