IBA German Mediation Committee – B2B Mediation, Frankfurt, September 19, 2013

The International Bar Association’s German Mediation Committee is holding an event in Frankfurt on September 19, 2013. The Topic for the evening is “B2B Mediation – Expectation, Experience, Success (Erwartung, Erfahrung, Erfolg). Ulrich Hagel, Senior Expert Dispute Resolution at Bombardier Transportation, will present the in-house and user perspective, and  the mediator’s view will be put forward by Renate Dendorfer-Ditges, Heussen. For details of the agenda and the registration process, please see the invitation.

Compelling German Third-party Witnesses to Testify in US Litigation

In U.S.-German disputes, the question often arises whether a party in U.S.litigation can compel a third-party witness who is a German resident and does not volunteer to testify to render testimony as part of the pre-trial deposition discovery in the U.S.proceedings. In short, the answer is yes. Continue reading