A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782

United States federal statute 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 gives a U.S. federal court discretion to grant foreign litigants access to information in the U.S. that is unavailable otherwise. Section 1782 is not a conduit to circumvent the law in the foreign proceedings, nor a method to fish for information that is protected abroad. This note provides a primer on Section 1782.… Read More A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782

Bernhard Law Firm Brings $7.6M Suit on South American Fisheries and Crabbing Dispute

Bernhard Law Firm has filed suit in Miami to recover on loans and stock purchase dues owed by a Peruvian private investment manager, who fraudulently took money, laundered investments through alter ego shell companies in Uruguay and the BVI  to dislodge his contractual debt obligations… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Brings $7.6M Suit on South American Fisheries and Crabbing Dispute

Bernhard Law Firm Collects Over $300K for Brazilian Client in Bal Harbour Investment Dispute

This month Bernhard Law Firm found, executed upon, and collected over $300K for its Brazilian client, after a Brazilian co-investor in Bal Harbour real estate sucked the equity out of their mutual investments. (Florida Bar disclaimer: results may not be typical. You may not have as beneficial a result, or same or similar results).… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Collects Over $300K for Brazilian Client in Bal Harbour Investment Dispute

Bernhard Law Firm Wins Dismissal of $1M Brazilian Guarantors from South Beach Commercial Leasing Lawsuit

Today, Bernhard Law Firm won dismissal of two Brazilian shareholders in a million $ dollar guaranty lawsuit for leasing of South Beach commercial space. (Florida Bar disclaimer: results may not be typical. You may not have as beneficial a result).… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Wins Dismissal of $1M Brazilian Guarantors from South Beach Commercial Leasing Lawsuit