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Posts Tagged ‘ International Law ’

Iowa Courts MUST comply with Hague Service Convention

May 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Technology

For those of you who were wondering whether or not the service of process provisions Iowa Rules of Court trump the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (better known as the “Hague Service Convention”), your answer has arrived: they do not.

When Parents Abduct: Reflections on the Hague Convention

May 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Practice Notes

As the world continues to get smaller and international travel more common, areas of the law once thought to be of primarily local jurisdiction are now turning out to have international complications. Nowhere is this more evident then in the area of family law. Marriages between citizens of differing countries can be extremely beneficial and […]

Enforcement of Foreign Money Judgments in the United States

Jun 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Practice Notes

Thanks in large part to the Internet, more US-based businesses are getting involved in international transactions than ever before. While there are certainly many benefits to such transactions, there are also detriments. Key among them is what happens when the US-based company fails to pay its bill. Whilst bringing a lawsuit against the US-based company […]