U.S. Discovery in German Litigation – an Underestimated Option

February 19, 2019

In view of rather limited legal tools under German law to obtain information or evidence in support of an anticipated civil litigation, especially from the opposing side, the use of U.S. discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in German litigation is a helpful option in many cases that have a nexus with the United States.

Our alert memorandum explores this viable option in more detail.