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Israeli Bar Publishes Sherby and Rosen's Article on International Discovery
November 2005
The November 2005 issue of , the national magazine of the Israeli Bar Association, includes an article (in Hebrew), authored by Eric Sherby and Tali Rosen, concerning the use of 28 U.S.C. 1782 for discovery in civil cases before Israeli courts. Among other things, the article compares and contrasts the use of section 1782 to the use of the Hague Evidence Convention.
To view a copy of the article, please click here.

Globes Publishes Sherby's (Hebrew) Article on Vioxx Litigation
September 2005
Israel's daily business newspaper, Globes, published Eric Sherby's article (Hebrew) entitled : (The Vioxx Affair: Too Early to Buy Plane Tickets), on Sept. 12, 2005.
The article discusses, in general terms, the possible lawsuits of Israeli consumers who claim to have been injured by Vioxx. The article concludes that the conventional wisdom to the effect that Israeli consumers of Vioxx should ignore the Israeli forum and should file suit in the United States – is often misguided.
To view a copy of Mr. Sherbys article, please click here.

Victory in New York State Court
April 2005
In April summary judgment was granted in favor of a firm client that is based in the United Kingdom in connection with a loan dispute involving an executive of a New York-based public company. The case is one example of our firm's growing representation of non-US and non-Israeli companies involved in litigation in the United States.
We express our gratitude to Jeffrey Miller, Esq., for his great assistance as co-counsel in the case.
Special note: Our firm does not identify our foreign clients by name, for reasons described in detail in About Our Clients.

ABA Publishes Sherby's Article on International Arbitration
February 2005
In late February, the American Bar Association published an article, authored by Eric Sherby, entitled “A Different Type of International Arbitration Clause,” in the ABA's International Law News (Winter edition). The article examines certain types of international transactions in which it is difficult to reach agreement on the selection of one arbitral institution, and the article argues for the use, in those cases, of a two-institution arbitration clause.
To view Mr. Sherbys article in the ILN, please click here.

Class Action Victory
December 2004
In December 2004, our firm defeated a purported class action against a foreign automobile manufacturer.
The plaintiff had asserted that our clients marketing materials with respect to the climate control system for one of its luxury vehicles were false and misleading and that hundreds (at least) of purchasers were defrauded.
The Jerusalem District Court not only denied the motion to certify the case as a class action and dismissed the action against our client, but the court also dismissed the case against our clients Israeli importer.
Sherby & Co., Advs. expresses its immense appreciation to the firm of Landa, Sade, Kahn & Co. for its great assistance as co-counsel in the case.
Special note: Our firm does not identify our foreign clients by name, for reasons described in detail in About Our Clients.

Jerusalem Report Article
December 2004
In December 2004, The Jerusalem Report ran a moving story regarding the tragedies caused by the Remedia baby formula scandal. Eric Sherby is quoted, on page 20, regarding the possibility of suing a non-Israeli shareholder of Remedia.

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