We announced months ago that the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration had asked Eric Sherby to draft a set of rules for use by the IICA in connection with international disputes.
Our firm represented a major Israeli manufacturer and exporter in its negotiations with a leading Israeli academic institution that led to the execution, in late September 2007, of a Sponsored Research Agreement and related License Agreement.
Our firm represents a Canadian corporation that recently filed an application for discovery (documents and deposition testimony) from a resident of Minnesota, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. section 1782. The client's application was filed on an ex parte basis, and the order was granted on an ex parte basis by the federal judge. The Minnesota resident then filed a motion for reconsideration (essentially a motion to vacate the discovery order), which was denied in its entirety in September 2007.
At the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association in August, at a program sponsored by the Commercial Litigation Committee of the ABA's Section of Litigation, Eric Sherby spoke about the discovery () of electronic documents under Israeli law.
In October 2006, The Jerusalem Post published an Op-Ed piece, authored by Eric Sherby, suggesting a novel approach to the case of Jonathan Pollard. To view a copy of the Op-Ed piece, please click here. To view a copy of a follow-up letter to the editor, please click here.
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.
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.
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.