The appointment was made pursuant to a Letter of Request (under the Hague Evidence Convention) signed by the Illinois court. The Letter of Request specifically proposed Mr. Sherby (by name) as the Israeli lawyer to be appointed by the Israeli court, pursuant to section 16(b) of Israel's Legal Assistance To Foreign Nations Law. The Letter of Request seeks both documentary discovery and deposition testimony.
The Tel Aviv Magistrates Court has appointed Eric Sherby to take evidence from nine (9) Israeli witnesses for use in a patent case pending before a federal court in Massachusetts.
The Jerusalem Magistrates Court has appointed Eric Sherby to take evidence from five Israeli witnesses for use in two insider trading cases pending before a federal court in New York.
A client of our firm recently filed a motion to enforce an American judgment in the amount of $3.6 million, and in that context, our client obtained an ex parte order of attachment against the assets of the Israeli defendant (judgment-debtor).
The American Bar Association has published International Aspects of US Litigation, which is believed to be the most comprehensive work of its kind. The two-volume work consists of 29 chapters, authored by leading practitioners and scholars in the international litigation field. Two of the chapters in International Aspects of US Litigation have been authored by Eric Sherby. Those two chapters are “Discovery In Aid of Foreign Proceedings: 28 U.S.C. § 1782” and “Forum Selection Clauses In International Commerce.”
Foro Padano, one of Italy's leading law journals, has published (in Italian) Eric Sherby's article “A Different Type of International Arbitration Clause.” The article was originally published (in English) by the American Bar Association's International Section.
The Tel Aviv Magistrates Court has appointed Eric Sherby to supervise the process of obtaining evidence from four Israeli witnesses for use in a patent case pending before a federal court in California.
In what was initially described by Israeli counsel for a different creditor (coincidentally the largest creditor) as a “loser case,” a client of our firm has received a dividend payment in the amount of $2.3 million in connection with quasi-liquidation proceedings in Israel concerning a company in the energy exploration field.
Our firm represented a European-based company in obtaining recognition of a judgment, issued by a European court, against an Israeli citizen.
Our firm has completed our second annual survey of the views of in-house attorneys at Israeli companies with respect to dispute resolution (in particular international arbitration).