Hubert Eisenach (International Litigation) - English Companies Act of 2006
Successfully obtained an Order permitting German national to obtain discovery in the United States for use in minority shareholder litigation under the English Companies Act of 2006. Mr. Flake obtained this order under the provisions of 28 U.S.C. Section 1782, a federal statute that permits foreign litigants to seek documents and other evidence in support of proceedings in foreign jurisdictions. The successful Application included a declaration from English counsel concerning the proposed foreign litigation as well as authority recognizing instances in which United States courts had, by authorizing discovery, assisted English courts.