Issues in transatlantic litigation

This note addresses certain issues that arise when a party has the choice over whether to bring proceedings in the courts of either England and Wales (England) or the United States (US). Specifically, it considers some of the key procedural differences between English and US litigation, identifies major differences between the substantive jurisdictional and procedural laws of the two jurisdictions and discusses practical issues facing litigants in transatlantic litigation.

Matthew Bunting, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP


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