Issues in transatlantic litigation

This note addresses certain issues that arise when a party has the choice to bring proceedings in the courts of either England and Wales or the United States (US). The note:

  • 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.
  • Discusses practical issues facing litigants in transatlantic litigation.

Matthew Bunting, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP


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