Cross-Border Litigation: Comity and Culture Clash
On October 26, FK partner The Hon. Robert S. Smith (Ret.) will speak on a panel entitled “Cross-Border Litigation: Comity and Culture Clash” at the New York State Bar Association International Section’s Annual Meeting in Montreal. The panel will address recurring themes in cross-border litigation such as discovery, rogatory commissions, and expert evidence. The panel will be co-chaired by the Hon. Pierre Dalphond, Former Judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal, and Nancy M. Thevenin, Esq., F.C.I.Arb. of Thevenin Arbitration & ADR. Judge Smith’s co-panelists will include Eric Bickford of Cornerstone, May Kim Ho of Duane Morris & Selvam, Azim Hussain of Norton Rose, and Mathieu Piché-Messier of Borden Ladner.
The conference will be held from October 23-26 at the Intercontinetal Hotel located at 360 Rue St. Antoine Ouest, Montreal, QC. Judge Smith's panel will take place at 10:00 AM on October 26th. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.