Southern District Civil Practice Roundup

Service of Process by Email on Defendants Outside the U.S.

, New York Law Journal

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In their Southern District Civil Practice Roundup, Edward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul write: A plaintiff seeking to serve an individual or organizational defendant located overseas can face substantial, sometimes insurmountable logistical challenges. Several recent decisions have permitted plaintiffs frustrated by elusive defendants or uncooperative foreign governments to serve defendants through email under FRCP 4(f)(3), providing a modern-day solution to an age-old problem.

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Originally appeared in print as Service of Process by Email on Defendants Located Outside the U.S.

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