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Tag Archives: Southern District of Florida

Chapter 11 Filings Decrease in South Florida, Nationally

Chapter 11 filings in the Southern District of Florida continue to trend downward.  Since 2010, annual chapter 11 filings have declined by about 25%.  The decline is consistent with the national bankruptcy experience. Variety of factors contributing to decline in filings To some extent, the current low filing rate is attributable to a robust local economy,… Continue Reading

South Florida, Prime Destination for Litigants Seeking Evidence in Foreign Proceedings

Foreign civil lawsuits, private arbitrations using § 1782 to facilitate discovery Let’s say you have a client who is a party to an arbitration proceeding pending in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In your investigation of the matter, you discover that an individual living in Miami, Florida, may have critical information relating to your client’s claims. You want… Continue Reading