The Process of Discovery in U.S. Litigation - and How you Can Prepare for it

The Process of Discovery in U.S. Litigation - and How you Can Prepare for it

Winter 2012 Article

Litigation in the United States has the reputation of being slow, costly, and frustrating for all parties. And it is all of these things. A principal driver of the cost of litigation is the process of discovery, which is the formal process by which adverse parties in litigation must exchange information and documents in order to identify the evidence by which they will prove their case at trial.

Consignment: How to Protect Consigned Assets in the United States

Consignment: How to Protect Consigned Assets in the United States

Summer 2012 Article

The consignment contract is frequent in the United States. In a consignment, the seller (consignor) delivers the goods to the buyer (consignee) for further resale to third parties. The consignor retains title to the goods, which is transferred directly to the third party purchaser upon sale, and does not issue an invoice until the consignee sells the goods.

Collection of Trade Credits in the United States

Collection of Trade Credits in the United States

Spring 2012 Article

The United States acts as a world class, key market and a very important window of opportunity for foreign producers. American consumers appreciate Italian products, especially in the food, fashion and automotive industries. For foreign companies the ability to sell products in a very competitive and selective market is rightly an indicator of the recognition of the quality of their products.