Das Rechtshilfeverfahren in Beweissachen nach 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in der internationalen Handels- und Investitionsschutzschiedsgerichtsbarkeit
§ 4. Das internationale Rechtshilfeverfahren nach 28 U.S.C. § 1782
45 § 4. Das internationale Rechtshilfeverfahren nach 28 U.S.C. § 1782 Das US-amerikanische Recht kennt in 28 U.S.C. § 1782 ein selbständiges Rechtshil- feverfahren in Beweissachen. In der aktuellen Fassung lautet die Norm: „§ 1782. Assistance to foreign and international tribunals and to litigants before such tribunals290 (a) The district court of the district in which a person resides or is found may order him to give his testimony or statement or to produce a document or other thing for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal, including criminal investigations conducted before formal accusations. The order may be made pursuant to a letter rogatory issued, or request made, by a foreign or international tribunal or upon the application of any interested person and may direct that the testimony or statement be given, or the document or other thing be produced, before a person appointed by the court. By virtue of his appointment, the person appointed has power to administer any necessary oath and take the testimony or statement. The order may prescribe the practice and procedure, which may be in whole or part the practice and procedure of the foreign country or the international tribunal, for taking the testimony or statement or producing to document or other thing. To the extent that the order does not prescribe otherwise, the testimony or statement shall be taken, and the document or other thing produced, in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. A person may not be compelled to give his...