From a European perspective, international cooperation in litigation does not primarily require the safeguarding of governmental interests, but the equitable balancing of the interests of plaintiffs and defendants. A European view of the role of US procedures in Hague Conference conventions is presented.
Cornelis D. van Boeschoten,
Hague Conference Conventions and the United States: A European View,
57 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol57/iss3/5