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International Deposition Blog

How to schedule a court reporter for a deposition in France

Catherine Beeny / February 8, 2022

Can we depose a witness in France? The quick answer is, depends on the nationality of the witness. The Good News – voluntary depositions of U.S. citizens are pretty straight forward in France, and similar to conducting one up in the United States. However, France is one of those difficult countries which requires special permission…

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ICC & SIAC granted arbitration status in Russia

ICC & SIAC Are Granted Permanent Arbitral Institution (PAI) in Russia

Catherine Beeny / October 12, 2021

On 18 May 2021, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) were granted the status of permanent arbitral institution (PAI) by the Russian Ministry of Justice. As PAIs, the ICC and SIAC now join the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Vienna International…

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Taking Voluntary Depositions of Willing Witnesses in Germany (updated 2021)

Ian Hardy / August 20, 2021

Germany is a popular destination for U.S. depositions.  While it is permissible to conduct a U.S. deposition in Germany, there are rules and regulations that you should know before scheduling. Can I depose a willing witness in Germany? Yes, taking U.S. depositions in Germany is permissible. However, depos must take place on the U.S. Consulate…

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5 Best Practices for Working with Arbitration Interpreters

Karen Fahr / August 9, 2021

Our favorite tips for hiring and using an interpreter for your next arbitration Language barriers are often a hurdle when dealing with litigation abroad. Finding the right interpreter for your law firm to handle these language differences can mean the difference between success and disaster. An experienced, professionally-certified interpreter can ensure that your arbitration runs…

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How to Depose a Willing Witness in Canada

Deposing a Witness in Canada (updated 2021)

Ian Hardy / July 27, 2021

Canada is a very popular locale for deposing witnesses in U.S. court cases. Before setting up your deposition in Canada, read through these important FAQs: Can I depose a willing witness in Canada? Yes!  Canada is a signatory to the Hague Evidence Convention, and in general, you can depose willing witnesses in Canada without any…

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Legal Professionals, livestream the 2021 NCRA Conference

Karen Fahr / July 23, 2021

The new NCRA Learning Center is livestreaming some of the most popular sessions from Las Vegas as part of their Continuing Education program. The NCRA is welcoming its attendees to the first live and in-person event in more than a year.  This year’s event is packed with informative and engaging sessions, networking opportunities, and special…

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