After two years of uncertainty, attorneys can now take depositions in Germany again! Germany’s strict regulations meant in-person depositions were suspended due to Covid-19. However, as Europe lifted its restrictions, Germany is now allowing for in-person depositions of willing witnesses to take place. Here are three essential takeaways you need to keep in mind. Remote…Continue reading
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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…Continue reading
With its close relations to the U.S. and sharing of a common language, it is no surprise that one of the most frequent requests I get is setting up a deposition in England. Luckily, England is one of the most accessible places to schedule an international deposition, and I have done so with success more…Continue reading
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: 1. 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…Continue reading
Are you in the discovery phase and need to take an international deposition in Belgium? We have the most up to date information on deposing a willing witness in Belgium post-Covid. The Hague Evidence Convention enables U.S. litigants to obtain the testimony of a willing Belgian resident without any special formalities or involvement of foreign…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading