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  • Colombia to the Rescue! Deposing Witnesses in South America
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 26, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson In the vast continent that is South America, three giants pose a problem when it comes to depositions:  Brazil, Venezuela, and Ecuador.  None of these countries permits depositions.  Something else this trio has in common?  Neighboring Colombia!  ...Continue Reading The post Colombia to the Rescue! Deposing Witnesses in South America appeared first on . […]

  • Taking Depositions in Mexico
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    By Neal Price If you find yourself needing to take a deposition in Mexico, you’re in luck!  There are no Hague Evidence Convention restrictions regardless of the nationality of the witness.  What’s more, you can hold the deposition in any ...Continue Reading The post Taking Depositions in Mexico appeared first on . […]

  • Taking Realtime Arbitrations in China
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    By Jade King Though China does not permit the taking of depositions (and there are some great alternative locations in this previous blog), there are many arbitrations that take place. Mainland China is home to more than 1.3 billion people. ...Continue Reading The post Taking Realtime Arbitrations in China appeared first on . […]

  • Top 5 iPad Apps for the Legal Professional
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 14, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    By Mary Lide Your iPad can be used for much more than FaceTime and Netflix. Planet Depos has put together a list of the top five iPad apps for the legal professional. These apps will help make your life easier, ...Continue Reading The post Top 5 iPad Apps for the Legal Professional appeared first on . […]

  • The 4 Most Challenging Countries for Depositions (And Solutions!)
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    By Katelin Myers Taking an international deposition can be a difficult task all on its own, but add The Hague Evidence Convention regulations, and there is a whole new challenge to behold! However, with this quick guide, it won’t be ...Continue Reading The post The 4 Most Challenging Countries for Depositions (And Solutions!) appeared first on . […]

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      • Anthem Ruling May Shake Up Cos.' Merger Case Strategy
        Posted on April 28, 2017 at 8:08 pm

        The D.C. Circuit on Friday handed another monumental win to the U.S. in its challenge to Anthem’s $54 billion combination with Cigna, and experts say attorneys advising clients in merger cases may need to rethink their strategies following the government’s recent winning streak. […]

      • FERC Commissioner Honorable Won't Seek New Term
        Posted on April 28, 2017 at 6:39 pm

        Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Colette Honorable will not seek another term when her current one expires at the end of June, she announced Friday, a move that could leave the already quorumless agency with just one commissioner. […]

      • Ex-Chicago Schools CEO Sentenced To Over 4 Years In Prison
        Posted on April 28, 2017 at 3:28 pm

        The onetime leader of Chicago’s public school district was slapped with a 4½-year prison sentence on Friday for steering nearly $23 million in city contracts toward a former employer in anticipation of future kickbacks. […]

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      • Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!
        Posted by David Lat on April 28, 2017 at 11:32 pm

        Who prevailed in this year's epic contest? […]

      • Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17
        Posted by Kathryn Rubino on April 28, 2017 at 11:15 pm

        * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New investigation gets broader. [Law and More] * An opportunity to donate in memory of Trinh Huynh. [North Georgia Community Foundation […]

      • Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Rankings
        Posted by Brian Dalton on April 28, 2017 at 10:45 pm

        Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal industry. […]