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Trends in Discovery and Depositions


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 59 minutes
Recorded Date: December 05, 2019
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Agenda

  • The Strategy
  • The Trends
  • The Logistics and War Stories
  • Using the Right Tools
Runtime: 59 minutes
Recorded: December 5, 2019

Description

Join this seminar for the latest trends in discovery in international litigation and depositions, plus hear from lawyers with experience across a multitude of jurisdictions about how they overcome challenges in obtaining discovery around the world.

Attendees will learn how to better conduct discovery and depositions in foreign countries, including the latest technology available, any changes in regulatory climates in certain regions, and other advice from practitioners in the field. Speakers will also share their experience with conducting discovery in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Japan.

This program was recorded on December 5th, 2019.

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Panelists

Billy DiMonte

Founder & Managing Partner
Planet Depos

Billy DiMonte is the Founder & Managing Partner of Planet Depos, an international court reporting firm headquartered in Washington DC. Billy has been in the court reporting space for over two decades and has watched the industry adapt and grow with the emergence of deposition technology. His passion for exceptional customer service is something that keeps him up at night and motivates him to be a better leader.

Tai-Heng Cheng

Partner and Global Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice
Sidley

Tai-Heng Cheng is a preeminent arbitration practitioner whom clients across industries turn to for sound strategic advice in managing risk, and successfully addressing and solving a myriad of complex business issues. He has earned a reputation for being a stellar advocate, having won 9-figure awards for clients both in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, and successfully carried out worldwide enforcement campaigns to collect judgements and awards.

With 20 years of experience, he is also a trusted advisor to companies and boards. He uses the full range of legal tools to create leverage in disputes, investigations and government enforcement matters. His clients span many industries including, energy and infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, real estate, manufacturing and financial services.

William E. Thomson

Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

William E. Thomson is a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s Transnational Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law and Securities Litigation. Mr. Thomson’s practice focuses on federal and state appellate and Supreme Court litigation, and on strategic analysis and briefing in high-stakes cases in trial courts around the country.

He has broad experience before both trial and appellate courts in a wide variety of high-profile cases, including civil RICO, mass tort, foreign judgment recognition actions, voting rights and First Amendment litigation, product liability, and class actions.

Gina Passarella

Editor-in-Chief, The American Lawyer & Global Legal Brands
ALM Media, LLC

Gina Passarella is Editor-in-Chief of The American Lawyer. She has covered the business of law for her entire career, first as a reporter and special projects editor with The Legal Intelligencer in Pennsylvania and then as senior editor for business of law in ALM's global newsroom. She took over as editor-in-chief of The American Lawyer in January 2017.


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