Planet Depos, LLC (JD Supra Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Arbitration Week Triumphs Despite Weather
Hong Kong woke up this morning to a battering from Typhoon Haima. With much of the global arbitration community currently in the city for the fifth annual Hong Kong Arbitration Week, this force majeure event was no doubt an inconvenience. At least coffee was still being served.
How to Schedule Chinese Depositions
As mentioned in a previous blog, depositions are illegal in mainland China. As lawyers and paralegals know all too well, however, few barriers are actually insurmountable. The simplest and oft-used solution to the problem of scheduling Chinese depositions is to move them a relatively short distance, to Hong Kong. Hong Kong permits the taking of voluntary depositions, regardless of the...
New Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes at HKIAC
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) recently announced the launch of their new Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes. The new panel includes 30 members, with a total of 7 languages and 12 practice jurisdictions among them.
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre – Ranked as Most Improved Institution
Queen Mary University of London has recently released the findings of its sixth annual international arbitration study. Among those findings is the HKIAC’s ranking as the most improved arbitration institution. The top reasons given for this impressive ranking include: reputation and recognition, greater efficiency, higher level of administration (staff quality, responsiveness), and introduction
Enjoying Local Culture While Taking International Depositions
International travel for your depositions can be exhausting — and not nearly as glamorous as it may seem. However, traveling around the globe to take depositions or other legal proceedings is certainly not without its perks. For example, it exposes you to a plethora of cultures, and if you’re lucky, you may get to witness some very unique aspects of those cultures. Nothing displays local...
3 Tips for Taking Depositions in Hong Kong
It’s likely that coordinating international depositions can take extra planning and will usually cost significantly more than taking depositions in the U.S. Here are several tried-and-tested tips for saving money for your client when taking depositions in Hong Kong.