Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, gives a few tips on how to set-up a U.S. deposition in Singapore.
We are back for another segment of International Deposition Tips with Optima Juris. Today, Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, walks you through the legalities for setting up a U.S. deposition in Singapore. If you are a lawyer, paralegal, or legal professional looking to organize a deposition in Singapore, you will want to watch this video.
We are very excited to unveil our first video from our brand new video series, International Deposition Tips. The entire Optima Juris team will be sharing insider tips, advice, guides, and information about international depositions in these quick and easy-to-view videos. First up we have Optima Juris CEO, Ian Hardy, explaining the first step to setting up a deposition outside the U.S.
Have a witness you need to depose in a foreign country? Wondering how you can administer the oath correctly? There are a number of possible solutions available for swearing in a witness outside of the U.S. Our quick and easy infographic provides some practical suggestions based on our extensive experience scheduling depositions abroad.
Singapore uses the Singapore Dollar. For more information on currency conversions visit XE. Before you leave, notify your bank, credit card company, or other financial institutions that you are going overseas. Avoid carrying cash and consider using traveler's checks or major credit cards instead (but make sure they are accepted at your destination before departing on your trip).
For the latest weather information in cities throughout Singapore visit weather.com.
There is often a 10% service charge added to the bill. You don’t need to tip extra, but be aware that the person serving you will probably not receive this money, it goes to the restaurant. At hotels and spas, it is not customary to tip other than bellhops. It is also not customary to tip taxi drivers or tour guides in Singapore.
Imagine your reaction if your deposition had to be rescheduled because of a major local holiday when everything was closed. Don’t let that happen to your depo. You can see a complete list of holidays in Singapore here: timeanddate.com/holidays/singapore/.
Check with your physician to see which shots are required and/or recommended for your trip to Singapore. You can check online resources like the U.S. Department of State Singapore country page or contact the Singapore Embassy or Consulate for current entry requirements. The World Health Organization (WHO) can provide their recommendations for vaccinations and other travel health precautions for your trip abroad.
Changi, Singapore Changi Airport, SIN
Seletar, Seletar Airport, XSP