Corporate Designee Practice Under NY V. Federal Rules

By Steve Kramer (April 25, 2018, 12:34 PM EDT) -- Your corporate client has been sued and it is a matter of time before a deposition notice is served. How to respond to the notice and plan for the deposition can depend upon whether the case is in federal or New York state court. The differences between the federal and New York[1] rules necessitate different legal strategies and advice to the company.[2]

Designation of Subject Matters

Whom to produce brings up the question of what subjects will be covered at the deposition. Designation of subject matters is one of the greatest differences among the rules:

Rule Designation Requirement

FRCP 30(b)(6)

Yes[3] CPLR...

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