Over 100 Companies Oppose Changes To Deposition Rule

Law360 (February 7, 2019, 5:35 PM EST) -- A slew of major U.S. corporations have signed on to a letter opposing proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that would require parties to discuss who a company plans to select to be deposed on their behalf.

Bank of America, Ford, Pfizer and 135 other companies voiced their opposition to the proposed changes in a joint letter sent to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules on Tuesday leading up to a Thursday hearing on the matter. The companies say the changes would create “time-consuming and costly” discovery disputes.

Right now, corporations responding to a deposition have total discretion...

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