Kimberlee Castro, Global Deposition Expert with Optima Juris, gives a few tips on how to set-up a U.S. deposition in Hong Kong.
Kimberlee Castro, Director of Scheduling and Global Deposition Expert, shares her helpful tips and knowledge on setting up a U.S. deposition in Hong Kong. If you need to organize a deposition in Hong Kong, you will want to hear what Kimberlee has to say.
Optima Juris covers depositions and arbitrations in Hong Kong all the time! In this article, please find the latest official info on taking depos in Hong Kong, taken from the U.S. Department of State website.
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.
Hong Kong uses the Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong visit weather.com.
Tipping, for the most part, is not required in Hong Kong. Most dining establishments add a 10% service charge onto your bill, although more restaurants are cropping up with "no service charge" policies. This is usually stated at the bottom of the menu or of your bill.
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 Hong Kong here: timeanddate.com/holidays/hong-kong/.
Check with your physician to see which shots are required and/or recommended for your trip to Hong Kong. You can check online resources like the U.S. Department of State Hong Kong country page or contact the China 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.
Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, Chek Lap Kok International Airport, HKG
Shenzhen, China, Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, SZX
Macau, China, Macau International Airport, MFM
Huizhou, China, Huizhou Airport, HUZ