May Top Corporate Executives Be Compelled to Testify in Routine Cases?
|09/29/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Plaintiffs may assert that the defendant corporation’s top executives (the “C suite”) either created, ordered, and supervised the events complained of or should have ultimate responsibility because “the buck stops here.” What appears to be a fairly routine contractual dispute, for example, results in individuals such as the CEO and COO being notified that they must provide a deposition (oral testimony under oath in advance of a trial). These individuals might honestly assert that they have no personal knowledge of the alleged events. This comment briefly discusses deposition requests directed to top officials. Always consult an experienced attorney in specific read more >>>