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Argentina: Official Expert, Not Expert Witness

September 22, 2017

Daniel Baron, a foreign legal consultant in the Miami office of Zelle, wrote an article titled "Argentina: Official Expert, Not Expert Witness" that was published in TEDR.

When proposing that an official expert be designated, the parties must indicate the field of knowledge and specialization needed to better serve the intended evidentiary purpose. Save for limited procedural exceptions, only one official expert per field will be appointed to a case. If the parties have separately suggested that experts with similar specialization be designated, for reasons of procedural economy in practice, the judge may limit production to just one of these with the most suitable expertise.

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