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Virtual hearings – An expert witness perspective

A&O Partner Jane Jiang interviewed Rick Grove of Rutter Associates LLC about virtual hearings in December 2020

About the contributors

Rick Grove

Rick Grove is the Chief Executive Officer of Rutter Associates LLC, the New York based financial markets consulting firm, assisting financial institutions, companies and government regulators in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He has acted as a consultant and expert on a variety of financial markets disputes being mediated, arbitrated, or litigated in Hong Kong, London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, and Taipei.

Rick has spent over 30 years working in the financial markets, as both an investment banker and a lawyer practicing in New York and London. From 1997 to 2001, he was the CEO of ISDA. Rick is a member of the panel of experts of P.R.I.M.E. Finance, the financial markets dispute resolution service in The Hague. He has testified about derivatives in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and served on ISDA’s panel of experts for credit event determinations. Rick has taught classes on financial markets at central banks, government agencies, universities, banks, and law firms around the world. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the International Advisory Committee of EcoPeace Middle East, and the Board of the University of St Andrews American Foundation. Rick received his J.D. from Harvard University and his A.B. from Princeton University.

Jane Jiang 

Jane Jiang is an accomplished litigator with extensive experience across regulatory investigations, dispute resolution and restructurings, with a particular focus on the financial industry and financial products. Jane is well versed in the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Mainland China and the geopolitical issues in relation to Mainland China. Her strategic advice and sensitivity to differences in culture and legal systems make her a unique asset in the resolution of complex disputes and crises with a Mainland Chinese nexus.

Jane is qualified in England and Wales and has worked in A&O’s London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing offices. She is also an avid reader of science fiction and a fan of Star Wars.

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Rick Grove, left, and Jane Jiang

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