opening statement

opening statement
- в ходе устного слушания первоначальная часть выступления представителя, в которой излагаются основные аргументы позиции стороны, которую он представляет. Иногда заменяется skeleton argument или опускается для того, чтобы в рамках отводимого для выступления времени сосредоточиться на наиболее спорных и сложных аспектах дела.

Glossary of international commercial arbitration. 2013.

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