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NYC Bar Association Releases Cross-Border E-discovery Guidelines (Legal TechNews)

Legal TechNews, July 18, 2018

NYC Bar Association Releases Cross-Border E-discovery Guidelines 

“Seeking to help local attorneys better manage their international discovery responsibilities, the New York City Bar Association’s E-discovery Working Group has released a cross border e-discovery guide. Entitled “Cross-Border E-discovery: Navigating Foreign Data Privacy Laws and Blocking Statutes in U.S. Litigation,” the guide looks at state and federal case law that pertains to cross-border disputes and discusses best practices for handling domestic discovery obligations when faced with conflicting legal statutes, among other things. Daniel Meyers, president of the information governance division at TransPerfect and chair of the NYC Bar Association’s E-discovery Working Group, said the impetus releasing the guidelines was to help practitioners identify cross-border issues early on and deploy specific ‘workflows to navigate the issues in the event they are identified.'”

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