Global enterprises often face conflicting obligations when collecting data outside the United States in response to a U.S.-driven discovery request. Broad collection of data, very common in the U.S., can pose conflicts with blocking statutes and data privacy regulations. How can eDiscovery teams balance production requirements with private data protection?
Ryan Costello, head of data privacy services at ProSearch, recently addressed the topic in his article A Balancing Act: Mitigating Data Privacy Risks in Cross-Border Discovery, published in Cybersecurity Law and Strategy Newsletter. The article offers three practical approaches to protecting sensitive information in accordance with data privacy regulations while meeting document production obligations. Download a PDF of the article from our Resources page.
If you have concerns about identification and protection of private data, ProSearch can help.