On February 11, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party released its long-awaited Working Document on reconciling US civil discovery requirements with European data protection law. The Working Document highlights the challenges that multinational companies face when trying to comply with competing legal obligations, and provides initial recommendations. It is available here, and further analysis can be found here.
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Article 29 Working Party issues guidance on pre-trial discovery for cross-border civil litigation
- Hunton & Williams LLP
- Cédric Burton, Christopher Kuner, Dr. Jörg Hladjk and Olivier Proust
- European Union
- March 16 2009
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