By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) poses significant new risks in copying, transferring and using EU-based data in US legal matters. The problem is acute for US companies with employees in Europe. The GDPR’s expansive definition of “personal” data to mean any identifying information – even a person’s name – makes it virtually inevitable that the regulation will apply. The good news is that proven eDiscovery strategies can be repurposed to minimize the post-GDPR risks of conducting discovery in EU countries.
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