Although litigators today benefit from advanced technology to research and organize their cases, the evolution of electronic data and the internationalization of business are adding new complications that require ever-improving solutions. Such complexities stem in large part from the ease and pace at which electronically stored information (“ESI”) is created, duplicated, disseminated, stored and hidden across the globe. Investigations by the U.S. government under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act have increased significantly in recent years. Business continues to expand across international borders, and with that so does the scope of government investigations, litigation and corporate due diligence reviews. As electronic discovery reaches a global scale, attorneys need to know how to handle information collected from foreign entities without incurring excessive risks or costs.
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