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Mitigate Risk in Handling eDiscovery Data Subject to the US Export Control Laws and Regulations

  • Law Firms

The corporate world continues to see exponential growth in the generation of electronic data as a byproduct of business activity. Along with this growth come a number of responsibilities associated with the duty to preserve, identify and transfer data, particularly when dealing with electronic discovery. In the context of document review and how data is delivered to an electronic discovery vendor, several regulations govern how that information changes hands.

U.S. regulations include the Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), each of which imposes special data handling requirements. In addition, international regulations such as blocking statutes and data protection laws complicate data transfers across national boundaries.

Download this white paper to learn how to reduce risk in handling eDiscovery data.