Internal, regulatory, and corporate criminal investigations increasingly involve cross-border collection and production of documents across market centers. While the rules governing cross-border discovery are often very similar across jurisdictions, there are a number of jurisdiction-specific pitfalls of which practitioners must be aware. Leading practitioners from Sidley’s key investigations practices in the U.S., the UK, and Hong Kong discuss the most common pitfalls associated with the application of attorney-client and other privileges, the relevant ethical considerations, important jurisdiction-specific privacy considerations, and principles impacting the cross-border transfer of data.
Ranah Esmaili, Partner, Securities Enforcement and Regulatory, Washington, D.C.
Sara George, Partner, Securities Enforcement and Regulatory, London
Linh Lieu, Partner, Commercial Litigation and Disputes, Hong Kong
Jack W. Pirozzolo, Partner, White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations, Boston
Sujit Raman, Partner, Privacy and Cybersecurity & White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations, Washington, D.C.