BNA’s World Data Protection Report
The Hong Kong Judiciary’s Pilot Scheme for Electronic Discovery
The Hong Kong Judiciary introduced a pilot scheme on electronic documentary discovery in the Commercial List of the Court of First Instance, which came into force on September 1, 2014, with a review planned within a year of operation (the ‘‘Pilot Scheme’’). The purpose of the Pilot Scheme is to provide a framework for reasonable, proportionate and economical discovery of electronic documents, and to encourage and assist the parties to reach agreement on how discovery can be done.
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