Privacy and Data Security Law Journal
French CNIL Examines Data Protection Issues Linked to U.S. Litigation Disclosures
Perceived tension between U.S. litigation disclosure obligations and EU data protection rules is increasingly drawing international attention. When faced with demands to retain or produce information in connection with U.S. legal proceedings, European arms of multinational companies must navigate stringent EU data privacy laws governing the collection, processing, and transfer of personal information. At present, no agreed-upon international framework guides companies in fulfilling their global compliance obligations.