Regulatory Cooperation In International E-Discovery

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 2:07 PM EST) -- The country of Switzerland made headlines in July when it threatened to seize data from UBS to prevent enforcement of a U.S. court order seeking names of account holders suspected of tax evasion, an order the Swiss government claimed would force UBS to violate Swiss privacy law.[1]

Indeed, for several years, the legal community has been debating the dilemma faced by companies when data subject to discovery is stored in a foreign country whose privacy laws prohibit or limit the export of data to the United...
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