The Role Of Cross-Border E-Discovery In The BP Crisis

Law360, New York (July 13, 2010, 12:52 PM EDT) -- As millions of barrels of oil pour into the Gulf of Mexico, global law firms across a range of geographies are dealing with the inevitable messiness of a crisis that is spilling over into a mass entanglement of civil and criminal litigation — which, as of this writing, currently stands at more than 100 cases.

For a multinational company headquartered in Europe, many potentially relevant documents will be located in both the United States and the United Kingdom, complicating an already unwieldy discovery effort with cross-border...
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