As E-Discovery Goes Global, Japan And South Korea Catch Up

Law360, New York (March 28, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT) -- As corporations go global, so follows litigation. A multinational business may face legal proceedings in any number of jurisdictions. For corporate counsel, this possibility raises significant challenges. From country to country, they may face fundamental differences in legal systems and in what is expected of their companies.

This is particularly true for electronic discovery, which is increasingly becoming a critical aspect of litigation not just in the United States, but worldwide. More and more countries are beginning to adopt rules and procedures governing e-discovery and many...
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