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Recent court decisions have imposed heavy sanctions on corporations that were unable to respond effectively to discovery requests. The proliferation of information technology has made it difficult for a company to know what information is within its control and how to manage that information to reduce litigation risk and comply with various laws. To address this complex and rapidly evolving need, Greenberg Traurig provides an interdisciplinary team comprised of Trial Lawyers, Corporate and Securities lawyers, Intellectual Property lawyers, Labor and Employment lawyers and in-house technology professionals that can develop custom-tailored programs and provide on-going counseling. With locations in the United States, Europe and Asia, Greenberg Traurig is well positioned to assist companies from prevention to defense.

  • Assessment of data and information systems
  • Development and regular updating of document retention policies and procedures
  • Regular audits of retention procedures
  • Litigation hold procedures
  • Industry specific requirements such as HIPAA, OSHA and SEC regulations

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

First fines imposed in Germany on companies for still relying on Safe Harbor
Viola Bensinger,Carsten Kociok, July 07, 2016
On June 6, 2016, the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection imposed fines on three internationally operating companies for still relying on Safe Harbor as the basis for their data transfers to the U.S.

EU General Data Protection Regulation: What Impact for Businesses Established Outside the EU
Françoise Gilbert, May 10, 2016
The 261-page final draft of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces Directive 95/46/EC (Directive), was formally approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016. The document is expected to be published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) in June, and to...