Data privacy and cybersecurity risks are critical components of M&A transactions due to the potential exposure for legal liability for non-compliance, as well as the financial and reputational harm and the material impact that lax or failed data privacy compliance and cybersecurity safeguards can have on an entity’s ability to conduct its operations.

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As U.S. litigators and U.S. courts begin to gain some level of comfort with advanced e-discovery practices, new challenges have emerged in the form of cross-border discovery. While most U.S. attorneys are aware that there are challenges associated with collecting data from individuals and entities in Europe and Asia, they tend to focus primarily on