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Posted in Consumer Privacy, International/EU Privacy

US Court and German Data Protection Authority in Accord on Discovery Limitations

As recently reported by the data protection authority of the German Federal State of Bavaria in its annual review, a US court recently accepted the data protection authority’s limitation on the scope of discovery involving documents with personal information. The issue of EU data protection rules conflicting with US discovery requests is a recurring one, and this episode demonstrates an instance of international comity worth noting.