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GIR - Data privacy & transfer in investigations


07 February 2019

Regulators and enforcement authorities across the globe are continuing their focus on the activities of banks, corporations and their employees.

Investigations are frequently cross-border and involve accessing information held in multiple jurisdictions. Successfully managing the risks arising from these investigations requires expertise across a number of areas and, as the enforcement of data privacy laws becomes a higher priority in multiple jurisdictions, those areas include data protection and privacy.

To assist in-house counsel to identify some of the issues that will need to be considered from a data privacy and other perspectives when managing complex cross-border investigations members of Allen & Overy's market-leading global investigations practice contributed to the updated GIR Know how: Data privacy & investigations cross-border guide, reflecting changes brought in by the new GDPR regulations.

The full guide is available online. To download all chapters authored by Allen & Overy click here or download single chapters via the links below.

Nigel Parker, Calum Burnett and Hugo Flaux


Peter Van Dyck and Claire Caillol


Jane Jiang and Jason Song

Czech Republic

Ondřej Kramoliš and Markéta Cisařová


Dan Benguigui and Laurie-Anne Ancenys


Wolf Bussian, Catharina Glugla and Jan Erik Windthorst

Hong Kong

Matt Bower


Livio Bossotto


Catherine Di Lorenzo and Thomas Berger


Justyna Ostrowska and Krystyna Szczepanowska-Kozlowska


Michael Porubsky and Zuzana Hečko

United Kingdom

Nigel Parker and Calum Burnett

United States

Tony Mansfield, Sara C Lenet and Jonathan Flynn


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