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Data privacy and international investigations - how to get it right

Navigating data privacy laws is a key component of running an effective international investigation

Now that the EU’s GDPR has been in place for three years the areas of high risk are becoming clearer. In the UK the post-Brexit data protection landscape is in its nascence. Meanwhile in China the Personal Information Protection Law has been adopted, the long-awaited and first omnibus personal data protection legislation in China.

In the GIR guide to Data Privacy & Transfer in Investigations 2021/2 experts from Allen & Overy help those involved in investigations adopt a risk-based approach to the rules across 15 jurisdictions, thus ensuring investigations run smoothly.

Keeping abreast of developments on data laws was one of the nine key challenges for in-house counsel identified in the 2021 Allen & Overy Cross-border White Collar Crime and Investigations Review. This guide from GIR will help in-house counsel meet that challenge.