In the News: EDRM to Develop GDPR Guidance for Cross Border Transfers

Legaltech News 9.12.17

The guidance will initially focus on data transfers between the U.S. and Ireland, and is scheduled to be released by the latter half of 2018.


by Rhys Dipshan

EDRM, the organization that devised the widely used Electronic Discovery Reference Model, has strived to keep e-discovery practitioners up to date on the ever evolving digital landscape. Its guidance and standards, for instance, cover everything from proportionality in discovery to cybersecurity best practices when handling sensitive data.

Now, EDRM is setting its sights on the next big e-discovery challenge: adhering to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when performing data transfers from the U.S. to the EU.

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