By Frances McLeod

Corporates should identify consultants with capabilities or infrastructure within the EU, or consider deploying a mobile e-discovery solution in-country

Brexit is now a reality, but, with the UK’s exit strategy as yet unclear, the world of international data transfers, particularly in investigations and disputes – and, by extension e-discovery – will inevitably become a lot more complicated for companies with data in the UK.

The Information Commissioner’s Office – the UK’s independent authority upholding information rights – has stated that in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, until the UK leaves the EU, there will be no relaxation in data protection laws.

However, there are those in the EU who seem to have little faith that Europe will deem the UK rules adequate…