Posted on: July 28, 2017in Blog
Far East Review: Experts Weigh In on China & Japan's Growing eDiscovery Markets
This article was originally published on Legaltech News.
eDiscovery use in China and Japan is growing exponentially, spurred by the demand from data privacy regulations and investigations, and the use of tools like predictive coding.
Both the world's biggest economies after the United States, China and Japan have not traditionally been big players in the e-discovery market. But with an increasingly global economy, the advent of national cybersecurity and data localization laws, and growing international M&A activity, these two economic titans are steadily growing their e-discovery operations and expertise.
To understand what is driving this trend and how e-discovery is unique to each country, ALM spoke with legal professionals with e-discovery experience in the Far East. Here are highlights from the interview:
ALM: What is driving the e-discovery markets in China and Japan?
Tom Groom, vice president and managing director of D4 China: Currently for our clients, M&A- and IP-related matters are not the driving force, but for China specifically with the growing concerns of non-domestic companies as it relates to IP enforcement, it inevitably will play an increasing role.
D4 Weekly eDiscovery Outlook
Power your eDiscovery intellect with our weekly newsletter.
Posted August 15, 2018
Document Review Best Practices: 9 Steps to Prepare Your Workflow
Posted August 10, 2018
Data Reuse in eDiscovery: 4 Questions to Help Start Your Policy
Posted August 03, 2018
Taking a Team Approach to eDiscovery Projects
Posted July 27, 2018
How eDiscovery Managed Services Can Benefit Any Team
Posted July 20, 2018
X1 Discovery’s Insight & Collection Shows Promise to Close the Gaps in the EDRM
Posted July 13, 2018
What is the GDPR? 4 Basic Facts Experts Want You to Know
Posted July 06, 2018
Who Determines eDiscovery Requirements for ESI Production?
Posted June 29, 2018
Social Media Law Update: Your Tweets, Tom Brady, and Violating Copyright?
Posted June 22, 2018
Why It is Crucial to Have a Litigation Response Plan
Posted June 15, 2018
What is ESI? Terms and Concepts Every Attorney Should Know