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Highlighting Challenges in the Intersection of Data Privacy and Discovery

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 61 minutes
Recorded Date: April 13, 2021
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  • Introduction
  • Overview - legal activity and data privacy law in 2021
  • Greater scrutiny for cross-border discovery?
  • Protecting personal data in discovery – is a protective order enough?
  • Contrasting US privacy law
  • Q & A session with the Audience
  • Conclusions
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: April 13, 2021


Increasing data privacy regulations require greater precision in identifying and protecting personal and sensitive data in the collection, analysis, review and production of ESI.

In this session, our data scientists and privacy experts will share emerging solutions for extracting and protecting private information throughout the discovery process.

This program was recorded as part of ALM's Legalweek 2021 Virtual Conference on April 13th, 2021.

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Robert Taylor

Assistant General Counsel
J2 Global, Inc.

As a former litigator and as in-house counsel at a multinational digital media and cloud services company, Robert has deep experience with both discovery issues and data protection regulations. At J2 Global, he oversees litigation and helps create ground-up compliance programs for data privacy.

Robert received his B.A. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He holds CIPP/US and CIPM certifications.

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Bill Karaszia

Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection

Over the course of his career, Bill has advised critical financial and law enforcement data hubs, major retail brands, and data-rich industrials holding personal data on a combined 300 million data subjects worldwide. An American lawyer (Georgetown Law) and European MBA (SDA Bocconi), he partners with stakeholders on the analysis and monetization of personal data in ways that are effective for the business, compliant with laws, and transparent for the individuals who entrust their personal data to the private sector. Today Bill serves as Fortive Corporation’s global privacy lawyer, and is based in London, UK.

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Ifeoma Anekwe

Vice President, Legal Discovery Management

Ifeoma Anekwe is an assistant general counsel in the legal discovery management practice group of JPMorgan Chase’s litigation department. Ms. Anekwe specializes in data privacy and cross-border transfers. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, she was the director of legal process management at Strategic legal Solutions.

Ms. Anekwe has been in the eDiscovery field for over 20 years. She holds CIPP/E and CIPP/US certifications and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

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Ryan Costello

Head of Data Privacy Engagement Service

A US-licensed attorney and expatriate based in Europe for more than 10 years, Ryan has cultivated an expertise in data protection and data privacy compliance across a career in eDiscovery and litigation support. With a particular interest in the area where cross-border discovery and data protection intersect, Ryan has worked with a myriad of clients to manage EU-based eDiscovery exercises while navigating data protection compliance challenges on both sides of “The Pond.” With the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) amidst other changes in the regulatory context, Ryan has assisted organizations in remediating cross-border discovery risks at every turn, with an eye toward solutions that utilize best practice technical and organizational measures, data management solutions and innovative technologies.

Ryan assists across a range of client engagements, with a focus on assessing protective controls for personal data across the lifecycle of the EDRM. He is also a frequent writer and speaker on the GDPR, as well as data protection compliance topics and challenges in the US and across the globe.

Ryan received his BA in English and Communications from Elon University, and his JD from Western New England University.

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