Navigating Data Privacy Laws in Cross-Border Investigations

January 2017

Companies operating internationally enjoy many advantages: access to new markets, diversification of revenue streams and greater overall brand recognition. Nevertheless, operating overseas also poses significant challenges when trying to conduct cross-border investigations and global due diligence, often due to conflicting regulatory requirements.
 
In a recent FCPA Report article, Deena Coffman, managing director in BDO Consulting’s Technology Advisory Services practice, and Nina Gross, leader of BDO’s Global Forensics practice, explore common cross-border challenges by examining the E.U.’s data privacy landscape and offering companies best practices for complying with their subsidiaries’ local governing demands.