Washington, D.C. associate Yodi Hailemariam moderated a panel discussion on "Data Localization in China: Implications for U.S. Industry" on June 7, 2016, at the Georgetown University Law School. The presentation was hosted by Women in eDiscovery and Georgetown University Law Center, in connection with the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia and the U.S.-China Business Council.

U.S. industry has expressed serious concerns about recent Chinese data localization policies, which are impacting market access in the region. Industry and legal experts discussed trends and predictions for data localization in China, resulting in part from a developing data privacy regulatory regime, and including new restrictions on cross-border data transfers, requirements for localization of servers within China’s borders, and other cross-industry measures.

Source: Women in eDiscovery & Women's Bar Association of DC