Partner Jonathan New and Associate David McMillan authored an article in the September 2015 issue of Business Crimes Bulletin titled “Searches Without Frontiers: The U.S. Aggressively Seeks Ability to Reach Electronic Evidence Overseas.” The article discusses the evolving means used by law enforcement officials to obtain electronic communications and other evidence stored in another country. New and McMillan conclude:
It is critical that in today’s increasingly globalized world, companies that employ cloud-based computing or otherwise store data outside the United States pay close attention to the rapidly changing legal landscape regarding U.S. law enforcement’s ability to search and seize overseas evidence.
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