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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Congress Authorizes the Seizure of Records Stored Overseas with the CLOUD Act – Beating the Supreme Court to the Punch

2 April 2018

The U.S. government now has expanded powers to demand the disclosure of electronic data regardless of where that data is stored under a new federal statute that authorizes the U.S. government to seize data stored overseas. The statute also eventually will allow foreign governments to compel disclosure from companies in the United States.

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