The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 Annual Meeting 2021

Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:15pm

Location:
Online (Zoom)

The 2021 Annual Meeting of Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure (WG6) will be held online on Wednesday-Thursday, February 17-18, 2021, from Noon-4:15 pm EST each day.

The meeting's focus will be on new outlines and drafts in need of WG6 member review and comment, including the following topics:

  • Proportionality in cross-border discovery
  • Discovery under 28 U.S.C. § 1782
  • International legal holds
  • Cross-border privilege issues
  • Ephemeral messaging
  • International Litigation Principles, Second Edition

The Sedona Conference will seek CLE accreditation in accordance with rules and regulations set forth by individual jurisdictions for virtual meetings. Various state MCLE authorities require that we verify your live, active participation throughout the program. 

Corporate Counsel Meeting

There will be a meeting of corporate counsel (February 19, 11 am-12:15 pm EST). The meeting is limited to WG6 corporate counsel and The Sedona Conference leadership to discuss and benchmark cross-border transfer best practices in a more relaxed and informal setting. This intimate forum will allow for a discussion of issues of specific importance to corporate counsel. The organizers of this meeting will contact registered corporate counsel separately with more details, including an agenda.

Dialogue Leaders

Littler Mendelson, P.C.

New York, NY, USA

IBM

Armonk, NY, USA

Volkswagen Group of America

Herndon, VA, USA

Kellerhals Carrard

Basel, Switzerland

Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Atlanta, GA, USA

Carlsen Law Corp.

Agoura Hills, CA, USA

Ice Miller LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Mayer Brown LLP

New York, NY, USA

Driven, Inc.

Alpine, UT, USA

JAMS

Long Island City, NY, USA

National Labor Relations Board

Washington, DC, USA

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Brussels, Belgium

Paul Weiss

New York, NY, USA

Driven, Inc.

Minnetonka, MN, USA

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

Armonk, NY, USA

Gonzaga University School of Law

Spokane, WA, USA

Ernst & Young LLP
EY Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Bradley Arant Boalt Cummings LLP

Nashville, TN, USA

DLA Piper

Boston, MA, USA

Seeger Weiss LLP

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Redgrave LLP

Chantilly, VA, USA

King & Spalding

Atlanta, GA, USA

BakerHostetler

New York, NY, USA

Stone Law Group PLLC

New York, NY, USA

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, D.C., USA

Merlin Digital Magic, Inc.

Denver, CO, USA

Bleichmar Fonti & Auld LLP

Oakland, CA, USA

The Sedona Conference

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Warner Norcross & Judd

Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Florham Park, NJ, USA

Agenda

Time Session Panelists
  Wednesday, February 17, 2021 (all times EST)  
12:00 — 12:15 Welcome & Overview Natascha Gerlach, Craig Weinlein
12:15 — 1:30 Proportionality in cross-border discovery Ross Gotler*, Jim Calvert, Jennifer Scullion, Jay Yelton, Michael Zogby
1:30 — 1:45 Break  
1:45 — 2:45 Discovery under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 John Conlon*, Miles Carlsen, Hon. James Francis (ret.), Jonathan Sablone, Ralph Stone
2:45 — 3:00 Break  
3:00 — 4:15 International legal holds Ronni Solomon*, Eric Mandel, Daryl Osuch, John Tredennick
4:15 — 5:15 Reception  
Time Session Panelists
  Thursday, February 18, 2021 (all times EST)  
12:00 — 1:15 Cross-border privilege issues Nichole Sterling*William Marsillo, Todd Presnell, Jeane A. Thomas
1:15 — 1:30 Break  
1:30 — 2:45 Ephemeral messaging Phil Favro*, Stacey Blaustein, Guillermo Christensen, David Gaston, Agnieszka McPeak
2:45 — 3:00 Break  
3:00 — 4:15 International Litigation Principles, Second Edition Denise Backhouse*, Kevin Brady, Oliver Brupbacher, David Shonka, Lesley Weaver

*Panel Moderator