The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 Meeting

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Langham
Hong Kong

A meeting of Working Group 6 will be held on 19 June 2019, at The Langham in Hong Kong. The meeting’s main focus will be on new drafts and brainstorming group outlines in need of WG6 member review and comment, including the following topics:

  • eDiscovery in the APAC region
  • International arbitration
  • International legal holds
  • Ephemeral data

An agenda and confirmed dialogue leaders can be found below.

Dialogue Leaders

Littler Mendelson P.C.

New York, NY, USA


Armonk, NY, USA

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA


Basel, Switzerland

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York, NY, USA

Kellerhals Carrard

Basel, Switzerland

Swiss Re

Armonk, NY, USA

Pathway Compliance

Shanghai, China

International Arbitrator, Ambos Lawyers

Brussels, Belgium

Multimedia University

Melaka, Malaysia


New York, NY, USA

Navigating foreign and domestic legal hold obligations under evolving privacy rules

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Panel Description: 

The panel will lead a dialogue with all members in attendance on the brainstorming group’s latest outline on the topic. The brainstorming group has been exploring whether, and in what form, a standalone publication on international legal holds would help move the law forward in a reasoned and just way by supplementing existing publications, including The Sedona Conference Commentary on Legal Holds (prepared by The Sedona Conference Working Group 1).

Ephemeral data: Competing demands of data minimization and data preservation

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm
Panel Description: 

A panel of WG6 drafting team members will lead a dialogue with all members in attendance on a draft Commentary intended to address the tension between (a) the positive role of ephemeral data in complying with international data protection mandates and information governance best practices to minimize data and (b) meeting U.S. law enforcement and regulatory requirements to capture communications, and litigation obligations to preserve data.