The importance of “appropriate” retention of company data - Daniel Levison

Daniel P. Levison, Partner at Morrison & Foerster discussed The importance of “appropriate” retention of company data.

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1. What is the importance of “appropriate” retention of company data?

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1. What is the importance of “appropriate” retention of company data?

In the new DOJ FCPA Enforcement Policy, the DOJ has set out that they expect the companies will engage in the appropriate retention of data, which includes messaging apps and other modes of communication. It’s important that those, also, be captured in the company’s enterprise data retention. There’s no one size fits all. It’s important to conduct an adequate risk assessment and it will be difficult for the regulators to challenge a decision that was made on and formed an appropriate risk assessment.