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18 August 2017

Weathering the Evolving Landscapes of Electronic Discovery – A Comparative Analysis

Danna Er

Published on e-First 18 August 2017

Abstract:
With the widespread use of electronic communications, and the increasing volumes and types of digital information, electronic discovery has taken centre stage in modern-day dispute resolution. The objective of this essay is to survey the diverse electronic discovery landscapes in the US, the UK (England & Wales), the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Republic of Singapore to suggest that the People’s Republic of Singapore needs to rethink its electronic-discovery framework in terms of preservation, proportionality, search and co-operation.