From Law360: Competition: Translation Protocols In Cross-Border Antitrust Litigation

“In civil antitrust litigations in U.S. courts, the increasing presence of foreign parties raises numerous issues relating to the translation and use of foreign-language documents. The current evidentiary rules are useful for cases in which parties use a few foreign-language documents, but those rules are poorly equipped for the realities of modern antitrust litigation, which often features thousands of emails and other electronics documents written in languages other than English, say Lee Berger and Sophie Sung of Paul Hastings LLP.”