Creating Multinational Record Retention Schedules

Mark DiamondCreating a record retention schedule and executing a records program for multinational companies operating in many countries can be overwhelming. Each country has its own record retention regulations, and different records are created and stored in different countries. These multinational policies and schedules are one of the most challenging aspects of building a program, but if companies follow some basic guidelines they can be successful.

Create a global policy, but allow for local exceptions.

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Mark Diamond

Mark Diamond, Founder & CEO of Contoural, Inc., is a regular contributor to Inside Counsel on Litigation Readiness and Records Information Management. You can e-mail...

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