Wearable Technology: A Perfect Fit For Litigation
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
IP | Trend: Data in the Cloud is the Next Big Storm?
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
Ralph Ferrara Discusses Private Securities Litigation at PLI
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Three Key Data Retention Questions
Top 3 Concerns in Data Security
Social Media as Evidence: Challenges & Considerations
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Big Data and the Law
Manage your electronic data before facing litigation. Melissa Darigan, Litigation Attorney
5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit
Can you send a subpoena duces tecum -- which translated from Latin is "a writ commanding a person to produce in court certain designated documents or evidence " -- without coupling it with a deposition?...more
The dispute continues between Utica Mutual and Clearwater Insurance in the Northern District of New York where the court recently denied, in large part, the parties’ respective motions to compel discovery of insurance and...more
No one running an ambulance company ever planned to go to prison for doing his or her job. But that is a real possibility if the government knocks on the door, and the owner or manager is dishonest in his or her response to...more
Conducting an effective and efficient legal document review requires a hybrid of rocket science, brain chemistry and hot coffee. With ediscovery technology and best practices constantly evolving, if your document review...more
Webb v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, 2015 WL 317215 (D. Minn. Jan. 26, 2015).
In this products liability case, both parties objected to the magistrate judge’s orders and disputed the appropriate scope of discovery. The...more
The Bill’s provisions on international data transfers are most relevant to foreign companies that do business in Brazil.
The Brazilian government has issued a Bill for the Protection of Personal Data (Bill) for public...more
When meeting with your client about a matter that will likely result in litigation, what advice can you give your client about privacy settings and removal of information from social media in the pre-litigation setting? The...more
In the closing days of its January term, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hadley v. Subscriber Doe. Hadley poses the question of whether the defendant is entitled to quash the plaintiff’s subpoena seeking to...more
Johnson v. Allstate Property and Cas. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 7377198 (W.D. Wash. Dec. 29, 2014).
In this insurance case, the plaintiffs made a motion to compel the search of 34 employee computers under the control of the...more
One of the many things young lawyers are taught when preparing written responses to discovery is to reserve the right to supplement or amend the responses at a later date.
Originally published in the Delaware Business...more
The judgment was entered in a class action by plaintiffs who lost their tuition payments for computer training programs at schools that abruptly closed in 2009. In attempting to collect on the judgment, plaintiffs served...more
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) prohibits making—or even offering to make—any corrupt payment to foreign officials to further business interests. However, concerns about corruption stem back to the times of...more
It has been said that technology made large populations possible and that large populations now make technology indispensable. The words of Joseph Wood Krutch, written in 1959, could not be more relevant today. ...more
I attended LegalTech 2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM.
One wrinkle, though....more
Over the past year, bar associations and courts throughout the country found themselves addressing more and more issues related to electronic discovery. The states where Lewis Roca Rothgerber has offices were no exception to...more
Oral Argument Fails To Shed Light On The Outcome Of Anticipated En Banc Federal Circuit Decision In Suprema – On February 8, oral argument was held before the en banc Federal Circuit in Suprema v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, Case No....more
On February 6, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) imposed sanctions against four China-based accounting firms for their refusal to surrender documents in conjunction with an investigation of potential...more
The Commission resolved its actions against the PRC based affiliates of five major accounting firms for failure to produce audit work papers. The settlement contains a series of procedures designed to facilitate production in...more
Do you know whether your business is covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)? Even if your organization does not export military products and services, ITAR’s coverage extends to entities that handle...more
Under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (“ECPA”), the government can gain access to emails and other electronic communications that are more than 180 days old. This has been termed the “180-day rule,” whereby...more
The Advisory Committee has signaled that the merits inquiry is a “back burner” issue for the next Rule 23 amendments. Perhaps they should nudge it towards the front....more
The Court of Chancery continued to focus on eDiscovery throughout 2014. During the next few weeks we will be recapping 7 cases that covered various topics including preservation, designation of confidential material and the...more
In an Order of Settlement released February 6, 2015, the SEC agreed to stay the administrative action against the Chinese affiliates of the “Big Four” accounting firms for refusing to turn over their audit work papers...more
Altegrity, Inc., who bills itself on its website as “The world’s leading brands in risk solutions, security, ediscovery, data recovery and employment screening,” filed for chapter 11 protection in Delaware on February 8,...more
The SEC and the PRC based affiliates of five major accounting firms entered into a settlement of proceedings initiated over the failure to produce audit work papers for issuers with substantial operations in China. The...more
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