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From Federal Procedure Rules to State Bar Association Rules —Lawyers Need Tech Skills to Remain Competent

by Butler Snow LLP on

Today, amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy Procedure go into effect. Based on these amendments, litigators may want to brush up on their tech skills. In fact, litigators may be...more

Key Considerations for Bankruptcy Practitioners Regarding Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

by Cole Schotz on

Recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will significantly alter the discovery proceedings in bankruptcy proceedings, particularly in adversary proceedings. See Fed. R. Bankr. P. Part VII (applying FRCP to...more

Altegrity, Inc., Global Provider of Risk Solutions, Files Chapter 11

by Morris James LLP on

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

Blog: Should Attorneys Be Paid for Litigating Their Fee Requests? Supreme Court to Decide if Fee Defense Is a ‘Cost of Doing...

by Cooley LLP on

In a decision that will have profound implications for insolvency professionals of all types, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision that Section 330 of the U.S....more

Montana Bankruptcy Court Confirms Electricity Is a “Good” Under the Bankruptcy Code

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana in connection with In re Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. held that electricity was a “good” for purposes of section...more

Five Things to Expect from your Claims Agent: Emerging Successfully from Chapter 11

by Sarah Brown on

Even the smallest chapter 11 reorganizations are complex, with many process handoffs, transactions and communication touchpoints. For cases with substantial or volatile creditor populations, the selection of a claims agent...more

The Valukas Report on the Lehman collapse and e-discovery: Stratify and CaseLogistix win the day [UPDATED]

by The Posse List on

Updated from our original March 13, 2010 post Friday saw the release of the 2,200-page report by Anton Valukas on the Lehman Brothers collapse. Valukas was appointed examiner by the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee probing the...more

Finding Safe Harbor for Your eDiscovery Data as EDD Vendors Navigate Stormy Economy

by ONSITE3 on

A recent report from the Integreon Blog highlights the importance of understanding the financial stability of EDD vendors as a criterion for vendor selection. This is critical in light of the present economic downturn in...more

Considering eDiscovery Options

by Rob Robinson on

This simple 10 page presentation/overview provides a comparison of three methods currently available for the conduct of eDiscovery. The presentation/overview also highlights the benefits of an early case assessment (first...more

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