CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
CorpCast Episode 4: Better Know a Judge: Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery
CorpCast Episode 3: Preview of Business Divorce CLE at 2015 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
CorpCast Episode 1: Sections, 204, 205 and In re Numoda
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Class Actions News - Deborah Renner on Dart Cherokee Basin v. Owens
SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Exterro’s inFusion `15 user conference kicked off with a fascinating keynote on the differences between e-discovery laws in the U.S. and Europe. What made the discussion so interesting was that it featured two judges with a...more
Judge Richard J. Walsh began his opinion in Largent v. Reed with the following question: “What if the people in your life want to use your Facebook posts against you in a civil lawsuit?” With the explosive growth of social...more
Look around the playing fields where children practice soccer or baseball, and you will see many parents checking their phones. However, opening Facebook Messenger may lead to more than an invite to this weekend’s...more
In In re B&M Kingstone, LLC v. Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd.,1 the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, held that the “separate entity rule” does not insulate a non-US bank’s New York...more
NuVasive, Inc. v. Madsen Med., Inc., 2015 WL 4479147 (S.D. Cal. July 22, 2015).
In this conspiracy theory case, the defendants filed a motion for sanctions against the plaintiff, alleging that the plaintiff engaged in...more
Newark Unified Sch. Dist. v. Superior Court , 2015 WL 4594095 (Cal. Ct. App. July 31, 2015).
In this inadvertent document release case, the plaintiff sought injunctive relief against the defendant, requiring the return...more
Nykoriak v. City of Hamtramck, 2015 WL 4600234 (E.D. Mich. July 29, 2015).
In this civil rights case, the defendants filed a motion to compel production of documents from the plaintiff. The defendants alleged that, while...more
Kan-Di-Ki, LLC v. Suer, 2015 WL 4503210 (Del. Ch. July 22, 2015).
In this breach of contract case, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant engaged in suppression and spoliation of evidence when the defendant deleted...more
Stinson v. City of New York, 2015 WL 4610422 (S.D.N.Y. July 23, 2015).
In this production dispute, the plaintiffs sought to compel the production of ESI kept by the defendants that would show an increase in legally...more
The inadvertent disclosure of privileged material may haunt a company for years, particularly in today’s era of pattern litigation and increased collaboration within the plaintiffs’ bar. Fortunately, in matters pending in...more
Although the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is generally light on rules governing e-discovery, it transforms into a heavyweight contender when U.S. litigants must collect and review data there. With an accelerated rate of...more
Five years ago, a group of judges and legal professionals comprising the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee met at Duke University to begin the discussion of potential e-discovery rule changes to the Federal Rules of...more
Electronic Health Records (EHR) were generally promised to decrease costs and improve health-care outcomes. Setting aside whether those promises were well founded, EHR have posed new challenges for litigators. What makes...more
Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc., an electronic medical record service provider, recently disclosed a data breach affecting approximately 4 million individuals. Within days of the disclosure, Medical Informatics was hit...more
What do dinosaurs and data have in common? While it may seem like a strange comparison, excavating a fossilized Tyrannosaurus Rex may not be all that different from finding the most relevant information in terabytes of data....more
Last week, renowned film and television actor James Woods brought a defamation claim against an anonymous Twitter user who tweets from the handle “Abe List,” alleging that Abe List falsely accused Woods of being a cocaine...more
It was not terribly long ago that electronically stored information (ESI) collection and subsequent review looked a lot like this: gather up printed emails, scan them into the system with optical character recognition (OCR)...more
In this complimentary CLE webcast*, three e-discovery thought leaders, including one chief district judge and one Fortune 500 legal director will review the key e-discovery cases and trends from e-discovery case law in 2015...more
Whether or not you’re a New England Patriots fan, the news about “Deflategate” seemed to be everywhere, along with opinions regarding the severity (or lack thereof) of the punishment. ...more
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure state that "[p]arties may obtain discovery regarding any nonprivileged matter that is relevant to any party's claim or defense." Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1) (emphasis added). In electronic...more
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at an Association of Corporate Counsel event in New York. The day-long CLE was dedicated to helping U.S. in-house counsel address international and cross-border litigation issues....more
Across New England, armchair attorneys and quarterbacks alike are talking spoliation, discovery, and cell phones.
With National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell’s announcement of his decision on New England...more
The end of June marks the halfway point for the year and is often a time for reflection on key events of the year. In e-discovery this usually translates to a review of cases that matter – those which reveal new or growing...more
Charvat v. Valente, 2015 WL 4037776 (N.D. Ill. July 1, 2015) -
In this employment case, the plaintiffs alleged that the defendant corporation had engaged in spoliation when it deleted certain files from its employees’...more
As e-discovery issues abound, the increased number of contract lawyers combing through massive document productions for privilege and relevance has developed into a cottage industry in the past decade. Companies helping law...more
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