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As everyone’s well aware, social media evidence is often brought suits in areas like family and workers’ compensation—ones where a key message or picture could change the entire outcome of the case. But what’s interesting is...more
The term “cloud computing” has been tossed about as the new trend in IT. Unfortunately, just as often has you hear the term echoed as the “next big thing” a comprehensible definition rarely follows. So what is cloud...more
Part Three in a multi-part series on the topic.
In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act. Part Two discussed the importance in legal proceedings of electronic information from social...more
Writing a Data Retention Policy may seem unimportant when there are so many other aspects of running a business that require your attention, but having one in place will save your company lot of time, money, and headache if...more
Originally published on i-Sight.com's blog: “5 Tips for Hiring an E-Discovery Vendor in a Workplace Investigation”
It can be difficult to decide whether to retain an e-discovery vendor if a company is unaware of what the...more
"Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through - e-Commerce 2013 (published in July 2012; contributing editor:
Robert Bond of Speechly Bircham LLP)....more
As the use of the internet and social media continues to increase rapidly, companies are being challenged to keep up with changing laws and the many ways in which customer and employee data flow in and out of their hands. In...more
Orginally Published in Law360 on February 23, 2012.
Litigation discovery has evolved. Once, discovery meant calling up your client and asking her to look through her files to locate relevant information, resulting...more
If you own a business, your IT staff is likely one of many across the globe who are slowly convincing businesses owners and managers that storing data in “the cloud” is the future. He or she probably pointed out that hiring a...more
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UK data protection has come of age with large fines levied for the first time and a well-publicised leak from a law firm. Is your law firm compliant with data protection standards?...more
Econtracts Admissibility in Indian Courts , relevant sections under various indian laws are discussed in this article...more
It is time to talk about cloud computing and ethics. Yes, ethics. Historically, lawyers and technologists lived in different worlds. The lawyers were over here, and IT was over there. Here's the reality: Technology -...more
This interview is part of our new series “Data! Data! Data!” — Cures for a General Counsel’s ESI Nightmares”.
Mary Mack is Corporate Technology Counsel for Fios Inc. She is one of the leading speakers and authors on...more
As part of a periodic series of updates on legal developments on the use of electronic evidence, Michael Axe looks at a recent English High Court decision that will have far reaching consequences for all parties involved in...more
This paper discusses the electronic discovery uses and implications of electronic file metadata in the context of civil litigation.
It is a comprehensive overview of the different types of metadata as well as...more
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