Wake up call - a failure to comply with your obligations in respect of Electronic Disclosure could prove extremely costly


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 litigation.

The provisions on electronic disclosure introduced in England adnd Wales in October 2005 fundamentally changed the way in which parties involved in litigation needed to approach the disclosure and use of electronic documents. Two of the key changes were the obligation on the parties to co-operate at an early stage in relation to electronic disclosure issues, and the way in which the Courts will consider what constitutes a

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Electronic Discovery Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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