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Here’s the Latest Buyers Guide for Everything “eDisclosure”: eDiscovery Trends

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How many suppliers of eDiscovery (“eDisclosure”) software and services are there?  At least 98.  How do I know that?  I know that because that’s how many suppliers Andrew Haslam lists in the eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide –...more

What is the FRCP? Facts about the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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A primer on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, commonly referred to as the FRCP, govern how federal district courts conduct civil cases. (The rules for criminal cases are...more

The U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses U.S. V. Microsoft Following Passage Of The CLOUD Act

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

On April 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the highly anticipated U.S. v. Microsoft, ruling that recently enacted legislation rendered the case moot. Microsoft Corp. had been in litigation with the U.S. Department of...more

CLOUD Act Negates Need for Supreme Court Decision

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In a February 27 MuniBlog posting we described a case pending before the United States Supreme Court on whether the provider of email services, Microsoft, must provide electronic communications stored outside the United...more

How to Generate, File, Retain and Execute Electronic HR Documents While Complying with Employee Records Laws and Electronic...

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Every minute of every workday, multinational employers rely on sophisticated HR information technologies to manage their global workforces. Laws worldwide regulate information technology, and so multinationals must comply,...more

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?, Part Four: eDiscovery Best Practices

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...So where does this leave us? The idea behind TAR – that technology can help improve the eDiscovery process – is a valuable goal. But figuring out what pieces of technology to apply at what point in the workflow is not so...more

Examining E-Discovery Statistics: Is Cross-Border E-Discovery a Meaningful Distinction Anymore?

by Exterro, Inc. on

In this entry in our series on interesting e-discovery data points, I'd like to dig into a topic that's been receiving a lot of attention--and will continue to do so for the next month and a half at least: GDPR, cross-border...more

EU to Require Tech Firms to Provide Overseas Emails, Texts and Stored Data

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

New “e-Evidence Regulation” Gives Direct Police Access to Data Across EU Borders and Abroad - The European Union will require tech companies to provide data to European investigators stored in another EU country or even...more

CLOUD Act Renders Supreme Court Decision in the Microsoft Case Moot: eDiscovery News

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The Supreme Court heard arguments on February 27th over Microsoft’s ongoing data privacy case involving email stored in Microsoft datacenter in Ireland. Supposedly, according to reports from those attending, the justices...more

Court Orders Evidentiary Sanctions for Plaintiffs’ ‘No Special Effort’ to Preserve Evidence

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Leidig v. BuzzFeed, Inc., No. 16 Civ. 542 (VM) (GWG) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 19, 2017). In this defamation case, the court ordered evidentiary sanctions to address the prejudice caused by the plaintiffs’ negligent preservation...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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China announced yesterday that it was loosening its rules forcing foreign carmakers to link up with a local partner before building factories in China—a move that some see as a step to lowering tensions with the US....more

Taking Control of ESI In Arbitration

When I was a younger lawyer, I would often hear the adage: “Parties who are in litigation wish they were in Arbitration and parties who are in Arbitration wish they were in litigation”. One reason for that saying, of course,...more

Microsoft Email Case Dismissed by Supreme Court

Yesterday, the long-running dispute between Microsoft Corp. and the U.S. government regarding data stored abroad was resolved by the United States Supreme Court. ...more

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?, Part Three: eDiscovery Best Practices

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Before you think about using more advanced technology, start with the basic tools early on: dedupe, de-nist, cull by dates and sample by custodians. Perhaps even keyword searches if your case expert fully understands case...more

Forecasting the Impact of the New US CLOUD Act

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The CLOUD Act resolves the central issue in United States v. Microsoft — U.S. law enforcement agencies now have explicit legal authority to obtain electronic data from U.S. cloud and communication companies regardless of...more

Slash Risk by Saying Goodbye to Manual Legal Holds

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The right automation software can help you avoid spoliation sanctions, improve your audit trails, and boost ROI - We all know that ediscovery can be expensive. But while we usually think of review as the most expensive...more

You May Be a User of Predictive Coding Technology and Not Realize It: eDiscovery Trends

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At the Houston ACEDS luncheon/TAR panel last week, we asked a few questions of the audience to gauge their understanding and experience with Technology Assisted Review (TAR). Some of the questions like “have you used TAR on a...more

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?, Part Two: eDiscovery Best Practices

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...Tom’s overview is split into four parts, so we’ll cover each part separately. The first part was covered on Tuesday. Here’s part two. History and Evolution of Defining TAR - Most people would begin the discussion...more

What Is ESI?

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Key facts about electronically stored information and ediscovery - ESI: you’ve seen the acronym. But what exactly qualifies as ESI? And how do you manage it properly to ensure you meet your ediscovery, compliance and...more

Will the GDPR Ease Cross-Border Data Transfers for Purposes of E-Discovery?

As the clock ticks down to May 25, 2018, when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) becomes fully enforceable throughout the EU, the Internet and airwaves have become saturated with guidance for...more

Chris Dale of the eDisclosure Information Project: eDiscovery Trends 2018

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This is the eleventh (and final) of the 2018 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series. eDiscovery Daily interviewed several thought leaders at LTNY this year (and some afterward) to get their observations...more

Harness the Power of Search in E-Discovery

by Exterro, Inc. on

During a recent webinar entitled, In-Place Preservation: Locking Down Data Without Collecting It, Bobbi Basile, Managing Director of HBR Consulting, defined in-place preservation as, “a means to efficiently lock down the data...more

Why Is TAR Like a Bag of M&M’s?: eDiscovery Best Practices

by CloudNine on

...Over the past year I have asked this question several different ways in blogs and webinars about technology assisted review (TAR). Why is TAR like ice cream? Think Baskin Robbins? Why is TAR like golf? Think an almost...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2018

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On the heels of the ransomware that had the City of Atlanta scrambling last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of “NYC Secure,” a free mobile app that will alert New York City residents of...more

Discovery Sanctions in the Second Circuit: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Two of the most compelling discovery sanction cases of the past year are Klipsch Group., Inc. v. ePRO E-Commerce Ltd. and Ronnie Van Zant, Inc. v. Pyle, both decided in the Second Circuit. In the first, the court awarded...more

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