E-Discovery

 
 
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    E-Discovery Trends To Watch In 2017

    Significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure late in 2015, followed by a flood of judicial opinions interpreting them, are changing the practice. In this Today’s General Counsel article, Michele C.S. Lang discusses some key...

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  • E-Discovery Trends to Watch in 2017

    Courts will expect parties to cooperate. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments in 2015 make it clear that increased cooperation is required in e-discovery. If parties cannot agree about scope, search terms, production formats or other issues,...

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  • Insourcing, International Due Diligence and Data-Culling

    The movement toward more flexible technology is taking hold with both law firm and corporate clients globally. For lawyers, this means it’s important to be able to explain the full e-discovery process to a less technologically sophisticated...

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  • Tips to Optimize Your Preservation Process

    E-discovery professionals should not use the same preservation approach for each case, but rather should follow a repeatable process that meets a reasonableness standard. Keep in mind that by asking the right questions in the identification stage,...

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  • Structured Data Analysis in E-Discovery

    Electronically stored information can be boiled down to two types, unstructured and structured. Lawyers are most familiar with unstructured data (e.g., emails, Word documents and PowerPoint presentations). Structured data includes such things as transaction records or stock...

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    How General Counsel Can Spur Legal Hold Success

    Getting compliance by employees when the company is subject to a hold can be a major challenge. Employees will need to be asked to alter familiar routines they may have gotten used to over many months, sometimes...

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    Why Emojis Matter in E-Discovery

    Emojis have become a common way for people to communicate online, and their use needs to be addressed in e-discovery...

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    Can Gov’t Officials Use Private Email To Keep Communications Secret?

    The California Supreme Court is readying a decision on whether the public has a right to texts, emails, and other communications made by government officials on their private devices. In a hearing last month, the court wrestled...

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    Microsoft Wins Again, In Irish-Server Email Privacy Case

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has denied the government’s request for an en banc hearing, in the closely-watched Microsoft email case. This leaves intact a Second Circuit panel ruling that denied a government request...

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    Protecting Data Analytics From Litigation

    Corporations have been encouraged by consultants and various success stories to keep finding more ways to monetize “Big Data,” by way of data analytics. It’s clearly a ripe and open field. But a potential downside that gets...

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