• Make the Most Of Your Relationship With Outside Counsel

    "The message of the survey results is quite compelling: Clients should ask for and expect to receive better and more collaborative e-discovery counseling from law firms.”

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  • 9-11 Insurance Hack Breaks New Ground In Cyber-Extortion

    By successfully breaching a law firm retained by global insurer Hiscox, a group known as The Dark Overlord has obtained a trove of litigation documents related to the 9-11 attack. “The news gives insight into how hacking...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Hard Lesson In Privilege For Marriott Legal

    A federal court in Colorado found that analysis and sensitive advice about strategy and “Risks/Opportunities” was not protected by privilege, even though it had been drafted and reviewed by in-house lawyers, because it was contained in two sections...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Internecine Climate-Denier Lawsuit Settles for $630K

    In a saga to warm the hearts of environmentalists everywhere, the board of directors of an aggressive climate-change skeptic group called the “Free Market Environmental Law Clinic” has been embroiled in a legal battle with its former...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Litigation Holds And The GDPR

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes compliance with litigation holds more complicated. United States courts expect corporate litigants to properly preserve records and have issued severe sanctions in cases where they are not preserved. In...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • What You Need to Get Ahead Using E-Discovery Analytics

    How the next generation of e-discovery platforms is using analytics to drive efficiency, cost-savings and quality of results, and promising. to move e-discovery from the exclusive....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Everything You Own In A Box To The Left

    In the standard Electronic Discovery Reference Model flow chart, the box farthest to the left refers to information governance - the process of getting your house in order...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Private Facebook Boosts Are Discoverable, Says NY Appeals Court

    A recent decision from the New York Court of Appeals found that Facebook posts are not entitled to protection, even when they are under the user’s privacy settings. There’s nothing so novel about Facebook materials that would...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • NY Courts Embrace Technology-Assisted Review

    A new rule that explicitly encourages technology-assisted review in the Commercial Division of the New York state courts, the arm of the courts that handles major commercial cases. The intent of the new rule is to “steer...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Does “Memo” About A Privileged Memo Waive Privilege?

    The defendant mortgage company conducted an internal investigation under the aegis of its outside lawyers, after an allegation that it had submitted false information to HUD. Company attorneys then prepared a memo summarizing the findings and reporting...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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