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July 11, 2019
Production Pitfalls in eDiscovery with Slack

New Cases Spotlight Production Pitfalls in eDiscovery with Slack

Slack is a popular cloud-based team collaboration and messaging platform used by a wide variety of organizations. Similar to other messaging platforms that have grown in popularity, Slack is unknown to many counsel and courts. Nevertheless, content from Slack is increasingly being sought by parties in discovery. A lack of knowledge about Slack or similar technology can lead to complications with preservation, collection, and production. This is apparent from two recent court cases that addressed failures to produce relevant messages from Slack.
June 20, 2019
Challenges Of Cross-Border Data Protection Laws

Recent Cases Spotlight the Challenges of Cross-Border Data Protection Laws in eDiscovery

Cross-border data protection laws are increasingly affecting domestic U.S. discovery proceedings. Globalization has placed discoverable information beyond the boundaries of the U.S. and has often forced litigants to satisfy those laws in order to produce or obtain such information. To meet the challenges of foreign data protection laws, organizations will need to be prepared. As spotlighted in a recent article published by LegalTech News, this includes more effective information governance programs and litigation readiness measures, along with better advocacy on the issues in court.
June 17, 2019
Retention Ephemeral Messages

Retention of Ephemeral Messages

An oft-heard argument is that one form of a recorded communication channel (e.g., Instant Messaging) is more akin to an unrecorded telephone call than another (e.g., email), and the former should thus not be subject to any regulatory or legal retention obligation.  Similarly, some have questioned whether a recorded communication needs to be retained for regulatory purposes or preserved for legal hold if the same communication could have just as easily been made over the phone or in person and had never been recorded.

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