August 17, 2016

Lessons Learned from New Technology-Assisted Review Case Law

In recent weeks, courts have shattered the silence on technology-assisted review (TAR) that has pervaded eDiscovery practice in the U.S. for most of 2016. Last month, a U.S. Tax Court issued its second opinion in
August 10, 2016

Protecting Corporate Trade Secrets in the Age of Personal Clouds

Consumer-grade cloud solutions are one of the most useful innovations in the digital age. With increased storage for photos, music, and other documents, personal cloud applications can help consumers avoid losing their data when a computer hard drive inevitably fails. Furthermore, the transfer
July 14, 2016

Update: Article 31 Committee Deems Privacy Shield Adequate, “New Safe Harbor” Takes Effect August 1.

Transferring Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) data between the EU and the US is about to get easier. As expected, the “Privacy Shield” was deemed adequate by the Article 31 committee on July 12, despite concerns of the Article 29 working party.
July 14, 2016

How to Achieve Cooperation in eDiscovery, at Long Last

The ideal of cooperation by opposing parties to address eDiscovery has been around for a while now. Since the The Sedona Conference Cooperation Proclamation called for “cooperative, collaborative, [and] transparent discovery” in 2008, adversarial cooperation has been touted among the judiciary and certain practitioners as the key to success in proportional discovery.
July 12, 2016

Courts Make the Case for Information Governance

The push to develop an information governance (IG) program is often stonewalled by the great interrogative “why.” Questions like “why are we budgeting money to solve a problem that does not exist?” can derail promising programs even when justified by a proper use case.
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