Unfortunately due to varying requirements among State by State CLE approval authorities for prerecorded material, we are not able to offer CLE credit for recorded webinars. We can only offer CLE credit for the live sessions.
August 27, 2019
The much-anticipated Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III, a/k/a the “Mueller Report,” was released on April 18, 2019. Volume I of the Mueller Report addresses numerous evidentiary and legal ethics issues identified by the Office of Special Counsel during its investigation. This presentation examines many of these issues and how they impacted the prosecutorial and declination determinations reached by the Special Counsel on alleged crimes related to the Russian interference with the 2016 Presidential campaign. This presentation also examines the methods used by the Office of Special Counsel to locate relevant electronic evidence, the sources of electronically stored information (ESI) -- including alternative communication channels used by key players, and the legal ethics issues related to the protection and discovery of this ESI.
January 30, 2019
2018 ushered in a number of key eDiscovery developments of which clients and counsel should be aware in 2019. These developments include key procedural points regarding ESI search protocols and data preservation issues, technological advances influencing the discovery of relevant communications, and updates to technology-assisted review (TAR) case law. This program will address these developments and spotlight recommendations for addressing the issues.
November 17, 2016
If your organization has implemented or is implementing an Information Governance program, congratulations! Information Governance programs are key to controlling legal and business risk by limiting how much data your organization holds, controlling where data is kept, and improving accessibility of important data. But, not so fast… has your organization actually achieved all of those things?
July 19, 2016
Most lawyers know that amendments were recently enacted to the discovery provisions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and much of the commentary on the amendments has taken the position that they will cure all of the present ills afflicting the discovery process. However, despite many useful improvements, the recent rule changes will have little to no effect on the manner in which discovery is conducted today without a corresponding change in discovery culture. For such a culture change to occur, lawyers must spearhead changes within their organizational clients that can ultimately lead to reduced costs, speedier resolutions, and better traction in court.
December 1, 2015
In today’s digital age, organizations are constantly faced with the risk of costly consequences from delay in the implementation of a defensible deletion program for their electronically stored information (ESI). As data accumulates, companies waste precious resources to maintain that data, at the expense of innovation and revenue. In fact, 96 percent of respondents to an industry survey agreed a defensible deletion strategy is “absolutely necessary” to reduce the costs and risks associated with information retention, according to an article by the American Bar Association.