Size matters when you’re sizing up your matters! See what I did there? 😉 This post from Avansic discusses how size of eDiscovery matters is key when selecting an eDiscovery platform.
LOS ANGELES and HOUSTON, May 25, 2022 – ProSearch, a leading provider of comprehensive discovery solutions to corporate legal departments and law firms, is pleased to announce an educational partnership with Doug Austin’s eDiscovery Today blog, the only daily blog for electronic discovery, information governance, cybersecurity and data privacy trends, best practices and case law.
For the past eight years (including the last three on this blog), I’ve covered the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) every year, which analyzes the reported cybersecurity and data breach incidents for the year. The 2022 Verizon DBIR Report was released yesterday – let’s check it out!
It’s webinar day! So, here’s a webinar to check out next month and a cyber insurance survey that is currently underway too!
I see what they did there! If you’re getting soaked by eDiscovery costs, join this webinar with three terrific experts who will discuss a notable recent case and what we can learn from it!
In addition to the five key Second Request considerations for success discussed last time, the latest post from Cimplifi discusses a sixth consideration: TAR or No TAR?
Three states and one district say that Google’s private browsing mode isn’t private, Google says otherwise. Who do you believe?
3 Reasons People Avoid Using TAR in Their Cases and 4 Ways to Promote Using It: eDiscovery Best Practices
Eegads! A Saturday morning post* from eDiscovery Today? Recently, I’ve started writing posts for EDRM for them to publish on their blog. But, of course, the reader of eDiscovery Today are my first priority (and my bread and butter), so I want to make sure you can enjoy that content as well. So, ICYMI, here are 3 reasons people avoid using TAR in their cases and 4 ways to promote using it.
My latest blog post for IPRO’s blog discusses the biggest misconception about the most famous eDiscovery case ever.
Mid-90s temps in Texas (already!) are one reminder that Summer is almost here. The semi-annual eDiscovery Pricing Survey published by Rob Robinson and his terrific Complex Discovery blog is another! Here is what’s covered in the Summer 2022 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results.
In fact, this MAY be one of the best collection of cases we’ve discussed yet! See what I did there? 😉 So, come join us as we discuss them in our Tuesday May 2022 EDRM case law webinar!
What is Enterprise Information Archiving? Why is it important? Who needs to do it? And what should you keep in mind when considering enterprise information archiving solutions? This article from Jim Gill of Hanzo answers those questions!
In Rose v. Target Stores, Tennessee District Judge Mark S. Norris granted the defendant’s Motion and Incorporated Memorandum of Law to Exclude any Allegations of Spoliation of Documents as Related to Prior Falls on Defendant’s Premises, finding that the plaintiff “failed to make her case under Rule 37(e) for an adverse inference instruction on spoliation” and also failed to satisfy at least two of three prongs of the Beaven analysis adopted by the Sixth Circuit.
The advancement and acceptance of transaction technologies ranging from blockchain and cryptocurrencies to non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is undeniable. But do you understand them? Here’s a webcast from HaystackID which will discuss the foundational basics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and NFT investigations and eDiscovery!
Salesforce Data Must Be Produced as Screen Shots or Deposition Taken, Court Affirms: eDiscovery Case Law
In Famulare v. Gannett Co., New Jersey District Judge William J. Martini, finding that “Defendants have not persuaded this Court that the December 6, 2021 text order is clearly erroneous, contrary to law, or an abuse of Judge Hammer’s discretion” denied the defendants’ appeal of Magistrate Judge Michael Hammer’s order for the defendants to produce screenshots of Salesforce data from the defendant’s online Salesforce database or submit to a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition of a defendant representative if it maintained it could not produce the screenshot format.
Contracts are the lifeblood of business, but many organizations don’t know what’s in them or where to find them. Here’s a webinar tomorrow that will discuss what the future holds for contract discovery and optimization!
Working on multiple matters at once isn’t easy, especially when you have to keep track of it all and recover costs. This post from Avansic discusses working with a provider to handle juggling matters in your eDiscovery platform.
Here’s another reason to love eDiscovery – market analytics from Rob Robinson and ComplexDiscovery! This past weekend on LinkedIn, Rob published a post on 2022 eDiscovery Market Kinetics, which compiles some of the terrific market resources that he regularly compiles into a combined market resource!
My latest blog post for IPRO’s blog follows up on my post from a few months ago with even more healthcare organization cyberattacks!
In the case In re Actos End Payor Antitrust Litig., New York Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron, observing that “Takeda’s exclusion of lesser included emails from production has resulted in the exclusion of the metadata associated with earlier emails in a chain”, ordered Takeda to produce “all responsive ESI to Plaintiffs, including earlier-in-time emails”. He also ordered the parties to meet and confer on privilege logs, related to the email threading issue.
Given all of the cyberattacks today, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) has become more important than ever! Yesterday, Dave Ruel of Hanzo published an article applying data loss prevention to eDiscovery and internal investigations!
Recently, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and President of Forensics at HaystackID® John Wilson was interviewed by Security Magazine on balancing privacy, compliance and systems. Here are excerpts of the interview.
“Flexibility”, “Work-Life Balance”, and the words that many law firms and legal tech/services companies fear most – “Remote/Hybrid Work Environments” are just some of the “Great Expectations” of workers in the legal industry in the era of the Great Resignation.
In Emerson Creek Pottery, Inc. v. Emerson Creek Events, Inc., Senior District Judge Norman K. Moon denied the plaintiff’s “eleventh-hour” motion for spoliation inferences, finding that the plaintiff failed to prove ESI was lost, despite an inadvertently disclosed email from the defendant stating: “[w]e had no Idea we should have printed out and or saved any emails”.
Just when you thought it was safe, REvil has returned! According to reports, the notorious REvil ransomware operation has returned amidst rising tensions between Russia and the USA, with new infrastructure and a modified encryptor allowing for more targeted attacks.
Congrats to HaystackID® with this announcement – that HaystackID delivers for corporate clients migrating to the cloud with RelativityOne!
In the classic movie Titanic, the crewman on watch spotted the iceberg looming ahead and yelled, “Iceberg, right ahead!”, but the crew wasn’t still able to adjust in time to avoid it and the ship sank. According to an article by Insight Optix, the eDiscovery iceberg is ahead for many who don’t adjust how they conduct it.
In fact, this MAY be one of the best collection of cases we’ve discussed yet! See what I did there? 😉 So, come join us as we discussed them in our May 2022 EDRM case law webinar!
Part 3 with Dave Ruel of Hanzo and Isaac Madan of Nightfall – Thought Leader Interview: eDiscovery Trends
I recently interviewed Dave Ruel of Hanzo and Isaac Madan of Nightfall. We covered so much with regard to eDiscovery trends that we couldn’t fit it all in a single blog post. Part 1 of our interview was published Monday, part 2 was published Wednesday, here is part 3 with Dave Ruel and Isaac Madan.
My latest blog post for IPRO’s blog uses the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Global Institute conference (which is coming up next week) as a backdrop for a discussion about the terrific CLOC Core 12 infographic!
Unless you’re Rob Robinson, the first rule of eDiscovery pricing is we don’t talk about eDiscovery pricing, and the second rule is the same. But Remco Strijdonk is looking to change that with his eDiscovery software pricing calculator, published earlier this week!
This all started because I wanted to pay less for TV and it turned into quite a bit of lost time yesterday, leading to a lesson learned about a remote work network at home.
When it comes to buyers guides for “eDisclosure” (i.e., what they call “eDiscovery” across the pond), there are none better than Andrew Haslam’s annual eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide. The good news is that it’s time for his 2022 edition! The bad news is that it’s his last one, at least in the current form.
Part 2 with Dave Ruel of Hanzo and Isaac Madan of Nightfall – Thought Leader Interview: eDiscovery Trends
I recently interviewed Dave Ruel of Hanzo and Isaac Madan of Nightfall after their partnership announcement recently. We covered so much with regard to eDiscovery trends that we couldn’t fit it all in a single blog post. Part 1 of our interview was published Monday, here is part 2 with Dave Ruel and Isaac Madan.
To be a good project manager, you must be good at managing the triple constraint of project management. This article by Cobra Legal Solutions defines the triple constraint and provides examples of applying it to eDiscovery projects!
The success of the HSR Second Request process can boil down to several key considerations and steps your organization takes to support that process. The latest post from Cimplifi discusses five key Second Request considerations for success.
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