Inexplicable. Irresponsible. Impenitent. Or, as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court put it, unfathomable, incompetent, and sanctionable. The Court handed former Penn State University General Counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, a public reprimand for failing to recognize—and cut off or fully embrace—her attorney–client relationship with Penn State officials and later revealing their privileged communicationsKeep Reading this POP Post The post Former Penn State GC Reprimanded for Breaching Attorney–Client Privilege appeared first on Presnell on Privileges.…
Venturebeat.com reported that “the EU wants to amass data gathered in such sectors as manufacturing, transportation, energy, and health care that can be leveraged to develop AI for the public good and to accelerate Europe’s own startups.”  The February 17, 2020 article entitled “EU’s new AI rules will focus on ethics and transparency” included comments: Europe has in recent years sought to emphasize fairness and ethics when it comes to tech policy. Now…
When life gives you lemons, as the saying goes, make lemonade. Here at Stellar Women, when Aer Lingus gives you a six-hour layover in Dublin, see if Inés Rubio wouldn’t like to sit for a podcast. Based in Dublin but hailing from all over, Inés is the award-winning head of information management and incident response at the consultancy BSI, where she works with clients on data concerns, from security to e-discovery to management to forensics.…
Has GDPR washed up on the western shores of the United States? In some ways, yes. And in some ways, no. On January 1, while most of us were nursing the results of the night before, California took the wrapping paper off of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This sweeping act includes some of the most stringent requirements regarding the use and misuse of private data of California consumers—which is fitting, considering that,…
Editor’s Note: Access is the largest privately-held records and information management services provider worldwide, with operations across the United States, Canada, Central, and South America. It is not to be confused with AccessData, an industry-leading solutions company that focuses on forensics for investigation, litigation, and compliance. Press Announcement Access Announces Acquisition of Information Governance Solutions (IGS) and Virgo™ Records and Information Management Leader Further Strengthens Information Governance Solutions, Including Policy Control Software for Retention and…
Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery is a subscription newsletter regularly highlighting at least five articles to inform and update legal and information technology professionals on the art and science of data discovery1 and legal discovery2. Click here to read the complete newsletter of the latest Five Great Reads Click here to subscribe to Five Great Reads Update Individuals and Organizations Highlighted in the February Edition include: Centre for Holocaust Education Department of Justice (US DOJ) e-Estonia…
Darkreading.com reported there the cloud is likely the next target since “…most public cloud providers do supply basic security controls, they may not include all of the latest security services needed to prevent more evasive threats.”  The February 11, 2020 article entitled “Why Ransomware Will Soon Target the Cloud” which included these three reasons why the cloud is the next ransomware target: First, the cloud has been left largely untouched by ransomware so…
To understand the impact that Australia has on Relativity, one need only look to the Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest 2019. Two of the three winners in the company categories were Australian firms and service providers, reflecting both the aggressive growth in the Australian market and the innovative spirit of the industry. Like our Australian customers, Relativity is guided by a spirit of innovation. That’s why, as part of our continuing commitment to Australia, we’re…
FTC Announcement on January 31, 2020 HSR Threshold Adjustments and Reportability for 2020 When Congress passed the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, it created minimum dollar thresholds to limit the burden of premerger reporting. In 2000, it amended the HSR statute to require the annual adjustment of these thresholds based on the change in gross national product. As a result, reportability under the Act changes from year to year as the statutory thresholds adjust.…
Editor’s Note: As the operational landscape for legal discovery professionals expands beyond the traditional core eDiscovery tasks of collection, processing, and review, and moves from the trigger point of audits, investigations, and litigation to the creation of data at the endpoint, many law firms, corporations, and legal service providers are now heavily focused on addressing the increasing challenges and growing opportunities related to cybersecurity. Provided in this post is a compilation of informational article extracts…