Editor’s Note: On June 30, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) released new guidelines for mergers seeking to combine two or more companies that operate at different levels in the same supply chain, otherwise known as Vertical Mergers. Reflecting the evolution of policy since the issuance of the 1984 Non-Horizontal Merger Guidelines, both the FTC and DOJ announcements for the new Vertical Merger Guidelines and a full copy of…
Let’s face it, we all know that COVID-19 has moved much of the workforce from physical offices to a work-from-home world, and accelerated the adoption of collaborative business communication platforms such as Slack, Teams, and others. This presents increased potential for wrongdoing and increases the complexity of internal investigations. Here’s a webinar where you can learn practical insights for planning and conducting effective internal investigations for a remote workforce leveraging data from collaboration applications. The…
In 2011, The Sedona Conference® (TSC) made the first version of the Cooperation Proclamation: Resources for the Judiciary (Judicial Resources) available on the Sedona Conference website. They then updated it in 2014, just over three years later. I covered them both. 🙂 Took a while (about 5 1/2 years), but they just updated it again. The post The Sedona Conference Updates Guide for Judges Again, Again: eDiscovery Best Practices appeared first on eDiscovery Today by
HOUSTON, TX, July 1, 2020 – Compliance, an integrated eDiscovery services and managed review provider, today announced an educational partnership with Doug Austin’s eDiscovery Today, the only daily blog relating to eDiscovery, cybersecurity, and data privacy trends, best practices, and case law. The post Compliance and eDiscovery Today Announce Educational Partnership to Benefit Legal and eDiscovery Communities appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
Here are three recent cases where failure to preserve mobile device data led to sanctions requests by requesting parties. One of the more common trends these days in eDiscovery case law relates to cases related to mobile device data and the failure to preserve that data from Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) devices. The post Does Your Organization Have a Strong BYOD Policy? These Cases Show Why It Should: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on…
Press Announcement via Morae Global Corporation Morae Expands Strategic Advisory Team With Acquisition Of Janders Dean Morae Global Corporation, a leading provider of transformative legal and compliance solutions for corporations and law firms, today announced the acquisition of legal management consultancy Janders Dean. The deal establishes a UK-based legal advisory practice group to assist in meeting growing global demand, especially from large law firms and international in-house legal teams looking to re-evaluate how legal work…
As I discussed a couple of weeks ago, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently submitted proposed regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). He also requested OAL to conduct an expedited review and declined to delay enforcement of CCPA from the original planned date of July 1st. So, today is CCPA enforcement day! Despite that, many companies may not be ready for CCPA and some of…
HelpNetSecurity reported that in “…the wake of COVID-19, health delivery organizations (HDOs) have quickly increased their utilization of telehealth capabilities (i.e., remote patient monitoring (RPM) and telemedicine) to treat patients in their homes.”  The June 22, 2020 report entitled “Privacy and security concerns related to patient data in the cloud” include these comments from the Dr. Jim Angle (co-chair of Cloud Security Alliance’s Health Information Management Working Group): For health care systems,…