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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…
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…
In Radiation Oncology Servs. v. Our Lady of Lourdes Mem. Hosp., Inc., following review of just two of seven incidents of defendants’ spoliation identified by the plaintiff, New York Supreme Court Judge Mark G. Masler ordered the defendants to produce all ESI related to the legal hold including all copies of the hold issued to allow a “full and fair opportunity to litigate the issue of spoliation sanctions.” The post Defendant Ordered to Produce Legal
Sure, we’ve seen a couple of states that have added a technology component to their CLE requirements. Do you know which two? Regardless, now one state may be going a step beyond – adding a cybersecurity component to their CLE requirements. The post New York Bar Association Approved Cybersecurity CLE Requirement Recommendation: Cybersecurity Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
If there is one thing that is almost always guaranteed in an economic downturn, it’s an increase in litigation. A recent article from The New York Times shows that increased litigation leads to investors willing to finance that litigation – for a chance to make serious money, of course. The post Investors, Take Note! The Impending Litigation Boom is Calling You: Litigation Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
Early in this new phase of my career journey, when I was trying to decide what I was going to do next, I was catching up with a colleague and soliciting advice when he asked a question that forced me to think for several moments. The question was: Do you prefer working for a software provider or a service provider? Here’s how I answered that question. The post Whether You Provide eDiscovery Software or Services,
“Alex, I’ll take “80’s glam metal rock bands for $200”. Let’s face it, any time that someone cross-references current day pandemic forensic and eDiscovery challenges to a notable song from an 80’s glam metal rock band, I’m going to take notice. When it has some great advice for organizations out there regarding what to do about those forensic and eDiscovery challenges, even better. And, these are things your organization should have done already, but the…
In Giorgi Global Holdings, Inc. v. Smulski, Pennsylvania District Judge Jeffrey L. Schmehl ruled that the defendant, “an American citizen sued in the United States, bears the burden of showing that the GDPR and/or Polish privacy law bar production of…relevant documents” which “he cannot do”. As a result, Judge Schmehl ruled that the “GDPR and/or Polish privacy law does not bar Smulski’s production of relevant documents in this matter.” The post Court Finds that GDPR
Even before the pandemic, remote depositions were becoming more popular as parties are often spread out over the US or even the world. I’ve even been deposed remotely as recently as earlier this year. Now, with the pandemic and stay at home orders, courts that are determined to keep dockets moving forward are beginning to force parties to submit to remote depositions, according to a recent article. The post Fear of Technology is No Excuse