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Legal insights on navigating privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, information governance, and e-discovery

Finding that a lower court had underestimated the harm resulting from the government’s seizure and ongoing possession of privileged material, the Fifth Circuit ruled recently that a “taint team” process was insufficient to protect the rights of the party holding
Continue Reading Fifth Circuit Bolsters Company’s Claim for Return of Privileged Documents Seized by Government

As the use of collaboration and cloud storage platforms expand, litigants and courts are facing increased challenges in keeping up with e-discovery requirements created with different technologies in mind. One example involves the discovery obligations associated with files referenced in
Continue Reading Court Finds Hyperlinked Documents Are Not Attachments for Production Purposes

Please join us for an investigations-focused webinar series where our team of litigators, former prosecutors, and regulatory attorneys will discuss useful strategies for navigating a government probe or ensuring compliance with regulations and corporate policies. Our presenters will provide companies
Continue Reading Please Join Us for Investigations: Readiness and Response Webinar Series

The new year has brought one of the most comprehensive court decisions yet reminding attorneys in no uncertain terms of the rules mandating fundamental competency in the treatment of electronically stored information (“ESI”). Falling short may get both lawyers and
Continue Reading Off the edge of the E-Discovery map, there be monsters! Federal court issues epic opinion sanctioning counsel for failure to show competence and diligence in meeting ESI discovery obligations.

Crowell & Moring’s E-Discovery and Information Management (EDIM) group is pleased to announce the introduction of “CMD,” an integrated E‐Discovery solution. CMD provides access to cutting-edge analytics, processing and hosting technology, AI-driven workflows combined with our Chambers-rated legal advocacy, consulting,
Continue Reading Crowell & Moring Launches CMD: Integrated E-Discovery Solution

More than 300,000 companies within the Defense Department’s supply chain will need to meet new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements and pass a third-party assessment to ensure they are adequately protecting sensitive information on their networks. Now, Crowell &
Continue Reading Crowell & Moring Achieves CMMC Registered Provider Organization Status to Help Defense Contractors Prepare for Upcoming DoD Cybersecurity Assessments

Responding parties have significant discretion to design and deploy technology assisted review (“TAR”) workflows in a manner they determine is reasonable and proportional for the case.  At least that’s what the Northern District of Illinois suggested in its September 2020
Continue Reading Federal Court Supports Discretion In Party Use of Technology Assisted Review