The ediscovery process is already a headache for companies facing litigation. For one thing, networked devices and digital storage have the capacity to make the e-discovery process as it currently stands more expensive, time consuming and difficult to manage.
But pending changes to the Federal Rules on Civil Procedure aim to streamline this process, and when it does there will undoubtedly be a learning curve that comes along with new rules and regulations. New regulations are designed to boost cooperation amongst litigants and improve rules surrounding the preservation of data information. Both sides of a case could potentially gain from these changes, but they’ll need to understand them first.