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A highlight of the 38 cases from 2016 exploring the impact of new rules on proportionality, scope of discovery, and sanctions for spoliation.Read More
It's been an interesting nine months since the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure went into effect. In this fall 2016 edition of our Case Law Update, we highlight 38 cases from 2016 that explore the impact of new rules on proportionality, scope of discovery, and sanctions for spoliation.
Download to learn more about these most recent preservation cases:
- First Niagara Risk Mgmt., Inc. v. Folino
- Hyles v. New York City
- Elkharwily v. Franciscan Health Sys.
- Atiles v. Golub Corp.
- Fulton v. Livingston Fin., LLC
- Wagoner v. Lewis Gale Med. Ctr., LLC
Here's what you need to know for E-Discovery, with five ways you can empower your team to meet the challenges. Hint: it starts in the cloud.Read More
Corporations are rapidly moving to Microsoft Office 365. This shift is creating a new challenge for in-house legal teams seeking the strategy for managing data preservation collection and e-discovery.
Download this white paper to learn how to:
- Consolidate data from all sources
- Maximize Office 365's built-in tools
- Collect cloud to cloud
- Manage litigation hold notifications
Addressing the considerations legal and IT teams will need to consider to safely protect discovery data during the period of migration to Office 365.Read More
The duty to preserve does not cease when an organization migrates data systems. In fact, not only does the duty persist, it becomes more complex.
Corporate legal teams must collaborate with IT to define a migration plan with processes that defensibly preserve data despite the complexity of a hybrid data world with half in the cloud and half on premise. Since data is not in one place, dual processes are required to ensure compliance is maintained throughout migration.
Key principles for making SaaS applications exceed security requirements demanded by corporate legal departments.Read More
This technical paper will look into the state-of-the-art approaches to security such as complete system logging and encryption protocols, as well as services offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Such approaches can ensure system and data integrity that go beyond what most enterprises are able to accomplish with their own data centers.
Key topics include:
- Shared responsibility
- Secure by design
- Valued third-party audits
- Principles over standards
- Continuous improvement and response
The implications of a value-based approach, and how new innovations in technology are breaking down the barriers of communication in the legal ecosystem.Read More
What must a legal department consider when thinking about value?
How do law firm realities affect the likelihood of success?
What are the keys to success and how can it be measured?
In past years, legal departments were viewed as a cost center - the cost of doing business in turn, legal departments had large budgets to be spent with outside counsel, who were tasked with protecting the company. In that way, expectations were result-oriented. Today, however, legal departments serve an increasingly important business pourpose of managing risk and, in turn, seek a more business-friends approach with outside counsel: the seek "value."