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Accepting that new technologies are becoming part of the business is key.Read More
Law departments realize they must change their habits regarding how they approach the front end of the e-discovery process. There is great opportunity for them to improve the entire process and reduce costs by taking a serious look at each step from information governance, to identifying custodians, to placing legal holds, to collecting the data.
This white paper outlines best practices in effective data collections, such as:
- Focusing on targeted collections right from the start, rather than "Collecting Everything"
- Collecting evidence soundly to be able to prove that your Collection protected the metadata
- Sharing the collections responsibility between Legal and IT through building capabilities and processes to eliminate friction
- Working smarter by adopting efficient ways to collect from remote locations, thus avoiding business disruption, unnecessary travel and expensive consultants
- Accepting that new technologies are becoming part of the business, rather than trying to ban them, adapt your collection strategies
Apply these best practices to build a rock-solid legal hold notification process that inspires compliance.Read More
At the heart of preservation success is a solid legal hold notification process. That includes answering the who, what, when, why and how before notices are deployed. Solving these questions ahead of time can help legal teams build a rock-solid approach that targets key custodians at the right time and in the right words to inspire action.
In the session "The Perfect Preservation Notice: at the 2016 PREX, the premier conference for in-house e-discovery professionals, panelists explored the elements vital to a successful legal hold notice. From the words to choose to the boxes to check, they shared tips and best practices for creating a fail-safe plan.
Download the free summary of this 2016 PREX session. You'll find useful insider insight on:
- Writing to your audience
- How to design and phrase notices
- When to send notices
- Why training staff matters
- What channels work best
- How to close the hold loop
Moderator: Brett Tarr, Counsel, Litigation & E-Discover for Caesars Entertainment
Panelists: Craig Ball, Craig D. Ball, P.C. | Dawn Radcliffe, Legal Operations Manager at TransCanada, Ltd. | Kelly Lack, Litigation Counsel at Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Discover the key steps and get the results your organization needs during the ECA process.Read More
Are you not getting the results your organization needs during critical parts of the ECA process? Get the guide to optimizing key steps in your ECA and data processing workflow.
In this guide you'll discover how to:
- Establish a Budget for E-Discovery
- Find the Smoking Gun
- Find Hidden Keywords
- Mind the Gaps
- Find Secret Custodians
- And More
Download to learn more about these most recent preservation cases tagged by Venue, Sanction and Topic.Read More
As we reflect on cases of 2016, we continue to see the courts analyzing them for spoliation with a high bar to determine if awarding sanctions is appropriate.
The standards set forth in proposed changes to Rule 37(e) require that in order to impose adverse inference, spoliation must have (i) caused substantial prejudice in the litigation and the result of willfulness or bad faith; or (ii) irreparably deprived a party of any meaningful opportunity to present or defend against the claims in the litigation.
Download to learn more about these most recent preservation cases:
- Noble Roman's, Inc. v. Hattenhauer Distrib. Co.
- Living Color Enters. v. New Era Aquacutlure, Ltd
- First Fin. Sec., Inc. v. Lee
- Brown Jordan Int'l, Inc. v. Carmiclet
- In re Takata Airbag Prods. Liab. Litig.
- Best Payphones, Inc. v. The City of New York
Discover the secret ingredients for successfully transitioning from outsourced to in-house e-discovery from three in-house legal professionals.Read More
Corporate counsel face constant pressure to do more with less. As data stores have ballooned, and as the cost of litigation and compliance investigations has grown, more organizations are looking for ways to lower the cost of e-discovery.
This new In-House Elevated whitepaper shares the recipes for success from leading e-discovery professionals who've already taken the leap and the practical lessons they've learned along the way.
Panelists Jack Thompson of Sanofi; Becki Bottemiller of Portland General Electric and Wendy Riggs of Twitter, Inc. discussed with Jennifer Bantelman of Zapproved, Inc. their thoughts about the benefits of insourcing the discovery process, how to plan for the transition, where to start, how to choose the most helpful technology, what model will work best, and what pitfalls to avoid.