GDPR: Three Critical Challenges for US eDiscovery Teams

Published Thu, October 12, 2017 by Sarah Ledgerwood

As the clock ticks down to May 25, 2018 and pressure mounts to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, I’m sure many in the US ediscovery world are struggling with exactly how the GDPR will impact their data obligations due to the increasingly divergent views between the EU and the US on data privacy.

eDiscovery Review Project Success Begins Before The Kickoff Meeting

Published Tue, October 10, 2017 by Gerald Creighton

If a new document review project seems like a lot of work, you’re right - but, if you feel like you are on your own, you might be doing it wrong. At least, you’re probably not working with the right ediscovery partner. The right partner has the right tools, the right workflows, and asks the right questions in order to leverage their expertise to help you succeed. They will cultivate an active partnership with you, providing timely, consultative input to optimize the review. You get the most out of that partnership when they have the...

To Tiff or Not To Tiff

Published Mon, October 09, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Co-authored by Josh Yildirim & Rob Iuliano

Managed Services: A Winning Approach to eDiscovery

Published Tue, September 26, 2017 by Paige Hunt

The future of the legal field is managed services. According to Richard Susskind, author of Tomorrow’s Lawyers, “the future involves commoditization of legal services and legal process outsourcing, along with other advancements driven by technology and process development.” In a recent presentation, Susskind quoted Wayne Gretzky. The famous ice hockey player often counseled, “Skate where the puck’s going, not where it’s been.” When it comes to ediscovery services, the “puck” is headed with great speed towards managed services delivery...

Minimizing Your Case’s Risk: Defensible US Collections

Published Mon, August 21, 2017 by Brittany Roush

Not surprisingly, almost on a daily basis, I receive questions about what constitutes a defensible collection within the United States. This question is usually specific to how a client can limit the amount of data being collected and processed, while still meeting discovery obligations. In addition, I will often receive questions on whether or not in-house resources can be leveraged to avoid the cost of engaging outside collection vendors. In this article, I’ll dive into both issues and their solutions.

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