eDiscovery and Storytelling on Social Media

Just read an excellent post on social media and eDiscovery from Bow Tie Law, who I am excited to collaborate with for our Executive Briefing event in Seattle next week on November 7. The post highlights the importance of determining the appropriate scope when shaping eDiscovery requests involving social media. As Bow Tie notes:  Social media ESI […]

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Why Enterprises Should Extend eComms Compliance and eDiscovery Defenses

Many enterprise electronic communications (eComms) applications offer an attractive proposition to businesses by delivering lower costs, more features, and access to newer desktop apps. But while they might be extremely effective business tools, they often don’t provide the functionality required to meet the compliance and eDiscovery needs for organisations today. Litigation and regulatory reviews are […]

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Is Your Cloud Provider Holding Your Data Hostage?

Another day to soak in the realities of a global randsomware attack. Organizations are asking themselves, “how can this happen?”, “why weren’t we better prepared?” and are scrambling to secure their systems. Many of my former colleagues at InfoSec innovators such as Crowdstrike, Menlo Securities, and elsewhere are digging in for the next round of cat and […]

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Are You a Fred or a George? Read the latest

Are you Fred or George? Are you in front of or behind the communications demanded for eDiscovery? Read the latest from Exterro at LegalWeek17: “Be a Jetson, Not a Flintstone: 7 Tips for Social, Mobile & Cloud in eDiscovery” We’re all used to how quick technology changes these days – one moment something is all […]

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2017 FINRA Exam Letter: The 3 S’s of Compliance

The new year is upon us, and once again it’s time for a slew of “Predictions” webinars, events, and programs (including this week’s “Top 5 Compliance Predictions” webinar– recording located here) as well as the annual FINRA Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter highlighting the focus of that self-regulatory body for 2017 (http://www.finra.org/industry/2017-regulatory-and-examination-priorities-letter). In this year’s letter, […]

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Last Week at Information Governance Forum, Atlanta

Great discussion last week with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) along with Today’s General Counsel at Thursday’s Information Governance Forum in Atlanta on “Identifying and Coordinating IG Stakeholders” with Barclay Blair and “Automating Information Governance” with Jason Baron. The event recapped the “fireside chats” I’ve been fortune to take part in alongside Jason and Barclay […]

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The New FRCP Rule 37(e) and the Need for Archiving

The December 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically FRCP Rule 37, established when litigation can be reasonably anticipated, the duty of both sides is to immediately stop all alterations and deletions of all potentially relevant content and secure it – also known as a litigation hold and the duty to preserve. […]

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