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Capture Universe of ESI, Enhance Your Preservation Demand

  • By M.J. Moye
  • August 26, 2020
  • 331 Views 3 Min Read

If you work with ediscovery and ESI there’s little doubt that you can easily come up with overlooked sources of ESI, but this certainly represents a good start for an ESI for ediscovery list.

Around the World, Law & Policy

Hague Convention’s Role in Cross-Border eDiscovery Gets Boost with Recent Federal Court Ruling

  • By M.J. Moye
  • June 10, 2020
  • 684 Views 3 Min Read

The Hague Convention’s role in cross-border ediscovery got a boost in the U.S. recently as a federal judge deemed that Hague Convention procedures hold equal footing with discovery rules in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Ediscovery News, Tech & Software

Government Initiates Blackbox Study to Gauge Effectiveness of Digital Forensics Methodologies

  • By M.J. Moye
  • July 10, 2020
  • 576 Views 3 Min Read

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched the first large-scale “blackbox” study to test the accuracy of computer and mobile forensics.

Law & Policy

By M.J. Moye

Will AI as an eDiscovery Tool Intersect With its Use to Facilitate Crime?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is fast becoming one of the most valuable tools in ediscovery, but AI is also emerging as...

October 23, 2020
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By Drew Donnelly

How is Europe’s New Data Strategy Going to Affect Discovery?

The European Commission (the executive branch of European government) released a new data strategy earlier this year to relatively little...

October 2, 2020
78 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

“Breaking Bad” with the State of Arizona’s New Class of “Legal Paraprofessionals”

Having long been fascinated by legal professionals, but never having the wherewithal to pursue a law degree, I am changing...

September 30, 2020
95 Views 4 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Rule 33: Can You Refuse to Answer Interrogatories?

Rule 33 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure sets out the proper procedure with respect to interrogatories in federal...

September 25, 2020
92 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Spartoo Sanction: Time to Adjust Your Data Protection Practices?

France’s data protection regulator, CNIL, recently announced that it has fined the online shoe retailer, ‘Spartoo’ 250,000 Euros for breaching...

September 24, 2020
115 Views 4 Min Read

By Steven Toews

FRCP 26: The Scope of Discovery

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 26 (or, FRCP 26 for short) sets out the duties of how...

September 22, 2020
141 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Schrems Shreds the Shield: EU Court Decision Invalidates Data Transfers to the United States

One of the major questions with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) was always going to be how...

August 11, 2020
329 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

China’s New Civil Code Modernises its Data Protection Framework

China’s ‘Belt-and-Road Initiative’ is a comprehensive infrastructure plan of the Chinese Government, designed to shore up its international trading routes....

August 11, 2020
294 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDiscovery In The Cloud: Does the Process Work?

While cloud technology is a godsend to consumers everywhere, cloud technology can significantly complicate the process of ediscovery. Because a...

August 11, 2020
375 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Spiders In Your Docs? Removing Bugs In Full Compliance With Discovery Rules

Last year at the Harvard Legal Technology Symposium, renowned ediscovery expert David Horrigan recounted a slightly disturbing discovery tale. Back...

August 11, 2020
183 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDiscovery AI: What Does It All Mean?

The potential and capabilities of ediscovery software have been greatly enhanced by ediscovery AI. AI in ediscovery has improved the...

August 11, 2020
356 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

New Zealand’s Hot and Fresh Privacy And Data Protection Laws

A New Zealand Member of Parliament (MP) recently got in hot water for releasing to the media sensitive health information...

July 12, 2020
569 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

(Allegedly) Defamed Dentist vs. Anonymous Online Review

Google has declared on numerous occasions its commitment to protecting reviewer anonymity. A decision of the Federal Court of Australia...

July 12, 2020
463 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Black Mirror or Not, What Does China’s Social Credit System Mean For Corporate eDiscovery Processes?

The Netflix Black Mirror episode ‘Nosedive’ took place in an alternate universe: Individuals were able to rate all their interactions...

July 12, 2020
569 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Electronic Document Rules Working Group: Focus on Proportionality

The Electronic Document Rules Working Group was established in 2016 by the Uniform Law Conference of Canada. The purpose of...

June 10, 2020
464 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

Canadian Access to Information Requests = Difficult eDiscovery

Access to information requests became a sticky proposition for public health authorities in Canada in the latter part of the...

June 10, 2020
619 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Hague Convention’s Role in Cross-Border eDiscovery Gets Boost with Recent Federal Court Ruling

The Hague Convention’s role in cross-border ediscovery got a boost in the U.S. recently as a federal judge deemed that...

June 10, 2020
684 Views 3 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

How Will New US Healthcare Data Rules Affect eDiscovery?

Patient data is central to a functioning healthcare system. It is through data that physicians make diagnoses, and patients can...

June 3, 2020
710 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

A Double-Edged Sword: Plaintiff Appeals Order To Turn Over His Metadata

In Laushway v. Messervey, 2014 NSCA 7, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal considered the case of a bashful plaintiff...

June 3, 2020
397 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDisclosure Basics in Rural Canada: A Final Word

When I was practicing criminal law in northern Manitoba, Canada, we didn’t have the benefit of a lot of conveniences,...

May 9, 2020
520 Views 3 Min Read

By Steven Toews

eDiscovery Best Practices in Remote Locations

Last week I discussed a couple of cases that illustrate the obligations of the prosecution when providing edisclosure to defense...

May 9, 2020
524 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Cell Phone Text Message eDiscovery Request Deemed Too Broad and “Tardy” by Federal Judge

If you want to take a look at what’s on a defendants’ cell phone as part of ediscovery in a...

May 8, 2020
434 Views 4 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

COVID-19 Privacy Legislation Brings Challenges to eDiscovery

As if ediscovery practitioners and ESI (electronically stored information) compliance managers don’t already have enough data privacy concerns to contend...

May 8, 2020
557 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Pyrrho and the Evidence for Predictive Coding

The ancient Greek sceptic, Pyrrho of Elis (c. 360 – c. 270 BCE), was the first philosopher to emphasize the...

May 8, 2020
542 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Proportionality vs Reasonableness in eDiscovery: The Tests

"In law, nothing is certain but the expense" – Samuel Butler.  The cost of civil litigation has an outsized impact...

May 8, 2020
504 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

Kim Dotcom and eDiscovery in New Zealand. What’s the connection?

This man has been referred to as the ‘El Chapo’ of illegal file sharing.  He has been fighting extradition from...

May 8, 2020
657 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

Don’t Forget Videoconferencing: Your eDiscovery Responsibilities

Companies around the world have rapidly adopted video conferencing as an important tool to maintain communications and workflow during the...

April 28, 2020
524 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

How will eDiscovery Work With Lawsuits Challenging China’s COVID-19 Response?

While the personal, social, and economic costs ensuing from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may be almost unfathomable, that’s certainly not...

April 22, 2020
425 Views 4 Min Read

By Drew Donnelly

What Your Purchasing Habits (Don’t) Have To Do With eDiscovery

New Data Protection Laws and Global eDiscovery “After a while you learn that privacy is something you can sell, but...

April 19, 2020
528 Views 3 Min Read

By M.J. Moye

The Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery and Information Governance

You love the ease of use and intuitiveness of Now Discovery’s Lumix platform for processing the legal review of data,...

April 15, 2020
560 Views 3 Min Read

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