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Top News Stories of the Week - April 28

The Growing Insider Threat. A recent report indicates that insiders pose the greatest security threat for organizations. Read more here. The Interplay between Data Security and Cross-Border Discovery. With cyber threats on the rise, a recent article posits that lawyers must explore new methods to safeguard data in cross-border transactions.

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Top News Stories of the Week – April 22

eDiscovery Compliance Playbook for In-house Counsel. Experts provide seven elements of an effective eDiscovery compliance program. Read more here. U.S. Launches Criminal Inquiry into Tax Avoidance Claims. Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for Manhattan, has apparently “opened a criminal investigation regarding matters to which the Panama Papers are relevant.” Read more here. VW Staff Used Code

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Top News Stories of the Week - April 14

Dealing with Adversaries in Discovery. A new post spotlights some insightful guidelines for dealing with adversaries during the meet and confer process. Read more here. Accounting for GPS Device and E-Z Pass Data in Discovery. Increasing attention is being focused in business litigation on the data generated by GPS devices and electronic toll transponders. Read

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Top News Stories of the Week - April 7

The Panama Papers Data Breach. A massive data breach of a Panamanian law firm has once again raised the question of whether law firms have deployed adequate data security measures. Read more here. New Forbes Piece on the Role of Analytics in Litigation. Forbes has recently published a new article

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Top News Stories of the Week - March 31

WSJ’s Analysis of FRCP Changes. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article that calls the new FRCP changes a “quiet win” for corporate America in its efforts to upend “consumer lawsuits.” Read more here. FTC Files False Advertising Suit Against VW. The Federal Trade Commission opened a new litigation

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Top News Stories of the Week - March 24

Judge Shira Scheindlin To Step Down From Bench. Judge Shira Scheindlin, whose rulings in Zubulake v. UBS Warburg last decade ushered in the era of eDiscovery, just announced that she is stepping down from the bench next month. Read more here. Data Minimization In The Era Of Big Data? A recent article

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Top News Stories of the Week - March 17

Acquisition News on the eDiscovery Analytics Front. The big eDiscovery news of the week is undoubtedly kCura’s acquisition of analytics firm Content Analyst. Read more here. Safeguarding Client Information from New Security Threats. A recent article spotlights the need for law firms to better safeguard client information from increasingly ubiquitous

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Top News Stories of the Week - March 10

The Big Data Barbie: Marketing Coup or Creepy Tech? Many are questioning whether Mattel’s new “Hello Barbie,” the artificial intelligence driven doll, is a brilliant marketing ploy or an uncomfortable encroachment on children’s privacy. Read more here. Protecting the Lawyer-Client Privilege in connection with Information Governance. A recent article spotlights

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Top News Stories of The Week - March 3

Annual Richmond Law Symposium Spotlights Lawyer Competence. At the annual eDiscovery Symposium sponsored by the University of Richmond Law School, notable cognoscenti like U.S. Magistrate Judge James Francis and Craig Ball spotlighted the importance of eDiscovery competence. Read more here.   Why eDiscovery Is Important To Everyone. A recent post from popular law

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Top News Stories of the Week - February 25

Judge Orders Discovery of Clinton’s Private Email System. The saga over Hillary Clinton’s emails continues as a U.S. District Court judge recently ordered discovery to go forward over Clinton’s private email system. Read more here.     Memos, Emails Suggest Volkswagen Misled U.S. Regulators. Volkswagen internal memos and emails suggest that company executives

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