Yearly Archives: 2017

Top News Stories of the Week – 20 November

Barriers to Tech Adoption by Law Firms.  A recent survey reveals some of the barriers to tech adoption by law firms. Read more here. GDPR Enactment Date Now Six Months Away. With the GDPR enactment date now six months away, many are publishing articles spotlighting the law’s projected impact and recommended guidelines for compliance. Read

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Top News Stories of the Week – 6 November

The Social Media Conundrum: Ethics Concerns for New eDiscovery Age. Legaltech News summarized various ethical and practical considerations regarding social media discovery that were spotlighted this week at RelativityFest. Read more here. Judicial Views on Hot eDiscovery Topics. Led by U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck and U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez, the judges panel at

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Top News Stories of the Week – 9 October

Federal Judicial Center Publishes New eDiscovery Guidance. The Federal Judicial Center, the educational arm of the federal judiciary, recently published the third edition of itsManaging Discovery of Electronic Information guide for judges. Read more here. Discovery of GPS and other Non-Conventional Data Sources. International discovery expert Chris Dale recently spotlighted the nature and extent of non-conventional

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Top News Stories of the Week – 2 October

Court Makes Stroz Friedberg Report Public in Google/Uber Litigation. A court recently made public a key report developed by Stroz Friedberg in connection with the driverless vehicle technology dispute between Waymo (Google) and Uber. Read more here.   The Sedona Conference Publishes Third Edition of The Principles. The Sedona Conference released for publication the final version

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Top News Stories of the Week – 25 September

PwC Opens U.S. Law Firm, Gets Deeper into the Legal Vertical. PwC has announced that it is set to open a U.S. law firm and expand the breadth of legal services offered to clients. Read more here. Equifax May Not Incur Significant Damage Awards. Commentators have posited that Equifax may escape its breach fiasco

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Top News Stories of the Week – 11 September

 

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Top News Stories of the Week – 4 September

The Growing Interplay between Trade Secrets and eDiscovery. Lawyers are drawing on additional measures and process to better protect trade secrets in discovery. Read more here.   Former Head of Wal-Mart eDiscovery Discusses Move to Text IQ. Aaron Crews, who ran discovery and information governance at Wal-Mart for several years, discussed his recent move

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Top News Stories of the Week – 28 August

Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston Courts and Lawyers. Hurricane Harvey has forced the closure of courthouses and law firms while flooding lawyers’ homes. Read more here and here. Lessons for Judges on Social Media. Judges are increasingly turning to social media and raising ethical questions as they do so. Read more here.   Getting to Know the

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Top News Stories of the Week – 22 August

The Risk of Border Searches for Lawyers. International travel brings risks for lawyers as they cross borders with confidential and privileged client data that may be subject to searches and seizures. Read more here. Ethical and Practical Challenges of Social Media Discovery. Social media discovery presents any number of ethical and practical challenges for counsel

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Top News Stories of the Week – 15 August

Spoliation Saga Continues in GN Netcom v. Plantronics In the wake of last year’s $3 million discovery sanction, the parties are now battling to shape the wording of the adverse inference instruction. Read more here. Key Trends from ILTA Over the Years  The ILTA conference, which is taking place this week, has been home to several key developments in eDiscovery over

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