What is a litigation readiness plan?

What is a litigation readiness plan?

Why you need a litigation response plan and where to begin Readiness is “the state of being fully prepared for something.” Litigation readiness is the state of being fully prepared with a repeatable, defensible plan for how to respond to the initiation of a lawsuit or...
What is Microsoft® Office 365®?

What is Microsoft® Office 365®?

Understanding how Office 365 fits into your ediscovery workflow Office 365 is Microsoft’s familiar Office suite, hosted in the cloud. In addition to Microsoft’s ubiquitous Word and Excel programs, Office 365 also includes email program Outlook, cloud-storage solution...
What Is the Cloud?

What Is the Cloud?

What Is the Cloud, and What Does It Mean for Businesses? The cloud describes a global network of computers and servers that store and process data. Data and software in the cloud are located on physical servers — at least one, but usually more — somewhere in the...
What Is A Legal Hold?

What Is A Legal Hold?

Legal Holds in Ediscovery: What They Are and When You Need Them A legal hold, also known as a litigation hold, is the process by which an organization advises personnel when information must be preserved for potential litigation matters or investigations. The legal...
What Is Collection?

What Is Collection?

Questions About the Collection Phase of Ediscovery? We’ve Got Answers Collection is part of the second stage of the ediscovery pipeline, in which data that may be pertinent or relevant to a civil litigation matter is collected for preservation and/or discovery....
What Is Preservation?

What Is Preservation?

Understanding the legal hold stage of discovery Preservation is the process of keeping physical items and electronically stored information (ESI) intact for discovery during litigation. To preserve potential evidence, parties must protect that information from being...
What Is SOC 2?

What Is SOC 2?

What Is SOC 2 Type 2 and Why Does It Matter in Litigation Response? What Is SOC 2® Certification? SOC 2 Type 2 certification is the gold standard in keeping ediscovery data secure. Ediscovery often involves a company’s most sensitive, important internal information....
What Is Compliance?

What Is Compliance?

A quick guide to understanding ediscovery rules and regulations In ediscovery, compliance means adhering to the laws and regulations for every jurisdiction where an organization does business. Generally speaking, those obligations include the following: Protecting all...
What is the FRCP?

What is the FRCP?

A primer on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, commonly referred to as the FRCP, govern how federal district courts conduct civil cases. (The rules for criminal cases are established in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.)...
What Is ESI?

What Is ESI?

Key facts about electronically stored information and ediscovery ESI: you’ve seen the acronym. But what exactly qualifies as ESI? And how do you manage it properly to ensure you meet your ediscovery, compliance and litigation response obligations? Electronically...