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How Emerging Technology Is Affecting E-Discovery

Buckle up. Technology is altering how e-discovery works. Learn what to expect and how to plan for the future. Technology is accelerating every day. Amid this rapid change, data sources relevant to e-discovery are literally crossing all facets of life — and there’s...

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A Discussion With the Hon. Shira Scheindlin

Former U.S. District Court Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, now an arbitrator and mediator with JAMS and of counsel in the litigation practice group at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, delivered the keynote address on the first day of the 2016 PREX, the premier conference for e-discovery professionals. In a departure from the typical lecture format, attorney and professor Maura Grossman engaged Judge Scheindlin in a fireside chat on topics ranging from her retirement, to her groundbreaking Zubulake opinions, to her thoughts on the recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, asking her to reflect on some of the highlights of her career and expectations for the future of e-discovery.

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Take The 3-Minute In-House E-Discovery Data Processing Survey

The 2017 In-House E-Discovery Data Processing Benchmark Survey presents the level of satisfaction and preferences of in-house e-discovery professionals, IT personnel, and legal operations staff regarding the speed, cost, ease-of-use, security and risk associated with their e-discovery data processing.

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Stories of Bringing E-Discovery In-house

Stories of Bringing E-Discovery In-house — Learn from three leading in-house legal professionals why and how they decided to move much of their electronic discovery functions inside the company, including preservation, collection and processing. More than 80% of in-house legal teams are making the move, so learn what went well and what didn’t. For those who are considering a similar move, this webinar will share real-world experience from peers who have taken the leap so you can learn from their successes as well as avoid any pitfalls they experienced.

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Zapproved Adopts EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the...

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Before Asking for Sanctions, Check the Recycle Bin

Erhart v. BofI Holding, Inc., No. 15-cv-02287-BAS (NLS), 2016 WL 5110453 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 21, 2016). The court denied sanctions against a party where the huge majority of the files he deleted were not actually destroyed, as they were mostly still located in the...

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The Path to E-Discovery Wellness for Health Care

Zapproved Solution Brief: Health Care Industry The health care industry faces significant challenges when it comes to handling electronic data for litigation and regulatory matters. Case law clearly requires that once the threat of litigation arises, health care...

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Slip and Fall Case Leads to Sanctions Faceplant

Atiles v. Golub Corp., No. 521828 (N.Y. App. July 28, 2016). The appellate court affirmed the lower court’s denial of an adverse inference instruction where the plaintiff did not establish that the additional video evidence she sought was “relevant to [her] claim.”...

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Banking on Better E-Discovery in Finance

In this whitepaper, see the five steps to simplify in-house legal preservation for the finance industry and how to harness the cloud to manage sensitive data with ease. E-discovery in the finance and banking services industry is more challenging than ever. Strict...

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Legal Hold Case Study: athenahealth

athenahealth Achieves Successful Data Preservation by Understanding Their Custodians As a fast-growing company, athenahealth faced an increase in cases, several with a large number of custodians, and no real way to manage hold notices. They needed a better way. Read...

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Zapproved featured in AWS Case Study

Creating Disruptive Technology for the Legal Industry Zapproved's e-discovery solutions  featured in Amazon Web Services (AWS) case study. The Challenge Zapproved wanted an easier, faster way to process millions of legal documents each hour on its Digital Discovery...

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Legal Hold Pro Brings Hold Data Into Clear View

Legal Hold Pro Analytics Analytics is designed to show high-level metrics for your data in Legal Hold Pro. Users can view the analytics tab even if they do not have access to all holds in the Legal Hold Center and can print or export the dashboard to a pdf. Please...

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First TechTown Diversity Pledge Survey Results In

Survey reveals that PDX Tech is mostly young, white and male In a recent Portland Business Journal article, the results of the inaugural TechTown Portland survey were released. The TechTown Diversity Pledge survey report offers a benchmark for diversity pledge...

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SaaS is the Pro-Customer Choice

SaaS solutions represent a true pro-customer paradigm in software delivery and are an attractive alternative to legacy-laden IT landscapes. Built on the principles of multi-tenant efficiency, massive scalability, and metadata-driven configurability, SaaS offers...

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Six Reasons to Register Today for PREX

  Time is running out to register for The 2016 Conference on Preservation Excellence (PREX16). If you're on the fence, we've come up with six reasons to register today for the premier conference for e-discovery professionals: #6 - September's weather in the...

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Study says in-house counsel have to do more with less

A recent study titled 'Riding the winds of change' by analyzed the responses of over 50 corporate general counsel (GC) and senior executives. It confirmed the trend of corporate legal departments being under pressure to do more with less and foreshadowed that trend...

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