Copy
Try CloudNine™ for Simplified eDiscovery Automation

This Month's Highlighted Posts
Authored and edited by eDiscovery expert Doug Austin, eDiscovery Monthly highlights the best of each month's eDiscovery case law, best practices, and trend updates, as published on the highly recognized eDiscovery Daily Blog.
According to Gartner, Cloud eDiscovery Solutions Gaining Momentum

According to Gartner, Cloud eDiscovery Solutions Gaining Momentum

According to a new guide by Gartner designed to help General Counsel and IT leaders at organizations evaluate and select eDiscovery solutions for investigative and legal matters, cloud-based eDiscovery solutions are gaining momentum in the market.

Read The Complete Post

EU-US Privacy Shield Formally Adopted by the European Commission

EU-US Privacy Shield Formally Adopted by the European Commission

As we discussed back in February, the EU-US Privacy Shield, an important new agreement governing the transfer of data between Europe and the United States, was announced on February 2. Within the same month, the European Commission released details on the new trans-Atlantic data transfer arrangement. Now, the European Commission has formally adopted the new agreement, only nine months after the old “Safe Harbor” agreement was struck down.

Read The Complete Post

Court Rules that Judges Can Consider Predictive Algorithms in Sentencing

Court Rules that Judges Can Consider Predictive Algorithms in Sentencing

Score one for big data analytics. According to The Wall Street Journal Law Blog, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled last week that sentencing judges may take into account algorithms that score offenders based on their risk of committing future crimes.

Read The Complete Post

Here are the Results of the Inaugural Best of Corporate Counsel Survey

Here are the Results of the Inaugural Best of Corporate Counsel Survey

As they note in their introductory letter, Best of Corporate Counsel highlights the businesses and individuals who garnered the most votes from members of the in-house legal community from law-firm performance, data management, legal research to technology, finance, outsource services and more. The Corporate Counsel community was notified of the ballot through direct emails, print advertising, social media updates and online advertisements across American Lawyer Media (ALM)’s network of websites. The ballot consisted of 55 categories and over 1,500 votes were cast in this initial survey.

Read The Complete Post

Cooperation in Predictive Coding Exercise Fails to Avoid Disputed Production

Cooperation in Predictive Coding Exercise Fails to Avoid Disputed Production

In Dynamo Holdings v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Docket Nos. 2685-11, 8393-12 (U.S. Tax Ct. July 13, 2016), Texas Tax Court Judge Ronald Buch ruled denied the respondent’s Motion to Compel Production of Documents Containing Certain Terms, finding that there is “no question that petitioners satisfied our Rules when they responded using predictive coding”.

Read The Complete Post

We Are Family, I Got All My Attachments and Me

We Are Family, I Got All My Attachments and Me

OK, I know that’s not how the classic Sister Sledge song goes, but I’m such an eDiscovery geek that every time I think of that song these days, I think of keeping email and attachment families together. One of the most common mistakes that I see clients make is that they forget to account for complete “families” in their email productions, which leads to an incomplete production to opposing counsel.

Read The Complete Post

Court Assesses $3 Million Punitive Sanction to Defendant for “Bad Faith” Deletion of Emails

Court Assesses $3 Million Punitive Sanction to Defendant for “Bad Faith” Deletion of Emails

In GN Netcom, Inc. v. Plantronics, Inc., No. 12-1318-LPS (D. Delaware, July 12, 2016), Delaware District Judge Leonard P. Stark, finding a high degree of fault, bad-faith intent to deprive the plaintiff of responsive documents and prejudice caused to the plaintiff’s case, imposed several sanctions against the defendant, including “punitive sanctions in the amount of $3,000,000” for the “intentional and admitted deletion of emails” by the defendant’s Senior Vice President of Sales.

Read The Complete Post

Powered by CloudNine
The eDiscovery Daily Blog, powered by CloudNine, is a trusted source of news and insights in the legal industry, providing timely information on case law, best practices, and trends. It serves as the source for eDiscovery Monthly highlighted content.

CloudNine empowers legal and business professionals with eDiscovery automation software and professional services that simplify litigation, investigations, and audits for law firms and corporations.

The company's flagship offering is its cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivered, simplified eDiscovery automation software, also known as CloudNine. This eDiscovery automation software streamlines the discovery, investigation, and audit process for attorneys and compliance managers and is currently used by more than 50 of the top 250 Am Law firms as well as extensively used in many of the world's leading corporations.

For a no-risk, no-cost trial of CloudNine, click here.

For a demonstration to see how CloudNine can automate the eDiscovery process for you, call us at 877-595-6464 or email us at salessupport@cloudninediscovery.com
Website
Website
Twitter
Twitter
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Free Trial
Free Trial


 
Copyright © 2016 The eDiscovery Daily Blog, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list