New Case Demonstrates Legal Risks with Laissez-Faire “Bring Your Own Cloud” Policies

The problems associated with “bring your own device” policies have received significant attention over the past few years. Often called “bring your own disaster” policies for the legal and security risks that they introduce into corporate environments, BYOD remains popular in many organizations. Another popular consumerization trend that continues to invite problems into enterprises across…

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The Need for Speed: Using Advanced Analytics to Satisfy New FRCP Requirements

With the latest changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on track for implementation later this year, the key issue surrounding the FRCP amendments is now whether they will actually be followed. This is no small matter. Many cognoscenti have wondered how effective the present changes will be since the 2006 eDiscovery amendments have…

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High Impact Investigations: FIFA and LIBOR

Co-author: Adam Kuhn Following an investigation that has spanned over 20 years, US authorities arrested and charged dozens of FIFA officials in a historical sports corruption matter. Meanwhile, bankers are waiting in the wings on fraud charges related to LIBOR manipulation. What do bankers and football execs have in common? In both investigations, email and…

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“Inversion” and the Need to Work Backwards in eDiscovery

Charlie Munger, the more than able sidekick of uber-famous entrepreneur Warren Buffet, is fond of saying: “All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.” While lighthearted, this notion actually belies a deeper (and more mathematical) theory – often referred to as inversion. Its origin was from Carl…

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eDiscovery Is Moving to the Cloud

“Software is eating the world.” That’s what Marc Andreessen wrote in a brilliant piece back in 2011. From retail to transportation and energy to finance, the world is being transformed by technology and software is leading the charge. So what about eDiscovery? Why hasn’t software eaten eDiscovery? Software has certainly tried, but it has not…

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Q & A with eDiscovery Expert Lynn Frances Jae

With over a decade of experience in the eDiscovery market, Lynn Frances Jae has a deep understanding of the industry’s evolution, trends, and troubles. Lynn is the principal at eDiscovery Writer and is an influential legal technology writer, educator, and consultant. Lynn has also authored a number of eDiscovery, cybersecurity, and information governance articles and…

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The Next Toughest eDiscovery Projects in the World

What are the world’s toughest eDiscovery projects? This installment explores the particular challenges posed by FCPA investigations — in which counsel seek to root out or disprove alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or other anti-corruption laws — and how the right technology and strategies can help.

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