LegalTech New York was a big success this year! The turnout was great and the session topics were right on target with some of the most pertinent legal technologies today.
Last year’s sessions only scratched the surface of technology-assisted review (TAR), but in 2013 panelists were able to take a deeper dive after high [...]
In the past few years there has been an increase in the enforcement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations resulting in billions of dollars worth of civil judgments in addition to criminal convictions. The government has faced much criticism regarding its lack of comprehensive guidance on how the FCPA is interpreted and enforced. On November [...]
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued new guidelines regarding the e-discovery process. These new guidelines were developed by Judge Elizabeth Laporte and the Court’s Rules Committee and became effective as of November 27, 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to establish best practices for evidence preservation and production. [...]
On October 15, 2012, Judge Travis Laster made an unexpected ruling in the case of Estate of Robert. H. Brooks (EORHB) versus HOA Restaurant Group (HOA). The case involves a commercial indemnity dispute involving the sale of the restaurant chain Hooters. Judge Laster proactively decided that both parties in this matter would have to use [...]
Today, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) new final rules for electronic discovery go into effect with the goal of streamlining e-discovery and making the investigative process more efficient and straightforward; many of these changes reflect similar recent revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The revisions address three areas of e-discovery in the [...]
The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) recently had its mid-year meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. At this meeting, members of the 7-year-old organization discussed advancements and changes in the e-discovery industry and, as a result, what improvements or updates to industry standards were necessary.
Here is a brief recap of the highlights from some of the [...]