Cross-border e-discovery across different countries or jurisdictions raises multiple privacy issues. Data privacy is a rapidly changing constellation of rules and regulations that doesn’t always gel with the demands of litigation or investigations. The biggest challenge in cross-border eDiscovery, is a lack of understanding of data privacy laws in different jurisdictions. Due to the nature… Continue reading E-Discovery: Effect Of International Laws Related To Privacy
Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is the information that is created and stored in a digital format. Writings, emails, text messages, credit card information all come under ESI. Data collection or data acquisition is one of the most important steps in the entire process of eDiscovery. Therefore, establishing a proper ESI data collection process is the… Continue reading Forensic Data Acquisitions: Issues & Challenges
One of the major changes in the way ethics and professional integrity is being viewed has drastically evolved over the past few years with the rise of technology and the importance of being technologically competitive. Notably, in the field of E-discovery there has always been an attempt to merge litigation with technology. This becomes quite… Continue reading Litigation Technology: Empowering Attorneys
With tons of data passing around each day, its protection becomes an important priority for both organizations and individuals. eDiscovery works and thrives solely on the principle of data collection and processing. The GDPR, which came into effect in May 2018, can have all kinds of implications on eDiscovery. The GDPR applies to all the… Continue reading EDiscovery In The Age Of GDPR: Impact On EDiscovery
Apart from changes in regard to data processing and protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) also brought with it, an increased level of penalties in case of non-compliance with the rules and conditions of the regulation. Organizations and companies are required to comply with the regulations set forth, even if they do not have… Continue reading EDiscovery In The Age Of GDPR: Fines, Penalties Etc.
eDiscovery professionals and lawyers can thrive in an environment where information is readily available and easily accessible. This also applies to small law firms even though they may not always have the required eDiscovery technology, or the departments related to the litigation process. As eDiscovery is on a rise now, smaller law firms can also… Continue reading How Can Smaller Law Firms Grab A Pie Of EDiscovery Services?
eDiscovery mechanisms and workflows are functional and optimized exclusively for a digital environment. Data, information, emails and other documents that are electronically stored, are given a unique identification code or number that assembles them into one platform, which makes the entire process of eDiscovery easier and quicker. On one hand, the widespread use of technology… Continue reading Moving Forward Towards Faster EDiscovery Responses
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a detailed and a comprehensive set of rules and regulations that was created by the European Union in regards to data privacy rights for EU citizens. Organizations dealing with the personal data of EU citizens are required to comply with the new rules set forth in the GDPR.… Continue reading EDiscovery In The Age Of GDPR: Introduction
The upcoming trend in organizations and companies now is the concept of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). It is a practice, where employees are usually asked to or encouraged to bring along their own personal devices like mobiles or computers to work and to access organizations systems and data. One of the major advantages of… Continue reading BYOD (Bring Your Own Device): Understanding The Benefits And Risks
The rapid pace with which technology is changing and growing continues to pose a threat to digital and electronically stored information (ESI). In almost all offices and other workplaces, documentation is mostly done electronically: word documents, spreadsheets, databases, and others of the like. There has been an enormous increase in the production of electronic documents… Continue reading Preservation Of Electronic Documents: Ethical Issues