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  • Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE) - JD Supra (press release)

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    19 Nov 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)JD Supra (press release)In this program, Rimon Partner and renowned Information Governance, Records and Legal Holds expert, John Isaza, will walk the audience through the most significant proposed changes to the FRCP. During this discussion, Mr. Isaza will address proposed ...
  • Discretion Will Not Be In Your Favor If You Give the U.S. Department of Commerce Unverifiable Financial Records

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    21 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    On October 7, 1992, the United States Department of Commerce created an antidumping on extruded rubber thread in Malaysia.  The intent of antidumping orders is to discourage the “dumping” of foreign goods into the U.S. for substantially lower prices.  The Department of Commerce sought financial records from international companies involved in the importing and exporting [...]
  • EDRM webinar, “Building the Business Case for the eMSAT-1,” sponsored by Zapproved

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    George Socha
    10 Nov 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Remember to join us on Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Central when we present the free EDRM webinar, “eMSAT-1: Building the Business Case for the eMSAT-1,” sponsored by Zapproved. The eMSAT is a self-assessment tool recently released by the EDRM Metrics group. Organizations can use the eMSAT-1 to understand and evaluate their processes related to eDiscovery. This webinar will take participants through the value proposition of a self-assessment, how to build a business case to obtain internal buy-in to allocate the necessary resources and how to encourage the…
  • Fifth Circuit Finds SOX Violation in Disclosure of Whistleblower's Identity - JD Supra (press release)

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    20 Nov 2014 | 10:09 am
    Fifth Circuit Finds SOX Violation in Disclosure of Whistleblower's IdentityJD Supra (press release)The general counsel sent a document preservation notice to several employees, including Menendez's boss. The notice instructed the recipients to preserve documents relevant to the SEC's investigation “because the SEC has opened an inquiry into the ...and more »
 
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  • Discretion Will Not Be In Your Favor If You Give the U.S. Department of Commerce Unverifiable Financial Records

    dsodroski
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    On October 7, 1992, the United States Department of Commerce created an antidumping on extruded rubber thread in Malaysia.  The intent of antidumping orders is to discourage the “dumping” of foreign goods into the U.S. for substantially lower prices.  The Department of Commerce sought financial records from international companies involved in the importing and exporting [...]
  • Who Should Pay the Cost of Producing eDiscovery?

    dsodroski
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:10 am
    This case involves a contractual dispute worth $41 million between Juster and North Hudson Sewerage Authority (NHSA). Juster issued a request for production of documents that included 49 requests for documents and a list of 67 proposed search terms. Some of these terms included words such as “fee,” “debt,” “tax,” and “SEC.” NHSA argues that [...]
  • Facebook Fails: Can I Delete my Facebook while a Lawsuit is Pending?

    dsodroski
    12 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    The defendant in personal injury litigation commonly requests discovery concerning a plaintiff’s Facebook account.  The reason such requests are made is that pictures on Facebook may reveal the “injured” plaintiff dancing on top of a bar table, skiing, traveling, etc.  These damaging photos may prove that the plaintiff’s injury is not as severe as he [...]
  • Should One IT Person Hold the Keys to the Kingdom? How the “Philippine Love Bug” Case Highlights the Vulnerability of Such a Policy

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    7 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Background Omega Engineering Corporation, an international company based in New Jersey, was once the employer of Timothy Lloyd. To put Omega’s importance into perspective, the U.S. Navy and NASA were two of their clients for highly specialized and sophisticated industrial process measurement devices. According to testimony during the trial, Lloyd worked at Omega as its [...]
  • Employers—Got Resumes? Don’t Toss Them Just Yet

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    5 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Plaintiff Erick Zayas joined with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to sue Ventura Corp. for employment discrimination on the basis of sex in 2007. In essence, Zavas complained that Ventura’s long-standing tradition of hiring women for the position he applied to was discriminatory. Furthermore, Zavas alleged that Ventura destroyed relevant evidence. In its answer, [...]
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  • EDRM webinar, “Building the Business Case for the eMSAT-1,” sponsored by Zapproved

    George Socha
    10 Nov 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Remember to join us on Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Central when we present the free EDRM webinar, “eMSAT-1: Building the Business Case for the eMSAT-1,” sponsored by Zapproved. The eMSAT is a self-assessment tool recently released by the EDRM Metrics group. Organizations can use the eMSAT-1 to understand and evaluate their processes related to eDiscovery. This webinar will take participants through the value proposition of a self-assessment, how to build a business case to obtain internal buy-in to allocate the necessary resources and how to encourage the…
  • EDRM Update – October 2014

    George Socha
    4 Nov 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Issue 14 – October 2014 Welcome to the October 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Thank you to all EDRM members who joined us last week for the annual Fall Workshop. As always we enjoyed two days of excellent networking and productivity as our working groups progressed on their current projects. EDRM continues to welcome an influx of new members representing corporations, government and academic institutions since introducing a new fee structure this fall. Opportunities are available to participate with a number of EDRM projects that will benefit from a consumer perspective so don’t wait to…
  • EDRM Announces Fall Events Schedule

    George Socha
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:07 pm
    Upcoming events include annual Fall Workshop and several webinars SAINT PAUL, Minn. – October 16, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, is preparing for a busy schedule of events this season. In addition to its annual Fall Workshop being held October 30-31, EDRM is hosting several upcoming webinars. The EDRM Fall Workshop, also known as the October meeting, is scheduled for October 30 and 31, with an opening dinner on October 29. At the Fall Workshop, EDRM members meet in person to pursue two key goals: Members meet as a committee of the whole to…
  • EDRM Update – September 2014

    George Socha
    30 Sep 2014 | 10:12 am
    Issue 13 – September 2014 Welcome to the September 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Earlier this month EDRM announced a new fee structure for corporations, government entities, and academic institutions. We hope this will encourage greater participation among consumer organizations, which are both valued contributors and the primary beneficiaries of EDRM’s work product. As a result of the change we’ve already seen a significant increase in membership and look forward to the trend continuing. See below for the list of our newest members. Also this month, the EDRM Metric team released…
  • EDRM Publishes eDiscovery Maturity Self-Assessment Test

    George Socha
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:03 pm
    Tool is designed to help organizations measure and improve their e-discovery processes SAINT PAUL, Minn. – September 24, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of the EDRM eDiscovery Maturity Self-Assessment Test (eMSAT-1), the first self-assessment resource to help organizations measure their e-discovery maturity. eMSAT-1 is a downloadable Excel spreadsheet containing 25 worksheets organized into seven sections covering various aspects of the e-discovery process. Complete the worksheets and the assessment results are…
 
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