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  • LexisNexis Selected as a Finalist for “Best Place to Work” in 2014 NC Tech Awards - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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    31 Oct 2014 | 7:10 am
    LexisNexis Selected as a Finalist for “Best Place to Work” in 2014 NC Tech AwardsVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)... departments of all sizes manage the business element of their practice or departments with innovative software and mobile solutions for customer relationship management, time and billing management, matter management, client analysis, legal holds and more »
  • Greater Rights in Contract Mean Greater Obligations in Discovery

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    dsodroski
    29 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    In Haskins v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., the court was asked whether a title insurance company (the “Insurer”) is in “control” of documents that are in not in the Insurer’s possession, but where the Insurer has the contractual right to direct those with possession to produce the documents.  The district court found in the [...]
  • EDRM Announces Fall Events Schedule

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    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…
  • Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Modified System of Records - Insurance News Net

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:17 am
    Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Modified System of RecordsInsurance News NetSUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, we are proposing to modify an existing SOR titled, "Chronic Condition Data Repository (CCDR), System No. 09-70-0573" last published at 71 FR 54495, September 15, 2006 .and more »
 
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  • Greater Rights in Contract Mean Greater Obligations in Discovery

    dsodroski
    29 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    In Haskins v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., the court was asked whether a title insurance company (the “Insurer”) is in “control” of documents that are in not in the Insurer’s possession, but where the Insurer has the contractual right to direct those with possession to produce the documents.  The district court found in the [...]
  • Independent Contractors Beware, You’re Not Protected

    dsodroski
    27 Oct 2014 | 12:53 pm
    Richard Fraser was an independent contractor working for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company when he was fired in 1998. Although Fraser argued that he was fired for reporting illegal policies that Nationwide had implemented, Nationwide stated he was fired because he was disloyal to the company. Nationwide found that plaintiff had drafted (but not sent) two [...]
  • To Shred or Not To Shred

    dsodroski
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    “Follow the document policy!” Those were the words repeated many a time by Arthur Anderson to Enron’s employees during the pending SEC investigation. Those simple words led to a jury’s finding Anderson guilty of witness tampering through the act of persuading his employees to destroy relevant documents. The jury found Anderson guilty of violating 18 U.S.C. [...]
  • Defendant’s “Hands-Off” Approach Insufficient; Sanctions Ordered

    dsodroski
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:48 am
    In this case, Peerless Industries, Inc.  sued defendants Crimson AV, LLC claiming patent infringement and design patent infringement arising out of defendant’s manufacture and sale of certain TV mounts. While not a defending party, Sycamore Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Sycamore”) is plaintiff’s former supplier of these TV mounts and played a vital role in the alleged [...]
  • New Age Technology: Brazilian and U.S. Courts “Scraping” the Surface of Legal Boundaries of Internet Use

    dsodroski
    15 Oct 2014 | 2:49 pm
    This Article was originally published with Bloomberg Law Reports on November 9, 2011. The Internet has afforded anyone, anywhere, a wealth of information at one’s fingertips. Within the current and ever­expanding age of technology, Brazilian- and U.S.-based courts continue to draw legal boundaries within a seemingly boundless cyberspace. The boundlessness of the Internet, and its [...]
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  • 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…
  • EDRM Revises Membership Fees

    George Socha
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Corporations, government and academic institutions may now join EDRM free of charge SAINT PAUL, Minn. – September 10, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the electronic discovery market, today announced a revised membership fee structure. Effective immediately, consumer organizations – corporations, governmental entities and academic institutions – may join EDRM and enjoy full membership benefits free of charge. The structure for providers and law firms remains unchanged. The revised fee structure serves to encourage greater participation among consumer organizations,…
  • EDRM Webinar, “Dropping the ‘Hammer’ on Security Threats,” Sponsored by AccessData

    George Socha
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:26 am
    Join us on September 10, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Central when we present the free EDRM webinar, “Dropping the ‘Hammer’ on Security Threats with Rapid Detection and Resolution” – sponsored by AccessData. Join AccessData for an in-depth discussion on how today’s information security requirements are being redefined. As cyber threats and breaches become more sophisticated organizations are struggling to just stay in-the-fight. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated, stealthy and focused in their pursuit of financial gain. With this new modus operandi many modern threats…
 
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