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E-Discovery Legal Issues for IT

  Lawyers are often labeled as “luddites” and their lack of understanding of technology is legendary. In an era, where almost all business records are in the form of electronically stored information, it has become essential for lawyers to become more technologically savvy. On the other hand, it is just as important for IT to […]

U.S. Cross Border Ediscovery vs. EU Data Protection: Clash of the Titans

I recently gave a CLE presentation at the LegalTech West Coast Conference in Los Angeles on the legal problems and tensions of conducting U.S. civil litigation ediscovery in the European Economic Area (EEA), which consists of the 27 EU member states plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The subtitle “Clash of the Titans” derives from the […]

Attention EU Readers of EDiscoveryMap: We are bringing EDiscovery to Brussels on January 26

EDiscoveryMap is pleased to announce that Monique Altheim will moderate E-Discovery Sessions at the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference (CPDP) in Brussels on January 26, 2012. The panels will feature an international roster of thought leaders and practitioners in the field of Cross-Border E-Discovery and EU Data Protection: Willem DEBEUCKELAERE, Privacy Commission (BE), Master Steven WHITAKER, […]

“Embedded Devices: How Electronic Conveniences Affect Privacy and Discovery” at the Masters Series for Legal Professionals in NYC

  This panel was presented at the Masters Series for Legal Professionals, recently held in NYC on July 19, 2011. The panel was moderated by Steve Akers, CTO and Founder of Digital Reef, Inc. Panelists included Daniel Garrie, ESQ, Special Master and Mediator in eDiscovery and Daniel K. Gelb, Gelb & Gelb LLP. The panel […]

Privacy, European Union Data Protection and EDiscovery

Ediscovery in US Civil Litigation and EU Data Protection EDiscovery in the US  Electronic Discovery (or “Ediscovery”) is the process of identifying, preserving, collecting, preparing, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information (“ESI”) in the context of the legal process. Some examples of ESI are: emails, word documents, power point presentations, excel sheets, social media posts, […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Adobe makes it easier to delete Flash cookies #privacy #dataprotection # Data Security And Cyber Security Laws Needed In India # When MySpace Goes, What Happens to the Data and Privacy? # that was so 2008 RT @kashhill: Brooklyn College Student Committed to Mental Institution After Hidden Camera Complaint # RT […]

A Week’s Worth of Ediscovery, Privacy and Social Media Tweets by @EUdiscovery

Video Surveillance Now Available with New Feature “Privacy Mask” Judge Allows NebuAd Privacy Lawsuit To Proceed #behavioraltargeting #tracking The Year Ahead for Text and Sentiment Analysis #socialmedia EU adopts report on “the Impact of Advertising on Consumer Behaviour #privacy #dataprotection EU Criticises US ‘Lack Of Interest’ In Data Protection #privacy #dataprotection Privacy, Hactivists, Insider Threats: […]

Federal Court in NY Says EU Documents Containing Personal Information are Off Limits in Class Action Litigation

This post was written by Kevin Xu and John L. Hines, Jr. U.S. courts often disregard foreign data privacy laws in the context of discovery. Litigants sometimes find themselves compelled to produce under U.S. law what they are forbidden to produce under the privacy laws of another country. However, a recent U.S. court decision indicates […]

E-Discovery Challenges in China

by Kevin Lo A complicated international anti-dumping case brought several U.S. lawyers and a team of e-discovery experts to a large industrial town in northeast China. They had come to interview senior executives and conduct a search of paper and electronic records at a major pharmaceutical company. During negotiations for the trip, the company said […]

Jason R. Baron and Ralph C. Losey’s Hollywood Debut