Weekly Top Story Digest – January 30, 2013

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

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  • Accidents:  Busted! How Happy Accidents Help Forensic Examiners Prove Data Theft – http://bit.ly/YwQhmw (Craig Ball)
  • As SEC Pushes for Hard Drives, Defense Lawyers Balk – http://bit.ly/Wqp1Ba (Reuters)
  • Assisted Review Update: One Year of Technology-Assisted Review Headlines – http://bit.ly/IiTGtb (@OrangeLT)
  • Be Wary of Sharing: Anonymous P2P User’s Motion to Quash Subpoena Denied – http://bit.ly/WiseF1 (Alexander Lawrence, Matthew Galeotti)
  • China Sets Non-Binding Guidelines on Collection and Processing of Personal Data – http://bit.ly/WkAxQu (Pinsent Masons)
  • Court’s Broad Definition of “Control” Requires Litigation Hold Include Independent Agents – http://bit.ly/10nULYq (Catherine Kiernan)
  • Delaware Ruling Gives Judicial Push to Predictive Coding Technology – http://bit.ly/1196MWC (Michael Kozubek)
  • Disclosure Costs – Can Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) Be the Hero of the Big Bang? http://bit.ly/WhvH6M (Judy Lee)
  • Discovery on the Go – http://buff.ly/118Yuhr (Alan Cohen)
  • Directions:  Leveraging On-Premises Software and Private Hosted Platform for eDiscovery Review – http://bit.ly/WinejD (Daniel Lim)
  • Court Finds Duty To Preserve Documents In Physical Possession Of Third-Parties – http://bit.ly/Wk7cpo (@ITLexOrg)
  • Federal Judge in Illinois Denies Media Group’s Motion to Intervene Under FRCP 24(b) – http://bit.ly/XGp1LF (Lauren Winchester)
  • First, Do No Harm – http://bit.ly/WvyR6v (Monica Bay)
  • GC Focus | 2012: The Year of Technology-Assisted Review –  http://bit.ly/YwSwWS (Shahzak Bashir)
  • Global Aerospace Predictive Coding Results Approved by Judge – http://bit.ly/10DnDMf (Chris Dale)
  • Information Governance: Not Just Hype – http://bit.ly/10H846m (Leigh Isaacs)
  • Internet Jurisdiction – French Court vs. Twitter – http://bit.ly/WkB7Ok (Peter Vogel)
  • Is Predictive Coding Better than Human Document Review? http://bit.ly/YneCeu (Debra Cassens Weiss)
  • Journey into the Borg Hive: Parts Three –  http://bit.ly/YviBWn and  Four – http://bit.ly/YviBWn (Ralph Losey)
  • Judges and Social Media Don’t Mix Either – eDiscovery Trends – http://bit.ly/YrOC1t (Doug Austin)
  • Litigant And His Lawyer Fined For “Cleaning Up” Facebook Page –  http://bit.ly/10pssc3 (@ITLexOrg)
  • My Key Word Searches are Better than Your Predictive Ranking Technology – http://bit.ly/WfKK0D (John Tredennick)
  • New Companies Ordinance Restricts Personal Data Access of Directors and Company Secretaries – http://bit.ly/10C9bUJ (G. Kennedy)
  • “Our Journey – Selecting a Review Platform for eDiscovery ” http://bit.ly/WTGpxX (Julie Brown)
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rescinds Rules of Evidence And Adopts Restyled Rules of Evidence – http://bit.ly/10Hi7YY (Wendy Rothstein)
  • Perceived Risks Associated with Technology-Assisted Review – http://bit.ly/WfenPR (Eric Robinson)
  • Seven Reasons To Work Directly With Your eDiscovery Vendor In The New Year – http://bit.ly/Wk6LLJ (Andre Guilbeau)
  • Social Media Geolocation Provides Critical Evidence – Including Admissible Hearsay – http://bit.ly/14f0fsf (John Patzakis)
  • Sixth Circuit Spoliation Standards for Adverse Inference Instruction –  http://bit.ly/X3hqIF (Gregory Joseph)
  • Taming the Big Data Beast with Technology-Assisted Review – http://bit.ly/UCd7Wf (Rachel Teisch)
  • Technology-Assisted Review Increases Efficiencies, Drives Cost Savings – http://bit.ly/10H5CwC (Eric Robinson)
  • The Case for Native – http://bit.ly/Wvyjxw (Craig Ball)
  • To Claw Back Profits from Vendors, Some Law Firms are Bringing eDiscovery In-House – http://bit.ly/Wimuer (Robert Hilson)
  • UK: Publication of Jackson Regulations is ‘Starting Point’ of 1 April Reforms, says Expert –http://bit.ly/WhArZY (Pinsent Masons)
  • Vermont Issues Significant eDiscovery / Fourth Amendment Decision – http://bit.ly/11956MP (Benjamin Dryden)




  • A Focus On DOJ FCPA Individual Prosecutions – http://bit.ly/YyW6ju (Mike Koehler)
  • Canada’s Tough Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Moves Closer to Being Effective – http://bit.ly/WdZVHE (Donna Ruscitti)
  • Five Key Takeaways For Employers Confronting The Massive, Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule – http://bit.ly/10olHHf (Philip Gordon)
  • FFIEC Proposes Social Media Guidance – http://bit.ly/X3eb3Z (Mike Nonaka)
  • Guide to Privacy Law Compliance – http://bit.ly/WdU5pE (Lotha Determan)
  • NLRB Reverses Precedent; Strips Employers of Economic Leverage During Contract Negotiations – http://bit.ly/10ALGLR (Hunton & Williams)
  • Proposed FFIEC Guidance on Financial Institution Social Media Use –  http://bit.ly/10DqMeX (Craig Hoffman)
  • Regulatory: Conflict Management for Inside Counsel – http://bit.ly/Wi29WA (Jonathan Hughes)
  • Sins of our Marketers: SMS, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and Strict Liability – http://buff.ly/11252tx (Paul Paray)
  • The Challenges of Protecting Organizational Reputational Risk in a Digital Social Media World – http://bit.ly/WZpTN4 (David Martin)
  • The Cost of Compliance – http://buff.ly/XGJfoy (Tina Seymour)
  • The Essentials Of Enterprise Risk Management – http://buff.ly/XHzqGW (James Deloach)
  • The Final HIPAA Rule: Conduits, Agents, and Subs — Oh My!  http://bit.ly/10tsQWX (John Barnes)
  • The HIPAA Final Rule Is a Game-Changer for Breach Notification – http://bit.ly/WYRL3T (Theodore Kobus)
  • The NLRB Hits Just Keep Coming. This Time, Possible Front-Pay – http://bit.ly/10txO62 (Kristy Kunisaki Marino)
  • You Fired Me, So Now I Can Compete – True or False? Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Report – http://buff.ly/XHyqCS (Cliff Atlas)
  • You Think Your IP Is Worth Something? Prove It – http://bit.ly/10trhIu (Michele Riley, Lynton Markham)
  • When Reporting on Risk to the Board, Skip the PowerPoint – http://buff.ly/YuLRg4 (Ryan McConnell)


  • A Look at LegalTech NY 2013 via LXBN – http://bit.ly/YyXFhm (The LexBlog Network)
  • Checklist for Successful Acquisitions in the U.S. – http://hvrd.me/WiqgEC (Adam Emmerich)
  • eDiscovery Resources: A Starting Point – http://buff.ly/10E0zgo (@OrangeLT)
  • EDRM Launches Talent Task Matrix – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model – http://bit.ly/116DPdK (Tom Gelbmann)
  • New Ponemon Study Lists Top Privacy Features Consumers View As Important, Ranks Most Trusted Companies for Privacy – http://bit.ly/1163ajA (Andrew Hoffman)
  • Updated Grossman-Cormack TAR Glossary Now on EDRM – http://bit.ly/WiBPeY (George Socha)
  • Weekly “Quick 10″ Corporate Risk Review – 1.26.13 – http://bit.ly/XHEcEt (@ActionableINT)


  • 10 eDiscovery Technology Trends That Are Rising to Prominence in 2013 – http://bit.ly/10L1T1a(Chris Preimesberg)
  • Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson Discusses 2013′s Biggest Supreme Court Case—His.  http://bit.ly/WPuf9O (Colin O’Keefe)
  • Unfiltered Orange – Cartoons: The Old Days Before Cloud Computing –   http://bit.ly/WfmhbQ(@OrangeLT)


  • Are Universal Social Engagement Standards Possible? – The BrainYard – http://bit.ly/UCf9ps (Dion Hinchcliffe)
  • Can Europe’s Hi-Tech R&D Bet Pay Off? http://bit.ly/UCers9 (Gary Flood)
  • Google Sees Growing Government Demand For User Data – Government – http://bit.ly/10AAXRH (Thomas Claburn)
  • Kia Motors Tests Corporate Counsel Tech Skills – http://bit.ly/10AzElL (Casey Flaherty)
  • Software Licensing: Computer Programming Language is not Copyrightable, says High Court Judge – http://bit.ly/119bvre (Pinsent Masons)
  • Tape Storage Finds New Life in the Enterprise and Beyond – http://bit.ly/WhygWv (Stephen Lawson)
  • The Evolution of KM from Content to Tools to True Productivity –  http://bit.ly/YobrmW (Ron Friedmann)
  • Twitter Launches Transparency Report site on Data Privacy Day – http://bit.ly/UChLDN (@ProjectCounsel)


  • A Plea to LegalTech Vendors and Panelists Talking Technology-Assisted Review! http://bit.ly/Wk37l4 (Gil Keteltas)
  • Accelerating Review: The Right First Move with the One Decision® Document Review Accelerator from OrangeLT™ – http://bit.ly/T1ZDos (@OrangeLT)
  • ALPHALIT Releases E-Predict to Offer Clients a Common Sense Solution to Predictive Coding – http://bit.ly/WYSBgR (Press Release)
  • Avansic’s New eDiscovery Tool | i2E – Innovation to Enterprise  – http://bit.ly/WIcXes (Kirby Lee Davis)
  • BIA eDiscovery to Offer Best Practices at LegalTech for eDiscovery Problem of Over-Collection – http://on.mktw.net/Whxtog (PR Newswire)
  • Bridgeway Unveils New Maturity Assessment Model – http://bit.ly/WMWcPm (Press Release)
  • Catalyst and Index Engines Partner to Deliver InfoGovernance and Legacy Content Management http://bit.ly/XGIhZA (Press Release)
  • Catalyst and Paragon Digital Imaging Services Team Up to Bridge the Discovery Gap for Texas – http://yhoo.it/XGnTrr (Marketwire)
  • Catalyst to Unveil Advanced Predictive Coding Tool and Enhanced Cloud-Based eDiscovery Tech at LTNY – http://mwne.ws/149LzdM (Marketwire)
  • Churn Among Senior Management Hits LPO Pioneer Integreon – http://bit.ly/X5mYCD (N. Shivapriya)
  • Cloud-based eDiscovery Newcomer cicayda Launches fermata Legal Hold Management Offering – http://bit.ly/10EdWx1 (PR Log)
  • Cloud9Discovery Previews OnDemand Mobile Version, Announces Free Trial at LTNY 2013 – http://buff.ly/10Hbhmg (Press Release)
  • Concept Searching Releases Top 10 Blogs of 2012 – http://bit.ly/Wg5SUv (PR Web)
  • Daegis Continues Software-as-a-Service Transition in CEO Shuffle – http://bit.ly/Yof3Fi (Evan Koblentz)
  • Digital War Room to Exhibit at LegalTech 2013 – http://bit.ly/Why5du (PR Web)
  • DiscoverReady Launches Samplyzer™ Tool to Simplify Statistical Sampling in E-Discovery – http://bit.ly/10KToTC (@LegalIT)
  • DTI Company LitWorks Launches New eDiscovery Specialist Training Training Academy – http://bit.ly/YuMbLE (Press Release)
  • eDepoze Launches Paperless Deposition System with iPad Interface – http://bit.ly/We0oJZ (PR Web)
  • eMag Solutions Becomes Relativity Premium Hosting Partner – http://prn.to/10CaDq4 (PR Newswire)
  • Epiq Systems to Participate in William Blair & Company’s Electronic Discovery Summit on January 29 – http://bit.ly/10v0Kul (Announcement)
  • Ernst & Young LLP Announces Predictive Coding for eDiscovery, Investigations – http://bit.ly/UCe2pQ (PR Web)
  • First Advantage Litigation Consulting Hires Dave Moylan as Chief Operating Officer – http://bit.ly/115XKcV (Press Release)
  • FTI Consulting Launches Ringtail Version 8.3 at LegalTech – http://buff.ly/WPpZXE (Sean Doherty)
  • Got Technology-Assisted Review? A Short List of Providers and Terms – http://buff.ly/WZ8rZ3 (@ComplexD)
  • Guidance Software to Announce 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results – http://on.mktw.net/10uXEXs (Marketwire
  • HP Autonomy Strengthens eDiscovery Solution with New Information Governance Capabilities – http://buff.ly/XHAVos (PR Newswire)
  • IBM Gains as Software Shift Helps Profit Forecast Beat Estimates – http://bloom.bg/10tu3gP (Sarah Frier)
  • Inovitech Launches A New eDiscovery Project Management Solution – http://bit.ly/10HchHg (PR Web)
  • IproTech Launches New, Modernized Brand Logo – http://buff.ly/116JZLb (Marketwire)
  • Ipro to Unveil Revamped Enterprise Products at LegalTech New York 2013 – http://yhoo.it/10LxBLy (Marketwire)
  • Iris Releases ISIS – Managed Service Software (Automated Evidence, Storage, Project Tracking) http://bit.ly/XIfROQ (PR Web)
  • Kroll Ontrack and Hudson Legal Form Partnership to Deliver High Quality, Low-Cost Ediscovery Results – http://bit.ly/XIfHqA (Business Wire)
  • Latest Symantec CEO’s ‘Revolution’ Could Axe 1,000 Jobs – http://bit.ly/10Dq9SG (Paul Kunert, Chris Mellor)
  • Lathrop & Gage Reaches a Verdict on Modern Data Management with Commvault Simpana – http://buff.ly/WPrPYF (Press Release)
  • Law Firms Versus Service Providers? http://bit.ly/WddcQU (Barry Murphy)
  • LexisNexis Overture for LegalTech New York – http://bit.ly/Wfd9DX (Sean Doherty)
  • LLM Releases Innovative Innovative TAR: Superior Usability, Unsurpassed Customization – http://bit.ly/1192LkT (Press Release)
  • Open Text Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – http://bit.ly/YwTqmd (Seeking Alpha)
  • NDi Completes Merger with BitSec Global Forensics™ – Yahoo! Finance – http://yhoo.it/WgoLGY (PR Newswire)
  • Nuance Buys Competitor Copitrak and a Lawsuit – http://bit.ly/TmlcR1 (Evan Koblentz)
  • Nuix Adds TAR, Hires Autonomy’s Baron – http://bit.ly/Wk3LiH (Evan Koblentz)
  • Nuix 4.2 Release Empowers eDiscovery Practitioners to Deliver Better Results, Faster – http://bit.ly/10C8OcO (@LegalIT)
  • Nuix Launches Nuix Luminate Platform to Bring Light to Dark Data – http://bit.ly/XHzMgR (Business Wire)
  • Product Review: Catalyst Insight – http://bit.ly/YunpeM (Brett Burney)
  • Product Review: Encase Forensic 7 – http://bit.ly/XHwydj (Sean Doherty)
  • Recommind Announces “EasyUpload” eDiscovery For Linking Counsel and Regulatory Authorities – http://bit.ly/Wipw24 (Press Release)
  • Recommind Announces Sponsorship of LegalTech for Tenth Consecutive Year – http://bit.ly/WZu4Ix (Press Release)
  • RenewData Launches Language-Based Review Acceleration Offering – http://bit.ly/Yo9Q0p (@LegalIT)
  • Spilling the Beans – http://bit.ly/10Axa6I (Craig Ball)
  • Squire Sanders Wins LTN Innovation Award Using Equivio Predictive Coding Technology – http://prn.to/10AF6oH (PR Newswire)
  • Streamlined Discovery: 451 Research Releases Report on AccessData – Streamlined eDiscovery Platforms – http://bit.ly/10DhkZe (Business Wire)
  • Symantec CEO on Reorg: “Our System is Just Broken” – http://bit.ly/X3i20O (Ellen Messmer)
  • Symantec Delivers Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2013  – http://bit.ly/YnxmdJ (Press Release)
  • ThoughtFarmer 6: Social Intranet Gets Archiving for User-Generated Content – http://bit.ly/WhMc2C (Barry Levine)
  • Trusted Data Solutions to Exhibit at LegalTech New York 2013 – http://prn.to/115YcrJ (PR Newswire)
  • TyMetrix and Exterro Partner to Streamline Legal Matter and E-Discovery Management – http://mwne.ws/10vWZVG (PR Web)
  • UBIC North America, Inc. Introduces Version 6.0 of its LIT I VIEW ™ eDiscovery Solution –http://bit.ly/10AOvMZ (PR Web)
  • US SEC selects Recommind for eDiscovery | Legal Technology Insider – http://buff.ly/WvuVTr (Charles Christian)
  • Venio Systems Releases Mobile App as Part of Integrated e-Discovery Solution – http://bit.ly/XGogSP (PR Web)
  • Viewpointe’s Information Governance Platform Addresses Critical eDiscovery Challenges – http://bit.ly/XIg2cM (Business Wire)
  • Xerox Legal Services Expands eDiscovery Sales Team with Key Appointments – http://bit.ly/Wt4mwk (Press Release)
  • Zapproved’s LegalHold Pro Introduces HoldLink(TM) Connectors and MigrationPack(TM) – http://buff.ly/WPryoy (Press Release)

2013 eDiscovery Events


LegalTech New York 2013
January 29-31, 2013
New York, NY
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Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand
February 13, 2013
Auckland, NZ
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The Sedona Conference® – eDiscovery Cooperation Training
February 21-22, 2013
Phoenix, AZ
Click here for more information.

ACEDS 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition
February 28 – March 2, 2013
Hollywood, FL
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HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition
March 3-7, 2013
New Orleans, LA
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Legal IT Business Show 2013
March 5-6, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Click here for more information.

Second Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference
March 13-15, 2013
Tempe, AZ
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AIIM Conference
March 20-22, 2013
New Orleans, LA
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The Sedona Conference® Institute’s 7th Annual E-Discovery Program: Living On E-Discovery’s Cutting Edge
March 21-22, 2013
San Diego, CA
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April 4-6, 2013
Chicago, IL
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Laguna Beach eDiscovery Retreat
April 10-12, 2013
Laguna Beach, CA
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2013 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition
April 14-17, 2013
Washington, DC
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LawTech Futures
April 30, 2013
London, UK
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EDRM 2013-14 Kickoff Meeting
May 7-9, 2013
St. Paul, MN
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CEIC 2013
May 19 – 22, 2013
Orlando, FL
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LegalTech West Coast
May 21-22, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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ILTA 2013 Annual Conference
August 18-22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
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Fifth Annual Intermountain eDiscovery Conference – 2013
September 26, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT
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LawTech Europe Congress 2013
October 21 – 22, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
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ACC 2013 Annual Meeting
October 27-30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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