Weekly Top Story Digest – February 27, 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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eDiscovery Updates


  • A New Avenue For eDiscovery Cost Recovery – http://bit.ly/YcSXTX (Brendan Schulman, Samantha Ettari)
  • DOJ Director Talks About Investigations And eDiscovery Technology – http://bit.ly/XBChm4 (Allison Stanton)
  • eDiscovery: If You Delay, Courts Will Make You Pay – http://bit.ly/15MQrHC (Joey Chindamo)
  • eDiscovery in SharePoint 2013 – http://bit.ly/XDhUVI (Paul Olenick)
  • Failure to Execute Litigation Hold Can Leave Attorneys and Their Clients Vulnerable – http://bit.ly/Xue8hd (Katlyn Ryan)
  • Failure to Reasonably Inquire About the Completeness of Your Discovery Can Cost You – http://bit.ly/15MOSti (Alex Weininger)
  • Facebook Posts Not “Solicitation” Under Former Employee’s Restrictive Covenant Agreement – http://bit.ly/XE51dY (Jay Yurkiw)
  • Feedback From The Predictive Coding Trenches At LegalTech 2013: Moving From “Is It Defensible?” To “What Are Best Practices?” In 12 Months – http://bit.ly/15MPZJr (Warwick Sharp, Jay Leib, Tom Groom)
  • If You Want to Avoid Sanctions, Hire an eDiscovery Consultant! – http://bit.ly/YbSX6L (Marc Hirschfeld)
  • Judge Denies Right to Privacy in ‘Ping’ of Cell Phone Location – http://bit.ly/XtKx7G (Joel Stashenko)
  • LegalTech New York Interview: eDiscovery Experts Karl Schieneman & Timothy Opsitnick from ESI Bytes – http://bit.ly/Xuc74t (@eDiscoveryBeat)
  • Live Social Media Evidence Capture from Today’s Vegas Strip Shooting – http://bit.ly/XssDSz  (John Patzakis)
  • Must Losing Plaintiff Pay Defendant $2.8M for Predictive Coding of One Million Docs? Court Says Yes – http://bit.ly/15MIulO (Doug Austin)
  • Please Don’t Bates Stamp eDiscovery – http://bit.ly/Xjlrew (Josh Gilliland)
  • Predictive Coding: What It Is And What You Need To Know About It – http://bit.ly/XBCy8z (Lauren Aguiar, Jonathan Friedman)
  • Proposed Changes to Discovery Rules of FRCP Get Everyone’s Attention – http://bit.ly/Xrla6k (Michael Russell)
  • Quick and Dirty Guide to eDiscovery Project Management (Part 2) – http://bit.ly/XoOD0F (Eric Robinson)
  • Shifting eDiscovery Fees, Judge Orders Patent Case Loser to Pay $2.8M Predictive Coding Tab – http://bit.ly/Yd4tyR (Robert Hilson)
  • Social Media: From Computer To Courtroom – http://bit.ly/XDfFBx (Loryn Riggiola)
  • Technology-Assisted Review Models: Let’s Move Forward – http://bit.ly/15JrNHO (Jen Wightman)
  • The Case for Cooperation Revisited – http://bit.ly/XuKt7u (Drew Lewis)
  • The Increasing Importance of Rule 26(g) to Control eDiscovery Abuses – http://bit.ly/Xzxwtf (Ralph Losey)
  • Use of Predictive Coding in Regulatory Enforcement Proceedings – Bloomberg Law – http://bit.ly/XDdSMP (Jennifer Kennedy)
  • Use of Technology-Assisted Review and Costs-Shifting in US Patent Case has UK Parallels – http://bit.ly/15MIWAg (Chris Dale)
  • Use of Work Computer Results in Waiver of Marital Communication Privilege – eDiscovery Law Alert – http://bit.ly/YcyVsW (Kevin Walsh)




  • A Checklist for International (China Too)  Acquisitions – http://bit.ly/15JqdWx (Dan Harris)
  • A Duty to Patch? FTC Settles First Case Against a Mobile Device Manufacturer – http://bit.ly/15JNSGi (James Denvil)
  • Are You A Data Hoarder?  http://bit.ly/XDhheO (Jeff Bertolucci)
  • Collaborating within a Global Legal Department – http://bit.ly/YefGyU (Suchitra Narayen, Ram Vasudevan, Rees Morrison)
  • Court Considers the “Persnickety, but Persistent Question” of What Qualifies as “Content” Under the SCA – http://bit.ly/Y8FcWv (K&L Gates)
  • Cyber Attacks and Small Businesses | How At-Risk Are You? http://bit.ly/15Js6CD (@SpearTipLLC)
  • Employees May Be a Company’s Greatest Cybersecurity Vulnerability – http://bit.ly/XwiMLB  (Catherine Dunn)
  • First-to-File Patent System Arrives March 16, 2013 – http://bit.ly/YhRyeO (Martin Miller)
  • How to Introduce Change into Your FCPA Compliance Program (Without Blowing It Up) – http://bit.ly/YIy9k9 (Thomas Fox)
  • Individual Liability for Foreign Subsidiary Misconduct. The Logical Next Step. http://bit.ly/XACmGB (Santiago Cueto)
  • Is Your Social Media Policy Useless? http://bit.ly/Yeg0xN (Gretchen Gavett)
  • Reducing Corporate Risk and Expense: Employees and Elder Care – http://bit.ly/XDdjCU (Ben Alexander Neiberger)
  • Reimbursement, Compliance And Other Challenges For Providers In Healthcare – http://bit.ly/XDfPZH (Matthew Bavolack, Nanette Miller)
  • SDNY Finds Lack of Personal Jurisdiction in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claim – http://bit.ly/XuQ6Tj (Emily Stern, Joseph Gallo)
  • Should Companies Tell Us When They Get Hacked? – Room for Debate – http://nyti.ms/XtOLfl(New York Times)
  • Spanish DP Authority’s New Outsourcing Model Clauses for Service Providers Subcontracting Outside EEA – http://bit.ly/Yek8xN (Reed Smith)
  • Text of New Noncompete Bill Now Available : Massachusetts Noncompete Law – http://bit.ly/15JqDfy (Michael Rosen)
  • The Rising Threat of Trade Secrets Theft – http://bit.ly/YbQYiJ (Michael Volkov)
  • Trust but Verify – http://bit.ly/XDd4Yv (Casey Flaherty)
  • What to Expect When Applying for Cyberinsurance – http://bit.ly/15BFbOg (Judy Selby, Brian Esser)





  • 5 Underlying Trends Supporting Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) –  http://bit.ly/Xubzfa (The Motley Fool)
  • ACEDS eDiscovery Conference Speakers (Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2013) http://bit.ly/15OqpDH (ACEDS)
  • A Look at Increased Document Transmission Speeds with Terminal Services Architecture – http://bit.ly/XkJFC3 (@OrangeLT)
  • Alon Israely, Esq., CISSP of BIA – eDiscovery Trends – http://bit.ly/XubOXv (Doug Austin)
  • Box Receives “Strong Positive” Rating in Gartner MarketScope for Enterprise File Synchronization/Sharing – http://mwne.ws/Xsseje (Marketwire)
  • BP Oil Spill Plaintiffs Successfully Deploy iCONECT Review Platform – http://bit.ly/XtPWvs (Press Release)
  • Catalyst Participates in EDI-Oracle Computer Assisted Review Study – http://bit.ly/Wf2wyr (Bob Ambrogi)
  • Catalyst: Predictive Coding Helps Companies Reduce eDiscovery Costs –  http://bit.ly/15MN3wf (Bob Ambrogi)
  • Chalk Talk: Index Engines Catalog Engine – YouTube – http://bit.ly/YdUOYP (@IndexEngines)
  • CommVault Selected by Northgate Managed Services to Provide Management for European Education Cloud – http://bit.ly/Xswqzq (Press Release)
  • CommVault Simpana 10 Delivers an Exponential Leap in Data and Information Management – http://bit.ly/15MILoS (Press Release)
  • Concept Searching Survey Finds Intelligent Migration a Key Priority for 2013 – http://bit.ly/Xrjk5u(PR Web)
  • Contract Express:  Avoid Mistakes And Save Legal Review Costs – Use State-Of-The-Art Contract Management – http://bit.ly/15MHb6h (Andrew Wishart)
  • Control Risks Survey: Organisations Seek Out eDiscovery Support to Prepare for Regulatory Scrutiny – http://bit.ly/15MKOZT (PR Web)
  • eDiscovery Journal Profile Series: Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown, Outten & Golden Litigation Support Coordinator – http://bit.ly/15KyUQi (Babs Deacon)
  • eDJ To Expand Coverage Of “Social” Information – http://bit.ly/Xp5rVk (Barry Murphy)
  • Epiq Systems Expands Asian Operations – http://bit.ly/15MNzuf (Press Release)
  • Equivio to Host Educational Seminar on Predictive Coding for Litigators and eDiscovery Specialists – http://prn.to/YdV8Xv (PR Newswire)
  • Exterro Named to KM World’s List of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management – http://yhoo.it/XAWfxb (Marketwire)
  • FireEye and Guidance Partner to Deliver Integrated Cyber Attack Detection and Incident Response – http://mwne.ws/15JNbN6 (Marketwire)
  • First Responders:  Initial Results of 120-Second Provider Predictive Coding Survey – http://bit.ly/XirAVh (@ComplexD)
  • George Socha of Socha Consulting LLC – eDiscovery Trends – http://bit.ly/XAIKO5 (Doug Austin)
  • GGO to Share eDiscovery Predictive Analytics at ACEDS Conference – http://bit.ly/YbUCt7 (Press Release)
  • Huron Legal Hosts Post-LegalTech Discussion in London – e-Disclosure Information Project – http://bit.ly/YbS0ey (Chris Dale)
  • Information Governance Reshaping eDiscovery Landscape: A Major Theme at LTNY 2013 | Parity Research – http://bit.ly/XskOMI (Gary MacFadden)
  • Integreon Ranked on 2013 Global Outsourcing 100 List® of the World’s Best Outsourcing Service Providers – http://bit.ly/XsiHbW (PR Web)
  • Kiersted Systems Achieves kCura’s Relativity Best In Service Designation – http://bit.ly/XrmeY0 (Metropolitan Corporate Counsel)
  • Kiersted Systems: Litigation Technology: A Key Player In Government Actions – http://bit.ly/Xrn2My (George Kiersted)
  • LDM Global Appoints New Director of Sales for EMEA – http://bit.ly/15JpgNG (PR Web)
  • LitWorks & Espion Launch Litigation Support Training Program in the UK – http://bit.ly/YbVApe  (Press Release)
  • Rational Retention Appoints Charles Skamser as Vice President of Sales and Marketing  – http://bit.ly/YbTF3R (PR Web)
  • Recommind: On-Demand E-Discovery Service: Customized Access And Cost Certainty – http://bit.ly/XDsImK (Drew Lewis)
  • Relativity and the Newest Microsoft Releases Part II – http://bit.ly/Yc1zdC (@kCura)
  • RSA Conference to Cover Legal Issues of Retaliatory Hacking – http://bit.ly/15DGvQJ (Evan Koblentz)
  • RSD Releases New Version of Information Governance Solution RSD GLASS – http://bit.ly/YiRWd4 (PR Web)
  • Strong Managed Services Offerings Helps TERIS Secure National Account with Top US Healthcare Firm – http://bit.ly/XDh8aY (PR Web)
  • The Oliver Group Provides eDiscovery Services to Financial Services Firms as Part of LIBOR Investigations – http://bit.ly/15PFchq (PR Web)
  • UBIC Establishes New Research and Development Center to Incubate Advanced Technology – http://bit.ly/XDgfiK (PR Web)
  • UBIC to Speak on International Cross-Border Panel and Host Tech-Assisted Review Pavilion at ACEDS Conference – http://bit.ly/XrpouI (PR Web)
  • ZyLAB appoints new Sales Director for United Kingdom – http://bit.ly/YdTS6N (PR Log)

2013 eDiscovery Events


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
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Second Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference
March 13-15, 2013
Tempe, AZ
Click here for more information.

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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