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Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – May 8, 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.

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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Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest Update

eDiscovery Issues

  • 4th Circuit Addresses Taxable Costs Related to ESI – http://bit.ly/ZL7tEc (K&L Gates)
  • 4th Circuit Takes A Narrow View On Recovery Of eDiscovery Costs –  http://bit.ly/10uEgcb (Mack Sperling)
  • 7 Lessons to Guide you Through the eDiscovery Landscape –  http://bit.ly/11CC4ll (Melissa Maleske)
  • A Ruling on the Reasonable Use of Predictive Coding – http://bit.ly/ZydmB9 (Pradeep Victor)
  • ADR Offers Unique Solutions to Address Common eDiscovery Challenges – http://bit.ly/11JGJSv (Allison Walton)
  • Advisory Committee Discusses Major Changes to Federal Discovery Rules –  http://bit.ly/11OHTMz (Bob Numbers)
  • Biomet: Lies, Damn Lies… and Economics Behind Predictive Coding Disputes (Entrepreneurs Take Note) http://bit.ly/10UZR4Q (Gerard Britton)
  • Deploying Trainers in Technology-assisted Review (TAR) http://bit.ly/ZfgUYN (Jen Wightman)
  • eDiscovery and the M&A Deal – http://bit.ly/11NJBxK (Dera Nevin)
  • eDiscovery: The View From Singapore – http://bit.ly/11O5s8d (@ITLexOrg)
  • Enron’s Toxic Sandbox: Does The Public Enron Email Database Have Too Much PII? http://bit.ly/ZGLU7D (Monica Bay)
  • Enron Data Set:  Wow. EDRM/FERC/Enron Data Privacy Breaches – http://bit.ly/10YIaRR, Roundup of Thoughts on the Enron Data Set PII – http://bit.ly/11bnAhf, Amazon Web Services Takes Down Enron Email Data Set  – http://bit.ly/15mYyNw (@SharonNelsonEsq)
  • Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube And Personal Email Accounts….How Far Can An Employer Go When It Comes To Using Their Contents As Evidence Against An Employee – http://bit.ly/10h1kLA (Elif Oral)
  • Fibs Your eDiscovery Vendor and Law Firm May Tell You – http://bit.ly/11NKbeO (Mark Diamond)
  • Here Comes the Next Round of eDiscovery Rules | @LegalTalkNet – http://bit.ly/ZAn5u4 (Monica Bay, Henry Kelston, Mark Michels)
  • Information Governance Still Hinges on Basic, Definitional Issues – http://bit.ly/15nx8qU (@Dean_Gonsowski)
  • Is Your Email Ready for e-Discovery? http://bit.ly/10YWtWC (Jeff Orloff)
  • Judge Kaplan Finds Claim of Fraud Trumps Attorney-Client Privilege – http://bit.ly/11bh8Xv (Tony Coles)
  • Lessons From PII Data Breaches by FERC and EDRM – http://bit.ly/ZVVWBB (John Martin)
  • Making Copies! The Fourth Circuit Defines Taxable Costs
    Associated With eDiscovery (PDF) http://bit.ly/10ysWLT (Greenberg Traurig)
  • Managing Risks & Costs of Production of Private or Confidential Info: Redaction & Production Strategies – http://bit.ly/11CpC51 (Mayer Brown)
  • New E-Discovery in Patent Cases and Potential Compliance Pitfalls – http://bit.ly/15paUox (Karman Javani)
  • Partial Recall: Why Lawyers Can’t Have (And Really Don’t Need) All Relevant Documents – http://bit.ly/Zpo3pu (Michael Fluhr)
  • Predictive Coding One-Question Provider Implementation Survey – Running Results –  http://bit.ly/18XGeXI (@ComplexD)
  • Proposed FRCP Amendments : Delaware eDiscovery Report – http://bit.ly/10VvXNG (Ian McCauley)
  • Putting the eDiscovery Ecosystem in Perspective: An Interview with David Horrigan of 451 Research – http://bit.ly/11bqUZM (@ProjectCounsel)
  • Standards for Competency in eDiscovery on the Rise – What’s Your Best Defense? http://bit.ly/16UV9VH (Howard Reissner)
  • Ten Essential Best Practices in Predictive Coding – Today’s General Counsel – http://bit.ly/13eXkjR (Warwick Sharp)
  • Text Messages Under The Fourth Amendment – http://bit.ly/11d2L57 (Joey Chindamo)
  • Thanks to DOJ OK, Liquor Companies Saved 50 Percent Using Predictive Coding – ABA Journal – http://bit.ly/13xIFja (Debra Cassens Weiss)
  • UK Judges and Predictive Coding – Open to Any Proportionate Suggestion – http://bit.ly/10Yvyds (@ChrisDaleOxford)
  • Update of Proposed Rule Changes: Universal Federal Sanctions Standard for Failure to Preserve ESI Could be Reality – http://bit.ly/13Yrqan (Sandro Ocasio)
  • Update to Oracle-EDI Study on Predictive Coding – http://bit.ly/13Qso8l (Michael Roach)
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About TAR – http://bit.ly/1123Dta (Cynthia Courtney (@LegalIT)
  • When Lawyers Get Sued, They Have Preservation Obligations Too – eDiscovery Case Law – http://bit.ly/ZC34js (Doug Austin)

Corporate Risk

  • $8 Million Penalty for Weak ITAR Compliance: How Price of Maintenance Beats the Cost of Repair  – http://bit.ly/13g7pNF (Sheppard Mullin)
  • Annual Compliance & Ethics Risk Plans: Four Practice Pointers for Success – http://bit.ly/13Yqym0 (Jeff Kaplan)
  • Article 29 Working Party Issues Additional Guidance on BCRs for Data Processors – http://bit.ly/ZE46Pn (@HLPrivacy)
  • Background Screening Companies Take Note – http://bit.ly/15p4buB (Montserrat Miller)
  • Branding 101: Performing a Trademark Search – http://bit.ly/10Afjfc (Sarah Downs)
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Special Orders Don’t Upset Us –  http://bit.ly/ZWzU34 (Brenda Molner)
  • Corporate Mobility and Regulatory Competition in Europe – http://hvrd.me/141YKgy (June Rhee)
  • Do Plaintiffs Have Standing To Sue Over Alleged Reduction In The Value Of Their Personal Data? http://bit.ly/ZJi6aI (John Nadolenco)
  • EFF Surveys Major Tech Companies’ Privacy and Transparency Policies – http://bit.ly/13LOBEI(Electronic Frontier Foundation)
  • Effective Compliance Plans: Have They Ever Been More Important To Your Organizations? http://bit.ly/ZBeWSH (Steven McPheeters)
  • Employers: Act Fast or Weaken Your Trade Secret Case – http://bit.ly/13WnDu7 (James Kachmar)
  • Fallout from Failing to Conduct a HIPAA Risk Analysis | TechHealth Perspectives – http://bit.ly/13uidqF (Alaap Shah)
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Spring Update – http://bit.ly/10i0EWk (Harrison Smith)
  • HP Ignored Autonomy Accounting Warnings, Shareholders Say – Bloomberg – http://bloom.bg/10ysHAz (Karen Gallo)
  • LinkedIn Lockout: Social Media Ownership Wars Wage On – http://bit.ly/10ZfV5y (Natasha Wilson, Keshia McCrary)
  • NLRB Provides Further Guidance (and Restrictions) for Employer Investigations –  http://bit.ly/11FdDUf (Alden Parker)
  • Patchwork of Social Media Password Protections Laws Impacts Employers –  Workplace Privacy Counsel – http://bit.ly/10wgvjO (Littler)
  • Pharmas Use Conferences to Buy Influence with Docs, Lawyer Says – http://bit.ly/10g0D5h(Benjamin Kessler)
  • Privileges, Immunities, and Good Investigation – http://bit.ly/13Wnxmf (Phillip Segal)
  • Publication of the First Final U.S. Export Control Reform Rules: Don’t Be Surprised, Be Prepared – http://bit.ly/11CmGVZ (Wendy Wysong)
  • Rules for Proper Electronic Etiquette During Divorce – http://bit.ly/11bspXW (Benjamin Stevens)
  • SEC Chief Defends ‘Neither Admit nor Deny’ but Will Review – http://bit.ly/13g6QmN (Sarah Lynch)
  • Setting the Record (Date) Straight – http://hvrd.me/10gtFan (Daniel Wolf)
  • Social Media Defamation and Reputational Attacks – http://bit.ly/13Wo07N (Stephen Troiano)
  • Top Four Compliance Risks Companies Face with Recent Health Care Legislation – http://bit.ly/13eWOCA (Peter Katz)

Technology Considerations

Vendor News

2013 Events


Inside Counsel – 13th Annual Super Conference
May 6 – 8, 2013
Chicago, IL
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EDRM 2013-14 Kickoff Meeting
May 7-9, 2013
St. Paul, MN
Click here for more information.

CEIC 2013
May 19 – 22, 2013
Orlando, FL
Click here for more information.

MER ’13 – The National Conference on Managing Electronic Records
May 20 – 22, 2013
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.

LegalTech West Coast
May 21-22, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Click here for more information.


The Fifteenth Annual International Techno Security Conference
June 2-5, 2013
Myrtle Beach, SC
Click here for more information.

7th Annual Governance and eDiscovery Summit
June 12-13, 2013
Sydney, Australia
Click here for more information.

International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law
June 10 – 14, 2013
Rome, Italy
Click here for more information.


ILTA 2013 Annual Conference
August 18-22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
Click here for more information.


Fifth Annual Intermountain eDiscovery Conference – 2013
September 26, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT
Click here for more information.


EDRM 2013-2014 Midyear Meeting
October 9-11, 2013
Saint Paul, MN
Click here for more information.

ACEDS 2013 Corporate E-Discovery Summit
October 10-11, 2013
San Francisco, CA
Click here for more information.

October 17-18, 2013
Orlando, FL
Click here for more information.

LawTech Europe Congress 2013
October 21 – 22, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
Click here for more information.

ACC 2013 Annual Meeting
October 27-30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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KMWorld 2013
November 6-8, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute
November 21-22, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.

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