Icon For eDiscovery News, Views, and Events
eDiscovery News, Views, and Events

Weekly Top Story Digest – January 16, 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.

Follow @ComplexD

eDiscovery Updates


  • 10 Things You Never Hear on Privilege Logs – http://bit.ly/WDDzeB (Kevin Brady)
  • 12 Tips To Get The Most Out of Technology-Assisted Review (“TAR”) http://bit.ly/11j4l3s (Sandra Serkes)
  • Bad Faith Spoliation Revisited – http://bit.ly/VHypmc (Scott Seabolt)
  • Barney It Down: Reviewing the Basics of Predictive Technologies within eDiscovery – http://bit.ly/WIx36k (Scott Giordano)
  • Cell Phones are Not Facilities Under the Stored Communication Act – http://bit.ly/WFv1DY (Josh Gilliland)
  • Cleaning Up Clutter Emerges as Top Enterprise Priority in 2013 –  http://bit.ly/11j5Qi7 (Jerome Wendt)
  • Cloud vs. Appliance: Comparing the Total Cost for eDiscovery – http://bit.ly/Xb46AU (John Tredennick)
  • Confidentiality From The Boardroom To The Bedroom – http://bit.ly/W33VbJ (Michael Schmidt)
  • Court Protects Identities of Internet Users But Allows Re-filing of Expedited Discovery Request – http://bit.ly/11ntBFI (Mark Keddis)
  • Court Reduces, But Allows, Reimbursement of eDiscovery Costs – http://bit.ly/VDDhss (Doug Austin)
  • Discovery of Social Media: The Plaintiff Responds and Produces | eLessons Learned – http://bit.ly/W0pFoy (Jennifer Connelly)
  • Don’t Let Employee Email Get You Sued – http://bit.ly/11ntwSE (Deanne Katz)
  • eDiscovery Checkpoints: A 360 Degree View (Part 1) – http://bit.ly/W30zW9 (Tom Hagy)
  • Emails Between Husband and Wife Are Not Privileged, If Sent from Work Computer – http://bit.ly/WFCwe0 (Doug Austin)
  • First Amendment Does Not Save NJ Teacher from Firing Based on Postings – http://bit.ly/W4Y7yy (Paul Paray)
  • Five Daunting Problems Facing eDiscovery in 2013 – http://bit.ly/VFnA48 (Michelle Lange)
  • Independent Agents Subject to Litigation Hold – http://bit.ly/11nt4Ui (Marc Bianchi)
  • ISP Claims Not To Be “Online Police”, Leaves Piracy Talks – http://bit.ly/VFQ4Lh (Emily Pineless)
  • Keep eDiscovery Costs Down in Patent Litigation – http://bit.ly/WGs8D9 (Victoria Wicken, Leah Buratti)
  • Many Global Organizations Flub Electronic-Records Requests – http://bit.ly/11kfpNX (Ellen Messmer)
  • No Sanctions For Deleting Native Format Audio Recordings If Digital Copies Are Kept – http://bit.ly/11mlKbA (IT-Lex)
  • On Remand, Court Finds Rambus’ Spoliation was in Bad Faith and Resulted in Prejudice – http://bit.ly/WFvBl2 (K&L Gates)
  • One Way to Align Three Differing Approaches: A Basic eDiscovery Framework – http://bit.ly/11k4vHM (ACEDS)
  • Preservation of Social Media, What Companies Needs To Know – http://bit.ly/10xA2qK (Vincent Syracuse, Paul Sarkozi, Matthew Moran, George Du Pont)
  • Processing: The Blender of eDiscovery – https://complexdiscovery.com/ (Adam Cohen)
  • Products from Apple®: Sturdy Security, PC Differences Require Special Attention in Discovery – http://bit.ly/W6f1g2 (LexisNexis)
  • Sending the Privilege Away: Attorney-Client E-Mails in the Corporate Setting – http://bit.ly/UWyFfS (K&L Gates)
  • Social Media Discovery and ESI in Motion Practice – http://bit.ly/11j9ad6 (Mark Berman)
  • Spoliation Sanctions Inapt against Individual Where Plaintiff Put Only Entity on Possible Claim Notice – http://bit.ly/VFli4X (Gregory Joseph)
  • Study: Most Unprepared for eDiscovery Requests | Channelnomics – http://bit.ly/VFDpI5 (Stephanie Hoffman)
  • Treading Past Angels: Finding the Right Search Expert for Your Case – http://bit.ly/10wxI33 (Ron Tienzo)
  • What is Predictive Coding?: Including eDiscovery Applications – http://bit.ly/W30Et4 (Michael LoPresti)
  • Your New Year’s Resolution: Out with the Old (Data), In with the New – http://bit.ly/W4pYig (Sheila Mackay)


Predictive Coding?


  • 2012′s 10 Big Moments for Chief Compliance Officers – http://bit.ly/WFZZMp (Donna Boehme)
  • 2012 in Review On Significant Trade Secret, Non-Compete, and Computer Fraud Cases, Legislation – http://bit.ly/VHA4bx (Robert Milligan)
  • 2012 Trends in Securities Class Actions – http://hvrd.me/VJKRSA (Noam Noked)
  • Can Computer Models Form Risk Compliance Programs? http://bit.ly/W6fzTm (Ryan McConnell, Dianne Ralston, Charlotte Simon)
  • Court Decision Shows Why Copyright Assignments Should Be Precisely Worded – http://bit.ly/11mLZPe (Evan Brown)
  • FINRA Updates Guidance on Communications With the Public – http://bit.ly/WycZUa (Melanie Waddell)
  • Financial Services – Adapt or Die (Social Media) – http://bit.ly/WJeMG2 (Finextra)
  • Fiscal Cliff, Sandy, and FCPA Among Top Risks Seen in Corporate Filings – http://bit.ly/11moC8g (Catherine Dunn)
  • HIPAA Enforcement: Is It Finally Here? http://bit.ly/WKd5YU (Anjana Patel, Diana Giampiccolo)
  • Managing Your FCPA Risk: Lessons for the Device Industry from 2012 Enforcement Actions – http://bit.ly/WFBq1Q (Jennifer Saperstein)
  • Of Note From The Eli Lilly Enforcement Action – http://bit.ly/VFnM3v (FCPA Professor)
  • SEC Writing New Rules That Will Make It Easier To Advertise Investment Opportunities – http://wapo.st/VHw1vQ (Dina ElBoghdady)
  • The Asia Pacific Top Ten FCPA Enforcement Actions of 2012 (Part One) http://bit.ly/VFjfhe (Wendy Wysong)
  • The Asia Pacific Top Ten FCPA Enforcement Actions of 2012 (Part Two) – http://bit.ly/W35FBW (Wendy Wysong)
  • The Legal Argument for Opposing Open Internet Regulations | TMT Perspectives – http://bit.ly/WGS6GA (Dana Frix)
  • Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2012 – http://ow.ly/gKRxb  (Eric Goldman)


  • 1.6M Documents Released: EDI-Oracle Study Updates will be on EDD Update – http://ow.ly/gP3yw  (Patrick Oot)
  • 2012 eDiscovery Year in Review: eDiscovery Case Law, Part 1 – http://bit.ly/VHC1ol (Doug Austin)
  • 2012 Year-End Electronic Discovery and Information Law Update – http://bit.ly/VHvjPa (Gibson Dunn)
  • EDI Oracle Computer Assisted Review Study – http://bit.ly/WxRsuS (PR Web)
  • eDiscovery Case Database – 2,000+ State and Federal Court Cases Involving eDiscovery – http://bit.ly/11gXvvg (K&L Gates)
  • Electronic Discovery and the Adoption of Information Technology (PDF) http://bit.ly/WuhIpH (Amalia Miller, Catherine Tucker)
  • Globally Protecting Client Confidentiality Using the Cloud (PDF) http://bit.ly/WIvS6P (Kyle Carter)
  • How Much of the Web Is Archived? (PDF) http://bit.ly/WDFe3T (Scott Ainsworth, Ahmed AlSum, Hany SalahEldeen, Michele Weigle, Michael Nelson)
  • Privacy on the Go – Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem (PDF) http://bit.ly/VFjMzY (Kamala Harris)
  • Spoliation Sanctions By Circuit (PDF) http://bit.ly/13vEt2Z (Legal Hold Pro)
  • U.S. National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding (PDF) – http://1.usa.gov/VFkgGb (United States Government)




  • 12 on 12: A Dozen Must-See Panels at LegalTech New York – http://bit.ly/W2Xwx8 (Evan Koblentz)
  • 2012 ILTA Survey Recognizes CDW as Top Legal Technology Vendor for Fifth Straight Year – http://on.mktw.net/VFBuDw (Business Wire)
  • About Orange Legal Technologies’ Offerings:  What Do We Do? http://bit.ly/V4NgEx (@OrangeLT)
  • CA Technologies Extends Workload Automation Reach – http://bit.ly/10x8SA7 Michael Vizard)
  • Catalyst and C-TEQ Data Consultants Join Forces to Offer eDiscovery Technology and Consulting – http://mwne.ws/VGpodf (Marketwire)
  • Document Management Expert Bob Zagami Joins BeyondRecognition Advisory Board – http://bit.ly/11kcQeB (Press Release)
  • eDJ Quick Analysis: IBM To Acquire StoredIQ – http://bit.ly/UKwVsM (Barry Murphy)
  • EMC First to Market with Private Cloud File-Sync-and-Share –  http://bit.ly/W2ZL3E (Joshua Kunkle)
  • eMag Solutions Unveils New Company Website – http://prn.to/VFnk5e (PR Newswire)
  • eTERA Announces Appointment of Maria Herrera as Global Managing Director, IT & Operations – http://bit.ly/WIAFFo (PR Web)
  • eTERA Announces Appointment of Yin Lu as Vice President, Global Head of eDiscovery Consulting – http://bit.ly/11j2USK (PR Web)
  • Experience XERA and Advanced Analytics at LegalTech New York – http://bit.ly/VILNGN (PR Web)
  • FTI Consulting Acquires Salter – Yahoo! Singapore Finance – http://bit.ly/11gVkYC (Press Release)
  • Guidance Software Names Vincent Schiavo as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales – http://bit.ly/ZHxuoq (Business Wire)
  • HP Makes Its Software Pitch, Defends Autonomy Technology | ZDNet – http://zd.net/WAyRhx (Larry Dignan)
  • HP Memo Confirms Layoffs and New Directions at Autonomy – http://dthin.gs/W34O3X (Arik Hesseldahl)
  • Huron Consulting Group Announces Senior Level Promotions –  http://bit.ly/10wEru0 (Press Release)
  • iCONECT Products Featured on “60 Minutes” National News Program – http://bit.ly/W34Cll (PR Web)
  • Invendica Releases Legal VERSION 5 for Document Review – http://bit.ly/W4ozs3 (Marilyn Gladden)
  • Jeff Bodem Joins iCONECT as Regional Director, Business Development – http://bit.ly/UZ5bRj (PR Web)
  • Kroll Ontrack Receives Visionary Services and Support Company Recognition for Data Recovery Services – http://on.mktw.net/W0qoGv (Business Wire)
  • Latest Desktop Version from dtSearch Available – http://bit.ly/VFCtU0 (Beyond Search)
  • Leading West Coast eDiscovery Firm TERIS Welcomes New Senior Project Manager – http://yhoo.it/VJKmrM (Press Release)
  • Liquid Litigation Management Adds Email Threading – http://bit.ly/VHV9Td (Michael Roach)
  • Meet the New eDiscovery Matrix – eDiscovery Journal – http://bit.ly/XaPe5m (Greg Buckles)
  • New Batch of eDiscovery Providers to Exhibit at LegalTech – http://bit.ly/VJJGm2 (Evan Koblentz)
  • New Brand Positions DSi as a Future-Forward eDiscovery Services Provider – http://bit.ly/WDK8Ol (Marilyn Gladden)
  • OC Law Firm, Borchard & Callahan, Licenses Syngence Near-Duplicate Clustering Software (PDF) – http://bit.ly/W3vxxm (Press Release)
  • OpenText Extends EIM Value Proposition to Mainframe and Other Semi-Structured Information Systems – http://prn.to/W4pRmL (PR Newswire)
  • OrangeLT™ Silicon Slopes Strategy for eDiscovery – http://bit.ly/Uq0OuE (David Horrigan)
  • Reed Archives Named 2013 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist in Two Content Categories – http://bit.ly/W3BnPt (Press Release)
  • RegEd Expands Social Media Archiving and Surveillance with Content Library and Multiple Lexicons – http://yhoo.it/10wE9mJ (Press Release)
  • Research Indicates Growing Trend Towards Intelligent Metadata Enabled Solution Deployment – http://bit.ly/WFJcJu (PR Web)
  • Symantec’s 2012 Information Retention and eDiscovery Survey –  http://yhoo.it/W4W9y9 (Marketwire)
  • Superior Discovery Selects Lateral Data’s Viewpoint E-Discovery Software Platform – http://bit.ly/WDLXKY (Marilyn Gladden)
  • TERIS Bolsters eDiscovery Capabilities with Equivio Zoom – http://prn.to/WEsav0 (PR Newswire)
  • Workshare Builds Presence in Legal Sector with LegalTech Exhibition and CIO/CTO Forum Sponsorship http://bit.ly/VItBNz (PR Web)

2013 eDiscovery Events


LegalTech New York 2013
January 29-31, 2013
New York, NY
Click here for more information.


Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand
February 13, 2013
Auckland, NZ
Click here for more information.

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
Click here for more information.


HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition
March 3-7, 2013
New Orleans, LA
Click here for more information.

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
Click here for more information.

AIIM Conference
March 20-22, 2013
New Orleans, LA
Click here for more information.

The Sedona Conference® Institute’s 7th Annual E-Discovery Program: Living On E-Discovery’s Cutting Edge
March 21-22, 2013
San Diego, CA
Click for more information.


April 4-6, 2013
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.

Laguna Beach eDiscovery Retreat
April 10-12, 2013
Laguna Beach, CA
Click here for more information.

2013 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition
April 14-17, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.

LawTech Futures
April 30, 2013
London, UK
Click here for more information.


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.

LegalTech West Coast
May 21-22, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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.


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
Cick here for more information.

For a live daily view of industry news, click here for the Vendor Clips Live News Feed.

Have a Request?

If you have information or offering requests that you would like to ask us about, please let us know and we will make our response to you a priority.

ComplexDiscovery is an online publication that highlights data and legal discovery insight and intelligence ranging from original research to aggregated news for use by business, information technology, and legal professionals. The highly targeted publication seeks to increase the collective understanding of readers regarding data and legal discovery information and issues and to provide an objective resource for considering trends, technologies, and services related to electronically stored information.

ComplexDiscovery OÜ is a technology marketing firm providing strategic planning and tactical execution expertise in support of data and legal discovery organizations. Registered as a private limited company in the European Union country of Estonia, one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world, ComplexDiscovery OÜ operates virtually worldwide to deliver marketing consulting and services.

A (Brand) New Approach? Considering the Framework and Structure of eDiscovery Offerings

Today’s eDiscovery providers may benefit from the lessons learned in the creation of the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album by creating a concept for branding and packaging their offerings within that brand in a connected, theme-based way that represents the offerings’ promise and capability in a way that is easy to understand and remember.

Check Out the New Approach Now!

Interested in Contributing?

ComplexDiscovery combines original industry research with curated expert articles to create an informational resource that helps legal, business, and information technology professionals better understand the business and practice of data discovery and legal discovery.

All contributions are invested to support the development and distribution of ComplexDiscovery content. Contributors can make as many article contributions as they like, but will not be asked to register and pay until their contribution reaches $5.

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

New from NIST: Integrating Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

NIST has released NISTIR 8286, Integrating Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Management...

A Cloudy Alliance? A Next-Generation Cloud for Europe

According to Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market, "Europe needs...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for October 2020

From business confidence and captive ALSPs to digital republics and mass...

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry...

The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2020 Edition (Andrew Haslam)

Authored by industry expert Andrew Haslam, the eDisclosure Buyers Guide continues...

The Race to the Starting Line? Recent Secure Remote Review Announcements

Not all secure remote review offerings are equal as the apparent...

Enabling Remote eDiscovery? A Snapshot of DaaS

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) providers are becoming important contributors to...

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Home or Away? New eDiscovery Collection Market Sizing and Pricing Considerations

One of the key home (onsite) or away (remote) decisions that...

Revisions and Decisions? New Considerations for eDiscovery Secure Remote Reviews

One of the key revision and decision areas that business, legal,...

A Macro Look at Past and Projected eDiscovery Market Size from 2012 to 2024

From a macro look at past estimations of eDiscovery market size...

A Season of Change? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Fall of 2020

In the fall of 2020, 77.2% of eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey...

The Continuing Case of Budgetary Constraints in the Business of eDiscovery

In the fall of 2020, 49.4% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints...

Outstanding Accounts? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Fall of 2020

In the fall of 2020, eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey more...

Holding the Rudder? Fall 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results

This is the twentieth quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey conducted by...

DISCO Raises $60 Million

According to the media release, DISCO will use this investment to...

Rampiva and the RYABI Group Merge

According to today's announcement, the RYABI Group merger is Rampiva's first...

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q3 2020

From HaystackID and NightOwl Global to Reveal Data and NexLP, the...

Mitratech Acquires Acuity ELM

According to Mike Williams, CEO of Mitratech, “We came to the...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for October 2020

From business confidence and captive ALSPs to digital republics and mass...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for September 2020

From cloud forensics and cyber defense to social media and surveys,...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for August 2020

From predictive coding and artificial intelligence to antitrust investigations and malware,...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for July 2020

From business confidence and operational metrics to data protection and privacy...