Risk & Compliance

Risk & Compliance

New privacy regulations are creating radical shifts in societal expectations regarding data security. What started with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK has continued with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the US—and these are changes require a variety of an organization’s division managers to come together to confront challenges that affect almost every aspect of daily business.

Predicting the future is difficult. That may seem like the understatement of the year, so far—but that doesn’t stop people from trying. Over the years, experts have made predictions of all sorts using their own data sets, algorithms, gut instincts, or just pure imagination. And given the somewhat murky outlook for 2020 in terms of new privacy rules, we thought we might give it a try—with the help of some friends of ours, of course.

Often, when you think of the role of a paralegal, things like drafting documents, scheduling meetings, and taking notes come to mind. But that's so 20th century. In reality, the role of paralegals is rapidly evolving, with traditional responsibilities being augmented or even replaced by new focus areas and opportunities for advancement. E-Discovery is playing a significant role in these changing responsibilities.

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Warner McCall Resilience (WMR) has joined Bristol Law Society (BLS) to help BLS members navigate the evolving cyber threat landscape.  With cyber security continuing to be an important topic for those in the legal sector, BLS were keen to work with an experienced partner to offer pro-active cyber security advice to their members. 

With the new SRA Accounts Rules now in force, we are hosting a seminar on how firms are interpreting and implementing the new rules and focusing on wider compliance risks for law firms.

This event will cover:

It’s time for legal teams to update their Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) practices to take into account new technology and a changing landscape, according to attorney Anne Kershaw of Reasonable Discovery®, LLC. 

With E-Discovery Day 2019 wrapped up, we’d like to thank everyone who co-hosted webcasts and events with Exterro—and a special thanks to those who attended today’s events and webinars. Your attendance, enthusiasm, and skillsets are greatly appreciated in the industry!

One of the key themes that federal judges have been emphasizing of late was around the importance of preparation and precision, both in crafting discovery requests and in objections. The revised Federal Rules of Civil Procedure make it quite clear that you must prepare requests with "reasonable particularity." Put more simply, you can't fake it. You have to know your stuff. What are you asking for? What are the reasons for your objection?

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Accellion, Inc., provider of the enterprise content firewall that prevents data breaches and compliance violations from sensitive third party communications, today announced an integration for Splunk Enterprise Security, a market leading security incident and event management (SIEM) solution.

Understanding ESI Before Collection

In-place early case assessment (ECA) leverages increased visibility into ESI, before you have collected it, to define case strategy. It allows e-disclosure professionals to get to the facts of a given matter faster, producing downstream cost and time savings during collection, review, and production.

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