Category Archives: Symantec

A representative selection of sessions at the IQPC London Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

I avoid lists, on the whole. Apart from the fact that one can sense the readers bleeding away, there is always the risk of omitting somebody or something, or of appearing to give an unintended priority to one thing rather … Continue reading

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US eDiscovery articles in brief

Consistent with my condensing approach to current events, I give a brief summary of some of the US articles which have ended up in my Evernote store while my attention has been on the roll-out of the Jackson reforms. Rule … Continue reading

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Use of technology-assisted review and costs-shifting in US patent case has UK parallels

One of the main differences between the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Civil Procedure Rules of England and Wales is that England and Wales is a costs-shifting jurisdiction by default. That means that the winner can expect to … Continue reading

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Preservation and proportionality on the agenda for US litigation

There is a lot going on in the eDiscovery / eDisclosure world at the moment, what with new Civil Procedure Rules in England and Wales, and with products, appointments and webinars to write about and conferences to plan for. There … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in January 2013

Here is a list of the 58 blog posts published in January 2013 on my Commentary Blog and Updates Blog. They got 9,464 page views between them. As mentioned in a recent post, the web site has been smartened up … Continue reading

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Some predictive coding resources useful for UK lawyers

I am increasingly being asked to talk about predictive coding in the UK, and the subject warrants an article of its own. I will come to that shortly, but meanwhile point you to two articles published in the last few … Continue reading

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Symantec data retention survey highlights gap between retention beliefs and practices

All surveys, in any industry, have the aim of promoting the company which commissions them – why else would they bother? A new survey about document retention beliefs and practices – and the gulf between them – is, however, valuable … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in December 2012

Here is a list of my blog posts of December 2012 on eDiscovery / eDisclosure and related matters. After several months of experiments, I have abandoned my Google Plus page for my short eDiscovery posts in favour of a second … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery Updates to end November 2012

This post summarises the posts on my Google Plus page during November 2012. I gave up on Google Plus after that for reasons given in my post here, and set up a new updates blog. A different form of index … Continue reading

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The use of technology in regulatory investigations

Hobs Legal Docs was the sponsor of an interesting article in The Lawyer recently which emphasised the need to use technology to respond quickly to regulatory demands. Those who find themselves overwhelmed by the timetables for eDisclosure / eDiscovery in … Continue reading

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What exactly is defensible deletion?

Philip Favro of Symantec, in an article called Defensible Deletion: The Cornerstone of Intelligent Information Governance on the eDiscovery 2.0 blog, defines defensible deletion as “a comprehensive approach that companies implement to reduce the storage costs and legal risks associated with the … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 29 September

I was at a Washington conference for much of the week ending 22 September and the updates for that week are correspondingly reduced in number. This selection covers two weeks’ of my Google+ updates. Some of them relate to webinars … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 15 September 2012

This continues my new practice of summarising posts, mainly about eDiscovery, which have appeared on my Google Plus page recently. There are 26 of them in this summary, which points to a busy week (now two weeks ago) of announcements … Continue reading

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Proportionality and a choice of technology from Hobs Legal Docs

Recent posts by Hobs Legal Docs remind us that the problems raised by e-Disclosure are resolved by adherence to principles like proportionality as well as by the selection of appropriate technology. You don’t need scientific proof (though it exists, apparently) … Continue reading

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Dean Gonsowski of Symantec on the eDiscovery maturity model

An interesting article on InsideCounsel by Dean Gonsowski of Symantec-Clearwell called The e-Discovery Maturity Model considers the stages through which an organisation goes through in reaching a level of skill and competence appropriate to the issues which it faces. Picking up on a … Continue reading

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Recent posts on Google+ on eDiscovery and other legal subjects

Being away, and with only random access to the Internet, focuses one’s mind on the most efficient way of capturing interesting articles as Twitter (my main source) dishes them up. Whatever its other virtues, Twitter is no good as an … Continue reading

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Podcast: explaining present and future UK eDisclosure rules and practice

A podcast recorded with Symantec aimed at explaining UK discovery rules and procedures for a US audience is a helpful summary for UK lawyers and clients as well. When I first took on the role of explaining UK electronic disclosure, … Continue reading

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A post-Hong Kong holding post

I spent last week in Hong Kong at the Asia eDiscovery Exchange 2012 organised by InnoXcell.  A lot of good stuff came out of that conference and it will take me a while to turn my draft report into a … Continue reading

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My Google Plus Posts to 11 March on eDiscovery and related subjects

This post links to my most recent short posts on Google Plus except for those which merely link back to this site. CY4OR on children and Facebook Dean Gonsowski of Symantec interviewed on predictive coding SEC’s Patrick Oot on eDiscovery … Continue reading

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Judge Peck’s Predictive Coding Opinion – reporting the reaction

It needed no great prescience to anticipate a flood of articles about US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck’s opinion in the Da Silva Moore predictive coding case (Monique Da Silva Moore, et al., v. Publicis Groupe & MSL Group, Civ. No. … Continue reading

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Integration the target as Guidance Software buys CaseCentral

It was Twitter, of course, which first brought the news that Guidance Software had agreed to acquire CaseCentral.  The first tweet came so early that the Guidance web page announcing the deal was a blank placeholder; its page title confirmed … Continue reading

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A further reminder about my Google Plus site

I have yet to do the necessary cross-linking between the various places in which I put eDiscovery information. At the moment, it makes more sense to push the stuff out there and worry in due course about making a cohesive … Continue reading

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The KPMG Preservation Order: it couldn’t happen here….I hope

In writing about the US case Pippins v KPMG (see KPMG Judge Kicks the Sisyphean Stone of Proportionality Back Down the Hill) I made a point of emphasising that “one must… be careful up to a point in commenting adversely … Continue reading

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eDiscovery Predictions for 2012 from Symantec and Clearwell

This is the time of year for predictions about the next twelve months. I tend to make mine aspirational, that is, I hope to encourage movement in the general direction of my predictions without necessarily being optimistic that they will … Continue reading

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IQPC Munich eDiscovery themes recur around the world

I was not sorry when my plane’s wheels touched down at Heathrow on my return from IQPC’s Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich on Wednesday night, bringing to an end 28,000 miles of eDiscovery travel in six weeks. A … Continue reading

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Legal Support Network UK e-Discovery Briefing Paper collects expert views

The UK-based Legal Support Network has just published an interesting briefing paper about eDisclosure / eDiscovery, opening with an observation on the difference, or absence of difference, between those two terms, kick-started by Jonathan Maas of Ernst & Young. For … Continue reading

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Social Media Opportunities and Risks in the Workplace

A White Paper and webinar from ZyLAB draw attention to the marketing and network advantages, and to the corresponding discovery/disclosure risks, which come with the massive growth in social media use. I am fairly sparing with both adjectives and adverbs … Continue reading

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CY4OR web site brings forensics to lay lawyers

A nice reference has turned up on CY4OR’s website to supplement the words like “professionalism”, “expertise” and “excellent” which recur amongst their testimonials. The one I like reads as follows: Professional and prompt service and able to “dumb down” the … Continue reading

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The Gartner Magic Quadrant for EDiscovery Software and other EDiscovery Market Matters

As I have often said, I am content to stick to my own part of the e-Disclosure / e-Discovery world and leave others to theirs. Deciphering market trends is the job of analysts; journalists can react quickly to news; the … Continue reading

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Getting on with the basics at CEIC as the eDiscovery world spins a little faster

I could sit here all morning trying to come up with a succinct heading which captures everything which is going on in eDiscovery / eDisclosure at the moment. The big things happening at a corporate level have greater long-term significance … Continue reading

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UK and US EDisclosure / EDiscovery and Compliance Commonality at IQPC London

There was something for everyone at the IQPC Document Retention and EDisclosure Management Summit in London this week. The Bribery Act gave added incentive for those responsible for information management within organisations; at the other end of the process, prosecutors … Continue reading

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Levelling out after LegalTech

LegalTech, UK educational sessions and calls from law firms, an LPO conference, Irish eDiscovery, litigation as an invisible export, legal blogging in New York and eDiscovery in Germany all help to pass the time. By and large, I find that … Continue reading

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IQPC Exchange in Munich: Information Retention and eDiscovery in Europe

The civil law jurisdictions of mainland Europe have no discovery tradition as it is understood in common law countries like the US and UK. The IQPC Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich was an opportunity for corporate counsel to … Continue reading

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A useful guide to sources on EU Data Privacy Laws

The Guidance Software Newsroom carries a new article by Denise Backhouse of the eData Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP headed Master European Data Privacy Laws. I refer you to it because it is expressly intended as a guide … Continue reading

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Welcome to Symantec as a sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project

It is a great pleasure to welcome Symantec as the latest addition to the sponsors of the e-Disclosure Information Project. Earlier today, in my article about Canadian e-discovery (see Lessons from Applied Discovery Proportionality panel in Toronto ) I passed … Continue reading

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