Progress on Data Protection in the European Union by Rachel Teisch. The EU is in the process of amending its data protection regulations and any modification will have a significant impact on US entities doing business in the Eurozone. Teisch’s post gives us an update on the proposed changes.
eDiscovery Update: Know your Court's Local eDiscovery Rules by McGuire Woods. eDiscovery expertise and standards remain inconsistent across the legal profession as well as within jurisdictions. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) allow for significant flexibility during the discovery process so, it is helpful that individual jurisdictions are developing their own guidelines to assist parties in meeting eDiscovery expectations. This article provides some examples of courts that have promulgated local rules for eDiscovery.
How Paralegals can drive a Proactive eDiscovery Process by Mike Hamilton. Often, we do not discuss paralegals with respect to the eDiscovery workflow and as eDiscovery has developed, there has been a tension between technology professionals and traditional paralegal resources. It is a benefit to any firm or GC's office to integrate paralegals into the eDiscovery process and Hamilton’s article speaks to how paralegals may be critical to successfully orchestrating efficient discovery.