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defensible deletion white paper
Reality Check – You Can Defensibly Delete Data

Read this white paper to learn the basics of defensible deletion and key considerations before implementing a defensible deletion strategy at your company. 

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5 Questions: The Future of E-Discovery Under the (soon to be) Updated FRCP

Steve Ihm, Esq., Assistant General Counsel at Allstate, Rich Vestuto, Esq., Director, Discovery at Deloitte and Scott Giordano, Esq., Corporate Technology at Exterro answer 5 questions on what the future of e-discovery will look like under the soon to be amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).

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Why E-Discovery Should be Managed as a Business Process

Learn how applying business process principles to e-discovery can substantially reduce data storage and review costs, while preventing e-discovery project failures.

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Legal Hold Data Migrations: How to Make the Move

In this paper, we recommend a four-step legal hold data migration plan derived from proven best practices. The result: a new legal hold system that can be certified to reflect past and present efforts, thus meeting court-mandated preservation requirements.

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Significant E-Discovery Cases: Lessons Learned and Technology Considerations

This paper examines three instructive cases from the past 12 months and the role process and technology serve to help build legal defensibility and organizational efficiency in e-discovery.

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Four-Step Guide to Defensibly Releasing a Legal Hold

This guide from Exterro and RSD provides a four-step process to help organizations ensure responsive data is adequately protected.

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Quick Guide: E-Discovery for IT Professionals

Exterro’s Quick Guide: E-Discovery for IT Professionals examines e-discovery technology trends from an IT perspective, focusing on such themes as data security, accessibility and scalability.

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Protecting Privacy in Cross-Border Litigation

For U.S.-based, multinational organizations, privacy statutes in foreign nations have become a minefield. This paper discussions the importance of proactively managing the use of ESI based in foreign countries during e-discovery.

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Eliminating E-Discovery Over-Collection

This whitepaper debunks popular myths surrounding e-discovery collection and offers practical advice for developing a targeted collection strategy that substantially reduces ESI volumes while preserving counsel’s ability to meet e-discovery obligations.

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Quick Guide: Decoding Predictive Technologies in E-Discovery

This Quick Guide delivers a compilation of recent E-Discovery Beat writings that address common questions legal teams have about predictive technologies and showcases how real-world users are already taking advantage of these exciting new capabilities.

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E-Discovery Transformed: IT Buyer’s Guide

This buyer’s guide will help IT teams identify requirements for e-discovery software selection, deployment and management.

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Three Common Techniques for E-Discovery Preservation

In this whitepaper, e-discovery experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Exterro examine three techniques, (1) Custodian Self Preservation, (2) Preservation by Collection and (3) In-Place Preservation, for ensuring defensible, efficient e-discovery preservation.

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Quick Guide: E-Discovery Cross-Border Data Compliance

This Quick Guide highlights two popular cross-border cases and recent developments in global data privacy laws, while also addressing common questions that legal teams are presented when faced with cross-border e-discovery issues and best practices for improving e-discovery and regulatory cross-border privacy processes.

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Five Steps to Avoiding Common Legal Hold Mistakes

This paper examines current case law and outlines the “Five Steps to Avoiding Common Legal Hold Mistakes.”

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Quick Guide: Legal Hold Management

This quick guide examines five significant legal hold cases and provides a look into the legal hold mishaps, blunders and miscommunications that, surprisingly, are all too common in today’s legal practices, as well as highlight tips and best practices for improving legal hold management practices.

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Take a “Facts First” Approach to E-Discovery

This white paper delves into the e-discovery challenges faced by today’s enterprises and provides practical steps for applying a “facts first” approach that both exceeds court expectations and reduces discovery costs.

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E-Discovery Project Management: Bringing Process to Practice
Smart litigators know that electronic discovery is at least as much about controlling the process as it is about practicing the art of law. Using the e-discovery project management framework outlined in this paper, e-discovery practitioners will learn how to gain control over the chaos of e-discovery, cutting litigation costs and controlling the bottom line.
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E-Discovery Glossary

The Sedona Conference® Glossary: E-Discovery & Digital Information Management

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