Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Exterro Data Source Discovery: The Most Efficient Way to Uncover New Data Sources

Created on September 28, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Legal teams often face challenges when trying to find data quickly: Whether it’s needed for litigation, a data subject access request, internal investigation, or other business processes, it can be difficult to find data stored in potentially hundreds or thousands of disparate locations . Adding to this problem is the ease at which different business units inside of large and mid-size companies—and even employee groups within those units—can create new data sources. This might include a new Slack channel or a new Microsoft Teams or SharePoint site that is unknown to the... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Afraid of Planes Edition

Created on September 24, 2020


European Marketing Director

Cross-border transfers are a little weird right now, but here's a webcast in which we talk about how to handle it. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Logistical Best Practices for Managing a Document Review

Created on September 24, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

With market forces demanding in-house legal departments do "more with less," legal operations and legal project management are disciplines whose time has arrived. More and more in-house departments and law firms are hiring professionals (whether legal pros or project management specialists) to ensure that projects come in on-time and on-budget. But unfortunately, not every legal department has the luxury of hiring dedicated project managers or operations specialists. Sometimes legal pros, whether paralegals or attorneys, have to make do. But mastering the basics of e-discovery project management is possible--and we're here to... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Retention Detention Edition

Created on September 17, 2020


Marketing Specialist, Exterro

I mean, it's not like we've got a whole whitepaper about data retention or anything. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

More Rulings on Whether Foreign Privacy Laws Trump U.S. Discovery Rules

Created on September 16, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Rollins Ranches, LLC v. Watson (D. S.C. May 22, 2020) re-emphasizes that when it comes to U.S. litigation, U.S. discovery rules will often override any foreign privacy law like the GDPR. If you’re going to try to fight against producing foreign data and want any chance of winning, make your arguments in accordance with the Aerospatiale 5-factor balancing test. Overview:In this dispute between dog training businesses, the plaintiff sought access to the defendant’s social media and email accounts.Specifically, the plaintiff wanted to compel this access to showcase the “history of admitted... Read More

Squaring the Proliferation of Virtual Meetings—A New Threat for E-Discovery—with Organizational Data Retention Standards

Created on September 16, 2020


By Courtney Murphy, E-Discovery Attorney, Clark Hill PLC Over the last several months, the COVID-19 outbreak has pushed organizations to either add new videoconferencing options to their technology repertoire or scale up an existing solution to accommodate much larger segments of their workforces. Now, with employees routinely holding remote meetings, it may be a good time to ask: What is happening with the data being generated by these video meetings? Many common videoconferencing software include the ability to record; before the recent shift to work from home, how did your organization handle... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - California Privacy Rights Act Edition

Created on September 10, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Did we mention the California Privacy Rights Act looks like it's probably gonna pass?  Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More