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.

Gartner Report: Recommendations for Data Privacy Process Automation

Created on March 27, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

By 2023, modern privacy regulations will cover 65% of the world’s personal data, up from 10% today. Moreover, self-service portals for preference and consent management will be far more prevalent than they are today. Gartner’s latest Market Guide, Market Guide for Subject Rights Request Automation, takes a direct look at the heart of modern privacy regulations: The Data Subject Access Request (DSAR). These requests allow individuals the right to know what personal data an organization is holding, and offers individuals greater control over remediating that data. The report covers the current landscape... Read More

Popular Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain Claims BIPA is Unlawful

Created on March 27, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

BIPA (Biometric Information Privacy Act) was first introduced by Illinois in 2008 and requires informed consent of the collection of biometric data prior to collection, prohibits companies from profiting from biometric data, permits only a limited right to disclose data, mandates protection obligations and retention guidelines and creates a private right of action for any individuals harmed by violators of BIPA. Albertson’s, which owns the popular Jewel-Osco chain of grocery stores in Chicago IL, disagrees with this law — so they’re taking the state to court. Albertson’s argues that the Illinois Biometric... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Responsive Data Edition

Created on March 27, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

With the huge amounts of data that companies keep these days, finding responsive data can be tough. But what makes that easier is minimizing the data that you do have—which also greatly helps mitigate risk. But the highest risk right now may be in letting your TP stock drop below 24 or 25 rolls. You know, just to be safe. 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... Read More

Is Meeting Regulatory Data Challenges More of a Technology Issue or a Legal Issue?

Created on March 20, 2020


European Marketing Director

Today’s Legal GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) environment is getting increasingly complex. Recent regulatory changes around data protection, including the introduction of the GDPR, CCPA and other laws around the world, have caused a dramatic impact on organisations and how they are trying to respond to the new challenges posed in order to establish and maintain compliance. This shift towards a focus on protecting personal data, due of course by regulations enforced with huge fines and reputational risk, brings with it a set of complexities that organisations need to address. Traditionally, it... Read More

Deciding What Third-Party Communications Are Considered "Privileged"

Created on March 20, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Digital Mentor, Inc. v. Ovivo USA, LLC (W.D. Wash. Feb. 4, 2020) showcases that as more organizations use contract employees and third parties to help do business, it’s imperative for them to clearly understand what communications between those parties will be protected as privileged. Overview:In this trademark infringement/breach of contract case, the two parties had an e-discovery dispute around whether the plaintiff’s consultant was an employee of the plaintiff making any communications between the two privileged.The plaintiff’s consultant was heavily involved in creating and defining the contracts at issue in this... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Working From Home Edition

Created on March 20, 2020


Chief Marketing Officer at Exterro

Maybe the most convenient part about working from home is that you don't necessarily have to look your best—but you can still send in your best work! That's what Gartner did with their latest report, "The Market Guide for Subject Rights Request Automation," which helps break down the challenges and solutions to new data privacy laws like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). If you're still trying to wrap your head around CCPA compliance, it's worth a read. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Legal Hold Edition

Created on March 13, 2020


Marketing Communications & Events Manager at Exterro

Let's face it: A small part of all of us dies when someone doesn't acknowledge our legal holds. But it's also easy to become complacent with the process -- and a small tune-up might occasionally help.  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