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Smarsh and Exterro Announce Partnership to Optimize the E-Discovery Process and Reduce Costs of Key Cycles for Legal Teams

Created on October 28, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Modern digital communications channels continue to proliferate, creating new challenges for e-Discovery teams. This partnership enables investigative teams to advance how businesses are getting work done today. PORTLAND, Ore. (October 26, 2022) – Smarsh, a global leader in digital communications compliance and intelligence, and Exterro Inc., preferred provider of Legal GRC software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy, and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations, today announced a partnership to reduce the cost and increase the efficiency of e-Discovery processes. Through this partnership, Exterro leverages the expanded API set... Read More

5 Key Lessons from the First CCPA Enforcement Settlement

Created on October 21, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

On August 24, 2022, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $1.2 million settlement with cosmetics retailer Sephora in response to allegations that it violated key provisions of the CCPA and failed to address them within the 30 days allowed by the law. While the amount of the settlement pale in comparison to some of the fines levied under GDPR, it represents a significant step forward for consumer privacy in the US, as it signals California intends to enforce its regulations vigorously. Download the Data Privacy Alert here! Exterro recently hosted a... Read More

Some E-Discovery Trivia to Help You Get Ready for E-Discovery Day 2022

Created on October 21, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Behind the scenes, the team at Exterro, ACEDS, EDRM, and eDiscovery Today are busy brainstorming, planning, and organizing the 8th Annual E-Discovery Day celebration, scheduled this year for December 1st. While we’re not quite ready to announce all of the days’ events, it’s safe to say there will be an educational component, with informative webinars throughout the day, as well as a social element—with a fun online game and in-person celebrations across the country. As we’re preparing for the big day, there is one great way for you to join in... Read More

Case Law Alert: Defendants Persuade Court to Narrow E-Discovery Parameters with Metrics

Created on October 21, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

Jim Hawk Truck-Trails of Sioux Falls, Inc. v. Crossroads Trailer Sales & Service, Inc., (D.S.D. July 29, 2022) showcases how a party can persuade the court to narrow e-discovery parameters if that party presents metrics proving an undue burden. Overview: In this tort and contract case, a dispute between the parties arose over disagreements around e-discovery activities. Before the motion, the defendants had already: Searched 13 custodiansProduced documents relating to 92 out of the 99 search terms requested by the plaintiff The defendants disputed the need to produce documents relating to the... Read More

5 Excuses That Lead to Over-Retention of Data... and Risk!

Created on October 14, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

The Rise of Data Subject Access Requests People’s right to request a copy of their personal data from both private and public sector organizations, has been an increasing part of privacy and data protection law since the 1980s. Awareness has grown in recent years, largely driven by GDPR, which has instigated greater awareness globally of data subject access requests (DSARs) and access rights.  This has led to many organizations seeing a significant rise in the number of requests or receiving requests for the first time. While organizations have put in place portals... Read More

Exterro Launches Smart Data Inventory!

Created on October 14, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

New Advanced Data Inventory Solution to Support Privacy Teams with GDPR, CCPA, LGPD and Other Global Privacy Regulations Exterro, Inc. today introduced Exterro Smart Data Inventory, a new solution designed to help organizations build, monitor and maintain a defensible privacy program based on a single intelligent and dynamic data inventory across record types, assets, 3rd parties and processing activities. In order to establish an effective data privacy and governance program, organizations must be able to quickly attain a real-time picture of the data that exists within their internal environment as well... Read More

British Retailer Fined for Sending Unwanted Marketing Emails

Created on October 14, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has stepped up its enforcement of privacy and related compliance regulations, fining Halford’s, the UK’s leading retailer for automotive and bicycling products and services, £30,000 for sending nearly half a million marketing emails. Overview The ICO fined Halford’s for breaking the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), the law governing nuisance marketing for an email marketing campaign it launched in July 2020. This fine, issued on 7 September 2022, comes at roughly the same time as it issued two enforcement actions for violations of... Read More