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4 Best Practices for Keeping Up with International Privacy Regulations

Created on May 2, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Since 2018, legal and privacy professionals have witnessed unprecedented change in the realm of data privacy regulation. Since the enactment of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, jurisdictions across the globe have revisited past privacy laws and enacted new ones. While in general the laws demonstrated a growing consensus that individuals have extensive rights over how their personal data is used, the particulars of the regulations vary widely. In the wake of these changes, many states have introduced or passed legislation enumerating privacy rights for their citizens, but much the... Read More

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Document Review Process

Created on April 29, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Attorneys, whether you’re in-house counsel or you’re working at a law firm servicing corporate clients, it’s time we talked about your document review process. Chances are your process is pretty close to what you’ve always been doing, maybe for a decade or longer… but that’s just not going to do anymore. Things have changed in a lot of ways over the last five to ten years—and if you haven’t adapted your document review process, you’re creating unnecessary risk and doing unnecessary work, either for your own company or your clients’. First of... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: The US and EU Announce a New Data Privacy Framework

Created on April 29, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

The US and EU have agreed to a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework, marking the beginning of a collaborative approach to resolve the uncertainty created in July 2020, when the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the Privacy Shield framework. More data flows between the EU and the US than anywhere else in the world, powering a $7.1 trillion economic relationship. Overview Only July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued the Schrems II ruling in the case of Data Protection Commission v. Facebook Ireland... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: You're Telling Me There's a Chance?

Created on April 29, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

If you've got a chance--like Jim Carrey--just a chance to buy e-discovery software this year, then no doubt you're excited. Make sure you invest in the right technology for you and your team by checking out Exterro's new whitepaper, The Legal Tech You Must Have in 2022.  Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More

Find Out What's New in the World of Digital Forensics with FTK Over the Air

Created on April 25, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

If you're interested in the world of digital forensics, have we got some great news from you! Exterro has launched a new podcast, FTK Over the Air, that focuses on everything digital forensics, from law enforcement to private sector investigations, cyberattack response, and the FTK family of products.  Featuring Justin Tolman, Exterro FTK Evangelist; Lynne Roossien, Exterro FTK Product Marketing Manager; and guests from the private sector, educational institutions, and law enforcement, FTK Over the Air launches a new episode every two weeks.  So far, the episodes have covered topics like: Episode 1: Introduction... Read More

Don't Make These E-Discovery Mistakes to Earn Sanctions!

Created on April 22, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Five or so years ago, legal professionals were hearing about “the end of sanctions.” Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), especially Rule 37 (e)’s requirement of a determination of “intent to deprive” to levy the most severe sanctions, reduced the likelihood of litigants accidentally stumbling into an e-discovery catastrophe. Increased adoption of technology, spurred on by state bar associations’ requirements for technological competence, undoubtedly played a role as well. But in recent years, talk of the demise of sanctions has lessened. A review of the last few years of... Read More

Logistical Best Practices for Managing a Document Review

Created on April 22, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

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 help... Read More