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New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) amendments to Rule 37

Noteworthy changes have been made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) affecting the legal discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) as of December 1, 2015.  Due to issues arising from the cost of processing, reviewing and producing ESI (plus the confusion in contradicting court opinions) required further clarification for legal and eDiscovery professionals.

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Case Study: Cleveland Browns Score Big with Altitude IG's eDiscovery and Policy Enforcement

In addition to accommodating their changing eDiscovery needs, the Browns also wanted a solution that could incorporate a litigation hold process. The Browns reduced the time to conduct searches by 65% and reduced the amount of data necessary to turn over to counsel by 60%

5 Steps to Take When You Receive A Corporate Policy Directive

Retention polices are the core of a strong Information Governance strategy. They are enacted for a variety of reasons, from complying with government regulations to creating a proactive and defensible litigation response plan. Included are five steps to think about if you are tasked with developing a corporate retention policy.

Organizing Your ESI Closet: Preparing for eDiscovery

The random ESI in your organization is a messy closet. Until you look into all the nooks and crannies, you may not know exactly what actually is stored in the system. In a closet you may have old boots, in the server room, you may find old file servers. Either way, you need to find out if they have value and if not, purge it.