Information Governance (InfoGovernance) is the specification of decision rights and an accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the valuation, creation, storage, use, archiving and deletion of information. It includes the processes, roles, standards and metrics that ensure the effective and efficient use of information to enable an organization to achieve its goals. Information governance should be an element in planning an enterprise's information architecture.

(Gartner Hype Cycle for Legal and Regulatory Information Governance, 2009, December 2009).

An Engagement Area (EA) is an area where the commander of a military force intends to contain and destroy an enemy force with the massed effects of all available weapons systems.

(FM 1-02, Operational Terms and Graphics, September 2004).

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Weekly eDiscovery News and Views - June 19, 2013

Compiled by from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest Update

eDiscovery Issues
  • A Look at Predictive Coding:  The ‘Not Me’ Factor - (Craig Ball)
  • Adverse Inference Sanction for Defendant who Failed to Stop Automatic Deletion - (Doug Austin)
  • Another Federal Court Considers Predictive Coding – (Joey Chindamo)
  • Automatic Deletion Leads To Adverse Inference Instructions - (@ITLexOrg)
  • Benefits of Early Discovery in Defending Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims - (Brent Gurney, Joshua Ferrentino, Alexander White)
  • Comparative Efficacy of Two Predictive Coding Reviews of 699,082 Enron Documents - (@RalphLosey)
  • Court Decisions, Cost Concerns Drive Growth in Business for eDiscovery Firms - (Catherine Ho)
  • Court Uses “Traditional Relevance Analysis” to Order Production of Plaintiff-Employee’s Social Media Postings on Emotional Distress and Alternative Potential Stressors - (Jay Yurkiw)
  • Default Judgment Granted, Monetary Sanctions Imposed Against Plaintiff Tech Company and Counsel for Misconduct – (Lauren Winchester)
  • eDiscovery Vendors Are Not Immune to eDiscovery Sanctions – eDiscovery Case Law - (Doug Austin)
  • eDiscovery: Why You Should Go Native! | @LegalTalkNet - (Sharon Nelson, John Simek)
  • Email Evidence: Kept in Routine Course of Business Does Not Render It Admissible as Business Record  - (Gregory Joseph)
  • Four Considerations in Selecting and Implementing New Legal Holds Technology - (John Martin, Allan Crawford)
  • Gartner Announces eDiscovery Leaders in ‘Magic Quadrant’ - (Sean Doherty)
  • Hanging Out and Chatting About Information Governance - (Barclay Blair)
  • Insight versus Hindsight: the DLA Piper Billing Scandal - (Bob Krantz)
  • It is Not Impossible to Produce Native File Gmail | Bow Tie Law’s Blog - (Josh Gilliland)
  • No Sanctions for Failure to Preserve Where Deleted Call Recordings “Would Not Have Been Supportive of Plaintiff’s Claim” - (K&L Gates)
  • Predictive Coding and Scientific Research - eDiscovery Law Today - (Ralph Losey)
  • Predictive Coding has its Detractors - (Richard Weiner)
  • Push or Pull? Deciding How Much Oversight is Required of In-house Counsel in eDiscovery - (@PhilipFavro)
  • Self-Incrimination Asserted in Battle on Court Ruling Ordering Decryption | @ACEDSonline - (Robert Hilson)
  • Still No Rummaging Through Social Media in Discovery - (Josh Gilliland)
  • Stricter Authentication Standards for Facebook Messages Than for Email - (Gregory Joseph)
  • Technology Assisted Review Case Summary: In re Biomet - (Julie Romero Peter)
  • The Federal Judicial Committee’s Proposal To Break The Discovery Rules – (Max Kennerly)
  • Think Global, Litigate Local: Handling the Demands of E-Discovery in Asian Countries – (Rachel Teisch)
  • Top 5 eDiscovery Risks for 2013 - (Mike Warnecke)
  • Twenty-three Vendors Selected in 2013: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for eDiscovery Software - (@ComplexD)
  • Understanding the Value of Database Discovery beyond Unstructured Data - (@LegalIT)
  • Using Predictive Coding “Might” Require Negotiation between the Parties Involved - (Mike Hamilton)
  • You Have The Right To Conduct Discovery!! (@KatherineLGallo)
  • Warning: E-mails with Attorney Transmitted in Violation of Employer ”No Personal Use” Policy will NOT be Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege or Work Product Privilege – (Edvie Clark)
Corporate Risk
  • 3-D Printing: New Dimension for IP Law? (@MoFoTech)
  • As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots - (Colin O’Keefe)
  • Avoiding Social Media Will Cost Banks Customers - (Sudeep Nadkarni)
  • Corporate Cyberattacks Come Out of the Shadows - (Craig Newman, Daniel Stein)
  • Cybercrime Needs to be Better Defined in Order to Protect Privacy Rights, says Watchdog - (Pinsent Masons)
  • Cyber Security Risks Present Threat to UK Financial System, Say Growing Number of Companies – (Pinsent Masons)
  • DHS Guided By “Intuition or Hunch” When Conducting Border Searches – Britt)
  • Employees Have Accepted Their Big Brother - (Michael Schmidt)
  • Enforceability of a Noncompete Agreement will Often Depend Upon Context - (Jason Shinn)
  • Federal Cybersecurity Initiatives Demand Vigilance of Communication and Energy Infrastructure - (Robert Scott)
  • FTC Issues New Red Flags Rule Guidance - (Michael Epshteyn)
  • Google Defends Efforts Against Rogue Pharmacies – (Thomas Claburn)
  • How Well Do You Know Your Shareholders? (Mary Ann Cloyd)
  • Human Trafficking Concerns for 7-Eleven in Wake of Payroll Scam – (James McGrath)
  • In ERISA, Do It NOW!!! (Michael Quiat)
  • Scrutiny of Databases that Track Private Records of Employee Wrongdoing - (Joshua Davis, Andrew Ferren)
  • Seattle Limits Inquiries Into and Use of Criminal Records for Employment Purposes - (Littler)
  • Seven Components of an Effective Social Media Risk Compliance Program - (Leslie Paul Machado)
  • Social Media:  Does Eagle v Morgan Apply in Canada? (Lisa Stam)
  • Snowden Actions Shine Light on Insider Threat - (Michael Denning)
  • Stop Insider Tweeting! (@MoFoTech)
  • The Do-or-Die Questions Boards Should Ask about Technology | McKinsey & Company - (Paul Willmott)
  • The Flurry of New Employment Laws Regulating the Use of Criminal Records Continues with Expanded Restrictions in Indiana, North Carolina, Texas, and Buffalo, New York - (Jennifer Mora, Rod Fliegel, Sherry Travers)
  • The Problems of GCs Thrust Into the Media Spotlight - (James Haggerty)
  • Too Early to Tell if Dodd-Frank Ends “Too Big To Fail” - (Bradley Sabel, Donald Lamson, David Portilla)
  • Value Edges Out Cost-Cutting in Survey of In-House Counsel Priorities – (Patrick Lamb)
  • What General Counsel Can Bring to a Company’s Board – (Victoria Reese, Lee Hanson)
  • What to Look for in a Risk Director - (Catherine Dunn)
  • YouTube (Part III) Notice and Take Down Safe Harbor Under the DMCA - (Martin Kratz)
  • You’ve Got the Job, Details Will Follow – Employment Offer Letters & Non-Compete Agreements - (Adam Santucci)
Technology Considerations
Vendor News
2013 Events
The 5th Annual Sedona Conference International Program On Cross Border Discovery and Data Protection
June 19 – 20, 2013
Zurich, Switzerland
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The 3rd International Litigation Support Leaders Conference
June 20 – 21, 2013
Miami, FL
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San Diego eDiscovery Retreat
June 30 – July 1, 2013
San Diego, CA
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6th Annual Forensics and Incident Response Summit
July 9 – 10, 2013
Austin, TX
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E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
July 17 – 18, 2013
New York, NY
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Laguna Beach eDiscovery Retreat
July 28 – 29, 2013
Laguna Beach, CA
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American Bar Association Annual Meeting
August 8-13, 2013
San Francisco, CA
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ILTA 2013 Annual Conference
August 18-22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
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E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
September 17 – 18, 2013
Houston, TX
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2013 Conference on Preservation Excellence
September 18-19, 2013
Portland, OR
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Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit North America
September 23 – 25, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
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Fifth Annual Intermountain eDiscovery Conference – 2013
September 26, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT
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Relativity Fest
October 6-8, 2013
Chicago, IL
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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
October 6-10, 2013
Orlando, FL
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EDRM 2013-2014 Midyear Meeting
October 9-11, 2013
Saint Paul, MN
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ACEDS 2013 Corporate E-Discovery Summit
October 10-11, 2013
San Francisco, CA
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2013 EDI Leadership Summit
October 15 – 17, 2013
Santa Monica, CA
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October 17-18, 2013
Orlando, FL
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LawTech Europe Congress 2013
October 21 – 22, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
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ACC 2013 Annual Meeting
October 27-30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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KMWorld 2013
November 6-8, 2013
Washington, DC
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The Advanced eDiscovery Institute
November 21-22, 2013
Washington, DC
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E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
December 11 – 12, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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