Archive for July 2012

TERIS Among First eDiscovery Service Providers to Adopt SSAE-16 SOC 2 Security Standards

Company completes comprehensive professional audit of these standards, resulting in certification Seattle, WA – July 31, 2012 – TERIS, a leading provider of eDiscovery and related litigation support and information governance solutions to corporations and law firms across the US and internationally, announced today that it recently completed a Type II Service Organization Control (SOC)…

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Which Party Should Bear the Cost of E-Discovery?

Debates over which party should bear discovery costs is something that has not changed with the advent of eDiscovery. In fact, the question is becoming even more urgent, as the costs related to the search, retrieval, and production of electronic data are on the rise. For larger cases, truly vast amounts of data must be…

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Leveraging the FRCP to Minimize eDiscovery Costs

  No one wants to throw money out the window; unfortunately in the world of eDiscovery, many organizations are spending far more than what’s required.  Beyond implementing proactive data management policies, corporations should also be looking to specific eDiscovery rules under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) and the United States Code (U.S.C.) for…

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5 Tips To Reduce eDiscovery Costs

The rising costs of eDiscovery are of concern to virtually everyone in the legal profession. Yet, electronic discovery is an essential part of today’s litigation processes. How can the possibility of unexpected costs be mitigated in order to contain litigation fees? Here are five tips which can help reduce the costs of electronic discovery. 1.…

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EDiscovery and Digital Forensics: Alternative Fee Options

Many eDiscovery vendors have per-unit pricing for photocopies and images, while others charge per billable hour. Although the volume of work gathered during the electronic discovery process has only increased, these pricing models still haven’t changed with the times. While larger corporations might be willing and able to handle large fees associated with discovery and…

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Key Differences Between eDiscovery and Digital Forensics

According to the American Bar Association, a mere 10% of all documents created since 1999 are not digitally produced; the vast majority of existing records are now in some type of digital format. Deleting digital documents or failing to retrieve digital records when needed can increase a company’s risk of legal liability. To minimize exposure…

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