Document Retention

Basic Principles to Establish an Information Governance Policy

Information Governance programs are a growing and critical component of how organizations manage their data and records. Understanding information governance and the information lifecycle is important because data impacts all areas of an organization, including regulatory compliance, litigation, continuous improvement processes, IT infrastructure, and business strategies, to name a few. Additionally, an effective information governance…

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Cell Phone Encryption: A Look at the Pros and Cons

  The topic of cell phone encryption is more common and talked about than ever before. Many individuals and companies alike are spending time thinking about whether or not it is a good idea to encrypt cell phones. Do the pros of encryption outweigh the potential cons, or vice versa? Sure, the information is protected…

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Email Threading: An Essential E-Discovery Tool

April 11, 2017 ¦ Josh Markarian ¦ TERIS Sophisticated Litigation Support An email thread is a running list of all replies that are followed after an original email. The back navigation of these emails are formatted in a chronological order varying depending on the email client or email platform that is used, traditionally the last…

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E-Discovery preparation and permenance

Document review has become a major profit service for law firms. This gives an inlet to new technologies that allow smaller law firms to take clients they would never normally be able to handle. Additionally, E-Discovery takes the responsibility out of the domain of Industry Titans Instead of mak ing them enlist a large pool…

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Everything You Need To Know About The Arkfeld Conference 2016

One of the most important digital conferences in Arizona will be starting shortly. The ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference will take place in the Armstrong Hall on March 9-11, 2016, making it the fifth to date The three exciting days at ASU campus in Tempe will include stimulating information about the newest issues affecting…

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The Importance of Protecting Firms and Clients with a Properly Executed Document Retention Policy – Part 2

Goals of a Document Retention Policy can include: •  Retention of important documents for reference and future use; •  Deletion of documents that are no longer necessary for the proper functions of the  company; •  Ensure that documents are only being stored by the custodians of the records; •  Organize important documents for efficient retrieval; and…

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The Importance of Protecting Firms and Clients with a Properly Executed Document Retention Policy – Part 1

When executed properly a Document Retention Policy can provide protection from litigation sanctions. In the legal realm, having a reasonable, consistent and defensible document retention policy, in conjunction with a proper litigation hold procedure can help avoid spoliation claims from opposing parties. Spoliation can lead to sanctions or even adverse judgment in a case. (See…

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