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Social Media and e-Discovery

September 26, 2011


Cloud adoption and social network content generation in the enterprise have serious implications for e-discovery. Employees are creating content outside the control of corporate IT governance and compliance with corporate policy is very hard to monitor. There are no clear rules for the governance of social media and it is up to individual organizations to […]

Social Media: the Next eDiscovery Elephant in the Corner

September 19, 2011


For enterprises social media applications such as blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter bring both business opportunities and risk. There are many channels and the volume of data is enormous. Most organizations don’t even know if and how employees are using them. The combination of business sensitive information and a mass broadcast capacity keeps legal departments […]

The UK Bribery Act, “FCPA on steroids”

September 13, 2011


After heated discussions, delays and even a false start, the UK Bribery Act 2010 has finally taken effect this summer.  The Bribery Act intends to respond to threats to sustained economic progress in developing and emerging economies and to enforce the proper operation of free markets. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) – part of the […]