The 2017 Trends and Developments in eDiscovery and Its Implication to the Year Ahead
The proliferation of technological innovations and eDiscovery trends has been a common sight these past years. The 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) had brought significant alterations in eDiscovery standards last year and more meaningful changes are still expected to surface in 2018. Changes are expected to focus on proportionality, discovery process management, use of innovative technologies and reduced tolerance of legal teams disinclined to add value to the discovery process.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will present to the audience the recent trends and developments in eDiscovery for the past years and will provide a sneak peek of the potential implications of these changes to the year ahead.
Key topics include:
- eDiscovery Technology - Legal Framework
- eDiscovery Laws: U.S and Internationally
- 2017 Trends and Developments
- Implication to the Year Ahead
- Significant Amendments to FRCP
- What Lies Ahead in 2018
Steven C. Bennett, Partner
Park Jensen Bennett LLP
- What new technologies / communication methods present challenges for ediscovery?
- How have the revised Federal Rules affected the conduct of ediscovery?
- Have the revised Rules solved the problem of non-uniform treatment of sanctions?
- How has Technology Assisted Review affected ediscovery?
Thomas H. Soehl, Attorney
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.
- The amendments to the federal rules – how things have changed
- Proportionality and cooperation
- Objecting to discovery requests
- Preservation and disclosure
- Ethical considerations and the risk of sanctions
Judy Selby, Lawyer
Judy Selby Consulting LLC
- In the News - law firm cyber security incidents
- Law firm cultural shift required
- Indirect regulation of law firm cyber security
- Cyber security as a competitive differentiator
Honorable David J. Waxse, Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
- Federal Civil Procedure Rule 1
- Federal Civil Procedure Rule 26
- Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
- Use or Proportionality Principals
Who Should Attend:
- eDiscovery Professionals
- eDiscovery Lawyers
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- Information Management Officers
- IT Professionals
- Chief Information Officers
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- Other Interested/Related Professionals
Steven C. Bennett's practice at Park Jensen Bennett LLP (New York City) focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corporate governance, data security, energy, privacy, real estate and other matters. Mr. Bennett gained extensive trial experience during six years at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit, and nearly twenty years as a partner in a major international law firm.
Steven C. Bennett's practice at Park Jensen Bennett LLP (New York City) focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation …
Tom focuses his practice on commercial litigation, non-compete and trade secret litigation, intellectual property, and insurance coverage. He has represented international, national, and local clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts and in AAA arbitrations. Tom has worked with forensic consultants as well as his clients’ IT specialists in a variety of ESI scenarios.
Tom focuses his practice on commercial litigation, non-compete and trade secret litigation, intellectual property, and insurance coverage. He has represented …
Judy provides strategic advice to companies and corporate boards concerning insurance, cyber risk mitigation, and compliance, with a particular focus on cyber insurance. She was called "one of the premier voices in legal technology" by LegalTech News and founded her former law firm’s eDiscovery and Technology practice.
She had been quoted in leading publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Reuters, Directors & Boards, InformationWeek, Business Insurance, Law360, Bloomberg BNA, CIO, CSO, The National Law Journal, and Dark Reading about cyber risk and insurance issues, and authored the eBook "Big Data for Business Leaders. What Today's Decision Makers Need to Know."
Judy completed courses in Finance with Harvard Business School HBX, Big Data, Crisis Management/Business Continuity, Cyber Security and the Internet of Things (IoT) with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Professional Education and Cloud Computing with the IEEE.
Judy provides strategic advice to companies and corporate boards concerning insurance, cyber risk mitigation, and compliance, with a particular focus …
Dave Waxse is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas having been appointed in 1999 and reappointed in 2007.He is currently serving on recall status. Judge Waxse received his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas in 1967 and his J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1970.
He is a Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association and as a KBA delegate to the ABA House of Delegates was a member of the Board of Governors of the KBA from 1988 -2008. He is a member of the Earl E. O’Connor Inn of Court and is a Past-President of the Inn. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Judicial Division), Johnson County Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Wyandotte County Bar Association and Federal Magistrate Judge’s Association. Judge Waxse is past Chair of the National Conference of Federal Trial Judges of the Judicial Division of the ABA and a member of the ethics committee of the Judicial Division. He is also the past Chair of the Judicial Division of the ABA. He is also a fellow of the Kansas Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.
He is also an Observer to The Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) and International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6). He has been a lecturer in law at the University of Kansas School of Law and has made presentations on electronic discovery and other topics in programs presented by the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Defense Research Institute, the Federal Judicial Center, the Practicing Law Institute, the University of Kansas, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Washburn Law School, Georgetown Law School, and various other organizations. His is the author of “Ethical Implications of Hourly Billing” 67-DEC J. Kan. B.A. (1998),"Do I Really Have To Do That? Rule 26(a)(1) Disclosures and Electronic Information‚"10 Rich .J.L. & Tech. 50 (2004)‚ “Cooperation–What is it and Why Do It? 18 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 8 (2012), “Experts on Computer-Assisted-Review: Why Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Should Apply to Their Use” 52 Washburn L.J. 207 (2013), “Advancing The Goals of a ‘Just, Speedy and Inexpensive’ Determination of Every Action: The Recent Changes to The District of Kansas Guidelines for Cases Involving Electronically Stored Information,” 26 Regent U. L. Rev. 111 (2013), “Clawback Orders” American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 37 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 567 ( 2014),”Search Warrants for Cell Phones and Other Locations Where Electronically Stored Information Exists: The Requirement for Warrants under the Fourth Amendment “ 9 Fed Cts Law Review 3 (2016)
In addition, prior to becoming a judge he was a member of the national boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the American Judicature Society.
Dave Waxse is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas having been …
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The law firm of Park Jensen Bennett LLP focuses on white collar defense, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation.
About Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.
Cohen & Grigsby is a vibrant, growing middle market law firm comprised of more than 140 attorneys who practice in more than 30 distinct areas of the law, including mergers & acquisitions, business, tax, litigation, real estate, public finance, labor and employment, ERISA and employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, estates and trusts, immigration, and intellectual property. Cohen & Grigsby has a healthy, growing, and diverse client base, including public and private companies located all over the world. Cohen & Grigsby’s Litigation Group also has more than 50 lawyers who represent local, national and international businesses in a broad range of federal and state litigation from the initial prosecution or defense of a claim through discovery, settlement negotiations, trial, and appeal.
About Judy Selby Consulting LLC
Judy Selby Consulting LLC provides insurance coverage consulting services, including cyber gap analysis and claims assistance, to corporations across multiple industries. We also advise corporate boards on cyber risk mitigation and compliance issues. Judy Selby Consulting LLC also provides expert witness services to policyholders and insurance companies in insurance coverage disputes.
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