As we move further into 2014, Mayer Brown’s Electronic Discovery & Information Governance Practice (f/k/a Electronic Discovery & Records Management) would like to extend its best wishes for a prosperous New Year.
A global pharmaceutical company is sued in the United States. As discovery begins, in-house counsel is concerned about the cost and time associated with collecting, reviewing and producing the electronically stored information.
The burden of discovery falls disproportionately upon the employer in most employment litigation, but a resourceful employer can minimize the cost of discovery by familiarizing itself with the relevant data sources.
A large customer of a manufacturing company is sued by a putative class of shareholders claiming various securities law violations related to an alleged failure to disclose the declining sales of one of their products, for which the manufacturing company provides parts.
The intersection of individual employee privacy and the proliferation of the use of hand-held devices and smart phones for business purposes, including the increasing popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, continues to generate thorny questions for employers.