The legal world’s reliance on technology has created incredible efficiencies and as a result, personal and confidential information (“PCI”) is more readily available and at greater risk of being compromised. Law firms and legal service providers are targets by hackers and data thieves.
Law firms and legal service providers have heightened responsibilities to protect the information entrusted to them. They are subject to the same federal and provincial statutory regulations regarding data privacy and data security as other business entities but are also subject to professional ethics rules regarding technological competence and client confidentiality.… Read More
This popular full-day program brings together leading experts to talk about the latest developments in ediscovery and digital evidence. The faculty will focus on the lifecycle of an ediscovery project, e-trials, and the use of digital evidence beyond traditional civil litigation.
gain practical insight to effectively manage electronically stored information
benefit from a close look into technology assisted review
learn how to choose the right technology
learn how best to work with a vendor
find out what is happening at Sedona Canada
learn how to manage the ethical issues that arise with digital evidence and when using technology in discoveries
Several members from the firm will once again teach The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 2018 eDiscovery Advanced Theory and Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course.
The eDiscovery Fellowship Course is designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks and explores the legal and practical principles of electronic discovery in a legal practice context.
Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the Sedona Canada Principles, participants will discuss the issues and tasks underlying each phase of the process. With an emphasis on proportionality and defensibility at every stage, practical information will be covered, including cooperative discovery planning, the supporting evidence required for discovery motions, and the admissibility of evidence. … Read More
Justice Turnbull ordered the plaintiff to restore and review the 66 backup tapes, despite the estimated cost of at least $300,000. Turnbull J., recognizing the exceptional cost, also made the point that had the plaintiff complied with an earlier order of the court, and properly preserved the relevant information, the motion would not have been necessary.… Read More