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This January brought no shortage of predictions and resolutions for the year ahead in legal discovery and information governance. Indeed, here at DiscoverReady we shared some of our resolutions for 2016 around the work we hope to accomplish with our clients. But there was one other list of resolutions that caught my attention, which came from our friends at kCura, one of our trusted technology partners.
We’ve been beating the drum for years now about the newly effective amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, touting the potential they hold to make civil litigation more efficient and more cost-effective. Now we’re joined by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who champions the new rules amendments in his 2015 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary.
Happy New Year! As we turn the calendar to 2016 and reflect on what the year ahead might bring, I asked some of my DiscoverReady colleagues to share some of their resolutions for the new year. Here’s what they resolve to accomplish in 2016. . .
European Commission and European Parliament officials last week agreed on a new set of data protection laws, intended to strengthen individuals’ privacy rights and create a more consistent set of regulations across the twenty-eight European Union member countries. Learn highlights of the new rules including provisions addressing many main points aspects of the European Union privacy rules.
After a five-year long rule-making process, significant proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure take effect today. The slate of amendments approved by the Supreme Court earlier this year will govern all proceedings in civil cases commenced after December 1, 2015, and “insofar as just and practicable,” all proceedings already pending.