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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Maryland Law Firm Seeks Guidance on Whether Electronic Transmission of Data to Legal Process Outsourcing Company in India Waives Fourth Amendment Protections

Posted in NEWS & UPDATES

The law firm of Newman McIntosh & Hennessey, LLP of Bethesda, Maryland, has filed a federal lawsuit seeking declaratory and injunctive relief in order to gain certainty about whether the electronic transmission of data from the United States to a foreign legal services provider waives Fourth Amendment protection with respect to the data that is… Continue Reading

SEC Proposes New Way for Investors to Get Financial Information on Companies

Posted in NEWS & UPDATES

Proposal Would Set New Electronic Records Management Requirements for U.S. Companies Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to formally propose using new technology to get financial information to investors faster, more reliably, and at a lower cost.  The proposed rule would require all U.S. companies to provide financial information using interactive data beginning next… Continue Reading

E-Discovery Problem Solving for Paralegals

Posted in EVENTS

Thursday, May 22, 2008 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Washington State Convention & Trade Center 800 Convention Place Seattle , Washington This intermediate-to-advanced level seminar will provide attendees with practical strategies for handling emerging e-discovery issues. K&L Gates Seattle partner Julie Anne Halter will speak on several different subjects relating to e-discovery, including the scope… Continue Reading

E-Discovery Compliance Starts with Records Management Plan

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K&L Gates Pittsburgh partner David R. Cohen’s presentation at the recent RIMS 2008 Conference was highlighted in the May 5th edition of Business Insurance.  At the San Diego event, Mr. Cohen recommended to the insurance industry crowd that companies create an e-discovery team and institute a records management plan.  He also explained how the failure… Continue Reading