Litigation Support: Constant evolution
The rules governing electronic disclosure are increasing by the day and legal departments have to constantly keep abreast of the changes or risk the consequences. Martin Carey reports
Today, having a thorough knowledge of the relevant disclosure rules and guidelines relating to electronic information is necessary to understand the issues involved in the preservation and production of digital evidence. Recently, the UK electronic disclosure arena has seen significant evolution in this area, including reports relating to the handling of electronic information as published by the Working Party chaired by Mr Justice Cresswell, the Commercial Litigators’ Forum and the Litigation Support Technology group (LiST) group. These best practice guidelines make substantial progress in the UK, as litigators, litigation support, IT staff and corporations strive to gain control of the electronic-explosion.
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