Litigation Management: E is for E-disclosure
Why is Zubulake so important? Stephen Mason explains how this US gender discrimination case has revolutionised the role of disclosure in justice systems on both sides of the Atlantic - and given birth to a booming new industry in electronic disclosure services
In the US, the recent case of Zubulake v UBS War-burg illustrates the need for lawyers, both in-house and external, to ensure their clients understand that e-mail correspondence must be disclosed in legal proceedings and technology limitations will not be tolerated as an excuse for failing to produce the evidence.
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