Sai Sireesh: Next generation Communication Compliance

The explosion in information channels, and increasing use of Web 2.0 and social media poses new challenges. Financial regulations are trying to keep pace – Social Media compliance, eDiscovery, content protection, acceptable use policies, logging and archiving of messages, Instant Messaging tracking, etc.  One way to meet this challenge is to deploy a Unified Communications (UC)…

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Council on Litigation Management (CLM) Annual Conference-a report from Jeff Jinnett

  On March 25th, I participated in a panel presentation entitled “The Evidence Lifecycle Management Standard for Early Case Assessment and Beyond” at the Council on Litigation Management (CLM) [1]  Annual Conference.  My panel was sponsored by WorkProducts, a key Microsoft partner offering solutions in the electronic discovery space [2].  Steve Lilley, the CEO of…

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Jeff Jinnett: Adopting an Enterprise-Wide EDRM Platform to Get Electronic Discovery Under Control (Part II)

Our previous posting provided an overview of the typical ediscovery lifecyle and identified the need for an enterprise-wide approach to ediscovery. This posting will explore the explore some of issues relating to the ediscovery process steps in more detail and describe the characteristics of an enterprise-wide EDRM system for ediscovery. Some Issues Relating to Ediscovery…

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Jeff Jinnett: Adopting an Enterprise-Wide EDRM Platform to Get Electronic Discovery Under Control (Part I)

One of the challenges facing many companies today is how to handle the production of electronic documents in the course of litigation discovery. For companies embroiled in litigation, electronic document records management can be an increasingly daunting and expensive task[1] . It is black letter law that computerized data is discoverable in litigation if relevant…

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Jeff Jinnett: Proposed Financial Services Regulatory Reforms (Part II): Possible Business and IT Impacts

In our last blog posting, we summarized the Obama administration’s proposed financial services industry regulatory reforms, as set forth in its “New Foundation” white paper[1]. The following are some of the possible business impacts of the changes, if enacted into law: For hedge funds and private equity funds (and their advisors) required to register with…

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