• Best Practices In Second Request Document Review: Eliminating the Fear Factor

    January 01, 2023 |

    Part One of a Two-Part Article: Challenges and solutions in document review HSR second requests have become increasingly common in mergers or acquisitions that meet the premerger reporting threshold, which in 2022 was a transaction value of more than $101 million. The burdens of complying with second requests are onerous. The mere thought of undergoing such an exercise tends to strike fear in the heart of the legal department. In this article series, we'll outline the major challenges of second requests, suggest strategies to overcome them, and discuss how to face a second request with equanimity and confidence.

  • Privilege Logs: Strategy, Best Practices and Practical Advice

    January 01, 2023 |

    This article provides an overview of the different types of privilege logs, lays out best practices for negotiating ESI or privilege-log protocols, and discusses other issues that can occur with privilege logs in e-discovery.

  • Legal Tech: Twitter's Future and E-discovery

    December 01, 2022 |

    Whether Twitter's doomsday is coming is still uncertain. But the threat of loss of years' worth of companies' data could be the impetus behind testing collection tools and reevaluating e-discovery processes.

  • Incident Response Plans and Tabletop Exercises May Be A Waste of Time

    November 01, 2022 |

    Developing and delivering an IRP or TTE to improve the effectiveness of your incident response approach, in isolation, does not work. If your incident response preparation activity does not include some fundamental tactical actions, when the time comes and your house is on fire, your breach response will fail to meet your expectations.

  • Not Just Your Same Old Privacy Legislation: A Compliance Briefing for Privacy Officers on the New Canadian Consumer Privacy Protection Act

    August 01, 2022 |

    Part One In a Series This article, which reviews the Canadian Consumer Privacy Protection Act, first seeks to identify the delta between the Act and PIPEDA in order to allow privacy officers of organizations that are already PIPEDA compliant to identify the net new compliance requirements under the Act and second, to highlight the provisions of the Act which, if breached, could lead to the imposition of significant fines.

  • Online Accessibility and SEO

    August 01, 2022 |

    How can you make your user experience the best it can be for all potential clients, and lead with empathy and equity as you demonstrate your knowledge? That's where your law firm's SEO strategy comes into play.