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Because You Need to Know: Monthly News Round-Up for October 2017

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A monthly round-up of industry news stories, useful publications, and notable cases of which you should be aware from the preceding month


Welcome to “Because You Need to Know,” XDD’s monthly news round-up.  In these posts, we gather together interesting articles, new publications, noteworthy cases, and XDD materials from the preceding month.  This post gathers items of interest from October 2017.

Industry News Stories

Interesting news stories from October include the results of the first annual review of the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield, upcoming changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence affecting ESI authentication, and continuing concerns about cybersecurity issues for legal services:

Notable Cases

New eDiscovery cases discussed in October include:

Useful Publications

New industry publications released in October include the long-awaited final version of The Sedona Principles, Third Edition: Best Practices, Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production:

XDD Materials

XDD published seven new blog articles and one new educational webinar in October:

  • Educational Webinar

As always, we welcome your input regarding future topics for our webinars, articles, and white papers.  Share your interests with us here.


About the Author

Matthew Verga, JD
Director, Education and Content Marketing

Matthew Verga is an electronic discovery expert proficient at leveraging his legal experience as an attorney, his technical knowledge as a practitioner, and his skills as a communicator to make complex eDiscovery topics accessible to diverse audiences.  A ten-year industry veteran, Matthew has worked across every phase of the EDRM and at every level from the project trenches to enterprise program design.  He leverages this background to produce engaging educational content to empower practitioners at all levels with knowledge they can use to improve their projects, their careers, and their organizations.

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