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European commission launches EU-US Privacy Shield

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Annelore van der Lint | July 24, 2016
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This week the members of the European Union approved the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is a data exchange agreement between the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission and establishes new principles to regulate data transfers from the EU to the US. Under this Privacy…

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Thank you Goldman Sachs, free knowledge for compliance officers

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Annelore van der Lint | July 4, 2016
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Recently I bumped into the article, "You won't believe what gets an email flagged at Goldman: CNBC has the list". It's an interesting read to see what the compliance officers consider to be keywords, sentences and patterns that raise their interest.

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Webinar: how to keep mission-critical data safe in a cloud-connected world

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Annelore van der Lint | October 27, 2015
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Today, businesses of all sizes are facing real challenges to cut costs, and streamline processes to operate more efficiently – and they’re looking for innovative ways to get the job done. To that end, cloud computing offers enterprises countless benefits, including the cost savings and flexibility…

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Benchmark your eDiscovery: no budget approval necessary

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Annelore van der Lint | October 14, 2015
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What is good enough in eDiscovery? What are best practices or community benchmarks?  Enterprises pay dearly to have outside consultants come in, assess and benchmark eDiscovery in the hopes of reducing costs, risks and time.

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Three tips for successfully taking control of eDiscovery

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Annelore van der Lint | September 9, 2015
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Every organization wants control of their data. That means knowing what they have and where it is. However, that is becoming more difficult as data becomes more varied and grows in volume. This can be challenging especially during a discovery process. If your electronic house is not in order, you…

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Bridging the gap between IT and Legal

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Annelore van der Lint | August 27, 2015
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According to Gartner “most organizations are ill equipped to deal with eDiscovery. And the reason is that the records management policies are misaligned with IT processes.” Thus, resulting in the disruptive nature of eDiscovery.

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Building a business case for information governance

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Annelore van der Lint | July 25, 2015
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When companies embark on an eDiscovery solution, there is little need for a discussion on budget because there is a fire that needs to be immediately put out. There is no time to discuss budget, ROI or build a business case. However, Information Governance (IG) is a different story. It’s a long…

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eDiscovery is more than just emails

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Annelore van der Lint | July 8, 2015
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When most people talk about eDiscovery, email is usually the most common form of communication that comes to mind. And with good reason given that email remains the most important form of communication for organizations. Given its importance, it is understandable why it is also the first data that…

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Prejudice, proportionality and precision: the 2015 FRCP amendments

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Annelore van der Lint | May 6, 2015
FCPA

Some believe that the 2015 FRCP amendments, effective December 2015 if Congress does not intervene, will not change eDiscovery practice. I am not one of them. The 2015 amendments were designed primarily to reduce costs for producing parties: the cost of losing a case due to terminating sanctions,…

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