Oct 30, 2006
Changes to the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, effective Dec. 1, are spurring a new generation of electronic discovery solutions as companies face a mandate to have systems in place to manage all digital information throughout the enterprise. The changes formally codify the principle that information in digital form is no different from other documentation that is subject to discovery in legal proceedings. As frequent targets of lawsuits requiring production of e-communications, financial services firms are likely to be particularly affected.
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