Category Archives: EU Safe Harbor

Reviewing the year so far: June – into Europe with Sedona and AccessData

This is my third consecutive post about the eDiscovery events which I have attended so far in 2016 (you can find the earlier ones here and here). The point, to reiterate, is not to suggest that my travels are of … Continue reading

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Consilio paper: How technology can support data protection compliance

Today, the European Commission launched the EU–US Privacy Shield with the headline “Stronger protection for transatlantic data flows”. The European Commission press release is here and the reciprocal Remarks by the US Secretary of Commerce are here. This seems a … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar today: dealing with the complexity of multinational litigation

ZyLAB is presenting a webinar today, 27 May, at 1:00pm ET with the title Dealing with the complexity of multinational litigation. These speakers are Gregory Bufithis, managing director of eTERA Consulting Europe, and Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB, … Continue reading

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Roundup of The Masters Conference 2010

“We have been travelling since we saw you last. We have been in America, entertaining the Americans whose need, let’s face it, is greater even than yours. Of course when we’re over there we say that the other way round” … Continue reading

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EDiscoveryMap helps navigate cross-border issues

Monique Altheim, a New York qualified lawyer, has quickly established her blog, EDiscoveryMap, as a mine of information on matters of personal data, privacy, data transfer and cross-border transfers. I follow her on Twitter as EUDiscovery and EDiscoveryMap which keep … Continue reading

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A proper welcome to Applied Discovery as a new sponsor

I promised a proper welcome to Applied Discovery when I put up a short post on 16 February to draw attention to the arrival of their logo. These Welcome posts are generally the only occasion when I invite collaboration on … Continue reading

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UK Information Commissioner publishes plain English data protection guide

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has produced a guide in plain English which aims to make it easier for the non-expert to understand what is involved. That is all to the good, but this is not one of these … Continue reading

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New French Data Protection Opinion on US discovery procedures

I bet that headline made your heart skip a beat with excitement, as mine did when I saw that the Proskauer Rose LLP Privacy Law blog has a new entry headed French Data Protection Authority releases new opinion on compliance … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference dialogue on cross-border discovery in Barcelona

As I have noted elsewhere, I had my own cross-border problems in getting to the Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery, eDisclosure and Data Privacy Conflicts in Barcelona on 10-11 June. I was chairing an edisclosure conference in London … Continue reading

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US – Swiss Safe Harbor

It had escaped my notice that the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commission of Switzerland had established a US – Swiss Safe Harbor Framework. The provisions and procedures are identical to those which apply … Continue reading

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Not going to Canada for the second time this month

As you may recall, I was not able to go to a meeting in Toronto at the beginning of April, when Senior Master Whitaker and I had hoped to see Justice Campbell and others to talk about common ground between … Continue reading

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Keeping informed on information about informaton

It is getting hard to keep up. The various aspects of information and justice which I write about are developing faster than I can put quill to keyboard. I wrote my piece An information war at the week-end and updated … Continue reading

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How safe is safe harbor?

I spoke on safe harbor on a panel at LegalTech sponsored and led by LDSI. Does it give as much protection as its proponents aver? Why is Europe so concerned about data privacy anyway? It is a beguiling expression, safe … Continue reading

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OutIndex releases E-Discovery engine

OutIndex, the electronic discovery software company has added another string to its bow with the release of three Microsoft .NET components to allow others to build their own e-discovery applications. Between them, the three components provide the tools for extracting … Continue reading

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Foreign collections need more than big feet

You will have seen from other posts that I have been at the ILTA conference in Dallas this week. ILTA is the International Litigation Technology Association and its conference title was Global Perspective, Peer Advantage, a title conveying the theme … Continue reading

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H5 gets safe harbor certification

H5, the high-end provider of automated document analysis and information risk management services for the legal industry, has obtained safe harbor certification from the US Federal Trade Commission. Most US companies whose business involves handling EU-derived data now have such … Continue reading

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The Portability of H5’s Process

Contrary to my assumptions, H5’s very different approach to document review can be made available in the UK on data hosted here. Those with bigger cases should consider adding H5 to their list of possible solutions I had breakfast with … Continue reading

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Daylight Forensic gets Safe Harbor Certification

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s post about FTI Consulting, comes news that Daylight Forensic and Advisory has also obtained Safe Harbor Certification from the US Department of Commerce. Either there has been a spate of new certifications or coincidence … Continue reading

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FTI Consulting meets EU Safe Harbor Standard

FTI Consulting is a global company advising businesses on investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues and the like. They are perhaps best known in the UK litigation market as suppliers of Ringtail Legal, the well-established litigation document management platform. … Continue reading

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