Companies Not Fully Ready For E-Discovery: Study

Law360, New York (June 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The majority of information technology executives appear to be confident of their ability to handle electronic discovery, but despite their investment in records management, archiving and information retention technology, companies still need to set policies that will help them control the data that could surface during litigation, a recent study of corporations has found.

Without clear rules and procedures for responding to unexpected litigation, corporations could find themselves exposed during e-discovery regardless of the steps they have taken to, for instance, automatically delete e-mail instant messages,...
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