Daily Archives: January 4, 2008

Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project

The EDRM Project was conceived well before the ediscovery/edisclosure rules. According to the information on the EDRM site ..Launched in May 2005, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project was created to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the electronic discovery market – a problem identified in the 2003 and 2004 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic [...]

Discovery in Arbitration – US

Discovery in Arbitration – US style An extract from the pdf article: This article will discuss discovery in arbitration proceedings. Part I will discuss discovery in advance of arbitration under the commercial rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). Part II will discuss discovery under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). Finally, Part III will discuss [...]

summarised amendments of FRCP -pre December 2006

A Foley & Lardner LLP Information Bulletin pre Dec 2006 – summarised amendments of FRCP


The provisions at the Federal Arbitration Act For explanations on the US Code and for information about the schedule of Supplements etc. Checkout information on the unclassified changes i.e. changes that have not yet made it into the classification tables.


Unlike the CPR which is available online & in pdfs, the FRCP is located in a pdf document Check out the US Courts Congress page for various Amendments Approved by the Supreme Court – Submitted to Congress (April 2006)- FRCP Amendments Effective December 1, 2006

From K & L Gates electronic discovery law blog

E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Go Into Effect Today; concise article posted at electronic discovery law blog

Under the English Arbitration Act 1996 – disclosure of documents

Disclosure under section 34(2)(d) The arbitral tribunal has the power to order disclosure and has a discretion to decide ‘whether any if so which documents or classes of documents should be disclosed between and produced by the parties and at what stage’. There is no limitation regarding the types of documents. The tribunal must avoid [...]