Category Archives: Focused

28 U.S.C. § 1782 discovery

What constitutes a “foreign or international tribunal” and whether that term includes private commercial arbitrations conducted outside the United States? On July 8, 2020, the US Court of Appeals for Second Circuit addressed that very question in a matter captioned In re Application and Petition of Hanwei Guo as reported by Mayer|Brown The Second Circuit’s [...]

Data Privacy Day January 2014

Last Tuesday 28th February, I joined with couple of other PhD research students at City University London to celebrate Data Privacy Day #DPD2014. Although it was planned last minute the event went ahead and the speakers gave interesting and lively privacy related talks. Many thanks to the speakers, Mr Jonathan Turner and Mr David Haynes, [...]

Not just ESI

The US Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 37(e) – on preservation, is pending revision. Note the commentary at aceds.org. Preservation orders and the rules on Electronically Stored Information (ESI) are complex areas for policy makers and also IT folks. Some of these issues I have raised in my article and also briefly during my [...]

Surveillance – my keyword from the year 2013

I browsed about 10 mins ago on wikipedia for traffic viewing statistics on ‘electronic discovery’, ‘information privacy’, ‘information security’, ‘surveillance’ and ‘Edward Snowden’. The ‘Electronic_discovery has been viewed 5883 times in the last 30 days.’, ‘Information_privacy has been viewed 4148 times in the last 30 days.’, ‘Information_security has been viewed 30227 times in the last [...]

The 7th Annual e-Disclosure Forum

I am looking forward to the Sweet & Maxwell event on eDisclosure in London. Venue is: The Hallam 44 Hallam Street London W1W 6JJ Date : Thursday, November 15, 2012 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM In searching in this blog for past events that I’ve attended, most of the links and contents have changed and/or [...]

Idiot’s Guide or Dummies Book

The most difficult aspect of edisc(overy)/(losure) is writing a definitive, complete book covering all the elements of edisc that satisfies everyone or is suitable for general release. So, will a Dummies Guide or an Idiot’s Guide to edisc make it to this year Xmas book list? Perhaps an unlikely Xmas event. What has been stated [...]

Reposting- eDiscovery in India alert

My Asian alerts on e-discovery highlighted that ediscovery in India is a local affair, confined to the Indian jurisdiction. The blog alert is from Techno Legal News. Will the rest of the world also follow the approach taken by the Indian to ‘controlling’ e-discovery in the name of ‘legality and acceptability’? Just a short posting [...]

Blowing my trumpet

For those interested in my talk I did last November, the video is accessible (I hope! ) at http://bit.ly/x5h0IY and slides in ppt Have you heard of electronic discovery/disclosure?

An early alert – come and join the dialogue

The British Computer Society Information Risk Management & Assurance Specialist Group Have you heard of Electronic Discovery/Disclosure? Tuesday 8th November 2011 18:00 Registration & buffet 18:30 Presentation 19:30 Networking Session Venue: The British Computer Society First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA Speaker:  Cher Devey Event Details Have you heard of [...]

Data, data on the screen (or in the cloud)

Who is the fairest & lawfully of all? One (possible) answer – the devil is in the detail, and assuming that is – one can get hold of the detail. I wonder whether one can determine ‘the fairest and lawfully’ when one do get hold of the detail. If you’re looking for the detail, then [...]