Post-Brexit data flows

Is the UK ready to deal with the movement of data after Brexit? A House of Lords committee has expressed doubts. David Davis, Minister for Existing the EU, is plainly incompetent and no interest in detail. How will we cope? Read more

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A suicidal robot offers a parable for Brexit as run by David Davis

Brexit again dominates one of my periodic articles about the immense foul-up that is Brexit, at least as it is run by by incompetent shyster David Davis. Digby Jones, John McDonnell, Jeremy Corbyn, Lord Adonis and others turn up as well, as do a robot with a death-wish and a bear on a motor-bike. Read... Continue Reading →

What will your disclosure conduct look like?

A case called ICI v Merit Merrell Technologies was complicated enough without multiple procedural failures, including disclosure defects. There was no breach of a specific rule, and no technology failure was blamed; there may or may not have been bad faith somewhere along the line. It just all went wrong. Read more

Malice or stupidity and political posturing

Brexit dominates one of my occasional articles on the follies of politicians and others. This one is called Malice, stupidity or something else? The mixed motives behind political posturing . University fees, Grenfell Tower, Jeremy Corbyn, the Tory leadership manoeuvres and Andrea Leadsom ("the dimmest bulb in the Cabinet") all turn up. Read more

Malice, stupidity or something else?

A look at the mixed motives which lie behind some of the issues of the past few days. Malice or stupidity may explain some of it, but there are other reasons why politicians and others behave as they do. One of a series of chronicles of the continuing follies of our times. Read more

Sedona Conference WG6 in Dublin

Working Group 6 of the Sedona Conference met in Dublin for its Ninth Annual Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws. It is a deep immersion in cross-border discovery and data protection which is unmatched anywhere else. It serves both as a top-up and a stimulus, with a skilled faculty pointing the... Continue Reading →

BYOD – a paper from the UK ICO

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has published a short, readable guide on Bring Your Own Device or BYOD - the use by employees of their own phones, tablets etc for their employer's work. Read more

FTI Consulting on structured data

An article by David Turner of FTI’s Consulting’s Data and Analytics practice,summarises the things organisations ought to have in mind when preserving structured data for potential production in future litigation or investigations. Read more

ThreadKM and Relativity

kCura's Relativity attracts a growing number of developers who value its market and its flexibility. In this interview, Damon Goduto of ThreadKM talks about ThreadKM's integration with Relativity.

Sonia Cheng of FTI on the GDPR

Sonia Cheng is FTI Consulting’s European Information Governance Leader. I write about a video in which Sonia introduces some ideas for companies to consider when first tackling compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Read more Home  eDiscovery  Other

AccessData webinar series

AccessData is running a series of webinars under the umbrella title Information Overload: Navigating information risk, investigations and privacy in today’s regulatory environment. Read more

A revolutionary hen

In which I suggest that the French revolutionaries got the idea for their little red caps from a chicken like this. Aux armes les citoyhens  

Brexit from Johnson to Leadsom

In which I confuse the crooks from The Producers with Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, and note that Theresa May is now so tainted that even Andrea Leadsom gets sent out to cover her back. Read here.

A few days in Ireland

A data protection conference near Dublin, preceded by a few days in County Clare, with added reflections on the first anniversary of the Brexit referendum. By me. Read more

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