Are you one eDiscovery away from a budgetary meltdown?
Governments are getting hot on electronic data. They want to get their sticky mitts on your data – and where they have the requisite warrant, the need to ensure that you provide that data to them within a requisite timescale is vital.
Gone are the days of being able to say “we had a flood/fire in our storage centre – all the paper was destroyed”. Similarly, you won’t get away with prevarication around “We know it is on a tape – somewhere. We’ll find it – eventually”; followed by “Here’s three large trucks of stuff – we’ll let you find it”. A modern eDiscovery notice will be pretty focused, setting out exactly what needs to be disclosed – and when.