In this ACC Guide, in-house counsel will learn how to organize their physical and electronic records to create a more efficient legal environment. While automation can be challenging, there are many systems that departments can use to find success.
In order to successfully transition to Office 365, in-house lawyers at corporations large and small must plan ahead. This article will address the top ten things to consider when rolling out Microsoft Office 365.
Litigation is a complicated game of claims and defenses, requiring the court’s attention on the merits. Requesting parties frequently attempt to distract the court with claims unrelated to the merits in an effort to take their eyes off the ball. Parties are seeking discovery of unrelated, overbroad information that courts have repeatedly found to be outside the bounds of what is permitted by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Be prepared to blow the whistle.
Use of collaboration tools like Slack, Teams, and those alike – rather than traditional face-to-face communications – often results in more informal and unfiltered communications, which presents legal risk and requires significant new considerations for organizations, including whether information is retained and where and how long information is stored. In this article, learn some best practices to face these challenges.
In this ACC Guide, learn about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), how it compares to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and gain key takeaways on how to adapt to these regulatory changes.
In this Quick Overview, learn how to calibrate your organization's efforts to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in regards to data security, unstructured data, paper information, privacy maturity and more.
In this Quick Overview, the basic elements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are explained as well as practical steps that can be taken to comply with this new regulation.
In this Quick Overview, learn more about the guidelines, coverage, compliance responsibilities, and personal information qualifications present in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is intended to give consumers greater control on how their personal information is collected, managed and shared. Proposed regulations within this guideline are complex and have far-reaching impact on businesses and consumers alike. In this Quick Overview, draft regulations are explained so in-house counsel can educate and prepare their business and IT departments.
Records management processes need to follow the “five second rule:” All record identification, classification, retention period research, storing, and tagging processes altogether cannot take longer than five seconds.
The Association of Corporate Counsel U.S. States' Privacy Capability Maturity Model provides a detailed maturity model for all aspects of an organization's privacy program. It seeks to gauge program capability across a variety of program elements, taking a "big picture" view on how ready organizations are to comply with these requirements.
In this ACC Guide, learn the components of an effective records management program, and the steps required to execute a schedule once developed. This ACC Guide presents global strategies for the in-house counsel or other team members tasked with starting, updating modernizing, or simply improving their company’s records management program.