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GDPR project to develop guidelines for cross-border discovery

Posted on June 28, 2017

EDRM seeking volunteers to assist in advancing GDPR project EDRM is launching a new project to develop guidelines for cross-border discovery under new European regulations taking effect next year. The coming General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will intensify the challenges that U.S. companies and counsel face in complying with discovery requests that involve data in Continue Reading »

TAR webinar series planned for August

Posted on June 20, 2017

EDRM is developing webinars on Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) to help educate lawyers and judges on various aspects of TAR in advance of a September Duke Conference, which aims to develop best practices for using TAR. The webinars will address topics such as when to use TAR, how various TAR tools work, common pitfalls and benefits, Continue Reading »

EDRM welcomes Jim Waldron as director

Posted on March 22, 2017

Waldron is the former clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey EDRM is pleased to welcome James Waldron, the former clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, as director of EDRM at Duke Law. In his EDRM role, Waldron will help set direction for EDRM Continue Reading »

EDRM releases new Security Audit Questionnaire

Posted on March 8, 2017

March 8, 2017 Durham, NC – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of a new Security Audit Questionnaire, a practical tool for evaluating the security capabilities of corporations, law firms, cloud providers, and third parties offering electronic discovery or managed services. “E-discovery increasingly involves very large volumes of potentially sensitive Continue Reading »

Announcing the new EDRM website

Posted on March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017 Durham, N.C. – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the launch of a newly designed website at The redesign was initiated to reflect the new relationship with and branding of Duke Law School. Duke Law acquired EDRM in August 2016. “As the home for e-discovery resources and Continue Reading »

A snapshot of EDRM work in 2016

Posted on February 25, 2017


EDRM Joins Educational Events for E-Discovery Day

Posted on November 22, 2016

Second Annual E-Discovery Day Offers Practical, Accessible Education to All Legal Professionals EDRM’s George Socha will speak in educational events for E-Discovery Day on December 1, 2016. E-Discovery Day is an industrywide initiative aimed at promoting e-discovery awareness and education. The second annual E-Discovery Day will offer a variety of educational webcasts on e-discovery trends, best Continue Reading »

September 2016 EDRM Update

Posted on September 29, 2016

Issue 33 – September 2016 September has been busy as EDRM transitions to its new home with Duke Law.  The first project we are undertaking is a refresh and update of the website and content. The membership registration and payment page has been moved to the Duke site. Law firms, corporations, or individuals wishing to obtain a new Continue Reading »

EDRM / Duke Law Transition

Posted on September 22, 2016

Dear EDRM Community, I am writing to you as the new director of EDRM as of September 12.  As you already know, the Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies has assumed management of EDRM.  Joining with EDRM will expand the Center’s involvement in electronic discovery and information governance in support of its mission to promote Continue Reading »

Call for Comment: Proposed Revisions to Guidelines and Practices for Implementing the 2015 Discovery Amendments to Achieve Proportionality

Posted on August 25, 2016

Comments Due Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 The Center and the ABA Section of Litigation co-hosted programs on the discovery amendments in 17 cities, beginning in November 2015, to learn from judges and practitioners how the amendments are operating.  In total, nearly 70 judges and 70 practitioners appeared on panels speaking to more than 2,500 lawyers. Continue Reading »