Developing Document Retention Strategies
Crafting Effective Records Management and Destruction Programs
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will review and evaluate strategies for effective document collection, retention, preservation and destruction within the strictures of the Federal Rules Amendments, e-discovery requirements and court decisions, during a period of increased government scrutiny on corporate conduct.
- Duty to preserve
- Amended Federal Rules
- Triggering the duty
- Application to all potential litigants
- What should be preserved
- Ongoing obligation
- What are the consequences of inadequate management?
- Information management goals
- Business risks
- Litigation risks
- Document retention requirements under law
- Implications of SOX — How have the changes under SOX that criminalize document destruction impacted document retention policies?
- Court treatment
- Statutes and regulations
- Best practices for document retention program
- Legal hold policy
- Records management policy
- Inventory of records
- Records disposal policy
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the business consequences and legal risks of inadequate information management?
- What are the critical elements of a strong document retention program?
- What is the impact of the new e-discovery rule amendments and recent court decisions on document retention standards and practices?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Robert B. (Barry) Wiggins
Director, Forensic & Dispute Services
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services
He consults with legal counsel and their clients on a variety of e-discovery issues and in regard to all phases of... | Read More
He consults with legal counsel and their clients on a variety of e-discovery issues and in regard to all phases of e-discovery compliance, including the preservation, collection, processing, review, and production of discovery materials in civil and criminal matters and investigations.Close
Jonathan M. Wilan
Hunton & Williams
His practice focuses on complex litigation, class actions, and internal investigations, including particular experience... | Read More
His practice focuses on complex litigation, class actions, and internal investigations, including particular experience on advising clients on how to address the challenges of electronic discovery. He advises companies on developing and implementing a strategic plan for responding to challenges of preserving and producing electronic discovery under the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.Close
John S. (Chip) Rainey
He has extensive experience representing both traditional and online-only clients in the development of their use of... | Read More
He has extensive experience representing both traditional and online-only clients in the development of their use of the Internet for marketing, e-commerce and distribution activities.Close
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