You’ve conducted your legal hold interviews
Alternatively, when a legal hold is issued, a firm has an obligation to preserve any relevant materials related to the discovery request. Wait a minute: If a firm is preserving electronic materials in the normal course of business, why would it have to preserve the electronically stored information (ESI) again as a result of a legal hold?
Most firms are aware that they could do a better job at Identification, Preservation, and Collection, but they may not clearly understand how they can improve their situation by addressing the legal hold process
By assigning it to the folder level you can automate its deletion and also apply legal holds. The reason applying retention and/or legal holds to electronic datasets seems so hard is that it is !
According to a Symantec survey of 1,680 IT pros and legal executives in 26 countries, 75% of backup data are retained infinitely or kept for legal holds
Start with the retention and legal hold processes: For records, streamline your retention schedule to 50-100 record series/buckets...Set a clear policy with procedures that define the who, what, when and how the legal hold process is to take place
Start with Legal Hold (identification), collection, processing, early case assessment and legal production
Then they are subject to a Legal Hold. Record or non-record?...Is it under legal hold? Is it past its retention?
So you can tell yourself it's sort of on a legal hold? Hang in there...Is it a record under legal hold?
Defensible Disposition & Legal Holds enables organizations to dispose of content when it has satisfied its retention requirements in the normal course of business
Here's the latest post in our series of interviews with the speakers for our inaugural Social Business Virtual Conference which is being held completely online this September 8, 2011. I asked Debra Logan , VP at Gartner, to share some thoughts about her presentation with us...