Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the largest ever ILTACON, the annual meeting of the International Legal Technology Association. While many noteworthy topics were discussed as the creative juices flowed among the best and brightest of the legal IT world, below are the top five buzzworthy themes that stood out after attending (and tweeting about) dozens of sessions.
In case you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t noticed the calendar change, it’s 2018! That means the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is closer than ever and it’s only a matter of months until it takes effect on May 25, 2018. With this new and sweeping global regulation straight ahead on the horizon, we’re on the precipice of major data protection law changes that will impact not only Europe, but well beyond.
As the clock ticks down to May 25, 2018 and pressure mounts to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, I’m sure many in the US ediscovery world are struggling with exactly how the GDPR will impact their data obligations due to the increasingly divergent views between the EU and the US on data privacy.