Retaining data that may be used in a legal action. A litigation hold, also called a "preservation order," overrides the normal storage management procedure and ensures that certain data are maintained intact from that point forward.
If it has not already done so, I also recommend that your client explore the use of technology to automate its litigation hold procedures and put in place such features as anti-deletion tools that can lock down an employees data and prevent it from being altered or deleted after a hold is in place.
The company's AD eDiscovery platform is an automated, in- house solution that addresses the e-discovery lifecycle from litigation hold to the generation of load files for common third-party review tools.
Port Authority Of New York & New Jersey, a unanimous three-judge panel for the 2nd Circuit rejected the argument that a party's failure to implement a written litigation hold when it reasonably anticipates litigation constitutes gross negligence per se--a stringent standard that Scheindlin established in two landmark e-discovery decisions, Zubulake v.
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