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Encompass Participates in The Sedona Conference Meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

Discovery Client Services Administrator Penny Apple and Discovery Operations Manager Trena Patton attended The Sedona Conference Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability’s Annual Meeting this week in Charlotte, N.C.

The Sedona Conference is considered the preeminent nonprofit research and educational think tank on electronic discovery issues. Sedona’s reach goes beyond electronic discovery, bringing together “the brightest minds in a dialogue based, think-tank setting with the goal of creating practical solutions and recommendations of immediate benefit to the bench and bar” in the areas of antitrust law, complex litigation, and intellectual property rights, according to the organization.

The two-day meeting's main focus was on the following:

  • Privilege in the data security litigation context
  • Law firm data security
  • Data security and privacy issues in civil litigation

The next publication by Sedona on these topics is forthcoming, and this meeting served to provide opportunity for participants’ review and comment prior to publication. In addition, the meeting featured a government agency roundtable and dialogue on the data security and privacy legal issues – and exploration of consensus-based solutions – surrounding biometric data privacy, artificial intelligence, and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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