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& The Americas
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Services for Law Firms and Corporate
Bakker DeLaCruz works with law firms
and in-house counsel to assist them
with their cross border e-discovery
litigation and investigations,
experience matters. We have a combined
twenty years of experience in cross
border e-discovery. We have managed
reviews, interfaced with overseas
offices and foreign witnesses,
worked with and evaluated vendors,
consulted on foreign language search and
review protocols and staffed and
supervised foreign language
reviewers. We bring a unique perspective
and offer a unique set of skills--we are
experienced translators, fluent in
multiple languages; we are experienced
in multiple processing and review
technologies; and we are qualified
attorneys in various jurisdictions. In
addition, Bakker DeLaCruz provides
greater value and innovative fee
arrangements. With very low overhead,
the cost of our foreign language
e-discovery services is substantially
lower than that of the competition. In
addition we can price projects avoiding
the use of hourly rates. There's no need
to cut corners to cut costs. The
staffing agencies you call call us. Bakker
will get the job done faster, at
less cost and deliver a higher quality
work product. Contact
us today for a quote.
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do I need a Cross-Border E-Discovery Consultant?
When searching your data in the native language, how can
you be sure you are searching properly when language
greatly depends on context for meaning? Are you relying
solely on your client for input when creating a search
and review protocol? How can you be sure you are
complying with the Victor
Stanley standards when you don’t speak the
language? Are you utilizing the latest and most trusted
technology to ensure an accurate and cost-effective
Can you spot the
codeword for “bribe” in the native language that your
custodian buried in the middle of the email that was
deemed irrelevant? Bakker DeLaCruz can work with your
vendor to conduct the proper quality control required to
comply with established standards.
What EU Data Privacy
laws? Planning on collecting your client's ESI in Europe
and reviewing/producing it in the US without taking
additional steps? Think again. Companies have been fined
and individuals have been subjected to criminal
convictions for doing this.
practices should take account of the linguistic and
cultural-behavioral contexts of companies and individual
workers.” -Dr. David Evans. Read about his latest
seminar and view his PowerPoint at e-Discovery
precedent for predictive coding spreads. Read more here,
U.S. businesses urge new agenda at WTO - focus on
cross-border digital data flows. Wants a "digital
economy" trade agreement to ensure the secure,
predictable and open flow of information across borders.
Judge gives the green light for predictive coding
"...computer-assisted coding should be used in those
cases where it will help ‘secure the just, speedy, and
inexpensive’ (Fed. R. Civ. P. 1) determination of cases
in our e-discovery world.” Read the article here.
to successful e-discovery project management. These and
more utilized by the Bakker DeLaCruz team.
US court accepts EU data protection authority's
limitation on the scope of discovery involving documents
with personal information. More.
EU Data Protection Supervisor Hustinx adopts opinion, "A
comprehensive approach on personal data protection in
the European Union;" stresses enforcement and
cooperation. Please click here
for the opinion.
November 2010: EU Commissioner embraces cloud
computing as digital future but warns it must
protect privacy. More here.
From Law.com: 10 tips for managing contract attorneys.
Choose review attorneys carefully; treat them well. More
EU Rules on Data Export took effect May 15, 2010. Read
mentioned in National Law Journal. Click here
for the article.
confirms legality of storing EU customer data in US as
long as Safe Harbor in place. Read more here.
EU also releases working
document to provide guidance to "EU data
controllers when trying to reconcile the demands of the
litigation process in a foreign jurisdiction with the
From the National
Rules to ease
- Build a stable and
consistent discovery team
- Staff the
discovery team with experienced lawyers
- Execute well from
the outset of discovery
- Do not rely on
vendors to ensure compliance
Just what we've been
saying for years.
For the rest of the
rules, read the article here.
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