Coping with the New E-Discovery Rules
Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance
Over the past few years, companies have gradually abandoned paper records. They've shifted to electronic communication and records. But now, IT staff and corporate counsel are grappling with a whole new set of rules governing electronic legal evidence. What electronic information must you preserve? And how can you control the spiraling costs involved—and avoid crippling damage awards for failure to comply? The authors have some answers, including special guidelines for the chief financial officer's role in all this.
Mooney, J. Lowell, Harry R. Wright Jr..
"Coping with the New E-Discovery Rules."
Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 18 (5): 9-17.