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Timothy (Ty) Carson

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FTC Finalizes Changes to Rules Governing Investigatory Procedures, Primarily to Address Issues Regarding Electronically Stored Information

Posted in Cooperation/Meet & Confer, Ethics, Government Agencies, Government Regulations & FISMA, Preservation, Privilege/Rule 502, Public Sectors, Rules
On September 27, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission published final revisions to the Commission’s Rules of Practice governing its investigatory process (16 CFR Part 2) and attorney discipline (16 CFR Part 4). Spurred in large part by the challenges posed by discovery of electronically stored information, the Commission explained that the final rules will “update… Continue Reading

FTC Proposes Changes to Rules Governing Investigatory Procedures, Primarily to Address Issues Regarding Electronically Stored Information

Posted in Cooperation/Meet & Confer, Ethics, Government Agencies, Preservation, Privilege/Rule 502, Public Sectors, Rules
On January 13, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced a number of proposed changes to Parts 2 and 4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice governing its investigatory process, “[e]specially in response to growing reliance upon and use of electronic media in document discovery.”  Given the challenges posed by the routine discovery of large, non-uniform,… Continue Reading