Know When to Hold ’em
In This Chapter
Understanding the discovery process
Issuing an information hold order
Searching for relevant information
Maintaining an information hold order
Lifting the hold
Information is a business asset that’s used for a variety of purposes, such as processing work functions and decision-making. However, in this chapter, I focus specifically on how information supports an organization in the event of actions such as lawsuits, audits, and governmental inquiries.
In the event of a lawsuit, audit, or inquiry, relevant information must be identified and protected during the duration of the event and, in many cases, after the event has concluded. This chapter provides you with an understanding of how to ensure that these requirements are met.
Discovery is a legal term that refers to the pretrial phase of a ...