FRCP Amendments Approved

Posted In Federal Rules

According to Bloomberg BNA, the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have been approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States and have been forwarded to the Supreme Court for consideration.  Rule 37(e) has received the most attention to date, as it focuses on sanctions as well as remedies for the failure to preserve data.

These amendments promise to change the eDiscovery landscape, though debate will continue as to what degree.