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5 Hidden Challenges of Slack Implementation to Know About

If you have been exploring new ways for your teams to collaborate, chances are Slack feels like a strong contender. With Slack, communication becomes centralized, flowing much more intuitively than it tends to over email. You can share files, start video calls, leverage automation, and set reminders for yourself or others.

6 (Major) Benefits of Slack Enterprise Grid

One of the reasons Slack saw such widespread adoption, especially early on, was the fact that companies could use it for free. Like many SaaS tools, Slack operated on a “freemium” model, meaning organizations could use it for free, and then upgrade as their needs grew. 

WhatsApp and eDiscovery: 3 Legal Cases You Should Know About

Convenient, cheap to use, and a part of everyday life for many of us, it’s no wonder that WhatsApp has found its way into the communication culture of many modern enterprises. While WhatsApp undoubtedly provides a handy and intuitive messaging channel, its use undeniably constitutes part of business records. This means your enterprise is responsible for appropriate preservation – and depending on how heavily regulated and litigated your industry is, lack of accurate recordkeeping can have serious legal repercussions. 

Social Media Archiving to Meet SEC & FINRA Regulations

Social media is a powerful tool for advertising in any industry. If used correctly, in conjunction with social media archiving, it can be very beneficial to businesses within the financial sector.

Understanding FINRA/SEC Rule 17a-4(f) and WORM Storage Requirements

We recently published an article on what is needed for a financial firm’s website archiving to meet SEC and FINRA requirements. This article follows on from that one by looking at the specific storage requirements, which is very technical and can lead to uncertainty with regards to compliance.    

Website Archiving to Meet SEC & FINRA Regulations

Both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lay out strict communication and recordkeeping regulations for investment firms and other financial institutions. These rules encompass almost everything, from the recording of investment activities, to how client data should be kept safe, and even the acceptable use of social media.

How Are You Collecting Third-Party Web Content for Litigation?

A good litigation readiness and eDiscovery strategy, like a good football strategy, is a combination of solid defense and clever offense. If you ignore either one, your ability to win will be compromised.

Text Messages and eDiscovery: 4 Cases You Should Know About

Americans send an average of 26 billion text messages every single day—with the average person sending 15 texts per day.

6 Common Legal Issues Around Website Content

A well structured, informative website is an essential element of modern business. However, many organizations don't fully appreciate the legal responsibilities that accompany public communication through an official company website. 

What Is the Difference Between Data Retention and Data Preservation?

Is there a difference between data retention and data preservation? The terms retention and preservation are often treated as synonyms in day-to-day language but they aren’t the same thing. 

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