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Courts Are Closely Following Amended Rule 37(e)’s Limits on Sanctions for Lost Electronically Stored Information

February 2018

Within two years of its implementation, several cases show that amended Rule 37(e) is having its intended impact, as judges are carefully applying the criteria articulated in the Rule prior to ordering curative measures or imposing sanctions. This Jones Day White Paper examines Rule 37(e) cases decided over the past year and explains why proper litigation holds are the first step for minimizing the risk of sanctions.

Read the full White Paper.