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Texts are Records?!

Texts are Records?!

Were you surprised that the Secret Service’s cellphone texts are considered records, and that Alex Jones’ text messages were included in a responsive document set?  If so, a refresher on what a business record is may be in order.   A business record is recorded...
Bear Markets Heighten Risk of Audit & Litigation

Bear Markets Heighten Risk of Audit & Litigation

Why do Bear Markets increase the risk of litigation and audit? We’ve seen this play out before. When Wall Street was booming leading up to the housing and financial crisis of 2008, the U.S. financial system seemed sanguine, so regulators and investors saw little...
Fundamentals of Records Retention

Fundamentals of Records Retention

WHAT IS A RETENTION SCHEDULE? A records retention schedule is the cornerstone of an effective information governance program. It is a policy document that defines an organization’s legal, operational, historical and compliance recordkeeping requirements,...