Finally, the new rules add a provision at Rule 37 f which limits sanctions for certain losses of electronic data. If you had specified earlier that you would only produce in PDF form, then the expense and burden probably could have been avoided. Proposed Amendment to Rule 34 b The proposed amendment to Rule 34 b allows a requesting party to specify the form or forms in which electronically stored information is to be produced. While several changes simply bring the Rules in line with actual practice in the "electronic age," there are some new provisions — in particular amendments to Rules 26, 34, and 37 — which could greatly impact businesses of any size. Proposed Amendments to Rule 26 Proposed changes to Rule 26 set limits that may help businesses facing requests for voluminous electronic discovery. Keep up with the latest legal and industry insights, news, and events from MoFo Sign Up.
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Upcoming E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
As such, the new Rule 37 f states, "Absent exceptional circumstances, a court may not impose sanctions under these rules on a party for failing to provide electronically stored information lost as the result of the routine, good-faith operation of an electronic information system. You start to draft the response, carefully crafting your objections to the substance of the request. Also, please note that our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.