Following the IQPC conference in Toronto in late June, Susan Nickle was interviewed by Julius Melnitzer for an article published in the Legal Post section of the National Post on July 7, 2010.
Titled “Records Management Key to Navigating Lawsuits”, the article explores the corporate risks of not having a well-managed records management program. This is consistent with Wortzman Nickle’s position that an enforced, defensible records retention policy is the foundation for a streamlined, cost effective, and efficient e-discovery process.
However, it is not just litigation risks that are mitigated by such policies. Corporations who face competition complaints, regulatory investigations or audits also benefit enormously from good records management. Further, there are numerous and compelling business efficacy reasons to implement good policies, including significant increases in employee productivity and reductions in data storage costs.
In 2010, Wortzman Nickle has seen a significant increase in corporate interest regarding the drafting and implementation of records management policies and protocols. A successful records management regime requires a healthy marriage between legal and IT. We speak the languages of both domains. Please contact our firm for details regarding the essential aspects of good records management.