Firm Memoranda

FTC and ITC Issue New Final and Proposed Rules on Electronic Discovery

Date: 10/26/12

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and International Trade Commission (ITC) have recently released new final and proposed rules, respectively, that acknowledge the current realities of electronic discovery and aim to make e-discovery in the Commissions’ investigative processes more efficient. The FTC’s final rules will take effect on November 9, 2012. The ITC has requested comment on its proposed rules, to be received by December 4, 2012.

CGRMemo-FTC-ITCIssueNewFinalProposedRulesElectronicDiscovery.pdf (pdf | 143.51 KB )