In a recent update to Rule 17a-4, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) stepped fully into the 21st century by dropping the requirement that electronic records be stored in a “write once, read many” or WORM format. Instead, broker-dealers can opt to continue using WORM format systems or use dynamic recordkeeping technology that provides an audit trail.
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Our client was a global biopharmaceutical company with over US$ 10 billion in annual revenues. They have over 30,000 employees and operate in 30 countries around the world.
From being able to review the company’s history for internal reasons or to demonstrate regulatory compliance, good record-keeping across all the facets of this global business is vital. We asked our key
Continue Reading Hanzo Helps Global Biotech Company with Data Management & Compliance Archiving: A Case Study

How do you ensure that your business complies with every law, rule, and regulation that governs its operations? Are you doing everything you can to write sound policies, monitor compliance, and respond to issues? Specifically, how are you keeping your enterprise data safe? 
Here are five best practices for compliance professionals:
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The days of managing website archives with printouts or screenshots are long gone since modern sites contain thousands of complex pages for a single enterprise. However, even with such a large data burden, regulatory compliance still must be maintained through meticulous recordkeeping and website archiving.
Here are six challenges corporate marketing teams might face when ensuring their websites, digital assets,
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It is year two on Hanzo’s road to taking concrete steps toward our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Our observation is that this journey is neither linear nor speedy.  However, we realize it is ok because our primary motivation, our why, is about infusing DEI into our culture to be a great workplace and a company that successfully delivers against
Continue Reading Second Annual Hanzo Diversity Equity & Inclusion Transparency Report Results

Court rulings in the past few years have codified what people working in ediscovery have known all along: Slack (and other collaboration app data) is discoverable during litigation and should be preserved the same as email as stipulated in Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). With that in mind, here are a few things to consider
Continue Reading A Few Considerations When Preserving Slack Data for Ediscovery

Often, a compliance team may have an archiving solution in place, only to discover their archives aren’t capturing their full dynamic site experience. Sometimes, they find that their archives haven’t captured anything at all beyond a login screen. Or they discover they’re only archiving a single customer experience when there are dozens of possible experiences that are being missed. Some
Continue Reading Compliance Archiving Features for Advanced CMS

With the recent ruling in Red Wolf Energy v. BIA Capital Mgmt. where a judge awarded a default judgment sanction against the defendants for  “repeated” discovery misconduct, including failing to produce a smoking gun Slack exchange, collaboration data is now firmly within established caselaw as ESI that must be preserved and produced as part of discovery.In the wake of the
Continue Reading Share your voice in the 2022 Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark Survey