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Editor’s Note: Five Great Reads is a monthly newsletter that focuses on cybersecurity, information governance, and eDiscovery. The publication selects five top articles to keep legal, business, and technology professionals informed about key developments in cyber discovery, data discovery, and legal discovery. Published by ComplexDiscovery OÜ, a digital publication that delivers insights on digital events and issues, the digest contextualizes relevant discoveries, regulations, technologies, and trends. By transforming these developments into informational news briefs, the newsletter provides readers with a nuanced perspective for strategic decision-making. Through this approach, ComplexDiscovery OÜ enables professionals to stay updated on critical current affairs at the intersection of technology and law, specifically in the fields of cybersecurity, governance, and eDiscovery.

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Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for May 2024

ComplexDiscovery Staff

Welcome to the May 2024 edition of the ComplexDiscovery OÜ newsletter, where we present a curated selection of insightful articles on the latest trends and developments in cybersecurity, data management, and legal discovery. This month’s “5 Great Reads” feature an array of topics crucial to professionals navigating these dynamic fields.

Our first article, “AI Skills Propel Wage Premiums in Legal Sector, Highlighting the Shift in Professional Job Markets,” delves into the growing importance of AI proficiency in the legal sector. As artificial intelligence becomes integral to legal practices, those equipped with AI skills are seeing significant wage increases, underscoring a broader transformation within professional job markets. This piece explores the implications for legal professionals and the evolving skillsets required to remain competitive.

In “The Global Struggle Against Deepfake Technology: A Critical Overview,” we provide a comprehensive examination of the international efforts to combat the proliferation of deepfake technology. The article addresses the technological, legal, and ethical challenges posed by deepfakes, highlighting the strategies being employed globally to mitigate this emerging threat. This overview is essential for understanding the multifaceted approach needed to tackle deepfake-related issues.

The third article, “FTC’s Non-Compete Rule: A Step Towards Worker Freedom or Regulatory Overreach?,” analyzes the Federal Trade Commission’s recent rule on non-compete agreements. The discussion centers on whether this regulation fosters worker freedom or constitutes an overreach by the authorities, offering insights into the potential ramifications for businesses and employees alike. This analysis is vital for stakeholders seeking to comprehend the broader impact of this regulatory change.

“Rising Cyber Threats in Healthcare: Urgency for Tighter Security Measures” brings to light the escalating cyber threats within the healthcare sector. The article emphasizes the critical need for enhanced security measures to protect sensitive health data. By examining recent incidents and proposed solutions, it underscores the urgency of addressing vulnerabilities in healthcare cybersecurity, providing actionable insights for practitioners and policymakers.

Finally, “EU Moves Towards a Digital Economy: Evaluating the Impact of Mandatory ViDA Compliance” explores the European Union’s push for a digital economy through mandatory Virtual Data Architecture (ViDA) compliance. This article assesses how these new regulations will affect businesses operating within the EU and their data management practices. The evaluation offers a clear perspective on the impending changes and their implications for the digital economy.

This month’s edition of ComplexDiscovery OÜ’s newsletter also includes insightful articles such as “Flowering Optimism? Profiling Spring 2024 eDiscovery Business Confidence,” which examines the latest trends and sentiments in the eDiscovery industry, and “Cyber Warfare: GPS Disruptions in the Baltic Challenge Global Security,” an in-depth look at the implications of recent GPS disruptions on global security. Additionally, “Andrew Haslam’s eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide Q2 2024 Update: The Evolving Ecosystem” provides an updated guide to the latest trends and advancements in eDisclosure systems. “April 2024 HSR Transactions: Examining the Impact on Cybersecurity and eDiscovery Practices” reviews significant transactions and their effects on industry practices, while “May 2024 Vendor Voices: Key eDiscovery Innovations and Insights” highlights the latest innovations and insights from leading eDiscovery vendors. 

We thank you in advance for reading this edition of the ComplexDiscovery OÜ newsletter. We hope these articles provide you with valuable insights and knowledge to navigate the evolving landscapes of cybersecurity, data management, and legal discovery. Stay informed and prepared with our ongoing coverage and expert analyses. Until next month, stay safe and stay ahead.



Individuals and Organizations Mentioned in May Edition Reporting:

  • Andrew Haslam
  • Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN)
  • Emsisoft
  • European Commission
  • Margus Tsahkna
  • Mehdi Sahneh
  • Microsoft
  • OpenAI
  • PwC
  • Ron Wyden
  • U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • ComplexDiscovery Staff

Click here to access the online version of the May 2024 newsletter.


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Alan N. Sutin

Alan N. Sutin is Chair of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice and Senior Chair of the Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. An experienced business lawyer with a principal focus on commercial transactions with intellectual property and technology issues and privacy

Alan N. Sutin is Chair of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice and Senior Chair of the Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. An experienced business lawyer with a principal focus on commercial transactions with intellectual property and technology issues and privacy and cybersecurity matters, he advises clients in connection with transactions involving the development, acquisition, disposition and commercial exploitation of intellectual property with an emphasis on technology-related products and services, and counsels companies on a wide range of issues relating to privacy and cybersecurity. Alan holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Alan also represents a wide variety of companies in connection with IT and business process outsourcing arrangements, strategic alliance agreements, commercial joint ventures and licensing matters. He has particular experience in Internet and electronic commerce issues and has been involved in many of the major policy issues surrounding the commercial development of the Internet. Alan has advised foreign governments and multinational corporations in connection with these issues and is a frequent speaker at major industry conferences and events around the world.