- Sample Forms, Policies, and ContractsACC Legal Operations Maturity Model Information Governance (Records Management): Sample Committee Charter
Charter for a cross functional Information Governance Committee. An Information Governance Steering Committee, comprised of senior level people, with cross-functional capabilities, can drive the program though the organization. An Information Governance Committee Charter documents the purpose, structure and roles and responsibilities of the Committee.
For middle market companies with small in-house staffs, eDiscovery missteps can be costly and damaging. This QuickCounsel shows middle market companies how to understand and properly implement legal holds.
Determining which documents to keep and which to destroy requires your company to perform a delicate balancing act. On the one hand, the company must retain documents needed to satisfy its business operational requirements, as well as preserve documents relevant to any potential litigation. On the other hand, your company needs to hold down its costs for storing records. This balancing act becomes particularly complicated if your company is doing business in Europe, where your company has to comply with a bewildering array of retention requirements imposed by the various European governments.