September 10, 2014 14:54 ET

EDRM Revises Membership Fees

Corporations, Government and Academic Institutions May Now Join EDRM Free of Charge

SAINT PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - EDRM, the leading standards organization for the electronic discovery market, today announced a revised membership fee structure. Effective immediately, consumer organizations -- corporations, governmental entities and academic institutions -- may join EDRM and enjoy full membership benefits free of charge. The structure for providers and law firms remains unchanged.

The revised fee structure serves to encourage greater participation among consumer organizations, which are both valued contributors and the primary beneficiaries of EDRM work product.

Since its inception nearly a decade ago, EDRM has welcomed the participation of practitioners from all areas of the e-discovery market. Legal and technology professionals from law firms and a variety of software and service providers have collaborated with members of the consumer legal market to develop practical tools and resources that benefit the industry as a whole. EDRM members representing consumer organizations bring a unique perspective and offer considerable contributions to all facets of the organization, making their participation especially valuable.

About EDRM
EDRM creates practical resources to improve e-discovery and information governance. Launched in May 2005, EDRM was established to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery market. In January 2006, EDRM published the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, followed by additional resources such as IGRM, CARRM and the Talent Task Matrix. Since its launch, EDRM has comprised 284 organizations, including 180 service and software providers, 70 law firms, three industry groups, one educational institution and 30 corporations involved with e-discovery and information governance.

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