Monthly Archives: August 2010

Copying my work is OK – up to a point

From time to time, people ask if they may republish my articles; sometimes they simply go ahead and copy them without asking. I am usually relaxed about this – although most of my work involves writing, that is not what … Continue reading

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The e-disclosure practice direction and electronic documents questionnaire in tangible form

Since I have been banging on about the “proposed” or “pending” edisclosure practice direction for months now, it is not surprising that everyone seemed to think that I would be the first to know when it had been formally published. … Continue reading

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ILTA 2010 in Las Vegas: Strategic Unity, Defensibility and the Cloud

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. I am now back from ILTA 2010 Strategic Unity in Las Vegas, which was as busy and as good as ever. The red hot bloggers and tweeters were reporting on events as they … Continue reading

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E-Disclosure Practice Direction and Electronic Documents Questionnaire – it is official

I have made many references over the last few months to the pending UK e-Disclosure practice direction and to the electronic documents questionnaire which is part of it. The more observant of you will have noticed that I have never … Continue reading

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What happens in Vegas matters in the UK: ILTA 2010

It is 2.30am here in Las Vegas and my laptop has just woken me up with a mating noise – yes, three days into this technology conference at this most modern of hi-tech hotels, the internet connection has sprung to … Continue reading

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Getting the timing right

The run-up to ILTA is not a good time to give the impression that I am too busy to take note of what is going on.¬† It is a time of product launches, when all the players in the e-discovery … Continue reading

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Discovering new methods of persuasion

As you know, part of my role is to persuade, and I am always looking out for new ways of getting people to consider how best to handle electronic documents. It is the mere consideration which matters – no-one is … Continue reading

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Welcome to Clearwell as new sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project

It is a great pleasure to welcome Clearwell Systems as the latest sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project. Given Clearwell’s present standing in the eDiscovery market, it is hard to realise that it was founded as recently as 2004 and … Continue reading

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Helping yourself to confidential information in litigation

Two parties, male and female, are engaged in litigation. The lady fears that the man will conceal information about his assets which ought to be disclosed in the litigation, and gets her agents to copy all his personal and business … Continue reading

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