Monthly Archives: October 2010

Welcome to Symantec as a sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project

It is a great pleasure to welcome Symantec as the latest addition to the sponsors of the e-Disclosure Information Project. Earlier today, in my article about Canadian e-discovery (see Lessons from Applied Discovery Proportionality panel in Toronto ) I passed … Continue reading

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Berezovsky v Abramovich – refusal of enhanced disclosure order in the Commercial Court

A decision about edisclosure made in the Commercial Court by Mrs Justice Gloster DBE in August has recently been published on BAILII. The case is Berezovsky v Abramovich , the pleaded sum at stake exceeds US$3.5 billion, and the allegations … Continue reading

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Lessons from Applied Discovery Proportionality panel in Toronto

It sounds a bit flippant to say that I went to Toronto for breakfast. It certainly would not do as an answer to the immigration official asking the purpose of my visit. Readers with long memories may recall two earlier … Continue reading

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A quick eDiscovery trip to Singapore

I got back at dawn this morning from the InnoXcell eDiscovery conference in Singapore. I was only there for the two days of the conference and had only just got back from a one day trip to Toronto to attend … Continue reading

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Proportionality making you think and making you laugh

My own notes on Applied Discovery’s excellent Toronto panel on proportionality are still in draft. Virginia Henschel,  Vice President of E-Discovery Affairs for Applied Discovery, has beaten me to it, and her report is here. It includes some useful links. … Continue reading

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Addressing the outsourcing of document review

The word “addressing” in my title is used here as the opposite of “ignoring”. As with the use of technology, you cannot dismiss the idea of outsourcing document review without finding out who does it, how they go about it, … Continue reading

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Having the Acuity to determine Relevance with Predictive Coding

Many commentators have lighted on the paper Crash or Soar – Will the legal community accept “predictive coding?” by Anne Kershaw and Joe Howie, in which they explored whether lawyers will be willing to abide by the results of review … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery

As a shortcut to the Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery, I refer you to the excellent  K & L Gates Electronic Discovery Law site  which gives a summary of the Sedona Conference’s eagerly awaited commentary on proportionality … Continue reading

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Fulbright & Jaworski issue their 7th Litigation Trends Survey

There is no point in my summarising this when Monica Bay has already done so and provided a link to it. The sentence Asked if EDD for civil actions needs to be curtailed in the U.S., 70% agreed, and 50% … Continue reading

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Technology providers strike up long-term links with clients

Since I do not purport to be a journalist, I have the luxury of letting things float around in my head until an angle evolves. Odd strands – things I read or see or which come up in discussions – … Continue reading

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Roundup of The Masters Conference 2010

“We have been travelling since we saw you last. We have been in America, entertaining the Americans whose need, let’s face it, is greater even than yours. Of course when we’re over there we say that the other way round” … Continue reading

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Back from the Masters Conference in Washington

I am just off the plane after the Masters Conference in Washington. This is a conference which gets better every year and there is a lot to write about. I was on a panel on early case assessment led by … Continue reading

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London litigation support party coincides with eDisclosure Practice Direction launch

I believe that it was a coincidence that almost the entire UK litigation support industry gathered at the Larder in Clerkenwell on the evening before eDisclosure Practice Direction 31B passed into the rules. I do not mean that the presence … Continue reading

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