Monthly Archives: June 2011

Time to take the next steps: a Hong Kong eDiscovery conference

Leaving aside Australian conferences, this was my fourth AsiaPac event. Two years ago, I co-chaired a conference for LexisNexis in Singapore. Shortly after that, Jeffrey Teh and others from LexisNexis set up InnoXcell to bring business events to the region. … Continue reading

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The Discovery skills of Hong Kong cab drivers

I am in Hong Kong, having just finished the two-day InnoXcell eDiscovery conference. The purpose at these conferences – my purpose anyway – is to encourage lawyers to know their way around the rules, the practice and the technology so … Continue reading

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Predictive Coding Wars: Recommind Contra Mundum

It is a novel experience to spend a whole Saturday writing a 4,330-word article whose conclusion is that none of its subject-matter is really very important to one’s readers, however much it means to the participants in the story. If … Continue reading

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Virtual LegalTech on 16 June – Advanced Litigation Technologies with LeClairRyan

I took part in the very first Virtual LegalTech, ALM’s imaginative way of delivering webinars online in a series running through a day, giving delegates most of the benefits of attending a conference without the cost and burden off getting … Continue reading

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Georgetown Law eDiscovery Training Academy crosses the bridge

The technology I really want to see is a time machine or some kind of teleportation device. I once attended conferences in Barcelona and Sydney in the same week. I have had breakfast in Sydney and dinner in Washington on … Continue reading

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eDiscovery in Germany: moderating a conference for AccessData in Frankfurt

It was a dark and stormy night, and as he watched the lightning split the clouds and heard the thunder rolling across the castle’s turrets and towers, he thought sod this for a game of soldiers. With six unbroken hours … Continue reading

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Nigel Murray reaches Paris, raising £4,500 for Help for Heroes

Nigel Murray of Huron Legal has completed his arduous cycle ride for Help for Heroes. Not surprisingly, he was not able to keep his blog going whilst cycling, and I am pleased to pass on his emailed report (minus the … Continue reading

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Australian Discovery Report stresses Case Management, Consistency and Understanding

The Australian Law Reform Commission published its final report Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts at the end of May. The net effect of the recommendations is conveniently set out in the final issue of the ALRC’s Discovery … Continue reading

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Brand Camp cartoons say rather more than a thousand words

Few of those engaged in electronic discovery could have missed Tom Fishburne’s  Case in Point cartoons on the CaseCentral site, with their apparently infinite capacity to identify the weak points and have fun at their expense. I had not realised … Continue reading

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IQPC 2011 Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange Survey

I wrote approvingly of IQPC’s Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange which took place in Munich towards the end of 2010. I have been involved in some of the discussions about the 2011 equivalent, which will take place at the Kempinski … Continue reading

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UK Law Firms should come to ILTA 2011 – August 21-25 in Nashville

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association, an organisation committed to encouraging the advance of technology in law firms and, just as importantly, the advance of law firms by the use of technology. Its guiding principle is peer encouragement – … Continue reading

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Epiq Breakfast Seminar on Cross-Border Regulatory Investigations on 14 June

Epiq Systems is holding a breakfast seminar in London on 14 June called the Challenges of Cross Border Regulatory Investigations. The speakers are Professor Dominic Regan, David Cracknell of Slaughter and May, Vince Neicho of Allen & Overy, Mark Surguy … Continue reading

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East, West Home’s Best – to a Midlands Law Firm with Epiq Systems

A trip by train to talk to a regional law firm gives an excuse to recommend the iPad as a library of those documents you will never read at your desk, and to recommend two papers in particular which address … Continue reading

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PissOffPRs 1.0 and PissedBot 2.0 – essential tools for everyone in Legal IT

The vintage legal blogger and tweeter, Charon QC [“veteran” surely? Ed] features on every list of legal commentators worth following. His 81,000 or so tweets encompass everything from what he had for breakfast, through television reviews and political comment, to … Continue reading

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Nigel Murray takes to his wheels again for Help the Heroes

It is that time of year again. Nigel Murray of Huron Legal sets off this weekend for another arduous cycle ride across Northern France in aid of the charity Help for Heroes. His blog page is suspiciously light on training … Continue reading

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LDM Global takes the UK Bribery Act and the FCPA to New York

As befits any ediscovery / edisclosure company with the word “Global” in its name, LDM Global is running in New York an equivalent of the session which I did with them and McGuireWoods recently in London. Called the UK Bribery … Continue reading

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Final Reminder: AccessData EDiscovery Seminar in Frankfurt on 7 June

This is a final reminder of an event taking place in Frankfurt on Tuesday 7 June at which I am moderating a conference on ediscovery for EU, and specifically German, companies. The conference, which is organised by AccessData, includes a … Continue reading

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