Category Archives: Consilio

Sedona Conference WG6 event in London on 3 May: the challenges of cross-border data transfers

The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 covers international electronic information management, discovery and disclosure, including data protection issues. WG6 has three membership-building events coming up, one in Chicago on 24 April, one in London on 3 May and one in … Continue reading

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Consilio offers External Spend Optimisation for corporate law departments

Part of the rationale behind Consilio’s acquisition of Huron Legal was to expand its involvement in helping corporations understand and measure their external spending on legal services. It is trite to say that legal departments want to reduce their budgets and … Continue reading

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Interview: Robin Snasdell of Consilio talks about the value of contract management

Robin Snasdell is Managing Director at Consilio. I interviewed him recently, and asked him to explain what contract management is and why companies would go to Consilio for help with it. Robin Snasdell says that companies which are engaged in … Continue reading

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Data protection, TAR and data security dominate my corner of Legaltech

I have already written short holding post about Legaltech (Not yet my Legaltech report) which includes links to posts by others. This article focuses on my own small corner of this vast event. Oh, and yes, I know it was … Continue reading

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Consilio acquires EQD to extend geographic coverage and sector expertise

In recent months, global eDiscovery provider Consilio has acquired Huron Legal and Proven, acquisitions which brought Consilio new areas of activity as well as strengthening existing expertise and reach. Now Consilio has acquired eDiscovery services provider EQD, a Houston-based eDiscovery, … Continue reading

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Nuix and Consilio seminar on 24 and 25 August: eDiscovery and information governance in Office 365

Nuix and Consilio join forces on 24 August in San Francisco and on 25 August in Cupertino to lead a half-day seminar on eDiscovery and information governance challenges for Office 365 data. Those who attend will come away with strategies, … Continue reading

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Consilio paper: How technology can support data protection compliance

Today, the European Commission launched the EU–US Privacy Shield with the headline “Stronger protection for transatlantic data flows”. The European Commission press release is here and the reciprocal Remarks by the US Secretary of Commerce are here. This seems a … Continue reading

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Consilio Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series – closes 15 July

Consilio and The General Counsel Forum have launched the 2016 Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series with their Survey No 1: Foundational Metrics. The aim is to and gain insight into metrics and trends driving law department operations with metrics such … Continue reading

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Pyrrho, GDPR, banking compliance and US-UK differences at the Relativity Spring Roadshow

I have written about the Relativity Spring Roadshow and linked to the products announced at it. I turn now to the four sessions which preceded CEO Andrew Sieja’s keynote. I will not try and summarise each of the panels, not … Continue reading

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Consilio: 11.5 million reasons for law firms to take data security seriously

Even before its acquisition of Huron Legal, Consilio was extending its range from international eDiscovery services into consultancy and pre-emptive advice to organisations about the management and control of information. Huron Legal’s range of services included a strong specialisation in … Continue reading

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Consilio webinar with Exterro on 27 April: working with IT and Legal effectively

Consilio is producing a webinar in conjunction with Exterro for broadcast on 27 April with the title Working with IT / Legal effectively. It covers a long-standing issue within many organisations – communication between IT and legal departments. Legal and … Continue reading

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Relativity Spring Roadshow in London on 3 May

Last year’s London Relativity Spring Roadshow was probably the largest single gathering of eDiscovery providers and users seen in the UK. This year’s Roadshow, taking place on 3 May at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel, will probably be even larger. Along … Continue reading

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Consilio survey: inadvertent disclosure of sensitive data of cloud-based applications

Consilio has long been known as a global expert in eDiscovery and document review services. Increasingly, and not least since its acquisition of Huron Legal last year, it is extending its reach into the wider field of law firm and … Continue reading

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Legaltech interviews by Doug Austin

If there is anything better than conducting interviews oneself, it is the opportunity to pass on first-rate interviews conducted by somebody else. Doug Austin, Professional Services Manager for CloudNine Discovery and the editor of eDiscovery Daily, made use of LegalTech … Continue reading

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Huron Legal + Consilio publish Law Department Benchmarking Report

Among the good things which Consilio took on when it acquired Huron Legal was the annual Law Department Benchmarking Report which is now in its sixth year. Data was taken from 119 companies about how they run their internal operations, … Continue reading

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Moving from the tactical to the strategic as Consilio buys Huron Legal

“In small operations, everyone is doing something tactical every day. Now we can think strategically, with account managers focusing on the objectives of corporations and law firms, not just pushing data from the left to the right” This seemed to … Continue reading

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Video: Matthew Davis of Consilio talks about his move from a law firm to Consilio

Matthew Davis has long been that rare thing, a litigation support lawyer in a law firm. Hogan Lovells has had the benefit of his expertise in this area for many years, but now he has moved out of private practice … Continue reading

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The Chronicle of eDiscovery for Financial Services

A new resource called the Chronicle of eDiscovery for Financial Services has begun publication with the ambition to bring together experts in the fields of eDiscovery, data forensics and information management and governance with a particular focus on financial services. Its … Continue reading

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Consilio acquires predictive coding company Backstop

Consilio provides eDiscovery and document review services based on its own proprietary eDiscovery review platform Global RPM. Since 2013, Consilio has integrated ‘s technology-assisted review and predictive coding technology from Backstop into global rpm. This has been so successful that Consilio … Continue reading

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Consilio extends its document review services in Asia-Pacific

Consilio’s recent partnership with Shamrock Capital Advisors brought with it the promise of yet further expansion for an eDiscovery company whose reach extends year by year. Consilio already has review centres in Hong Kong and Tokyo amongst the nine such … Continue reading

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Contrasting “that whole truth and justice approach that us Yanks have” with the rest of the world. Really?

Those who skim articles rather than read them might conclude that this post is anti-US in tone. It is not – half my audience comes from the US and I am interested in balanced views not competing claims for purity. … Continue reading

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Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit in London on 12-14 May

This year sees the 10th anniversary of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit, to be held at the Waldorf Hilton in London between 12 and 14 May. This event is, by a wide margin, the biggest event in the UK … Continue reading

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Asia Technology Summit in Hong Kong in March 2014

As part of my record of the year 2014, I am publishing belatedly the photograph sets from some of the events which I attended in 2014. Among them was the Asia Technology Summit in Hong Kong in March 2014. We have had the … Continue reading

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InnoXcell conference in Hong Kong in April 2014 – Part 2

I have made my excuses in an earlier article for waiting so long to publish these photographs of an event which took place so many months ago. By this stage, their significance, if any, is historic, part of the record of … Continue reading

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Why I go to LegalTech

This is personal – it is about what I go to LegalTech for. As I make clear below, if you are a potential buyer of software, then LegalTech is the perfect place to see demos of everything relevant under one … Continue reading

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Career variety: energy risk, litigation budgets and Irish eDiscovery in three days

The scene: a dark cobbled lane, with dim lamps redolent of Dickens’ London, by an arch leading to a small alley. I am on the phone to my wife. Todd Horst, the US-based marketing director of eDiscovery / eDisclosure provider Consilio … Continue reading

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Identifying opportunities at the second ALM – ILTA Legal Technology Summit in Hong Kong

ALM and ILTA brought their second Asia Legal Technology Summit to Hong Kong in March. I make no apology for reporting on this event several weeks after it took place. I went on a long trip to the US almost immediately … Continue reading

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Reducing the number of documents to be reviewed

Charles Christian’s Legal IT Insider has published a very good article by Drew Macaulay, Managing Director of Consilio in London. Its title is Establishing effective cost controls in litigation and regulatory investigations, and gives the same emphasis to budgets as … Continue reading

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Hong Kong (again) with Epiq and pending events with iCONECT, Cicayda and kCura

I have just been back to Hong Kong, this time to moderate a panel of litigation lawyers brought together by Thomson Reuters’ Asian Legal Business and by Epiq Systems. Epiq’s Celeste Kemper was in the chair. Our agenda was cut … Continue reading

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Talking and listening in Hong Kong with Epiq and Consilio

I was back in Hong Kong recently, my third trip there in recent months. The primary purpose of this visit was to deliver a talk to the Hong Kong Academy of Law in the company of Epiq Systems. I went … Continue reading

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Consilio team to take Tough Mudder challenge for Help for Heroes

There is something about wounded soldiers which incites people to do extraordinary things to raise money in their support. Soldiers face hard physical challenges just to do their job, and those who come home terribly wounded inspire ordinary people to … Continue reading

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Breaking the dam: barristers moving in to eDisclosure

There are over 3,800 words here, in a detailed report on Legal IQ’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit, so bring coffee and a comfortable chair. If you don’t have time for that, the message can be reduced to a few … Continue reading

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A representative selection of sessions at the IQPC London Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

I avoid lists, on the whole. Apart from the fact that one can sense the readers bleeding away, there is always the risk of omitting somebody or something, or of appearing to give an unintended priority to one thing rather … Continue reading

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CPR, CMC, WTF …. and OCD: eDiscovery stories keep rolling in

I have a stream of short articles coming. This is just some background noise. I observed in a tweet last week that I had overlooked the Twitter presence of an interesting legal software development company, Neota Logic. “Might be because … Continue reading

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Jackson events next week with Epiq and Consilio and guides from Judge Brown, Dominic Regan and Kerry Underwood

A tweet last week compared the first few days of the new case and costs management regime with 1939 – the reference was not intended to evoke anything belligerent but that period of uneasy calm known as the Phoney War … Continue reading

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