Category Archives: eDisclosure Conferences

Reminder: applications by Friday for Browning Marean scholarship to ILTA

I wrote recently about two scholarships being offered by ILTA in honour of the late Browning Marean, one for people living and working in the US and one for international applicants. My article Attend ILTA Conference 2015 in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Lawyer competence tops the bill at the 10th eDiscovery and IG Summit in London

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As I reached home after the second day of IQPC’s 10th eDiscovery and Information Governance Summit, cold, soaked through, and knackered after two days in which I had sat down only to eat or moderate panels, an email arrived…. I … Continue reading

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Attend ILTA Conference 2015 in Las Vegas on a Browning Marean scholarship

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. It works throughout the year, and in an increasing number of jurisdictions, to help lawyers make the best use of technology in their practices. Its main event of the year is a big … Continue reading

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Cut off in the country

I was away last week, which is why there were no posts, no updates to my Rebelmouse news pages, and few tweets. We were at the far end of Worcestershire, in a large house which had been taken by a … Continue reading

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ILTA in Nashville in August 2014

ILTA’s big show took place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville in August 2014. Somewhat belatedly, here are some of the pictures which I took then, partly as encouragement to those who might want to go … Continue reading

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CEIC in Las Vegas in May 2014

CEIC, the Computer Enterprise Investigations Conference is run by Guidance Software. This year’s CEIC takes place from 18-21 May and is again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. I will be there. Here are some of the photographs which I took … Continue reading

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LegalTech Hong Kong on 2 March – a video introduction

The third Legaltech Hong Kong takes place on 2 March at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. As always, the agenda is broad, running across a wide range of the challenges which face lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region. I recently bumped … Continue reading

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A post-LegalTech hiatus

You will be wondering, no doubt, at the near-silence on my part on my blogs and Twitter for the last two weeks or so. I don’t suppose you’d noticed at all in fact, but I will tell you anyway. The first … 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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The run-up to LegalTech 2015 in New York

Apart from the big story of last week, Microsoft’s acquisition of Equivio, most of my output in the last few days has been about events planned for LegalTech 2015 which takes place in New York from 3 to 5 February. … Continue reading

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ILTA 2014: Big Data analytics for lawyers

This is one of a set of posts about the content and the discussion at ILTA 2014 in Nashville. Originally intended as a single post, the result was too long for that and I decided to split them up. See … Continue reading

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ILTA 2014: Big Law begins to ride the technology wave

This is one of a set of posts about the content and the discussion at ILTA 2014 in Nashville. Originally intended as a single post, the result was too long for that and I decided to split them up. See … Continue reading

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Washington and New York to Mitchell via privacy, Singapore and Lobachevsky

The problem with running a website which offers news and updates is that people notice when it lies silent – the essence of news is that it is new. In fact, I have never aspired to timeliness and, as I … Continue reading

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ILTA brings Insight to legal technology in London on 14 November

I am an unabashed enthusiast for the International Legal Technology Association, ILTA, whose big US conference every year is one of the high points of my (over-full) conference calendar. It has three key elements which are critical to lawyers everywhere … Continue reading

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Society for Computers and Law seeks sponsor for 40th Anniversary dinner

It does not seem that long ago that I attended the 20th Anniversary dinner of the Society for Computers and Law. That shows how time slips by, because the 40th anniversary is looming. It is to be celebrated by a … Continue reading

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ILTA and Rohit Talwar – a project to analyse technology disruption and change

ILTA is running a project on the impact of technology on legal practice, with the futurist Rohit Talwar. The results will be delivered at ILTA Insight 2013 in London in November. After the ILTA / ALM technology conference in Hong … Continue reading

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Catalyst for ideas at the ILTA Annual Conference in Las Vegas

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. Its 36th Annual Educational Conference “The Catalyst” takes place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas between 18 and 22 August. Its website, comprehensive as always, covers everything you could need to know. [A … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in December 2012

Here is a list of my blog posts of December 2012 on eDiscovery / eDisclosure and related matters. After several months of experiments, I have abandoned my Google Plus page for my short eDiscovery posts in favour of a second … Continue reading

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Around the eDiscovery world in 35 days

You may have noticed a certain sporadic element in my written output recently, with patches of silence interspersed with blocks of posts. That pattern will continue through the rest of November, thanks to a conjunction of events in the UK … Continue reading

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eDiscovery in Ireland – coming from behind gives opportunities to get it right

There is a long-running quiz in the Sunday Times called Where Was I? Geographical, historical and literary information is given and two questions are asked, one of which is usually “Where was I?”. Let’s try the same with the conference … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 13 October

Most of these updates on my Google Plus site are from the week ending 6 October. After that, I was at the Masters Conference in Washington and at an event given by Symantec-Clearwell at Tower Bridge, with no time to write. … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 5 – Future ILTA events

This is the last of my series of articles about the ILTA conference in Washington in August. What else is ILTA doing around the world? ILTA has recently partnered with ALM, the owners of LegalTech. Apart from LegalTech itself, the next of … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 29 September

I was at a Washington conference for much of the week ending 22 September and the updates for that week are correspondingly reduced in number. This selection covers two weeks’ of my Google+ updates. Some of them relate to webinars … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 4 – The end of the show: the ILTA awards dinner

This is the fourth of five articles about ILTA 2012. Whatever may happen at other awards dinners, this one celebrates the people who lead by an example in an industry which needs them. ILTA ends with a big dinner, with … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 2 – My own ILTA Conference

This is the second of five posts about ILTA 2012. In other posts I talk generally about the benefits of going to ILTA’s big conference, about some of the themes which emerged and about the ILTA Peer awards. This one … Continue reading

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No disclosure in New South Wales Equity Division without exceptional circumstances

I have referred before to Practice Note SC EQ 11 in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Its key paragraph reads as follows: The Court will not make an order for disclosure of documents (disclosure) … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 1 – Why you might want to go to ILTA next year

This is the first of five articles about ILTA 2012 in Washington D.C. Why do we go, what is it like, what conclusions can one draw about the market? The main aim is to encourage you to go next year, … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 28 August 2012

I am increasingly using Google Plus to supplement the main articles in this blog. This allows me to cover a wider range of topics, mainly links to articles by others, to webinar announcements and to other things which would otherwise … Continue reading

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London conference: Information Governance and eDiscovery for Financial Services on 10-12 September

IQPC is running an event called Information Governance and eDiscovery for Financial Services at Canary Wharf between 10 and 12 September 2012.  Recent events in the banking industry suggest that those who work in financial services, and those who advise them, … Continue reading

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IQPC Washington Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

My next trip to Washington DC (I am there as I write, at ILTA) is for IQPC’s Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange which runs from 19 to 21 September at the Marriot Fairview Park. This event is organised by … Continue reading

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eDiscovery conferences coming up all over the place

I have updated the list of pending conferences on my web site, adding new ones and correcting dates, venues and URLs of those which have changed. I have included some which I am not going to – the EDI Leadership … Continue reading

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Susskind the practical futurist. For litigation at least, his future is here already.

Professor Richard Susskind was the keynote speaker at Lawtech Camp London. If his message was familiar to many of us, it bears repeating, certainly in relation to litigation, as the times catch up with his predictions. There is a good … Continue reading

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County Council sets modernisation example to the rest of us at LawTech Camp London

I must start with my usual proviso to the effect that generalisations which are critical of groups do not exclude the possibility that those groups contain many people who would shine anywhere, and vice versa. Whilst I am instinctively for … Continue reading

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Moving on the discussion and ways of presenting it at Lawtech Camp London

The advance publicity for Lawtech Camp London 2012 was perhaps not calculated to draw in lawyers of the conventional kind, even without the fact that the none of the possible meanings of “Camp” are exactly redolent of commercial activity. “What do … Continue reading

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Keeping up with developments at Guidance Software

New tools and initiatives keep arriving from Guidance Software, helping to support Guidance’s position in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for eDiscovery Software. That news broke whilst I was at CEIC 2012, Guidance Software’s growing (1500 delegates this … Continue reading

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Metrics, Social Media, Magistrates, Monkeys and Mitigating Risk at CEIC 2012 in Las Vegas

I am not above inventing a headline whose connection with the subject-matter is less important than its potential for attracting readers curious to know what the article has got to do with eDiscovery. In this case, the headline is an … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

If you want a rounded account of IQPC’s successful Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit in London this week, this is not the place to find it. I was involved in five events over the three days and spent most of … Continue reading

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Conference topics indicate the important eDiscovery and eDisclosure themes

That part of my life which involves speaking has four elements – preparation, travel, delivery and reporting. The month of May always has a full diary of events, and this year has more than usual. Of the four elements, the … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s new Discovery Rules and Electronic Discovery

New Zealand introduced new discovery rules in February 2012, making it the most recent common law jurisdiction to exercise closer control over how the lawyers and courts conduct the management of discovery – which inevitably means largely electronic discovery. His … Continue reading

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A UK view of LegalTech from Andrew Haslam

Each year, Andrew Haslam of Allvision writes a comprehensive report of LegalTech through the eyes of UK visitors. I say “visitors” in the plural because Andrew solicits contributions and views from others and splices them together. This year, it seems, … Continue reading

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Professor Dominic Regan on why the Jackson Reforms mean the biggest-ever upheaval for UK litigation

I interviewed Professor Dominic Regan last week about pending developments in UK litigation. Dominic Regan is speaking at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit, which takes place in London between 14 and 16 May, where I will introduce and moderate … Continue reading

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The Convergence of eDiscovery and Information Governance – the movie

I have referred more than once to the webinar which Nuix organised just before LegalTech with the title The Convergence of eDiscovery and Information Governance. I moderated it, and the panel comprised Craig Ball, Attorney and Forensic Technologist, Stephen Stewart, … Continue reading

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Huron eDiscovery Panel at LegalTech as the cross-border climate begins to change

My wide-angle lens is being repaired, so I have no photograph of the panel which Nigel Murray of Huron Legal moderated at LegalTech. There were eleven of us at the table for two consecutive sessions with the title A GC’s … Continue reading

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Taking stock of the eDiscovery world

This is a good moment to pause a little and look around the eDiscovery / eDisclosure world.  The wide range of topics which make this such an interesting field are all getting an airing at once. The stream of useful … Continue reading

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Setting the scene after LegalTech 2012

Well, who would have thought that the big topic of conversation at LegalTech would be the weather? Keen though I am to import British ideas into US eDiscovery, the near-obsessive British focus on temperature and precipitation can stay at home. … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London 8 to 9 May 2012

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, works throughout the year to advance and share knowledge of legal technology developments, priding itself rightly on its peer to peer relationships between members. It has a major conference in the US each year … Continue reading

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Digital Reef Panel at the Masters Conference – Early Case Assessment: is it working?

I was a member of a Masters Conference panel brought together by Digital Reef to discuss the question whether early case assessment is working as a way of saving time and money in litigation, as well as for improving its … Continue reading

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The Emerging Technologies Panel at ILTA 2011: remote collections and predictive coding

It would be fair to say that, more than two weeks on, my notes of  the Emerging Technologies panel at ILTA are less decipherable than I might have hoped. That is in fact a tribute to Daniel Lim of Guidance … Continue reading

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ILTA 2011 – the end of the beginning? We’re just getting going

I am back from the annual conference of ILTA, the International Litigation Technology Association, in Nashville, Tennessee.  The original draft of this post said that I was “just back” but (as more than one correspondent has reminded me) time has … Continue reading

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ILTA 2011 comes to life at Nashville

ILTA 2011 is slowly coming to life downstairs, but the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is so large that I am getting my information about it from tweets rather than from my own observation – there could be a … Continue reading

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Three new sponsors and HP buys Autonomy – all in a week’s work

This was never going to be a relaxing week, sandwiched as it was between a conference in Singapore and ILTA 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. At least I had written all my Singapore articles by the time I landed at Heathrow … Continue reading

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Huron Consulting goes with Nuix

I rarely pass on press releases without some accompanying context, focusing on a few big articles rather than many snippets, but this one headed Huron Consulting replaces Autonomy with Nuix caught my eye as it was published. Nuix provides software … 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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The Gartner Magic Quadrant for EDiscovery Software and other EDiscovery Market Matters

As I have often said, I am content to stick to my own part of the e-Disclosure / e-Discovery world and leave others to theirs. Deciphering market trends is the job of analysts; journalists can react quickly to news; the … Continue reading

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Judicial Panel at CEIC has messages for other jurisdictions

Although primarily a forensics conference, CEIC, the Computer Enterprise and Investigations Conference, has an e-discovery track whose purpose is to raise awareness of the context in which data forensics are used beyond the law enforcement where they began. The cross-border … Continue reading

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Craig Ball Entertains at CEIC 2011 on Computer Forensics for Lawyers

I choose my words carefully when I write, and nowhere more than in the headings to articles. It took me 10 seconds to decide that the word “entertains” would form part of the heading to this post. “Entertains”, “Forensics” and … Continue reading

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Getting on with the basics at CEIC as the eDiscovery world spins a little faster

I could sit here all morning trying to come up with a succinct heading which captures everything which is going on in eDiscovery / eDisclosure at the moment. The big things happening at a corporate level have greater long-term significance … Continue reading

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UK and US EDisclosure / EDiscovery and Compliance Commonality at IQPC London

There was something for everyone at the IQPC Document Retention and EDisclosure Management Summit in London this week. The Bribery Act gave added incentive for those responsible for information management within organisations; at the other end of the process, prosecutors … Continue reading

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Filling the day and nearly getting filled with lead

One of the influential figures in US ediscovery gets very cross at references to the “ediscovery market”, as if the commercial connotations somehow sully the purity of the context of rules and judges and justice which the ediscovery / e-disclosure … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight 2011 in London

You may have noticed some recent diversification in the subjects which I cover. I have moderated a couple of US panels on law firm technology generally, written and spoken on the use of social media, and covered the Bribery Act. … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London on 5 April

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, holds a one-day conference in London each spring called ILTA Insight. This year it is on 5 April at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel which, as its name implies, is centrally and conveniently located. … Continue reading

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Aggressive Transparency and Strategic Cooperation in Electronic Disclosure

Lieutenant Schrank: You hoodlums don’t own these streets. And I’ve had all the rough-house I can put up with around here. You want to kill each other? Kill each other, but you ain’t gonna do it on my beat. … … Continue reading

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Phlogging IQPC with Dominic Regan and ipadio

Let us deconstruct my title in stages, taking the easy bits first. IQPC is a well-known conference organiser whose Information Retention and E-Disclosure Summit is generally recognised as the best of the London conferences on information management and the use … Continue reading

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Levelling out after LegalTech

LegalTech, UK educational sessions and calls from law firms, an LPO conference, Irish eDiscovery, litigation as an invisible export, legal blogging in New York and eDiscovery in Germany all help to pass the time. By and large, I find that … Continue reading

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New web sites and a case study make good marketing

Although the nuts and bolts of what I do involves e-discovery / e-disclosure rules and the crossover between rules and practice on the one hand and technology on the other, my real interest lies in marketing, with a self imposed … Continue reading

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Twitter, bribery and 37 corporate counsel in a big virtual bar

All your highly-polished marketing materials are useless if you do not get them in front of your intended audience and engage with them about it. An article intended merely to point you to a source of messages about the Bribery … Continue reading

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The Trilantic Commonwealth Brunch on Sunday at LegalTech

The invitations to parties, receptions and meetings at LegalTech New York continue to roll in – my personal best so far is four assignations on one evening. The biggest issue, so far as I am concerned, is not fitting them … Continue reading

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A reminder about some ediscovery sources plus a mini-conference on video

My plan to update the reference section on my website over Christmas was thwarted by the time it took to move from Windows to Office 2011 on the Mac – one of those jobs for which you allocate an hour … Continue reading

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Strong UK presence at LegalTech 2011

LegalTech 2011 is only a few days away and the programme is packed. Almost everyone whose name has appeared in these pages is taking part in something, and I will not attempt to list them all. Following on, however, from … Continue reading

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Some resources on the UK Bribery Act 2010

I mentioned briefly in my report of IQPC in Munich the lucid explanation given by Vivian Robinson QC, General Counsel of the Serious Fraud Office, of the implications of the UK Bribery Act 2010. The aspect which interests me in … Continue reading

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IQPC Exchange in Munich: Information Retention and eDiscovery in Europe

The civil law jurisdictions of mainland Europe have no discovery tradition as it is understood in common law countries like the US and UK. The IQPC Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich was an opportunity for corporate counsel to … Continue reading

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Premonitions of what was to come

I have no idea what is happening in this photograph: That is not strictly true – I know that it was taken at IQPC in Munich last week just as I was about to moderate a panel on data protection … Continue reading

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A useful guide to sources on EU Data Privacy Laws

The Guidance Software Newsroom carries a new article by Denise Backhouse of the eData Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP headed Master European Data Privacy Laws. I refer you to it because it is expressly intended as a guide … 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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Turning e-discovery news and views into a community of interest

Those of us who work in e-discovery / e-disclosure get better and better at passing information and views between ourselves.  Web sites, blogs and Twitter allow us to keep up with developments – new products, company news and cases – … Continue reading

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E-Disclosure and E-Discovery at home and abroad

I have given my first law firm talks since the Edisclosure Practice Direction became official and have started talking to my sponsors about its implications for them – the questionnaire gives them a useful and early role, if they are … 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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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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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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Some object-lessons from history, art and a non-discovery conference

You nearly got a grumpy old man story from me yesterday morning. You were spared only because I did not have time to write it before setting off for London. If I had known how the day would evolve, I … Continue reading

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Early case assessment still alive and well

One of the odder suggestions which I heard at CEIC 2010 in Las Vegas was that “early case assessment” was yesterday’s idea and that it was time to move on to the next one. On reflection, I decided that the … Continue reading

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Ediscovery cooperation: Give peace a chance

Having heard two US Magistrate Judges in two weeks emphasise that ediscovery co-operation does not require “sitting round a campfire singing kumbaya”, I was interested to see that CaseCentral has picked up the same theme in their latest Case in … Continue reading

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International eDiscovery Panel at CEIC

There is one major difference between the general run of discovery problems and those relating to international and cross-border discovery. The former are soluble – competence and co-operation coupled with judicial management would fix most ediscovery problems tomorrow; the trans-jurisdictional … Continue reading

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CEIC 2010 comes to an end

CEIC 2010 is winding down here in Las Vegas. Whatever measure you take – the quality of the sessions, the opportunity to catch up with people and meet new ones, the sheer numbers of people attending (1,300 or so), the … Continue reading

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Missing my Dragon

Jonathan Maas of Ernst & Young says that I missed  a trick in my account of the laptop which died en route to Las Vegas and which I had to replace and set up in order to do a webinar … Continue reading

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Party with a purpose at the poolside

I am told that there is record attendance at CEIC 2010 here in Las Vegas. Putting it like that implies no doubt on my part that the claim is correct, but this place is so vast that you could lose … Continue reading

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Keeping at work in the Cloud from Las Vegas

I have been here in Las Vegas a little over 24 hours. So far I have been asked by a cop if I have been arrested before, and been blatantly short-changed in Starbucks; I have been to one tourist attraction … Continue reading

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IQPC the best London e-disclosure conference again

The three-day IQPC Information Retention and eDisclosure Management Summit is over for another year. It is the biggest and best conference in the London calendar and one which genuinely aspires to do better each year. Everyone I spoke to seemed … Continue reading

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IQPC: I heard your judges’ panel blew the doors off the joint

The quotation in my heading just came in from Gregory Bufithis of The Posse List. The reference is to the judicial panel yesterday at IQPC in London comprising (alphabetically) His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC, US Magistrate Judge John Facciola, … Continue reading

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Nigel Murray cycles to Trilantic’s new Dubai office

There is a photograph on Nigel Murray’s blog which appears to show that he has been cycling to work. Given the present state of air travel, this may be the most sensible method, even if you live in England and … Continue reading

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A week of change in e-Disclosure as well as in politics

It is not often that you look back over a week or so and know that you will always remember it. Eight days ago, we had the same government as we had had for 13 years; now, not only the … Continue reading

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Imminent reform in prospect for Australian discovery process

Reform of the discovery process in Australia is said to be “imminent”, according to an article in the New Lawyer. The article says that the Attorney General has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to explore options to promote the … Continue reading

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Women in eDiscovery at IQPC on 18 May

It is not too late to sign up for the women in e-Discovery session at IQPC’s Information Retention and e-Disclosure Summit on Wednesday 18 May. The conference itself runs from Monday 17 May and the Women in eDiscovery session takes … Continue reading

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Listening to myself talking about e-Disclosure for the IQPC Information Retention and E-Disclosure Summit

I have been listening to a podcast which I made recently for IQPC as part of the run-up to their Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit in London on 17-19 May 2010. It can be accessed from the Summit’s home … Continue reading

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The 2010 Duke Conference on US Civil Litigation

No one with any interest in the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure could be unaware of the debates which have been going on about the costs of civil litigation and, in particular, of discovery. A conference is being held … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight 2010: lawyers risk becoming just part of the clients’ process

The most powerful single message from ILTA INSIGHT 2010, held in London yesterday, was that lawyers risk becoming merely part of the clients’ processes in a slot marked “insert lawyer here”. Technology must become part of the lawyers’ business processes, … Continue reading

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