Category Archives: eDisclosure Conferences

UK ILTA eDisclosure Special Interest Group seeks feedback on draft data exchange protocol

This is a guest post, written by Andrew Haslam of the UK ILTA’s Special Interest Group for eDisclosure, seeking feedback on a draft data exchange protocol developed by UK ILTA. It seeks views by 19 January 2019. The overall objective of ILTA … Continue reading

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Interview: Craig Ball on how mobile data increases lawyers’ ability to uncover the truth

I wrote recently about an article by Craig Ball called Mobile to the Mainstream, part of Craig’s mission to make lawyers more aware of the prevalence and value of mobile data. At Relativity Fest, I had the opportunity to interview … Continue reading

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Ringtail and much more at the Nuix User Exchange 2018

If the Nuix User Exchange at Huntington Beach in California last week was dominated by Nuix’s acquisition of Ringtail (I wrote about that here), that is hardly surprising. It was not, I think, the original plan – there was plenty … Continue reading

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ILTACON 2018 – how the press became the story and looking to the future

The ILTA Conference, #ILTACON18, is well under way, and all the tweets and other messages suggest that it is going as well as ever with, apparently, 4,100 people attending. It may seem otiose to come back to my post Going … Continue reading

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Going to ILTACON? For the first time in 10 years, I won’t see you there

Tom O’Connor has been working in eDiscovery since before eDiscovery became a thing. He has written two articles this week, both eloquent and both sad in tone. One was about the late Browning Marean who, four years after his death, … Continue reading

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Approval of technology-assisted review in courts around the world

At Ricoh’s Technology in Practice in Toronto last November, I moderated a panel called TAR Trends around the World. The panellists were US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck (now retired from the bench and a Senior Counsel at DLA Piper), Maura … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference Primer on Social Media – Second Edition

Working Group 1 of The Sedona Conference has published the public comment version of the Sedona Conference Primer on Social Media, Second Edition. The first edition was published in 2012, setting out a practical approach for addressing the corporate use … Continue reading

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Interview: Ben Shellie of Intelligent Voice on searching and reviewing audio in eDiscovery

At Relativity Fest in London, I spoke to Ben Shellie, CEO of Intelligent Voice. Intelligent Voice, Ben Shellie said, makes software designed to make audio review as simple as any other document review. It takes voice recordings, turns them into … Continue reading

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Interview: Judge Francis on US v Microsoft and the CLOUD Act

One of the big attractions at Relativity Fest in London was a panel discussion about the right of US authorities to access data held abroad. The specific context was the case originally known as “Microsoft Dublin”, “the Dublin Warrant” or … Continue reading

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Interview: Ed Crosse of Simmons & Simmons on the proposed new disclosure rule

Ed Crosse is a partner at Simmons & Simmons and a member of the Disclosure Working Group headed by Lady Justice Gloster. At Relativity Fest in London I took part in a panel with him and with Sir Colin Birrs … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference programme on cross-border data transfers and data protection – Budapest 18-19 June

The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 is concerned with international electronic information management, discovery and disclosure. Its primary concern is organisations which are subject to litigation and regulation in multiple jurisdictions with potentially conflicting international laws. WG6 is a global … Continue reading

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Interview: Karyn Harty of McCann FitzGerald on the need for eDiscovery training for judges and litigators

I take every opportunity to interview Karyn Harty of McCann FitzGerald. Over the years we have discussed her involvement in the leading TAR case Irish Bank Resolution v Quinn, the use of eDiscovery tools and skills for non-disputes purposes, the … Continue reading

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Revisiting our panel in Canada as a model for straightforward explanation of technology-assisted review

If I come back now to a panel I moderated on technology-assisted review last November, it is partly because I think we are about to see a new focus on the use of TAR to achieve proportionate eDiscovery beyond the … Continue reading

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Events in London and Milan, a Gothic Cathedral and a sorbetto

You are probably secretly relieved when this happens, but I always feel I should explain when there is an interruption in the flow of blog posts. Gratifyingly, if slightly disconcertingly, the number of page views on my blog were higher … Continue reading

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ILTA scholarships covering the cost of ILTACON 2018

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association whose function is to spread understanding about legal technology by organising events and by encouraging the sharing of information between people facing similar problems. Although ILTA itself is a year-round educational resource, its … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Relativity Fest in London on 1 May

Relativity Fest London takes place at 155 Bishopsgate on 1 May. That and the Nuix event which I attended recently (I wrote about it here) have effectively displaced most of the more generalised eDiscovery / eDisclosure events in the London … Continue reading

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Leadership and risk on the agenda at the Nuix Insider Conference 2018 in London

We do not have many good events in London dealing with eDiscovery and its surrounding subjects. The annual Nuix Insider Conference is an exception, one of the few events I go to whether or not I am participating in it. … Continue reading

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Interview: Patrick Burke talks about growing corporate awareness of GDPR implications

There is a lot in here – preparations for the GDPR, the growing realisation of the implications of holding the data of other organisations, contractual certifications of GDPR compliance, unwitting indemnification of other parties, WP249 and its assertion that discovery … Continue reading

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Nuix Insider Conference 2018 on 22 March in London

The Nuix Insider Conference 2018 takes place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 22 March 2018. As always, the agenda has a set of parallel tracks which between them cover compliance, investigations eDiscovery, cyber threat and the detection of … Continue reading

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Ricoh launches Remlox data collection service with clear appeal to users

“…users can collect request a collection in the morning… and be reviewing their data that same evening, utilising one of Ricoh’s’s several document review tools. There is no technological knowledge required by the end user, nor hardware requirement…” This description … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference publishes Data Privacy Primer and BYOD Principles and Guidance

The Sedona Conference remains the most thoughtful of the organisations producing guidance for those involved in electronic discovery in all its forms. Two recent publications are of particular interest, one about privacy and one on BYOD – Bring Your Own … Continue reading

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Legalweek New York: Corporate Counsel Roundtable 2018

Legaltech 2018, taking place next week in New York, is now part of a wider set of events called Legalweek. I have for some years taken part in a Corporate Counsel Roundtable organised by William Belt, now at CDS, as … Continue reading

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Interview: Nick Robertson of Relativity talks about Relativity Fest London and the Relativity roadmap

We are part-way between Relativity Fest in Chicago last October and the next Relativity Fest London on 1 May. I looked back at the interview I did with Nick Robertson of Relativity after the London version of Relativity Fest in … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Brunch on the Sunday before Legaltech New York

Many years ago, Nigel Murray began a tradition of organising a Commonwealth Brunch on the Sunday before Legaltech (now part of Legalweek) in New York. The Commonwealth “qualification” effectively brings in anyone except those from the US (and they are … Continue reading

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Epiq to host GDPR Roundtables at Managing Risk and Litigation Conference

The General Data Protection Regulation will take effect in just under six months. Martin Bonney and Deborah Blaxell of Epiq will be leading a roundtable called GDPR applies in the next six months: it’s time to benchmark your progress towards … Continue reading

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Technology, learning and fun at Relativity Fest 2017 in Chicago

Relativity Fest again managed to retain the sense of being a family affair while actually being one of the largest eDiscovery events in the calendar. When the “family” for a CEO keynote is 1,560 users, partners and others, it is … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London on 16 November

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association and, although US led, has a strong commitment to the word “International” in its name. ILTA Insight is a one day conference which brings to London the spirit and ideas of ILTA’s main … Continue reading

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Twitter Takeover on 18 October for Technology in Practice in Toronto

Technology in Practice is a large event dedicated to eDiscovery and related topics. It is run by Ricoh and by Commonwealth Legal, and takes place in Toronto between 8 and 10 November. Tomorrow, 18 October, I will be taking over … Continue reading

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ILTACON 2017 – and the ship sails on

Despite its title, this post is not about Fellini’s 1983 film And the Ship Sails On in which a great liner is unexpectedly attacked just before the big event which was the purpose of the voyage, leaving Freddie Jones sharing a … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ricoh as new sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project

There is more than one reason why I am very pleased to announce that Ricoh has become a sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project. The most obvious reason is that Ricoh is a major force to be reckoned with in … Continue reading

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Interview: Max Cockerill of Blackdot Solutions talks about Blackdot’s integration with Relativity

One of the strengths of kCura’s Relativity is the flexible home it offers to other companies whose products involve the collection and use of data. An increasing number of niche products are extending their uses, and their user bases, by … Continue reading

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Cross-border discovery and data protection in Dublin with the Sedona Conference

I am back from the Ninth Annual Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws organised by The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 (Sedona Working Groups are explained here). It took place in County Kildare, just outside … Continue reading

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A few days in Ireland – cliffs, Brexit, cross-border discovery and the GDPR

The absence of new posts here sometimes leads to the assumption that I have died or retired. Nothing so exciting – I was in Ireland, mainly for the Sedona Conference Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws, held outside … Continue reading

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Interview: Colin Shepheard of Lineal on the use of analytics in Relativity

One of the dominant themes at Relativity Fest in London (my report on that is here) was the increasing use of Relativity Analytics for solving electronic disclosure problems. While there, I interviewed Colin Shepheard, Director of Project Management at Lineal, … Continue reading

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The Sedona Principles: public comment deadline and webinar

The Sedona Conference recently published the public comment version of the third edition of the highly-regarded Sedona Principles. The deadline for making comments is 30 June. The public comment version of the Sedona Principles can be downloaded from the Sedona … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference: discussing cross-border eDiscovery and data protection in London and Ireland

On 3 May, I took part in a panel organised by the Sedona Conference Working Group 6 on cross-border discovery and data protection laws. The event, sponsored by Swiss Re and Consilio, was moderated by Monika Kuschewsky of Squire Patton … Continue reading

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Relativity Fest London – a rounded eDisclosure conference not just a trade show

As I noted when I wrote about it in advance, kCura’s Relativity Fest London has been moving over the years to become a full-blown eDiscovery / eDisclosure event and not just a platform for launching kCura initiatives and for networking. There … Continue reading

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ILTA scholarships in honour of Browning Marean

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, is again offering two scholarships for attendance at ILTACON 2017 which runs from 13 to 17 August in Las Vegas. The scholarships are in memory of my dear friend Browning Marean, a partner at … Continue reading

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Reminder: Sedona WG6 London event on 3 May on cross-border data transfers

This is a reminder that there is an interesting and important panel discussion next week in London when a panel organised by Sedona Conference Working Group 6 discusses the challenges of cross-border data transfers. I wrote about it here. The … Continue reading

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The Sedona Principles transcend jurisdictional differences

There are those among you, I know, who glance at the heading and opening paragraph of these posts and decide not to read those which do not relate to your own jurisdiction. That is understandable in many cases, but the … Continue reading

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Two kCura summaries from Legaltech

kCura is very good at producing summaries of discussions and events both as they occur (usually by tweets from David Horrigan) and by collecting and publishing that instant output in summary form. If I pick two of kCura’s summaries from Legaltech, it … 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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A personal note as Eddie Sheehy leaves Nuix

The earliest picture I have of Eddie Sheehy, taken at an eDiscovery conference in Singapore in 2010 on a panel which I moderated.  It’s an odd beast the eDiscovery world. Now a multibillion-dollar industry and growing, it somehow retains a … Continue reading

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From pillar to post – the eDiscovery conferences at the end of 2016

If I did not write up each of the conferences and events of the closing months of 2016 as they happened, that is only partly because the end of each one seemed merely to herald the preparations for the next. Aggregating … Continue reading

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Guidance Software’s Enfuse 2017 – Early Bird Discount closes on 6 January

Guidance Software’s Enfuse Conference takes place in Las Vegas from 22 to 25 May 2017. Enfuse covers all aspects of security and digital investigations across three days. I have been going for many years (I did three panels there last … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection – 20-21 June 2017 in Dublin

One of the most useful events which I attend every year is The Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws. Last year Sedona Working Group 6 met in Berlin, an appropriate setting partly because of Germany’s … Continue reading

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Interview: Ed Spencer of Taylor Wessing on choosing and getting approval for the use of technology

Ed Spencer is the associate at Taylor Wessing who took the initiative in proposing the use of predictive coding in the Pyrrho case. He took part in a panel which I moderated at Relativity Fest in Chicago, and I took the … Continue reading

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Interview: Dan Wyatt of RPC on cooperation in the Pyrrho predictive coding case

At Relativity Fest, I moderated a panel on predictive coding whose members included two of the lawyers on opposite sides in the Pyrrho litigation. The parties to Pyrrho had first debated whether or not to use predictive coding and, then, … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London on 17 November

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association whose role is to encourage the understanding and take-up of technology solutions in the business of running a law firm or a legal Department. ILTA does this by a mixture of written resources, … Continue reading

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INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels on 7-8 November

I am looking forward to taking part once again in the INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress on 7-8 November 2016. This event, originally set up in Prague by the engaging Frederick Gyebi-Ababio, is taking place in Brussels for the second year … Continue reading

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Interview: Judge Peck on the potential increase in the take-up of technology-assisted review

ILTA at the beginning of September gave me a good opportunity to interview US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck about the growing use of technology-assisted review in litigation. Judge Peck had recently given his opinion in the Hyles case to the … Continue reading

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Coming in to land at my desk shortly

Tired after a series of long flights for short events, I recently suggested to my wife that I might not attend one of the big annual US eDiscovery events. “But they’ll all think you’re dead or retired”, she said. She … Continue reading

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Interview: David Horrigan of kCura on predictive coding, GDPR and other Relativity Fest attractions

I caught up with David Horrigan at ILTA. He is eDiscovery Counsel and Legal Content Director at kCura and gets involved in that capacity in planning for the legal practice sessions at Relativity Fest. This interview is about those sessions. … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference programme on cross-border discovery and data protection in Hong Kong on 21 September

The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 is concerned with cross-border discovery and data protection laws. Its main annual event is usually held in the US or Europe (this year’s was in Berlin) but last year it took place in Hong … Continue reading

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ILTA 2016 – pooling proficiency in a plate-glass palace by the Potomac

If I lighted on the words “pooling proficiency” in my title mainly for their alliterative quality, they are actually quite a good description of what ILTA (the organisation as well as this big annual event) is for. I nearly didn’t go … Continue reading

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Reviewing the year so far: June – into Europe with Sedona and AccessData

This is my third consecutive post about the eDiscovery events which I have attended so far in 2016 (you can find the earlier ones here and here). The point, to reiterate, is not to suggest that my travels are of … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference publishes public comment version of TAR Case Law Primer

The Sedona Conference has published the public comment version of The Sedona Conference TAR Case Law Primer, a comprehensive review of court decisions addressing the use of technology-assisted review (TAR) and civil discovery. Although the primary focus is inevitably on … Continue reading

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ILTA Conference 2016 coming up

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. Its biggest event, ILTACON 2016, takes place at National Harbour, just outside Washington DC, from 28 August to 1 September. ILTA is one of the few events which I am happy to attend … Continue reading

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Judge Peck declines to order a party to use TAR. What would an English judge have done?

US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck has just declined to order an unwilling party to use technology-assisted review in a case called Hyles v New York City. I think that an English court would have made the order in analogous circumstances. I … Continue reading

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Browning Marean scholarships to attend ILTA in Washington – closing date 19 June

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, is sponsoring two scholarships for this year’s ILTA Conference in Washington DC between 28 August and 1 September. The scholarships are in honour of Browning Marean of DLA Piper US. One scholarship is to … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference: Practical in-house approaches for cross-border discovery and data protection

The Sedona Conference has published Practical in-house approaches to cross-border discovery and data protection after several months of public comment on an earlier version. This is a disorientating area to practice in, particularly at the moment: We now have a … Continue reading

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What makes for a good eDiscovery conference from a speaker’s point of view?

For the avoidance of doubt, the last few events which I have done have been models of efficient planning, with the bare minimum of input needed to achieve the result and venue arrangements which could not be faulted. kCura has been inviting … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection in Berlin 7 to 8 June

The 8th Annual Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws will take place in Berlin on 7 to 8 June 2016. Applications are now being accepted for attendance at this event which has even more relevance … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Guidance Software’s Enfuse conference in Las Vegas

Guidance Software’s Enfuse conference (formerly CEIC) takes place in Las Vegas from 23 to 26 May. Apart from a few diehard forensics types, I must be one of the longest-standing speakers at this event, watching it grow over the years … Continue reading

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Another success for ILTA and ALM at Legaltech Asia Hong Kong 2016

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, and ALM, the owners of the Legaltech conference brand, have for some years run a one-day event in Hong Kong called Legaltech Asia. I was there this year, as I have been since the … Continue reading

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Planning ahead for Legaltech – next year

You won’t find here a list of all the software demos I saw at LegalTech, or accounts of all the sessions I went to (though I mention my own), or deep discussion of trends. I have done a bit of that in … Continue reading

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The intangible benefits of going to Legaltech

“What have you seen that’s new here at Legaltech?” is a stock phrase used to open conversations when you have nothing else to say. It is a formality, no more meaningful than that other stock Legaltech conversation about the weather, … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Brunch at LegalTech New York

Independent eDiscovery and privacy consultant Nigel Murray has been organising a Commonwealth Brunch at LegalTech for 10 years now. This year’s takes place on Sunday 31 January at a very civilised 10:30am. It is hoped that the venue will be … Continue reading

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ILTA Teleforum today – no Safe Harbour: what’s new in the European data protection laws?

I am taking part in an ILTA teleforum today at 4:00pm GMT / 11:00am EST with the title No safe harbour: what’s new in European data protection laws? Our focus will inevitably be the consequences of the Schrems Safe Harbour … Continue reading

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More on Schrems as panic gives way to constructive thought

As anticipated, there has been a lot of comment on the implications for safe harbour and for data transfers to the US following this week’s decision in Schrems. I wrote briefly about it here, deliberately avoiding substantive comment, and there … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference publishes Practical in-house approaches for cross-border discovery and data protection

The Sedona Conference has published the public comment version of its Practical in-house approaches for cross-border discovery and data protection. I have not yet had the opportunity of reading this version, but I read, and was impressed by an earlier … Continue reading

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Variety and value at ILTACON 2015 in Las Vegas

I spent most of last week at ILTACON 2015 in Las Vegas. More precisely, I spent four days there and two days on a round trip of 10,424 miles to get there and back. Why do I clock up those miles and … Continue reading

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CEIC 2015 – forensics, eDiscovery and cybersecurity all in one place

Guidance Software’s long-running annual event CEIC will henceforth be known as Enfuse. My account below of the 2015 show was written before that news broke – I held it back so that I could include links to some of the … Continue reading

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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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LawTech Europe Congress 2014 in Prague – Part 1: the region and the city

As an experiment, go to Google Maps and find Prague. Then press the minus sign to move out from there. Czech Republic borders Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria; it is close to Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Serbia, Bosnia … 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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