Category Archives: eDisclosure

Interview: Jim Vint of Navigant talks about the Navigant Reference Model

Jim Vint is a Managing Director in Navigant’s Global Legal Technology Solutions team which offers global eDiscovery and data analytics services to enable effective digital risk management. Navigant has launched what it calls the Navigant Reference Model, and I asked Jim … Continue reading

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Conversations on privacy and Pyrrho at the Relativity Spring Roadshow

kCura’s Relativity Spring Roadshow takes place on Tuesday 3 May at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel London. I have already written about it, but thought it worth observing that the Industry Sessions programme is now published in its full form and … Continue reading

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Daniel Pelc of NightOwl Discovery talks about mobile technology discovery

Daniel Pelc is Senior Consultant, eDiscovery Management, at NightOwl Discovery. His responsibilities include helping NightOwl’s clients with the management of mobile devices and data in anticipation of, or in reaction to, discovery demands for it. In this video interview, Daniel … Continue reading

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FTI webinar on 25 May: How predictive coding is changing the legal landscape

FTI Consulting is producing a webinar on 25 May in conjunction with The Lawyer on the changes we can expect from the use of predictive coding in litigation, investigations and related areas of compliance, and the resolution (and avoidance) of … Continue reading

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Recommind video: predictive coding and life after Pyrrho

Earlier this year, Recommind organised a panel session in the Crypt of St Paul’s to discuss the predictive coding judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors. I was one of the participants, and I wrote at … Continue reading

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ZyLAB introduces eDiscovery as a service

As I noted in a recent article, ZyLAB has been producing search software, and applying it to eDiscovery requirements, for many years. Most ZyLAB users own and manage their software in-house. ZyLAB now, however, delivers its eDiscovery solutions in a … Continue reading

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Relativity webinar on 27 April: From Ashley Madison to the eBay hack – cybersecurity best practices

Relativity is presenting a webinar on 27 April with the title From Ashley Madison to the eBay hack – cybersecurity best practices. It is said that one third of in-house counsel have admitted that their companies have experienced a data … 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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Customers, products and people: Keith James, CEO of AccessData, talks about changes at the company

From the outside, we are seeing a lot of changes at AccessData. We are seeing developments in product, we are seeing new initiatives with clients, we are seeing new people. I asked CEO Keith James to give me an overview … Continue reading

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Epiq commentary on the effect of the UK Pyrrho predictive coding case in Hong Kong

The Law Society of Hong Kong has revamped its website, Hong Kong Lawyer, and to good effect. UK lawyers will find it all very familiar, with (as I write) recent articles about Calderbank offers and other things inherited or substantially copied … 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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Nuix webinar on 21 April: Insider threats – protecting data during eDiscovery

Nuix has a webinar on 21 April called Insider threats – protecting data during eDiscovery. I interviewed Michael Chance of Nuix on this subject in February. The webinar details are here, with the video interview below. All businesses are vulnerable to the risk of … Continue reading

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Interview: Nick Robertson of kCura talks about Relativity as a platform and about the Relativity Academic Program

Nick Robertson is VP of Product Marketing at kCura. I saw him at Legaltech, and took the opportunity to ask him about two subjects which are important to kCura – the concept of Relativity as a platform, and kCura’s Academic … Continue reading

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In London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt in June with AccessData and Judge Peck

AccessData has organised a short speaking tour in June when US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck and I will speak in London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt over the week beginning 20 June. In each city, we will be joined by a panel … Continue reading

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Xerox Legal Business Services brings data analytics to litigation and compliance

It is perhaps unsurprising to find Xerox Legal Business Services enhancing the data analytics capabilities of its Viewpoint eDiscovery platform. Xerox has been a leader in data analytics of all kinds for many years, with hundreds of data scientists at … Continue reading

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Interview: Shamir Colloff of UBIC on business intelligence in eDiscovery

Shamir Colloff is Chief Technology Officer at Evolve Discovery, a UBIC company. In this interview, I asked him what UBIC means when it refers to “business intelligence” in the context of eDiscovery projects. Shamir Colloff explained that UBIC enables users … 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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Nuix provides the power behind the humans investigating the Panama Papers leaks

The Panama Papers story gives us a very big and high-profile example of how the processing and analytical power of software like Nuix can uncover facts and links which would it otherwise take large teams of humans years to find, if … 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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Navigant expands its Global Legal Technology Solutions offering to Asia

As I have noted elsewhere, Navigant has grouped a comprehensive range of functions relating to information management into its Global Legal Technology Solutions practice to address the data management challenges of its worldwide clients. Increasingly (and rightly) large corporations are … Continue reading

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ZyLAB: delivering eDiscovery technologies since before eDiscovery was invented

When I wrote about the UK Pyrrho predictive coding judgment on 23 February, I referred to the first information retrieval application I ever used, saying this: If the Master did indeed see “primitive versions of this kind of process” in … Continue reading

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Relativity webinar on 4 April: The law of mobile, social and emerging technologies

kCura, developers of the Relativity eDiscovery software, are presenting a webinar on 4 April with the title The law of mobile, social and emerging technologies. The relevant law which is discussed will be primarily that of the United States, but … Continue reading

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Interview: Hal Marcus of Recommind talks about Axcelerate Cloud

Shortly before LegalTech 2016, Recommind announced Axcelerate Cloud, the latest version of its subscription-based SaaS eDiscovery product using its Axcelerate platform. The press release describes the benefits to clients of this including security, visibility, scalability and predictability. I took the … Continue reading

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Interview: Margaret Shaw Lilani of UBIC on the challenges of Asian document review

Margaret Shaw Lilani is Senior Vice President, Global Review Services, at UBIC. I interviewed her in New York and asked her about the particular issues which arise when undertaking document review in Asia-Pacific countries. The primary issue, she says, is … 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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The case of the missing week

Looking at this week’s output, you wouldn’t know I spent almost the whole of last weekend drafting stuff for publication. The biggest of the resulting articles (because it has a long-term purpose) was my account of Recommind’s panel session Predictive … Continue reading

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Interview: Eddie Sheehy of Nuix and and Ian Campbell of iCONECT on the partnership between the two companies

At Legaltech I interviewed Eddie Sheehy of Nuix and Ian Campbell of iCONECT shortly after the announcement of a new level of partnership between their respective companies. iCONECT-XERA is an eDiscovery review platform. Ian Campbell said that clients wanted a … Continue reading

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Recommind panel session: predictive coding and life after Pyrrho

The judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors was delivered on 16 February, and Recommind was quick off the mark to get a discussion panel organised for 15 March. The crypt of St Paul’s was packed … Continue reading

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The Masters Conference comes to London on 5 April

The Masters Conference has long been a source of timely and relevant information for those interested in any aspect of eDiscovery / eDisclosure. It takes place in various locations, mainly in the US, and on 5 April it comes to … Continue reading

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Interview:  Adam Rubinger of NightOwl Discovery talks about discovery management

Adam Rubinger is Head of eDiscovery Management at NightOwl Discovery. In this interview, I asked him to explain what NightOwl means by “eDiscovery management” and what it means for the client. Until recently, Adam Rubinger says, clients’ management of eDiscovery was … Continue reading

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Cicayda integrates its eDiscovery software Reprise with Citrix ShareFile

Cicayda’s Reprise is a cloud-based discovery review software platform which offers fast and powerful eDiscovery review, including text analytics, to law firms and their clients. Cicayda has announced that it is integrating Reprise with file-sharing and sync service Citrix ShareFile. … Continue reading

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kCura buys Content Analyst to enhance Relativity Analytics

kCura’s has acquired Content Analyst, developers of the CAAT® analytics engine which kCura has long used to drive the analytics in Relativity. If this tells us something about kCura’s ambitions, it also emphasises the growing importance of analytics in eDiscovery. kCura’s own … 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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iCONECT expands into healthcare while adding to XERA functionality

Among my video interviews from Legaltech, is one with Ian Campbell, CEO of iCONECT (see Ian Campbell talks about forthcoming developments at iCONECT) in which he hinted at a wide range of pending developments for iCONECT, both at the corporate level and in … 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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Xerox Legal Services interview me about the UK Pyrrho predictive coding judgment

Unsurprisingly, there has been a great deal of interest in the judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors, an interest which is not limited to England and Wales. Xerox Legal Services are, of course, as concerned with … Continue reading

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Interview: Katie Fitzgerald of Lighthouse in the UK on using Nuix for case strategy and information governance

In my recent interview with him, Eddie Sheehy, CEO of Nuix, stressed the mission of Nuix to help tell stories from data. Nuix, Eddie said, brings two principal elements to investigations, whether for litigation or anything else: fast processing is … Continue reading

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Recommind breakfast seminar in London on 15 March: Predictive Coding and life after Pyrrho

Master Matthews’ predictive coding judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors has, quite rightly, caused enormous interest, and not just in the UK. I wrote about it here. While the judgment is an important encouragement for litigation … 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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Interview: Eddie Sheehy, CEO of Nuix, on using data to tell stories

I caught up with Eddie Sheehy, CEO of Nuix, at Legaltech and asked him what was going to be important for Nuix and its clients in 2016. Nuix began as a forensics company and moved from there into eDiscovery. Both … Continue reading

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Ian Campbell talks about forthcoming developments at iCONECT

Ian Campbell is CEO and President of iCONECT, makers of the iCONECT-XERA eDiscovery review software. I interviewed him at Legaltech. We got through a lot of topics in five minutes – the video interview is below.

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QuisLex awarded US patent for quality management processes in document review

QuisLex is a legal services provider which deals with complex document review, contract management and compliance projects for corporations and law firms. Its eDiscovery projects cover litigation, investigations both internal and for regulatory purposes, and compliance. QuisLex employs more than … Continue reading

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Jonathan Marshall of Navigant talks about cross-border discovery after the end of Safe Harbour

Last year, I interviewed Navigant Managing Director Jonathan Marshall about how Navigant dealt with the problems encountered when dealing with cross-border discovery on behalf of clients. The Schrems decision and the invalidation of Safe Harbour, the pending Data Protection Regulation, … Continue reading

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Reacting to the reactions to the Pyrrho predictive coding judgment

My reaction to the judgment in Pyrrho? About bloody time too. There, that’s that done. Oh. You want more than that. Um.. Because, as you know, I spent my whole life looking at Twitter, I saw Taylor Wessing’s story about … Continue reading

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Off to Hong Kong for Legaltech Asia in Hong Kong

I did not bother to put my suitcase away after getting back from Legaltech New York because I am heading off this weekend for Legaltech Asia in Hong Kong. This one-day event has become a welcome fixture in the calendar. … 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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Judicial approval for the use of predictive coding in UK eDisclosure

A press release from Taylor Wessing reports that Master Matthews has given judicial approval for the use of predictive coding for disclosure in the English High Court. The press release reports that the parties had agreed the use of predictive … Continue reading

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FTI Technology White Paper: Metrics that Matter in eDiscovery

How much do lawyers need to understand about metrics and statistics in order to conduct a proper search? This is a question which is fundamental to the take-up of modern technology, and one which is hard to address. I saw … Continue reading

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CYFOR signs up for military obstacle run to raise funds for children’s hospice

A team from CYFOR’s Manchester office has signed up to participate in the Royal British Legion Major North series to raise money for Derian House Children’s Hospice. The event takes place on Sunday 20 March and apparently involves 10km of … Continue reading

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Angela Bunting of Nuix on the benefits of being on top of the data

Angela Bunting is Director of eDiscovery Products and Solutions at Nuix. When I interviewed her last September, she had just written a paper called Putting perspective back into eDiscovery whose theme was the benefit of getting on top of the … Continue reading

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AccessData webinar series: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the FRCP Amendments

AccessData is running an eDiscovery webinar series in conjunction with Adam Smith, Esq., with the title The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the FRCP Amendments. There are three parts to the webinar, to be broadcast on 23 February, … Continue reading

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Nuix Insider Conference in London on 23 March

The Nuix Insider Conference will take place in London on 23 March. It is an educational event, aimed at anyone from advanced existing users to those who are new to Nuix. Some of the sessions are technical ones to do … 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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Interview: David Horrigan, Legal Content Director at kCura

At the tail end of last summer, I had the opportunity to talk to David Horrigan, General Counsel and Legal Content Director at kCura. I asked him first what his plans were for education in his new role. David Horrigan … Continue reading

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Bob Tennant of Recommind: it’s about finding the documents that matter

It is of course a good thing that the eDiscovery software market offers competing solutions to clients. Competition means choice; it also means that software providers must strive to keep invention up and costs down. It is equally true that … Continue reading

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Eddie Sheehy of Nuix talks about the need for speed and context in investigations

Speed is important in eDiscovery whether that is for litigation or for investigations. This is partly because time is money, and anything which reduces time reduces also the cost of the investigation, but there are other reasons why the advantage … Continue reading

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Interview: US Magistrate Judge Peck on cross-border discovery after Schrems

Shortly after the Schrems judgment was published, I moderated a panel on cross-border discovery at Lawtech Europe Congress in Brussels. One of the panellists was US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck, and I took the opportunity to interview him about one … Continue reading

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Tom Palladino of NightOwl Discovery talks about the advantages of working directly for corporations

NightOwl Discovery, based in Minneapolis, has been providing discovery services for corporations and law firms for many years. I had the opportunity to interview its president, Tom Palladino, while at EDI in New Orleans and I asked him about to … Continue reading

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Forthcoming webinars on the rules and practice directions and on identification and retrieval of documents

I am about to record two video webinars with MBL Seminars covering different aspects of eDisclosure in England and Wales. One, to be broadcast on 25 February, is called eDisclosure – the Rules and Practice Directions. The regulation of disclosure is … Continue reading

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Education and cross-border eDiscovery at kCura’s Relativity Fest

Yes, I know it has been weeks since kCura’s Relativity Fest in Chicago, but that was the first of a series of events, each of which got in the way of reporting on the last. I gave a brief summary … Continue reading

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Interview: Jeff Herron, SVP of Client Solutions at Cicayda

Jeff Herron is Senior Vice President, Client Solutions at eDiscovery software company Cicayda. In this interview, he describes how Cicayda can help companies even before litigation begins with a view to both improving their position in future or prospective cases … 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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Opening the kimono on legaltech words to be eradicated in 2016

I was one of those asked by Nextpoint to identify a Legaltech buzzword which should the eradicated during 2016. Some of the replies are here. My own contribution is “kimono” as in the expression “opening the kimono”, or revealing more … Continue reading

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New version of iCONECT-XERA brings multi-format production capabilities

It is not that long since I reported a round of newly-developed features for iCONECT-XERA. Yet further steps have been taken with the latest release. Most of these concern the production capabilities of iCONECT-XERA, including the ability to produce multiple … Continue reading

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You will only find deleted or overwritten data if you think to check for it

My article about InterCity Telecom Ltd and Anor v Solanki was headed A failed attempt to overwrite stolen company data and told the story of a senior salesman who stole his employer’s sales data for his own benefit and that of … Continue reading

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FTI Technology: going beyond the reactive and compliance uses for audio evidence

I wrote recently about FTI’s technology for managing social media and audio, drawing attention to the role which technology plays not only in reactive eDiscovery but in compliance, particularly where companies are under a regulatory obligation to keep such data … Continue reading

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Victor Limongelli elected chairman of AccessData

The Board of AccessData, long-established provider of digital forensics and eDiscovery software, has elected Victor Limongelli as chairman of the board. Victor Limongelli brings long experience, including seven years as President and CEO of Guidance Software, to the post. I … Continue reading

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2015 eDiscovery year in review from Recommind

Adam Kuhn of Recommind has written an eDiscovery review of 2015 by reference largely to Recommind’s own posts during the year. I do not know if he ranked them by order of perceived importance, but I agree with putting the … Continue reading

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Tom Palladino of NightOwl Discovery talks about the advantages of having a presence in the EU

An increasing number of US eDiscovery providers are setting up operations in the EU and in the Asia-Pacific region. Part of the objective here is to capture new work, but the main motive is usually to give a better and … Continue reading

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Interview: Roe Frazer, CEO of Cicayda on what makes Cicayda different

In this interview, I ask Roe Frazer, CEO of eDiscovery software company Cicayda, what is different about Cicayda. Roe Frazer’s answer stresses the technology, and in particular the natural language processing analytics, on which Cicayda is based. That does not … Continue reading

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Interview: Adi Elliott of Epiq Systems talks about eDiscovery managed services

In this video interview I talk to Adi Elliott, Vice President of Market Planning at Epiq Systems, about the role of managed services for eDiscovery. Adi Elliott came into Epiq with Iris Data Services, which Epiq had acquired a few … Continue reading

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Devices which tell their own eDiscovery story

I mentioned in a recent article the “Frequent Locations” feature in iPhones and iPads. Whatever you think about being tracked in this way, I cannot say that it is very accurate, at least as shown on my iPad (it was … 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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The SCL publishes my predictions for 2016

Computers and Law, the website of the Society for Computers and Law is publishing the 2016 predictions of those interested in IT law and IT for lawyers. Today it is my turn, and my few words (not so few, as … Continue reading

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iCONECT gets premises to match its technology

With its eDiscovery review tool iCONECT-XERA, iCONECT has emphasised the importance of software which does more than perform a function. iCONECT-XERA looks good as well. There is more to this than mere aesthetics. Users spend all day working with the … Continue reading

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Xerox Legal Services adds Relativity Premium Hosting Partnership to its eDiscovery services portfolio

Xerox Legal Services has long offered its clients its proprietary eDiscovery platforms including Viewpoint and OmniX. It has now become a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner which adds significantly to the range which can be offered to new and existing clients. … Continue reading

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Interview: Stacey Neumann, VP of Client Solutions at Cicayda

In this interview, I ask Stacey Neumann, Vice President of Client Solutions at Cicayda, to describe a typical Cicayda case. There is no such thing, she says, as a typical case size. Cicayda’s technology will handle very large cases but … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar on 17 December: reflections on 2015 and looking forward to 2016

ZyLAB and ACEDS have organised a webinar for 17 December with the title The end of the year webinar – leading eDiscovery experts reflect on 2015 and look forward to 2016. Craig Ball, George Socha, Bill Speros, Johannes Scholtes and … Continue reading

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Challenges of email archive discovery – and some recent examples

Back in the summer, I wrote an article summarising the lessons from a Nuix webinar on email archives. Nuix has now created an infographic called The challenges of email archive discovery which you can find here together with a link to … Continue reading

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FTI – managing social media and audio along with emails and the rest

It gets ever harder to describe the functionality of eDiscovery software as data-types multiply and functions expand to manage them. The marketing teams understandably want to give prominence to new features, undiluted by the wider picture, but the result is … Continue reading

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Discriminating between disclosure and discovery – a recap

Some questions come round so often that it is easiest to refer to the last time I answered them, or the time before, or the time before that. I come across Alison North at information governance events – she is … Continue reading

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AccessData webinar on 9 December: new product features for FTK 6.0

As I recently recorded, AccessData has released new versions of both its review application Summation and its forensic application FTK. Both are now at Version 6.0. On Wednesday 9 December at 12:00pm Mountain Standard Time, AccessData is presenting a webinar … Continue reading

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Interview: Richard Lutkus of Seyfarth Shaw on how his firm uses Relativity

If you judge it only by the awards it wins, Seyfarth Shaw is a leader in lawyer use of technology to work better for clients. Who better to talk to, then, to find out how lawyers can use eDiscovery software … Continue reading

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RBS Rights Issue Litigation: considering whether the eDisclosure process had overtaken the purpose

I don’t like these judgments where a good firm of solicitors is seriously mauled by the judge for what are seen retrospectively as project management failures in a vast eDisclosure exercise. It is hard to be kind in cases where … Continue reading

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Computers & Law seeks predictions for 2016

Laurence Eastham of Computers & Law Magazine http://www.scl.org is again inviting predictions from experts in IT law and legal IT for the coming year. He would especially value contributions from outside SCL’s normal circles – “most obviously but not exclusively from technologists … Continue reading

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Hal Marcus of Recommind talks about Recommind’s chat solution

Hal Marcus is Director of Product Marketing at Recommind. I caught up with him at ILTA in September and asked him about Recommind’s latest release of its eDiscovery application Axcelerate. One of the additions, Hal Marcus says, is a set … Continue reading

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Lawrie Hall of CYFOR talks about CYFOR’s recent expansion

Lawrie Hall is Head of Civil Investigations and eDisclosure at CYFOR. In this short interview, he talks about his role in developing business and managing eDiscovery projects at CYFOR. He also talks about CYFOR’s expansion, with offices now in London, … Continue reading

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Costs and procedural complexities – appeal struck out for simple disclosure failures

Although Gordon Exall (he of the excellent Civil Litigation Brief) said recently on Twitter that he wished that he covered a subject which “got [him] trips around the world”, that “overrated pastime” (as I described it in reply) has reduced … Continue reading

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Ari Kaplan survey with Recommind: Reinventing corporate legal with cloud consolidation

Ari Kaplan has established a reputation for conducting first-hand surveys of those who influence decision-making in eDiscovery and related areas. He recently teamed up with Recommind to conduct a survey of 25 large corporations for the 2015 Corporate Legal Operations … Continue reading

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Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal talks about helping lawyers identify the scope of eDisclosure

I have recently done a number of events with Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal, talking to barristers and solicitors in Leeds and London, at ILTA Insight and in Brussels. His consistent theme has been the need for lawyers to identify … Continue reading

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Xerox Legal Services opens Hong Kong data centre

Xerox Legal Services, the legal and compliance solutions division of Xerox Corp., has opened a data centre in Hong Kong to provide secure and compliant data discovery and transaction support in the Asia-Pacific region. The new initiative is driven by … Continue reading

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Relativity Fest interview: Hytham Aly of Altep talks about being a Relativity database administrator

When I was at kCura’s Relativity Fest in Chicago in October, I took the opportunity to speak to some of the people who use Relativity in different capacities. One was Hytham Aly, a database administrator at Altep, a Relativity Orange … Continue reading

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FTI webinar – Advice from Counsel: the State of Information Governance in Corporations

On 19 November, FTI Technology is presenting a webinar called Advice from Counsel: the State of Information Governance in Corporations. The label “information governance” embraces a range of disciplines, and addresses multiple issues which face corporations. The most obvious ones or, … Continue reading

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Craig Ball on the differences between US eDiscovery and UK eDisclosure

Craig Ball was the keynote speaker at IQPC’s eDiscovery and Information Governance Summit in London in May 2015. His theme in his keynote speech was an important one – the idea that lawyers who understand their documents and who know … Continue reading

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Reminder: Equinix event – improving regulatory and litigation response – London on 25 November

I wrote recently about an event taking place in London on 25th November with the title Improving regulatory and litigation response. The organiser is Equinix, whose International Business Exchange (IBX) facilities house data centres for more than 6,250 companies worldwide. … Continue reading

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Cross-border discovery, unconventional sources of data and some unexpected artificial intelligence in Brussels

The core of this post is my account of the LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels. If the opening wrap-around stuff about Brussels, Bruges, bureaucrats and a Belgian farm is not to your taste, you can skip straight to the heading … Continue reading

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Judge David Harvey on the Internet of things, information governance and IoT eDiscovery implications

Judge David Harvey of the District Court in Auckland, New Zealand, is well-known for his combination of practical technology understanding, judicial firmness and academic rigour. I have moderated two panels with him this year, one in London and one in … 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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AccessData webinar on 10 November: eDiscovery, mobile devices and ESI – what every firm needs to know

AccessData is presenting a webinar on 10 November at 2.00pm ET with the title eDiscovery, mobile devices and ESI: what every firm needs to know. The reference to “firm” in the title implies that the target audience for the webinar … Continue reading

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