Category Archives: eDisclosure

Jonathan Marshall of Navigant talks about Navigant’s new presence in Hong Kong

Navigant has global clients for a wide range of business functions including those which require electronic discovery and related services. In this video, Jonathan Marshall, a London-based director in Navigant’s Legal Technology Department, talks about Navigant’s new presence in Hong … Continue reading

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Revival of LiST – the Litigation Support Technology Group

LiST – The Litigation Support Technology Group – is a London-based think tank with international reach. It was originally formed in 2003 by a group of litigation support specialists with the aim of encouraging and developing a uniformity of approach … Continue reading

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Guidance Software releases the results of its 2015 Annual eDiscovery Survey

In advance of CEIC in Las Vegas, Guidance Software has released the results of its 2015 Second Annual eDiscovery Survey. As before, questions were put to in-house legal departments and eDiscovery service providers, nearly 100 of whom replied. The main … Continue reading

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Xerox Litigation Services blog: Five Scenarios to Test the Ethics of Technology-Assisted Review

US lawyers are much more expressly focused on the ethics of litigation than we are in the UK. A cynical US lawyer once told me that that is because there is a paper on Ethics in law exams. My own … Continue reading

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Major Baisden of Iris Data Services talks about Iris’s expanding presence in AsiaPac

When in Hong Kong recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Major Baisden, President of Iris Data Services, about Iris’s growing presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Iris’s global clients are growing their businesses in AsiaPac, Major Baisden says, and … Continue reading

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FTI webinar on 12 May: Using Ringtail Visual Analytics on Small to Midsized Matters

It is inevitable that most of the attention is paid to very big eDiscovery matters and to the tools and processes needed to manage them. Most disputes, however, do not have documents measured in millions. Legal teams must analyse collections … Continue reading

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Recommind presentations: Investigations at Warp Speed: Strategies for Hyper-Efficient Review

Recommind is running a series of presentations at major US cities at the beginning of June with the title Investigations at Warp Speed: Strategies for Hyper-Efficient Review. The agenda includes a presentation from Bennett Borden of Drinker Biddle & Reath … 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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Not just eDiscovery: iCONECT in Outer Space

The eDiscovery bubble – the lawyers and the discovery providers who manage eDiscovery all the time – tend to think of the world only in eDiscovery terms, that is, collecting, analysing, reviewing and producing documents and data for the purpose … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at CEIC in Las Vegas

CEIC is the Computer Enterprise Investigations Conference, run every May by Guidance Software, and this year once again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. It takes place from 18-21 May and I will be there, as I have been for many … Continue reading

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

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

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Cicayda helps law students build apps for access to justice and this may benefit all of us

What connects a law school course run by a Nashville-based eDiscovery software company and a legal expert systems company with a UK report on access to justice? And what has any of these to do with the recruitment of young people … Continue reading

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A new release from Nuix and some events for its users

The thing about Nuix, from a commentator’s point of view, is that it has always got something new to say, across multiple fronts and in many jurisdictions at once. If, as I just have, you have a run of events … Continue reading

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kCura launches Relativity 9.2 at its Spring Roadshow in London

I was one of around 350 guests at kCura’s Relativity Spring Launch in London last week. Before saying anything about the event or the product, I should note that an assembly of this size with a sole focus on eDiscovery / eDisclosure (never … Continue reading

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Huron Legal expands its litigation management services with Allegory Law alliance

Litigation is a project in which the prime lawyer input of strategy, tactics and advocacy is only a part of the set of factors which must be marshalled and controlled to bring a case to a successful conclusion on time and … Continue reading

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APT Search is looking for an eDiscovery Product Specialist for London

APT Search, which specialises in recruitment for eDiscovery / eDisclosure, is looking on behalf of a client for a product specialist to work as part of “client support services”. The person they are seeking will be used to working directly with … Continue reading

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EDRM webinar on 23 April: using FTI Ringtail to modernise keyword search

FTI Technology is sponsoring an EDRM webinar on 23 April (that’s today) called Using FTI Ringtail to Modernise Keyword Search for Efficiency and Better Discovery Outcomes. The presenters are JR Jenkins, senior director of FTI Consulting and Jason Ray, Managing … Continue reading

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Epiq Systems grows its eDiscovery managed services by acquiring Iris Data Services

Although I cannot claim to have predicted that Epiq Systems would buy Iris Data Services, it is one of those acquisitions whose logic seems entirely obvious as soon as it is reported. Epiq has long shown inventiveness and consistency in … Continue reading

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Relativity Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest

kCura’s Relativity Fest takes place this year between 11 and 14 October in Chicago. kCura has announced the 2015 competition for the Relativity Innovation Awards, open to customers who are building outstanding applications and integrations on top of the Relativity … Continue reading

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Technology Law Conference 2015 in Singapore: the Future of Money and Data

The Singapore Academy of Law is organising a conference to take place in Singapore on 29 and 30 June. It is called Technology Law Conference 2015: the Future of Money and Data. Its theme is that technology offers both utopian … 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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The judgment and some newspaper comment on the Irish TAR case

If you read my article TAR-red with the same brush in the US and Ireland, you will have concluded that I had a copy of the judgment in Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Ltd v Sean Quinn and ors about the … Continue reading

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Taking a breather from eDiscovery events

Apart from a couple of webinars and the occasional lunchtime event in London, I am gratefully back at my desk for most of the time between now and mid-May. That is deliberate, and I need it, not just to keep … Continue reading

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eDiscovery conference agenda focuses on non-conventional data sources

In offering you the agenda of the Third Annual Electronic Discovery Conference at Levin College of Law at the University of Florida, I am not seeking to encourage you to attend – you will have to run, since it takes … Continue reading

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Asia Technology Summit in Hong Kong in March 2014

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

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IQPC Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit – pictures from 2014

As we get ready for the 10th Annual Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit, the biggest event in the London calendar, here are a few photographs from last year’s event, starting with a couple of Sanjay Bhandari of EY who was, … Continue reading

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TAR-red with the same brush in the US and Ireland

The last few days have brought us significant court rulings in the US and in Dublin about the use of technology which is variously called predictive coding, technology-assisted review, computer-assisted review, and other names indicative of the joint application of … Continue reading

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kCura London launch May 2014

kCura held its Spring Launch party in London in May 2014. CEO Andrew Sieja took us through the new features of Relativity 8.2, demo stations allowed visual explanations, and there was a good party. I wrote about it here. Below … Continue reading

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Hong Kong videos from the InnoXcell Big Data Symposium 2014

I have published photographs from the InnoXcell 2014 Big Data Symposium here and here. We also took the opportunity to do video interviews, some of which have lasting value. Judge David Harvey of New Zealand talks about courts, lawyers and … Continue reading

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Bill Belt of Deloitte talks about Corporate Knowledge Strategies

Corporate Knowledge Strategies, known as CKS, is a forum for communities of practice for those concerned with corporate information and the issues surrounding its creation, its safekeeping and its use. I took part in an event which CKS ran New … 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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Richard Susskind and the CJC recommend online dispute resolution – but can the MoJ deliver?

Professor Richard Susskind has been a long-time and eloquent proponent of alternative ways of settling disputes through the use of both technology and procedural amendments. His picture of arguments being resolved by people in fancy dress in wooden-walled courts has … 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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New version of TeCSA eDisclosure Protocol and the revival of LiST

It is a year since TeCSA – the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association – launched its eDisclosure Protocol and Guidelines. I was involved at the beginning, as moderator of a well-attended pre-launch training day, and am a member of the … Continue reading

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Dispute resolution in Singapore and Hong Kong – a turn-of-the-year round-up

It is time that I did a review of eDiscovery developments in the Asia-Pacific region, and particularly the common law jurisdictions of Hong Kong and Singapore. It is perhaps only from half a world away that one lumps Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Clearing the decks, clearing the mind and reviewing my publishing output platforms

In addition to the (overdue) VAT return which I did on Christmas Day, I spent the Christmas break getting rid of stuff and thinking about how best to present (that is, get and give value from) the masses of information … Continue reading

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A few eDisclosure cases of 2014

I recently started an article on cases relating to eDisclosure and evidence in England and Wales but side-tracked myself with a brief summary of the rules and of the position as it stands after Denton – see A little CPR … Continue reading

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Smailes v McNally: eDisclosure consequences of failure to comply with a clear Unless Order

My original plan was to include this case in a summary of recent eDisclosure cases. Once the long-delayed appeal judgment was published, it warranted more detail than the compendium would bear, so I publish it separately. The eDisclosure case of 2014 … Continue reading

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The importance of geolocation data as evidence

Craig Ball has written, with his usual mix of learning and practicality, about the availability of geolocation information derived from our every day use of devices connected to the Internet, particularly those which make use of cell tower sites. His … Continue reading

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Emily tries but misunderstands social media ah ooh

You have choices when starting articles. You might have an obscure but dramatic opening to get attention, but I’ve used “It was a dark and stormy night”, and I’ve only just done one beginning “The scene: a dark cobbled lane with … Continue reading

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Guest article from Navigant: Let’s talk about Voice

I recently recorded a video with Tanya Gross of Navigant in London called The technology changes which allow proportionate disclosure of audio data. You can find it here and at the foot of this page. At the same time, Tanya … Continue reading

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Energy risk discussion session with Recommind

This is one of a series of posts about events in which I was involved in last week. The management of electronic information goes wider than the formal requirements of litigation, regulation and investigation, and takes you into areas both … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight – the future by those whose future it is

This is the second post about three events which I attended last week. There is a tenuous common theme to do with the range of subjects gathered under the broad label “eDiscovery” and the career opportunities which it offers. The … Continue reading

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

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

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Irish Times eDiscovery article as a warm-up for this week’s conference

As I have mentioned before, there is an eDiscovery conference taking place in Dublin this Friday, 14 November. Its website is here and the brochure is here. Speakers include Mr Justice Frank Clarke of the Irish Supreme Court, US Magistrate … Continue reading

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A little CPR as precursor to some eDisclosure cases

Let’s have a look at a few cases involving eDisclosure under the Civil Procedure Rules of England and Wales. I refrain from calling them “eDisclosure cases” because it is important to emphasise that disclosure is simply a part of two … 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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