Category Archives: eDiscovery

Interview: Bruce Markowitz of Evolver at Relativity Fest

Bruce Markowitz is the VP for Legal Services at Evolver. Evolver is a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner, and I had the opportunity to talk to Bruce Markowitz at Relativity Fest. I asked him first why he goes to Relativity Fest; … Continue reading

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ZyLAB and ACEDS webinar on 10 March: Optimising your FOIA request process from start to finish

Corporate decisions about introducing eDiscovery software tend to focus on the big events such as major litigation, regulatory investigations and internal investigations. Like every other investment proposal, eDiscovery specification involves an analysis of cost and benefit, including an attempt to … 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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Another year, another LegalTech

My New Year resolution, in business terms, was to take on things only if a) they had a business benefit for me or b) they benefited one or more of my sponsors and/or c) were interesting. I would cut down … 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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Information Governance webinars from Nuix

Nuix has bundled together a set of video webinars designed to demystify information governance and, as Nuix puts it, to “move the discourse on IG from theory to action”. The webinar titles are self-explanatory: The real story of what information … 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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Guidance Software: catch the Early Bird discounts for Enfuse 2016 – 23-26 May in Las Vegas

I have already drawn attention to the fact that Guidance Software’s long-running CEIC conference has been renamed Enfuse. It takes place from 23 to 26 May in Las Vegas. It comes back to my attention for two reasons. One is … Continue reading

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Nuix track at Legaltech: Information Governance Challenges

One of the most enjoyable parts of last year’s LegalTech New York was the information governance track run by Nuix on the closing day. I was a participant in an IG panel led by Julie Colgan of Nuix which, as … Continue reading

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A failed attempt to overwrite stolen company data

InterCity Telecom Ltd and Anor v Solanki is a case involving sales-related data stolen from the claimant company by the defendant and used by him for his own purposes and for the purposes of business rivals of his former employer. It … Continue reading

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Interview: Elizabeth Erickson of UBIC talks about lawyer acceptance of eDiscovery technology

Elizabeth Erickson is Solutions Architect at UBIC. The word “solutions” implies more than a purely technical achievement – it is only a “solution” if the lawyers see it as addressing a problem which they face. In this interview, I ask … 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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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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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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Interview: Patrick Burke of Seyfarth Shaw on cross-border data transfers for eDiscovery

It is many years since Patrick Burke and I started talking together about cross-border data transfers for eDiscovery. We had an annual slot at Guidance Software’s CEIC (now Enfuse) events and I recall a slide set from about 2009 which … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar on 1 December: 5 Things your board needs to know about security

Guidance Software is presenting a webinar on 1 December with the title 5 things your board needs to know about security. The webinar is aimed at those whose job may require them at any moment to explain to the board … 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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Ian Campbell of iCONECT talks about new developments in iCONECT-XERA

At ILTA in September, I had the opportunity to talk to Ian Campbell, CEO and President of iCONECT iCONECT has been busy recently. As Ian Campbell tells us in this interview, there are new analytic and visualisation features in iCONECT-XERA, … 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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iCONECT focuses on data visualisation

I wrote recently about the new release of iCONECT-XERA which, among other enhancements, has enhanced iCONECT-XERA’s already impressive data visualisation tools. There are two events coming up at which iCONECT will expand on the value of data visualisation. One is a … Continue reading

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eDiscovery conference in Dublin on 13 November

I spoke last year at an eDiscovery conference organised by LaTouche Training at Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin. The event was a success, and is being repeated this year, on Friday 13 November at the same venue. Its website is … Continue reading

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Come to ILTA Insight in London on 12 November

ILTA Insight takes place in London on 12th November at the attractive 155 Bishopsgate. ILTA Insight’s title this year is Subject Matters, and the key themes include business and strategy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, knowledge management and eDisclosure. The event is … Continue reading

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Nuix Proof Finder adds functionality and operating systems as it passes the $250,000 mark

In 2011, Nuix launched a version of its digital discovery and investigations software called Proof Finder, priced at $100 per year. It was not just the price which was remarkable: all the receipts went to a charity called Room to … Continue reading

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The Chronicle of eDiscovery for Financial Services

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

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FTI on the collection of mobile device data for eDiscovery and investigations

This is my second post of today about the need to collect data from mobile devices for eDiscovery and investigations which gives some idea how important the subject is becoming. FTI has a new page about mobile device data with the … Continue reading

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Integrated analytics, predictive review, customisation and visualisation for iCONECT-XERA

I turn my back for a week to go abroad and iCONECT makes not one but two big announcements about developments to iCONECT-XERA The first is a significant licensing change which means that all new XERA licenses will include XERA’s analytic … Continue reading

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AccessData launches Summation 6.0 and FTK 6.0 simultaneously

Summation is AccessData’s long-standing eDiscovery tool combining predictive coding, advanced analytics, data processing, early case assessment, case management, final review and transcript management. FTK is its Forensic Toolkit, well known for many years as an industry-standard tool for collecting data … Continue reading

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Nuix product demos webinar series

Nuix is now delivering weekly 30 minute webinars about the features in its latest products. The webinars are presented by Nuix engineers and subject-matter experts, and aim to address commonly-asked technical questions on product features. The webinars can be found … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar on 4 November: Integrating GPS data into digital investigations

I took part in a panel at the EDI Leadership Summit in New Orleans last week which was called From the Black Box to GPS: employee monitoring in the age of big data. It fell to me to open the … Continue reading

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Recommind webinar on 20 October: No Safe Harbor – 5 strategies for cross-border eDiscovery

Recommind is presenting a webinar on 20 October (that is, TODAY) with the name No Safe Harbor – 5 strategies for cross-border eDiscovery. The subject, of course, is the transfer of data from the EU to the US following the … Continue reading

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Guidance Software EnCase Forensic earns five-star rating

The digital forensics review run by SC Magazine has given a five star rating to Guidance Software’s EnCase Forensic 7.10. The review says this: “Regardless of what other tools you are using, this one really needs to be in your … Continue reading

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APT Search is looking for an eDiscovery manager in London

A global international eDiscovery consulting company with offices in London is looking for a senior project manager for their eDiscovery department. The role requires the project manager to give practice support services to clients, sharing expertise and helping with clients’ … Continue reading

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Speaking about Schrems and EU data privacy in Nashville with Cicayda

Tomorrow I am speaking at the offices of Butler Snow in Nashville at the invitation of Cicayda. I was already booked to speak about cross-border discovery before the timely arrival of the Schrems decision. That will certainly feature prominently in … 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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Silence from me for now on Schrems and Safe Harbour

If you have any interest in cross-border discovery or any form of data transfer to the US, you will be aware that the EU Court of Justice has delivered a judgment in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner the effect of which … Continue reading

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FTK and Summation: AccessData US and international world tour

AccessData’s Chief Evangelist, Tim Leehealey, is undertaking a tour of cities in the US and around the world to bring users and prospective users up to date with developments in FTK and Summation 6.0. The sessions will cover the state … Continue reading

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Sessions, speakers and Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest 2015

kCura’s Relativity Fest is taking place in Chicago from 11 to 14 October. I will be there, making some videos and taking part in a panel called Cross-border challenges in a changing world along with David Horrigan of kCura and … Continue reading

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Refer a friend to APT Search and get a MacBook Air

APT Search specialises in the recruitment of people with eDiscovery information governance skills. Founder Amit Pandit is one of the best-connected people I know in eDiscovery, as well as one of the best informed. I get quite a lot of requests … Continue reading

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QuisLex named for managed review and LPO in NYLJ reader rankings

I do not normally make reference to individual companies appearing in surveys or rankings, partly because lists themselves are not particularly exciting, and partly for fear of omitting someone whom I should mention. I make an exception for QuisLex’s double appearance … Continue reading

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CYFOR opens in Dublin

CYFOR, specialists in forensics, eDisclosure and data security, has opened a new office in Dublin. This is CYFOR’s third new office in the last 12 months which indicates expansion and ambition. Dublin is increasingly interesting in eDiscovery terms. That is … Continue reading

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ZyLAB’s loss is ACEDS’ gain as Mary Mack becomes Executive Director

The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) has appointed Mary Mack as its executive director. Mary Mack was most recently the Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB, responsible not only for hands-on consulting but for furthering ZyLAB’s educational agenda. I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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eDiscovery talks in Leeds and London with Zenith Chambers, Hardwicke and Huron Legal

Did you hear the one about the party who lost a £50m claim, without any discussion of the pleaded issues, thanks to disclosure failures? Or the case where the judge decided against hearing an expensive application for specific disclosure, saying that the party allegedly … Continue reading

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Recommind webinar on 23 September: Complete Communications Analysis for eDiscovery

Recommind is giving a webinar on 23 September at 8:00am Pacific  /  11:00am Eastern  /  4:00pm BST  / called Chat is the New Email: Complete Communications Analysis for eDiscovery. Recommind’s Axcelerate 5.5 includes new Smart Processing technology which lets you analyze and review chat and recorded data such as Bloomberg Chat and Skype. In this … Continue reading

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Xerox Litigation Services survival kit for cross-border discovery

Most articles and talks about cross-border discovery, including mine, focus mainly on the legal and practical restraints involved in collecting and reviewing data in a non-US jurisdiction. Rachel Teisch of Xerox Litigation Services looks at a different aspect of this … Continue reading

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Iris Data Services releases new version of Iris Arc

Iris Data Services is now part of Epiq Systems, bringing to Epiq its expertise in the provision of managed services along with the software tools which it has developed. These most notably include Iris Arc which gives users the ability … Continue reading

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Consilio acquires predictive coding company Backstop

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

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Fraudulent assertions undermined by YouTube

Most of us leave traces of our everyday activities on the Internet, often without realising it. Internet chat, Facebook posts, calendar entries and photograph metadata are often available to contradict assertions about our whereabouts and lifestyle. The defendant in Cirencester … Continue reading

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Epiq Systems opens eDiscovery office in Frankfurt

Epiq Systems has announced the opening of a new office in Frankfurt as part of its plans to expand its international service offerings. Epiq is already well-established in the US, the UK, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. The full range … Continue reading

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QuisLex brings its litigation and corporate support services to London

Legal services provider QuisLex has been offering litigation and corporate support services since 2004. I come across it because of its litigation support services focused on document review and related aspects of electronic discovery, but it also offers a range … 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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Consilio extends its document review services in Asia-Pacific

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

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The importance of instant messaging data for eDiscovery – advanced analytics for IM data from Recommind

Recommind has announced that Axcelerate 5.5 includes advanced analysis of instant messaging data which can be used for the discovery of platforms such as Instant Bloomberg, Skype and Google Chat. Whilst Bloomberg data is relevant only to the financial industry, … Continue reading

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Judge Peck and former Senior Master Whitaker discuss eDiscovery vs eDisclosure in the US and UK

So far as I am aware, there is no competition to find the most regular participant in panels and webinars devoted to cross-border discovery and the comparative requirements of the US and UK. If there was such a contest, I would … Continue reading

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The future of money and data at the Singapore Technology Law Conference 2015

My main reason for attending the Global Technology Law Conference 2015 in Singapore at the end of June was to moderate the closing judicial panel. As the conference title implies, its scope was much wider than pure eDiscovery and my … 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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Distracting a lawyer’s attention with your little hammer

My article of yesterday talked about the good sense in getting to know the things which trigger antipathy among potential buyers, in this case of eDiscovery / eDisclosure software. I linked to an post of mine which included this paragraph about … Continue reading

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Getting the eDiscovery / eDisclosure terminology right when selling to lawyers

Huron Legal has republished the useful article called eDiscovery / eDisclosure in the EU  written for ILTA by Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal and Vince Neicho of Allen & Overy. It begins with a guide to what “Europe” is, aimed … Continue reading

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Roger Angarita of Guidance Software talks about EnCase 8

Roger Angarita is Director of Product Management at Guidance Software. In this interview, I ask him about to tell me about some of the features and benefits of the forthcoming release of EnCase 8. As Roger Angarita makes clear, EnCase … Continue reading

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AccessData webinar on 21 August: Summation and FTK: streamline your eDiscovery and investigation needs

AccessData is producing a webinar on Friday 21 August at 10.00am Mountain Daylight Time with the title Summation and FTK: streamline your eDiscovery and investigation needs. You can read about Summation here and about FTK here. An article published recently … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar with the Information Governance Initiative on 13 August

The Information Governance Initiative is a vendor-neutral organisation whose purpose is to encourage the adoption of information governance practices and technologies. Software company ZyLAB is an active Charter supporter of the IGI. The IGI will shortly publish the survey results from … Continue reading

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