Category Archives: eDiscovery

QuisLex opens large-scale review centre in New York

QuisLex is a legal services provider offering managed document review, contract and compliance management, legal spend management, and legal operations consulting services. Its largest operations centre is in Hyderabad where its core operational teams include a quality management team, a … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, QuisLex | Leave a comment

AccessData webinar on 3 August: Law firm best practices for simplifying eDiscovery

On Wednesday 3 August at 2.00pm ET, AccessData joins forces with Oklahoma law firm Crowe & Dunlevy to present a webinar called Law firm best practices for simplifying eDiscovery. Crowe & Dunlevy has recently implemented AccessData’s eDiscovery product Summation to … Continue reading

Posted in AccessData, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Summation | Leave a comment

Recommind is now OpenText

An article by Mark Barrenechea, CEO and CTO of OpenText, with the heading OpenText Expands eDiscovery, Content Analytics, and Cloud with Recommind Acquisition marks the completion of OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind. OpenText is already a leading provider of Enterprise Information Management … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, OpenText, Predictive Coding, Recommind, Technology Assisted Review | Leave a comment

Karyn Harty of McCann FitzGerald: eDiscovery in Ireland and the Irish Bank Resolution case

Karyn Harty is the Partner at McCann FitzGerald in Dublin who won the predictive coding argument in Irish Bank Resolution v Quinn. I interviewed her recently about that case and about the wider subject of eDiscovery in Ireland. Taking the … Continue reading

Posted in Court Rules, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Predictive Coding, Technology Assisted Review | Leave a comment

Q&A: Reasons for using Viewpoint from Xerox Legal Business Services

LDM Global’s Joey Friedmann discusses how Xerox’s Viewpoint eDisclosure platform helps clients achieve greater efficiencies in eDisclosure projects. Viewpoint is an eDiscovery platform of Xerox Legal Business Services. It is available as a hosted platform or used behind the client’s … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, LDM Global, Xerox Business Services | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Microsoft Warrant appeal decision and US exceptionalism in a changing world

A kind person sent me the appeal decision in Microsoft v United States before the metaphorical ink was dry. Usually I could drop everything and deal with it, but its arrival coincided with one of those rare blog posts which … Continue reading

Posted in Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

iCONECT secures multi-million dollar funding to support development of iCONECT-XERA and other initiatives

The big eDiscovery business news of the week has been the multi-million dollar funding agreement announced by iCONECT. The agreement was reached with Fraser Mackenzie Merchant Capital who emphasised their faith both in the potential of iCONECT and in the strength … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, iCONECT | Tagged | Leave a comment

Epiq talk on 15 July to Hong Kong Academy of Law about handling digital data

I have only just seen this the notice about a talk to be given tomorrow, 15 July, to the Hong Kong Academy of Law by Epiq about handling digital data with secure and forensically sound practices. The Hong Kong Academy … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq, Forensic data collections | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Disclosing native files by default – proportionate common sense in any jurisdiction

From time to time, I mock the curious assertion that “US discovery is two years ahead of the UK and the rest of the world”. I did it most recently in my article about Legaltech Hong Kong where I referred … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Nuix | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Consilio paper: How technology can support data protection compliance

Today, the European Commission launched the EU–US Privacy Shield with the headline “Stronger protection for transatlantic data flows”. The European Commission press release is here and the reciprocal Remarks by the US Secretary of Commerce are here. This seems a … Continue reading

Posted in Consilio, Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDiscovery, EU Safe Harbor | Tagged | Leave a comment

The UK summer of 2016 explained for foreigners…oh, hold on, there’s news coming in..

I started this morning to write something about the UK for the benefit of those outside it who might be a bit confused with the multiple strands of chaos and confusion running in the few days since the Brexit referendum. … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

Fronteo and Nuix partnership brings Nuix processing power to Fronteo products

I wrote recently about UBIC’s rebranding as Fronteo. Fronteo has got off to a good start with a strategic discovery partnership with Nuix. The agreement allows Fronteo to bring the speed and processing power of Nuix to the ever-growing volumes … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Fronteo, Nuix | Leave a comment

iCONECT brings out XERA-CONECT to keep you on top of eDiscovery projects on the move

I was sitting at dinner recently next to the wife of a US Federal Judge in the restaurant at the top of a Park Lane hotel. We were watching the passenger jets queueing for Heathrow and she had probably marked … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, iCONECT | Leave a comment

FTI webinar on 12 July: Smarter investigations in the App Age

As individuals, we all use our phones and tablets to create ever greater volumes of data in an ever widening range of formats. Every app brings new opportunities to create and store data and to communicate with others, and it … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology, Mobile discovery | Tagged | Leave a comment

eDiscovery Business Confidence survey: onward and upward?

I wrote this article before setting off on my recent trip to Amsterdam and Frankfurt. By the time I returned, the UK had voted to leave the EU – something which, like most people, I had not expected. I have … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, Discovery, eDiscovery | Tagged | Leave a comment

Interview: Ed Spencer of Taylor Wessing on Pyrrho and predictive coding

In this video interview, I talk with Edward Spencer, the associate at Taylor Wessing who had the conduct of the eDiscovery application in Pyrrho Investments v MWB Property which resulted in the UK’s first court approval for the ue of … Continue reading

Posted in CPR, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Tagged , | Leave a comment

eBook from AccessData to help CIOs and CISOs plan to meet changing demands

AccessData has published a guide to help corporate information technology executives with the strategic technology planning needed for legal, compliance, human resources and investigative teams across the organisation. The eBook is called CIO and CISO Guide to Digital Discovery Technology … Continue reading

Posted in AccessData, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Leave a comment

Update on Xerox business names after separation into two companies

In January 2016, Xerox announced that it planned to separate into two independent public companies by the end of 2016. Xerox has now announced that the new Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) company will be called Conduent, Inc. while the Document … Continue reading

Posted in Conduent, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Xerox Business Services | Leave a comment

FTI recorded webinar: predictive coding – the future of document review

FTI Consulting recently broadcast a webinar in conjunction with The Lawyer with the title Predictive coding – the future of document review? Its focus was the use of predictive coding technology in the UK, spurred by the judicial approval given … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology, Predictive Coding | Leave a comment

Relativity Fest 2016 early bird registration includes the cost of a Relativity exam

The early bird registration rate of $950 for Relativity Fest remains open until 30 June. That price includes the cost of one Relativity exam as well as access to the many technical, legal and practical sessions. On top of that, there … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, KCura, Relativity | Leave a comment

eDiscovery opportunities in the Brexit difficulty

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty”. Winston Churchill I spent last week doing a mini-tour of European cities, organised (and excellently) by AccessData. The theme was the collision between data … Continue reading

Posted in AccessData, Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Leave a comment

Sebastian Ko of Epiq in Hong Kong talks about conducting eDiscovery in the Asia Pacific region

Sebastian Ko is Director, Document Review Services, for Epiq, based in Hong Kong. I had the opportunity to interview him when I was in Hong Kong earlier this year and I asked him about how Epiq handles the issues which … Continue reading

Posted in China, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq, Hong Kong, Singapore | Tagged | Leave a comment

Interview with Eddie Sheehy as he celebrates 10 years as CEO at Nuix

Eddie Sheehy, CEO of Nuix, has been with the company for ten years. To mark the occasion, the Nuix marketing department asked him ten questions about his time with a company which has seen remarkable growth in a very short … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Nuix | Tagged | Leave a comment

Relativity webinar on 20 June: Mid-year briefing: 2016 data discovery case law

kCura is presenting a webinar on 20 June at 1:00pm ET whose purpose is to review data discovery case law at the half year point. Judicial decisions continue to shape the practice of law. 2015 brought the US yet further … Continue reading

Posted in Court Rules, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged | Leave a comment

From Himmler to Theresa May to Trump to Microsoft + LinkedIn: why we need data protection

The condemnation in Godwin’s Law, the “Reductio ad Hitlerum”, does not apply to an article which legitimately begins with a record of Nazi atrocities in Berlin. The implied comparison between Heinrich Himmler and Chris Grayling is justified by their parallel … Continue reading

Posted in Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

Six enhancements to iCONECT-XERA in 2016

Barely a month goes by without news of some enhancement to iCONECT’s discovery review product iCONECT-XERA. This year they have included new functions, new relationships, and a new iCONECT Healthcare division. I have caught most of these as they emerged … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, iCONECT | Leave a comment

Epiq takes Relativity to China

Epiq has enhanced its status as a global provider of legal technology solutions and services by making kCura’s Relativity available in the People’s Republic of China. Epiq is a Relativity Orange Level, Best in Service hosting partner and has data … Continue reading

Posted in China, Discovery, eDiscovery, Epiq | Tagged | Leave a comment

Analytics Hub: Analytics-as-a-Service from Xerox Legal Business Services

Analytics Hub is a new service from Xerox Legal Business Services. Most people engaged in large eDiscovery exercises are used to calling on analytical tools built into their eDiscovery applications to help them extract useful information from large volumes of … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Xerox Legal Services | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, ILTA, Litigation Support | Tagged | Leave a comment

AccessData European tour: When data transfer collides with data privacy

I am just back from the Sedona Conference Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection in Berlin, on which I will write shortly. I won’t put my suitcase away just yet, however, nor my notes from Berlin, because next week … Continue reading

Posted in AccessData, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Tagged | Leave a comment

UBIC, Inc. and related subsidiaries to change corporate name to Fronteo

UBIC, which specialises in international litigation support and big data analysis, has announced that it is to change its corporate name and the corporate names of various subsidiaries to Fronteo, subject to shareholder approval. The name change serves two purposes: … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, UBIC | Leave a comment

QuisLex gains awards and nominations for its legal services delivery

QuisLex provides outsourced legal services across a range of activities, not least the eDiscovery aspects of litigation and investigations. There is very much more to this than simply sitting teams of people down at computers to tick boxes. You get … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, QuisLex | Leave a comment

No surprises on either side as OpenText acquires Recommind

If I say that OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind, announced yesterday, is unsurprising, that does not make it uninteresting or unimportant. There have been rumours of an acquisition by the one and of the other for some time, although the names … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Predictive Coding, Recommind | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDiscovery, Sedona Conference | Leave a comment

David Wallack of NightOwl Discovery talks about portfolio management and harmonising discovery practices

In this interview I asked David Wallack, General Counsel and Director at NightOwl Discovery, what trends he saw and foresaw among NightOwl’s corporate clients. Many clients, David Wallack says, are re-evaluating both their own software purchases and the manner in … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Managed services, NightOwl Discovery, Outsourcing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Dean Gonsowski of kCura talks about the increasing role of clients in the management of eDiscovery

I have known Dean Gonsowski seemingly for ever as he combines business development with user and market education. He is now VP, Business Development at kCura, and I interviewed him at LegalTech New York about his role, and about changing … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged | Leave a comment

Interview: Jenny Le of UBIC on how to engage with senior executives on cyber security risks

Jenny Le is Vice President, Discovery Services, at UBIC. That role extends beyond pure discovery matters and into other aspects of managing corporate data, including cyber security risk. In the interview below, I asked Jenny Le how one explains to senior … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, UBIC | Tagged | Leave a comment

Full marks for Peter Hibbert’s Electronic Evidence and eDisclosure Handbook

Peter Hibbert’s new book, the Electronic Evidence and eDisclosure Handbook, published by Sweet Maxwell, was waiting for me when I came back from one of my foreign trips. It has gazed reproachfully at me from my bookshelf ever since, as … Continue reading

Posted in CPR, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Tagged | Leave a comment

An accolade for FTI Ringtail data visualisation tools as lawyers ponder reading every document

I published an article earlier today called Read the documents and then decide their relevance. What – all of them? about a UK lawyer who had commented on an article about predictive coding, saying: As lawyers we like to see the documents, … Continue reading

Posted in Data visualisation, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology | Leave a comment

Read the documents and then decide their relevance. What – all of them?

An article in the Law Society Gazette is headed High Court backs predictive coding in first contested case. It is a report on the judgment which I mentioned briefly last week in which clients of BLP won the right to use predictive coding … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Leave a comment

Now we have a contested predictive coding application succeeding in the UK

Yesterday morning, I moderated a panel at the IICE Summit on the subject of Pyrrho and predictive coding. Even as we were talking, the court was delivering a judgment in another case in favour of a party seeking to use … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Predictive Coding, Recommind | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Adi Elliott of Epiq talks about using the DMX eDiscovery Dashboards to gain business intelligence

Adi Elliott is Vice President, Market Planning, Discovery, for Epiq. I caught up with him in Hong Kong shortly after Epiq’s announcement of enhancements to the DMX eDiscovery Dashboards, and I asked him about them. The video interview is below. … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq | Tagged | Leave a comment

Guidance Software Data Risk and Privacy Survey results

Guidance Software undertakes a survey each year on some aspect of data management or data risk. This year, and unsurprisingly, the survey is about data risk and privacy, with the subtitle How concerned are organisations with data risk? The survey results, … Continue reading

Posted in Data privacy, Data Protection, Data Security, Defensible deletion, eDiscovery, Guidance Software | Leave a comment

Discussing online courts as we fight about the cost of paper bundles. An institutional shambles

Two recent documents will be of interest to those who are concerned (in the widest sense of the word) with the development of online courts in England and Wales. If you wonder why this is of relevance to my generally ediscovery-focused … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Justice, Court Rules, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Judges, Litigation, Ministry of Justice | Leave a comment

FTI webcast on 25 May: what does the future hold for predictive coding?

I wrote recently about a webcast taking place on 25 May produced by FTI in conjunction with The Lawyer. We now have the details of the webcast which you can find here. Its title is What does the future hold … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology | Tagged | Leave a comment

Nuix webinar on 31 May: EU General Data Protection Regulation – Need to Knows

On 31 May, Nuix is presenting a webinar called EU General Data Protection Regulation – Need to Knows. The subject, and the panel, is a re-run of a session at the very successful Nuix Insider Conference in London on 23 … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Data privacy, Data Protection, Data Security, Discovery, eDiscovery, GDPR | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Epiq webinar on 18 May: Understanding why REAL managed services and eDiscovery makes a REAL difference

Daniel Gold of Epiq is presenting a webinar on 18 May called Understanding why REAL managed services and eDiscovery makes a REAL difference. The capitalisation of the word REAL implies that some levels of service are less comprehensive than others. … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq | Leave a comment

Easy data collections with iCONECT Xplorer

I remember somebody describing to me, years ago, the difficulties which they faced in collecting data from organisations with far-flung offices, including some in the remoter parts of northern Canada. In those days, someone would have to travel to each … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, iCONECT | Leave a comment

FTI publishes Forrester data privacy heat map

We are, perhaps, gradually winning the battle to persuade US lawyers, courts and regulators that the privacy and data protection requirements of other jurisdictions are not to be lightly ignored. When I first started talking about privacy in the US, … Continue reading

Posted in Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology | Leave a comment

The claimant who relied on photographs taken before the accident

I bang on a fair bit about the potentially discoverable evidence which we all create and carry around with us. It lies in diary entries, in our use of Google Maps, as social media posts, and in a wide range … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Leave a comment

Pyrrho, GDPR, banking compliance and US-UK differences at the Relativity Spring Roadshow

I have written about the Relativity Spring Roadshow and linked to the products announced at it. I turn now to the four sessions which preceded CEO Andrew Sieja’s keynote. I will not try and summarise each of the panels, not … Continue reading

Posted in Consilio, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Ernst & Young, KCura, Relativity | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ZyLAB webinar with ACEDS today: optimising your public disclosure and FOIA response process

ZyLAB is presenting a webinar today at 1:00pm EST in conjunction with ACEDS with the title Practical online workshop: optimising your public disclosure and FOIA response process. The emphasis in the webinar is on practical suggestions as to how cities, … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDiscovery, ZyLAB | Leave a comment

Panel sessions supplement the product announcements at the Relativity Spring Roadshow in London

We marvelled last year that kCura assembled an audience of 490 for its London Spring Roadshow. This year, more than 600 people assembled for what is kCura’s biggest event apart from Relativity Fest. Part of that increase reflects growing take-up … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Information management, investigations, compliance and eDiscovery in London on 18 to 19 May

The conference brand previously known as Information Governance and eDiscovery or, more colloquially, just “IQPC”, is this year called IICE – Information Management. Investigations. Compliance. EDiscovery. It takes place in London on 18 and 19 May and, as its predecessors … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, KCura, Recommind, Relativity, UBIC | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Katie Jensen of Navigant talks about how to encourage UK lawyers to use predictive coding

Katie Jensen is Director, Legal Technology Solutions at Navigant. She is from the US, and therefore brings a perspective to the use of technology by UK lawyers which is slightly different from those used to our ways. I interviewed her … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Navigant | Tagged | Leave a comment

Consilio: 11.5 million reasons for law firms to take data security seriously

Even before its acquisition of Huron Legal, Consilio was extending its range from international eDiscovery services into consultancy and pre-emptive advice to organisations about the management and control of information. Huron Legal’s range of services included a strong specialisation in … Continue reading

Posted in Consilio, Data Security, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Huron Legal | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Navigant | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Managed Services, Mobile discovery, NightOwl Discovery | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, FTI Technology | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Recommind | Leave a comment

EU in-depth analysis: the data protection regime in China

The European Parliament’s Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs has produced an In-depth analysis of the data protection regime in China. Those who consider that the present privacy regime in the EU is complex … Continue reading

Posted in Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, ZyLAB | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cyber security, Data privacy, Data Security, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Relativity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Consilio, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

View from Xerox in Hong Kong: why cyber security needs in-house counsel

When I first started writing about the management of electronic documents, the subject was a contained one, at least from my perspective. I was then concerned solely with compliance with the eDisclosure rules in England and Wales. Over the years, … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Data privacy, Data Protection, eDiscovery, Xerox Legal Services | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AccessData, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Summation | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Consilio, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Nuix | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AccessData, Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Xerox Litigation Services | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, UBIC | Tagged | Leave a comment

FTI webinar on 20 April: Finding “quick wins” in information governance

FTI Consulting is presenting a webinar on Wednesday 20 April called Advice from Counsel: finding quick wins in information governance. Presenters will include Jake Frazier, head of FTI’s Information Governance and Compliance Practice and Ari Kaplan of Ari Kaplan Advisors. … Continue reading

Posted in eDiscovery, FTI Technology, Information Governance, Information retention | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Consilio, Cyber security, Data privacy, Data Protection, Data Security, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Huron Legal | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Nuix | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | 1 Comment

Interview: Erika Namnath of H5 talks about the advantages of using Nuix for fast and accurate search

Erika Namnath is Associate Director, eDiscovery Technical Services, at H5. Nuix invited me to interview her at Legaltech about the contribution which Nuix makes to H5’s long-standing reputation in eDiscovery search. Erika Namnath said that the special feature of H5’s … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, eDiscovery, H5, Nuix | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cross-border eDiscovery, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Hong Kong, Navigant | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Information Governance, ZyLAB | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Cross-border eDiscovery, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDiscovery, Sedona Conference | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Mobile discovery, Relativity | Leave a comment

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

Posted in eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Recommind | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, UBIC | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cyber security, Data Security, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Enfuse Conference, Guidance Software | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Guidance Software, KCura, Nuix, Recommind | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, iCONECT, Nuix | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Predictive Coding, Recommind, Technology Assisted Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Recommind | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, NightOwl Discovery | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cicayda, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, KCura, Relativity | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Consilio, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, iCONECT, Nuix | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, ILTA, ILTA Insight, LegalTech, Legaltech Asia | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Xerox Legal Services | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Lighthouse eDiscovery, Nuix | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Recommind | Leave a comment