Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

Court Rejects Burdensome Argument As It Relates To Litigation Holds

Court Rejects Burdensome Argument As It Relates To Litigation Holds

Bruner demonstrates the importance of why parties are well advised to initiate a litigation hold as early as possible and why an employer seeking to avoid production of ESI must be able to provide substantive support for its arguments regarding cost or other undue burden.


From Inc. (5000) to TAR: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

From Inc. (5000) to TAR: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Duke Law Acquires eDiscovery Standards Organization EDRM

Duke Law Acquires eDiscovery Standards Organization EDRM

Duke Law School has acquired EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market. The move will provide resources to expand the involvement of Duke Law’s Center for Judicial Studies in electronic discovery and information governance in support of its mission to promote better understanding of the judicial process and generate ideas for improving the administration of justice. Founded in 2005, EDRM provides resources to improve e-discovery and information governance, including standards, best practices, tools, guides, and test data sets.


The Inc. 5000: eDiscovery Enablers on the 2016 List

The Inc. 5000: eDiscovery Enablers on the 2016 List

Based on a website review of this year’s Inc. 5000, the following list provides a quick, non-all inclusive reference of some of the eDiscovery enablers that have been included in the 2016 list. The sortable list includes the provider’s name, 2016 Inc. 5000 ranking (#), three-year revenue growth (%), 2015 revenue ($) and industry categorization.


From Controversies to Celebrations: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

From Controversies to Celebrations: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


ACEDS Webinar Replay: Automation in eDiscovery

ACEDS Webinar Replay: Automation in eDiscovery

A complete replay of the ACEDS-hosted webinar on eDiscovery automation conducted on August 10, 2016. The panel discussion provided an overview of the evolution of electronic discovery technologies and also shared with attendees ways that they can consider and compare technology offerings from the large ecosystem of providers supporting litigation, investigations, and audits. This session also included an overview of the attributes of fourth generation eDiscovery automation technology with a special emphasis and expertise shared on Technology-Assisted Review.


From Predictive Coding to Predicting Services: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

From Predictive Coding to Predicting Services: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


EDRM Announces Security Audit Project

EDRM Announces Security Audit Project

EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the establishment of a new project to develop and provide a security survey.


eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


DISCO Raises $18.575M Series C

DISCO Raises $18.575M Series C

Legal technology company CS Disco Inc. today closed $18.575M in Series C funding. The Stephens Group LLC, a private equity firm, led the round, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and LiveOak Venture Partners. This brings total investment in DISCO to more than $35M.


Wachtell E-Discovery Guru Sets Sights on Presidential Race

Wachtell E-Discovery Guru Sets Sights on Presidential Race

“Advanced search technology—like our CAL system—shows great promise in separating open from restricted records and in identifying records relevant to particular information requests, facilitating more timely public access to information.”


An Acquisition of Epiq Proportion: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

An Acquisition of Epiq Proportion: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Solo/Small Firm Survey: How Lawyers Spend Their Time and the Money They Make

Solo/Small Firm Survey: How Lawyers Spend Their Time and the Money They Make

One of the most striking findings of the survey (which covered firms of less than 30 attorneys) is how they spend their time.


Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Earlier this month, the telephone headset company Plantronics announced it set aside $5 million in the first quarter — 2.3 percent of its projected quarterly revenue — in connection with a discovery debacle in a Delaware antitrust case.


Interview Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Interview Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


ACEDS Interview: Maura Grossman’s Big Move

ACEDS Interview: Maura Grossman’s Big Move

When Maura Grossman speaks, people listen. In 2011, she was already known as a leading e-discovery attorney and litigator. But her influence exploded when she released research with co-author Gordon Cormack, a computer science professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, that concluded software using predictive-coding technology can do as good a job of sifting through documents as human reviewers.


Best Of Corporate Counsel 2016: Inaugural Reader Ranking Survey

Best Of Corporate Counsel 2016: Inaugural Reader Ranking Survey

Welcome to the inaugural Best of Corporate Counsel, our reader ranking survey of top providers to the in-house corporate legal marketplace.


A Landmark Decision on Predictive Coding in e-Discovery

A Landmark Decision on Predictive Coding in e-Discovery

It is critical to understand that predictive coding is meant to enhance the efficiency of manual review, not replace human review entirely. In most reviews using predictive coding software, no document is disclosed without a lawyer reviewing it manually.


A Kick in the SaaS: eDiscovery SaaS Vendors

A Kick in the SaaS: eDiscovery SaaS Vendors

The new Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions report provides information technology leaders and legal counsel considerations for the evaluation and selection of eDiscovery solutions. One of the areas highlighted in the report is eDiscovery Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.


Privacy Shield Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Privacy Shield Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Chris Dale on eDiscovery Business Confidence

Chris Dale on eDiscovery Business Confidence

How do you measure business confidence? Sometimes the answer appears to lie in projections by the likes of Gartner, although analysts have an interest in focusing on the sunny uplands allegedly ahead; sometimes it lies in the responses to surveys, though these, for me, depend on black-and-white questions in what is usually a grey world. I prefer the whites-of-their-eyes anecdote, the subliminal collation of feeling which comes from talking to a lot of people and drawing conclusions not just from what they say but from how they say it.


New Rules: Confidentiality and Data Security in The Digital Age

New Rules: Confidentiality and Data Security in The Digital Age

If client information is now contained in data, then breaches of data security are reasonably considered to be violations of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege as well.


Accessing Your Former Company’s Data with a Shared Password Could Make You a Hacker

Accessing Your Former Company’s Data with a Shared Password Could Make You a Hacker

If you leave your company and then use a former co-worker’s credentials to access your former company’s computer systems, you could be a hacker.


Industry Research Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Industry Research Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.