Posts Tagged ‘compliance’

New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

The study explores how issues of data security and privacy impact in-house legal teams at Fortune 1000 corporations and reveals the top concerns and emerging best practices across three key and intersecting topics: the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), IG and data security and remediation.


Margaret Dale Covers a Case of Deceptive Discovery

Margaret Dale Covers a Case of Deceptive Discovery

This case serves as both a sword and a shield: it protects litigants who pursue corrective discovery efforts to remedy an opponent’s willful mishandling of discoverable information, and it punishes litigants who flout their duties to maintain and disclose relevant information.


The Big Bang for Alternative Legal Services Providers

The Big Bang for Alternative Legal Services Providers

The ALSPs market is now sufficiently developed that GCs are demonstrating increased trust by using ALSPs for the delivery of certain tasks as a matter of course.


[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

The countdown is on. With less than four months until the General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, time is ticking for businesses to get their email security and archive solutions ready.


eDiscovery and the GDPR: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

eDiscovery and the GDPR: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

Even if you don’t have a physical business presence in Europe, the GDPR may apply to you. Any organization that retains personal information of any EU individuals must act to comply with the GDPR.


Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven, Inc., an end-to-end eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, is proud to announce the acquisition of Update Legal, a legal staffing company founded in 1970.


KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery (KLD) today announced that it has received a significant growth equity investment from WestView Capital Partners, with participation from its existing backers The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth.


Data Maps and Data Inventories

Data Maps and Data Inventories

Although the questions that a data map tries to solve are relatively straightforward, the process of conducting a data map can be daunting for many organizations.


Sonasoft Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Cornerstone Technologies, to acquire Cornerstone Technologies and all related interests and assets.


Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

The CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance is designed to meet both actual, mandatory EU legal personal data protection requirements (i.e., Directive 95/46/EC and its implementations in the EU member states) and the forthcoming requirements of the GDPR.


Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

“We found the blockchain practice area to be one of the most challenging sectors in legal recruitment. Evan Fox, director of recruiting at Audrey Golden, explains: “We are seeing a very high demand for FinTech attorneys in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.”


The Great ESI Sales Exodus

The Great ESI Sales Exodus

In order to understand how to transition successfully, or why a cybersecurity provider might want to hire an ESI sales representative, it is essential to understand why there is an ESI sales exodus, who stands to gain from this trend and what the cyber sales landscape looks like currently in comparison to the world of e-discovery.


With New Funding, NexLP Plans to Triple its Headcount

With New Funding, NexLP Plans to Triple its Headcount

Cognitive analytics startup NexLP just raised $3 million in fresh funding in a round led by Chicago-based Method Capital and joined by Dundee Venture Capital, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska.


Relativity Unveils Next Evolution of Their e-Discovery Platform at 8th Annual Relativity Fest

Relativity Unveils Next Evolution of Their e-Discovery Platform at 8th Annual Relativity Fest

Relativity announced key enhancements to their eDiscovery platform at their annual user conference, building on nearly 500 new features delivered this year.


Eight C’s of E-Discovery in the Cloud

Eight C’s of E-Discovery in the Cloud

The adoption of cloud applications is growing across enterprises worldwide. According to Gartner, by 2020 more than 30 percent of the 100 largest enterprise applications will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only – encouraging any enterprise fence-sitters to move in the direction of the cloud. 


The Proof is in the Acquisition: RVM Enterprises, Inc. Announced their Acquisition* of The Oliver Group Today, Creating a Forensics Powerhouse

The Proof is in the Acquisition: RVM Enterprises, Inc. Announced their Acquisition* of The Oliver Group Today, Creating a Forensics Powerhouse

Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Email A post shared by Rob Robinson (@complexdiscovery) on Oct 3, 2017 at 12:05pm PDT Press Announcement from RVM Enterprises RVM Enterprises, Inc., a proven leader in eDiscovery, Managed Review, and Litigation Support Services, announced the acquisition of top media restorations and forensics firm, The Oliver Group today. The Oliver Group […]


Cloud Computing Crash Course: Location, Location, Location

Cloud Computing Crash Course: Location, Location, Location

Don’t let the term “cloud” fool you into thinking that the information is not in a specific location. It is, and it’s important to know the exact geographic location of the server where your data will be stored, including any back-up locations.


7 Legal Focuses for Marketing Following the GDPR

7 Legal Focuses for Marketing Following the GDPR

GDPR has the potential to create a painful compliance experience for users, and contacts—sales channels, prospects, leads and customers—will feel it first. As stewards of personal data and the creation and nurturing of customer relationships, marketers are in a unique position to design GDPR-compliant interactions that preserve and even enhance a positive customer experience and increase loyalty.


Vendor Breaches and Their Implications for Employers

Vendor Breaches and Their Implications for Employers

Before entrusting the vendor with personal information, the employer should execute a contract with the vendor that addresses the parties’ obligations and rights regarding personally identifiable information.


Counsel On Call Acquires DSicovery, LLC

Counsel On Call Acquires DSicovery, LLC

Counsel On Call, a leading alternative legal solutions provider of technology-enabled managed legal and secondment services, has acquired DSicovery, LLC (“DSi”), a renowned eDiscovery, digital forensics and data management company.


Your Riskiest Data Is Often Hiding in Plain Sight

Your Riskiest Data Is Often Hiding in Plain Sight

Organizations must consider data across all information systems and gateways, whether unstructured or structured. Don’t focus only on “building walls” around the perimeter to keep people out and keep information in. The challenge with this approach is that as you build a 10-foot wall, your opponent brings an 11-foot ladder. By the time disaster strikes, you may not be able to adequately assess or understand your corporate risk.


Legal Tech + AI in Germany: Things Are Evolving

Legal Tech + AI in Germany: Things Are Evolving

In Germany, the legal market is still new to financial investors. Venture capital and private equity companies as well as many ‘business angels’ often do not understand the digital business models in the legal market.


GDPR Applies to US Firms

GDPR Applies to US Firms

The new GDPR will also apply to all companies offering “suggestions” used for example on YouTube, Instagram or Spotify. Suggestions that you may like someone’s profile or music are based on processing of personal data. If a US company makes such suggestions to EU citizens, it will automatically fall under the ambit of the GDPR.


5 Experts Share Advice on Preparing for GDPR

5 Experts Share Advice on Preparing for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a great example of change taking place in one part of the world — the European Union — that will have global impact.