Posts Tagged ‘ediscovery’

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Events and Education to Client and Software Considerations

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Events and Education to Client and Software Considerations

This edition of the newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


TCF Capital Funding Supports Knox Capital, Maranon Capital in Recap of HaystackID LLC

TCF Capital Funding Supports Knox Capital, Maranon Capital in Recap of HaystackID LLC

TCF Capital Funding, a division of TCF National Bank, announced that it provided $17,800,000 in secured financing to support Knox Capital Holdings and Maranon Capital in the recapitalization of HaystackID LLC. “With this, our second such transaction in the eDiscovery space, we are very pleased to have participated with a firm as well differentiated in its market as HaystackID”, said Scott Nielsen, TCF Capital Funding Vice President.


New Rules Tackle Authentication of Electronic Data

New Rules Tackle Authentication of Electronic Data

On December 1, 2017, two amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence came into effect that impact how courts authenticate digital evidence. The addition of two categories to Rule 902’s list of self-authenticating documents seeks to streamline the introduction of digital evidence by avoiding costly delays that often serve little purpose. In doing so, it promises greater efficiency to those who adapt their practices to the new requirements.


Businesses Must Limit Data To Manage Litigation Costs Better

Businesses Must Limit Data To Manage Litigation Costs Better

Managing eDiscovery in the age of distributed data, mobile devices, and explosive data growth is complicated. But companies can take steps to minimise their data, cutting costs and making litigation more efficient.


Latest Batch of 2017 Updates to eDiscovery for Defendants Cheat Sheet

Latest Batch of 2017 Updates to eDiscovery for Defendants Cheat Sheet

First and foremost, if you’re representing a defendant and are considering making a broad request for social media discovery at the very outset of the case – DON’T.  Without anything more solid than generalized suspicions as reason for a deep dive into an opponent’s social media, courts are not impressed and are likely to treat it as a “fishing expedition.”  


On-Demand Legal Education: Murphy’s eDiscovery Law

On-Demand Legal Education: Murphy's eDiscovery Law

This CLE-approved webcast discusses examples of recent eDiscovery disasters and highlights the common characteristics of those disasters.


A Running Start: The Short List of 2018 eDiscovery Events

A Running Start: The Short List of 2018 eDiscovery Events

A short list of eDiscovery-related industry events for 2018. The non-comprehensive planning list is based on research and tracking by ComplexDiscovery.


EY Bolsters Its Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Practice Through E-STET Acquisition

EY Bolsters Its Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Practice Through E-STET Acquisition

Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced that it acquired E-STET, a California-based legal technology company. 


Startup Killer: The Cost of Customer Acquisition

Startup Killer: The Cost of Customer Acquisition

Failure to get product/market fit right is very likely the number 1 cause of startup failure. However in all these articles, I have not seen any discussion about what I believe is the second biggest cause of startup failure: the cost of acquiring customers turns out to be higher than expected, and exceeds the ability to monetize those customers.


‘Document Tsunami’ Driving Lawyers to Upskill in TAR

‘Document Tsunami’ Driving Lawyers to Upskill in TAR

A prominent Victorian judge has highlighted the growing need for lawyers to expand their knowledge on technology-assisted review (TAR) workflows, noting that if they don’t they’re going to be deficient in their capacity to service clients.


Where Do I Start? Seeking and Sourcing eDiscovery Software

Where Do I Start? Seeking and Sourcing eDiscovery Software

As organizations navigate the nuances of the complex eDiscovery technology landscape, they can feel comfortable that there are many reliable providers and solutions. In fact, given the competition of the marketplace and the capability of those providing software and services, it might be said that the selection challenge is less of making the right choice (as there are many right choices), and more of not making the wrong choice.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Deals and Dollars to Constraints and Costs

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Deals and Dollars to Constraints and Costs

This edition of the newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Pricing Transparency May Be Beneficial for Helping Contain Costs in eDiscovery

Pricing Transparency May Be Beneficial for Helping Contain Costs in eDiscovery

By publicly publishing pricing, vendors can help simplify the eDiscovery decision-making process by removing one of the most common concerns early in the evaluation process.


Archiving in the Enterprise in 2017: New Magic Quadrant From Gartner

Archiving in the Enterprise in 2017: New Magic Quadrant From Gartner

Published on October 30, 2017, the new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving (G00322377) provides information technology and business professionals with information and insight into solutions available to meet compliance, discovery, and preservation challenges.


Market to Manage Electronic Documents in a State of Flux

Market to Manage Electronic Documents in a State of Flux

Last year, more than 30 major e-discovery companies were acquired or merged, or they disappeared. To an outside observer, it looks like an industry that is shrinking or contracting.

But at the same time, venture capital firms poured millions of dollars into startups and upstart companies offering technology to manage electronic documents in litigation. It’s enough to make lawyers wonder: Is it an industry in decline or on the rise?

The answer is a little of both. Large corporate clients are resistant to paying millions for litigation support services when a lawsuit arises. Rather, large organizations are investing in tools to manage electronic records before litigation ever happens.


Avalon and Cleveland-based C:DOX Join Forces

Avalon and Cleveland-based C:DOX Join Forces

Avalon, a national provider of eDiscovery, managed services, and traditional litigation support services to law firms and corporations, has announced today that it will team up with C:DOX, a Cleveland-based litigation support and eDiscovery provider.


The Top Issue Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: Budgetary Constraints (Fall 2017)

The Top Issue Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: Budgetary Constraints (Fall 2017)

In the Fall of 2017, 31% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints as potentially having the greatest business impact on their business in the next six months. This percentage is the highest of all concerns represented in the survey. Budgetary constraints also appear to have the greatest potential impact now on business than at any time since the initiation of the eDiscovery Business Confidence surveys.


On-Demand Legal Education: Lessons Learned from Recent eDiscovery Disasters

On-Demand Legal Education: Lessons Learned from Recent eDiscovery Disasters

The recent eDiscovery failures at Wells Fargo and at the Department of Justice show that eDiscovery mistakes and failures happen even at the largest corporations and government agencies. This CLE-approved webcast will discuss the various issues that occurred in these high-profile cases and what to do to avoid them in your own cases.


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.


HAYSTACKID LLC Announces Recapitalization to Remain Independent and Fund Further Growth

HAYSTACKID LLC Announces Recapitalization to Remain Independent and Fund Further Growth

New investment from Knox Capital, combined with consistent management, will usher in a new era of prosperity for the respected eDiscovery provider.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Selecting Software to Checking Discovery

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Selecting Software to Checking Discovery

This edition of the newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Avoiding Glittering Generalities in Selecting eDiscovery Software

Avoiding Glittering Generalities in Selecting eDiscovery Software

In navigating the glittering generalities presented by individuals and organizations seeking to influence eDiscovery software selection decisions, remember that there may be many right choices for your specific needs. Considering those choices through the lens of security, capability, complexity, and cost may help ensure that you not only make the right choice but make the best choice for your needs.


Following Layoffs, Former ILTA Founder Launches Association of Legal Technologists

Following Layoffs, Former ILTA Founder Launches Association of Legal Technologists

In late September, [Rick] Hellers announced on LinkedIn the launch of a new organization named the Association of Legal technologists (ALT).


DTI Acquires Australian eDiscovery and eTrials Company NuLegal

DTI Acquires Australian eDiscovery and eTrials Company NuLegal

 DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, announced today the acquisition of Australia-based NuLegal, a leading provider of legal technology services.