Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: Ethics, Fights, and Business Edition

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: Ethics, Fights, and Business Edition

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.


Discovia Merges with Lighthouse

Discovia Merges with Lighthouse

Lighthouse eDiscovery, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery and consulting services, today announced that it has combined forces with Discover, a rapidly growing ediscovery company.


Zapproved Selects Vista Equity Partners for Strategic Investment to Accelerate Growth in E-Discovery Software Market

Zapproved Selects Vista Equity Partners for Strategic Investment to Accelerate Growth in E-Discovery Software Market

Zapproved Inc., the market leader in cloud-based e-discovery software for corporate legal departments, today announced that the company has received a strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) to accelerate their growth in the e-discovery software market.


eDiscovery Is Big Business — And Worth Fighting Over For Providers

eDiscovery Is Big Business — And Worth Fighting Over For Providers

DTI and LDiscovery (d/b/a Kroll Discovery) have come to blows in federal court. Court filings in three separate lawsuits allege that while the owners of DTI were busy finalizing their acquisition of Epiq, four of DTI’s top salespeople were busy conspiring with LDiscovery to steal trade secrets and millions of dollars in business from DTI when they resigned collectively on January 5, 2017, with no notice to DTI.


An eDiscovery Challenge: Pricing Consistency and Transparency

An eDiscovery Challenge: Pricing Consistency and Transparency

Given the fact that budgetary constraints are one of the leading elements impacting the conduct of discovery, by publicly publishing pricing eDiscovery vendors can help simplify the decision-making process by removing one of the most common concerns early in the evaluation process. That concern being “how much is this going to cost.”


Court Concludes Data Is within Defendant’s Possession, Custody or Control, Declines to Shift Costs

Court Concludes Data Is within Defendant’s Possession, Custody or Control, Declines to Shift Costs

Plaintiffs sought production of “background data” automatically recorded while they were working on Defendant’s sales platform, Salesforce, in an effort to “close the gaps” in other records.


Sanctioned For Deleting Emails, Plantronics Could Lose Fed Contracts Too

Sanctioned For Deleting Emails, Plantronics Could Lose Fed Contracts Too

Plantronics, a California company that manufactures telephone headsets, may soon be barred from doing business with the federal government.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for May 2017

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for May 2017

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.


On-Demand Legal Education: Key eDiscovery Trends and Case Law for 2017

On-Demand Legal Education: Key eDiscovery Trends and Case Law for 2017

2016 was an important year in eDiscovery. Did you catch all of the important events and developments that occurred over the course of the year? If you didn’t, here is your chance to catch up! This webcast will cover key events, trends, and developments that occurred over the course of last year and how they impact those in the eDiscovery community.


The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2017 Edition

The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide - 2017 Edition

Authored by litigation support and eDisclosure expert Andrew Haslam, the eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2017 Edition provides an overview of key technology considerations, industry approaches and vendor capabilities regarding the discipline of eDisclosure (eDiscovery).


Challenged by the Old and New, Corporate E-Discovery Hits a Wall

Challenged by the Old and New, Corporate E-Discovery Hits a Wall

A survey by Osterman Research finds many corporations are unable to retain, produce and search through much of their internal data given depending on its age, type and where it’s stored.


Time To Change Your eDiscovery Mindset

Time To Change Your eDiscovery Mindset

Electronic discovery is the most substantive change to the practice of law in more than 100 years, yet many relegate it to the backseat by equating it simply with data and deeming it a litigation support issue.


Court Issues Warning To The Bar Regarding Use Of “Boilerplate” Discovery Objections

Court Issues Warning To The Bar Regarding Use Of “Boilerplate” Discovery Objections

In Liguria Foods, Inc. v. Griffith Laboratories, Inc., Judge Mark Bennett of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa required both plaintiff and defense counsel to show cause why they should not be sanctioned for discovery abuses based on the excessive use of “boilerplate” objections to discovery requests.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Privacy to Peril

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Privacy to Peril

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.


LegalTech 2017: An Overview from eDisclosure Expert Andrew Haslam

LegalTech 2017: An Overview from eDisclosure Expert Andrew Haslam

As you will see, the theme throughout the show (LegalTech 2017), was the use of AI within the legal industry. The overwhelming conference preoccupation with AI meant that there was a bit of a disconnect between the makeup of the exhibition, and the keynotes, briefing sessions, conversations and side events going on during the three days.


Sedona Conference Updating Important eDiscovery Principles

Sedona Conference Updating Important eDiscovery Principles

Four years in development, the latest version of The Sedona Principles has been released by The Sedona Conference for public consideration and comment.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for April 2017

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for April 2017

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.


From Free to Fee: A Short List of eDiscovery Educational Resources

From Free to Fee: A Short List of eDiscovery Educational Resources

Provided to help data and legal discovery professionals as they learn, understand and grow in their knowledge of eDiscovery, the following short listing of comprehensive, program-based educational resources is shared for your consideration.


On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching

On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching

Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching: A Continuing Legal Education (CLE) On-Demand Presentation (1.0 Hour) prepared and presented by CloudNine. This CLE-approved webcast session will cover goals for effective searching, what to consider prior to collecting ESI that will be subject to search, mechanisms for culling prior to searching, mechanisms for improving search recall and precision, challenges to effective searching and recommended best practices for searching and validating your search results to ensure effective search results.


An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

An abridged look at the business of eDiscovery mergers, acquisitions, and investments. The presented listing highlights key industry business moves by sharing the announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company, and acquisition amount (if known) of significant eDiscovery-related mergers, acquisitions, and investments.


A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim. But recent research and even the people working on the software meant to automate legal work say the adoption of A.I. in law firms will be a slow, task-by-task process.


The Lucrative Days of Document Review are Over

The Lucrative Days of Document Review are Over

Document review was just the beginning. In the past few years, corporate clients have shot dead another law-firm cash cow: the due diligence phase of a merger or acquisition.


Court Rejects Overly Broad Request For Forensic Imaging Of Plaintiff’s Personal Computers

Court Rejects Overly Broad Request For Forensic Imaging Of Plaintiff’s Personal Computers

The takeaway from this case – which surveys a number of cases from other jurisdictions – is that blanket requests for forensic imaging probably will not be approved without very specific parameters that describe the relevance of the information, the precise method for obtaining it, and the reason that the information cannot be obtained elsewhere.


Judge Peck: Follow the Rules when Objecting to Requests for Production

Judge Peck: Follow the Rules when Objecting to Requests for Production

The December 1, 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are now
15 months old. It is time for all counsel to learn the now-current Rules and update their “form” files. From now on in cases before this Court, any discovery response that does not comply with Rule 34’s requirement to state objections with specificity (and to clearly indicate whether responsive material is being withheld on the basis of objection) will be deemed a waiver of all objections (except as to
privilege).