If the Shoe Fits: Leveraging E-Discovery Expertise for DPO Responsibilities and GDPR Compliance

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting |

The EU's additional guidance around the data protection officer has generated significant buzz.

Is E-Discovery Going Back to the Future in 2017?

By David Horrigan, kCura |

Five things we expect to see in e-discovery in 2017 and two things we won't.


The 7 Most Surprising Challenges of Multilingual Keyword Searches

By Ben Rusch, Consilio |

If you do not want to miss critical documents during internal investigations, it is important to get the multilingual keyword searches right.

Snapchat Spectacles: The Eye-Popping E-Discovery Implications of Wearable Tech

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting |

As experts speculate how data or metadata associated with these devices will arise in litigation, it's worthwhile to start preparing now for their use.

FRCP Amendments Dominate 2016 Federal E-Discovery Cases, Report Finds

By Ricci Dipshan |

A Kroll Ontrack report highlights how many 2016 opinions sought to better educate attorneys on proportionality, and fine-tune ESI preservation processes.

E-Discovery's Own Cyber Monday: A Look at E-Discovery Companies' Shopping List

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Holiday shoppers aren't the only ones searching for the hot new toy. LTN examines what e-discovery companies are asking for in M&A this year.


Looking for an E-Discovery Job? Here's Where 2017 Demand Could Be

By Ricci Dipshan |

The Cowen Group estimates high demand for e-discovery project managers and specialists next year, with service providers driving most of the hiring.

What's the Difference With E-Discovery in Canada? A Heavy ECA Focus, to Start

By Zach Warren |

Canadian e-discovery giant Commonwealth Legal discusses the differences it expects to see in the upcoming ComplexDiscovery e-discovery business survey.

Why E-Discovery Project Management? A Q&A with DISCO's New Professional Services Head

By Zach Warren |

Steve Green talks what drew him to DISCO from two prior e-discovery jobs, career advice for those in the industry and more.

Compliance Key Demand for Legal Tech Providers, Enterprise Risk Survey Finds

By Ricci Dipshan |

An AlixPartners' survey finds U.S. and European companies extending its risk management compliance to vendors.

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Unstructured Data Tool Heureka Rakes in $1.1M in Seed Funding

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The data indexing software allows users to analyze data at its point of origin.

The Contract E-Discovery Staffing Revolution Continues

By Jared Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners |

The reasons for massive adoption of contract staffing solutions are further illustrated by scalability, managed services, tool consolidation, and the millennial factor.

Christopher Mellen, Director of Technology Advisory Services for BDO Consulting.

BDO Consulting Appoints Former White House Cybersecurity Executive as Information Risk Team Director

By Ricci Dipshan |

Christopher Mellen will join BDO with decades of experience in traditional cybersecurity and e-discovery.

(l-r) Bruce S. Markowitz, vice president of eDiscovery for Evolver Legal Services, Paul A. Meyer, managing counsel of Towers Watson & Co., Antigone Peyton, founder and CEO of Cloudigy Law, Robert D. Keeling, of Sidley Austin, and Oral Pottinger, of Mayer Brown, during a panel discussion titled “Faster, Bigger, Better e-Discovery: Leveraging Technology to Its Fullest,” part of the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 2016.

A Look at the Future of E-Discovery: More Data, More Problems

By Zoe Tillman |

Masters Conference panelists discuss evolving e-discovery tools, sending data to the cloud, and more.

Top E-Discovery Talent: Why Own, When You Should Loan

By Jared Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners |

In a climate of gargantuan e-discovery consolidation, contract staffing will emerge as the competitive edge for large and small employers alike.

Sophie Ross.

Sophie Ross Hired to Lead Technology Sector for FTI Consulting

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

FTI Consulting looks to build its information governance practice with new executive staff.

(l-r): Judge Nora Barry Fischer, Judge Andrew Peck, Judge Xavier Rodriguez, Judge David Waxse, and David Horrigan, of kCura.

Ask the Judges: A Q&A With the Judges Behind E-Discovery's Most Impactful Rulings

By Ian Lopez |

Leading federal judges discuss the nature of e-discovery as applied in the courtroom at this year's Relativity Fest.

HBR Consulting Hires Laurie Fischer & Information Governance Team from Consilio

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The group hire will allow HBR to extend its information governance resources to corporate legal departments.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves federal court in New York.

Deflategate and Spoliation: 4 Ways Tom Brady's Suspension Might Have Been Avoided

By Bob Mehr, DriveSavers |

Tom Brady's spoliation sanction could have been avoided, or at least different if he had followed simple information governance and preservation steps.

FRCP and the Changing Nature of "Not Reasonably Accessible"

By Margaret Dale and Dera Nevin, Proskauer Rose |

As courts continue to wrestle with Rule 26(b)(2)(B), a trend of parties using proportionality as a barrier to e-discovery production emerges.

L-R Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

For 2016 Election, Electronic Voting and Discovery May Collide on Complex Terrain

By Ricci Dipshan |

In some states, electronic voting may complicate discovery efforts in election litigation.

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Former Google Discovery Attorney Joins Silicon Valley's BlackStone Discovery

By Gabrielle Orum Hernandez |

Thomas Gersey joins the e-discovery company as director of client solutions.

Consilio Acquires Texas-Based E-Discovery Provider EQD

By Zach Warren |

Consilio targets the oil and gas industries with its latest in a string of acquisitions.

LTC4 Launches Core Competency Learning Plan to Tackle E-Discovery Training Deficit

By Ricci Dipshan |

The plan will assess knowledge based on two standards and offer a workflow-based scenario lesson approach.

Automation, Industry Investors Fuel E-discovery Platform's Evolution Beyond Litigation

By Ricci Dipshan |

As e-discovery firms automate and simplify the review process, many seek to leverage their technology for everything from information governance to financial auditing.

ACEDS Launches Chapter in UK to Promote Cross-Border E-discovery Collaboration

By Ed Silverstein |

The launch of ACEDS's first international chapter comes as the organization eyes expansion across Canada and the APAC region.

With 'Extract Direct' Development, RAVN Seeks to Put AI Review in Lawyer's Hands

By Ricci Dipshan |

Based on machine-learning algorithms, the document review tool was released in beta version, while full deployment is expected in Q4 2016.

Catalyst to Partner with Legal Outsourcing Provider American Discovery

By Gabrielle Orum Hernandez |

Catalyst continues its effort to establish strategic partnerships all along the EDRM spectrum.

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Three Ways Technology Can Help Attorneys Execute an IG Program

By Ricci Dipshan |

Facing stiff resistance and disconnected employees, IG programs can be implemented through novel use of automatic tagging, machine learning and novel search-engine capabilities.

Legal Tech's Experts Go Out with the Old, in with the New

By Juliana Kenny |

A roundup of blog posts and other musings from around the legal tech community.

John Barr, president, Catalyst

Catalyst Hires John Barr as New Company President

By Zach Warren |

Barr previously worked as COO of Yieldex, a big data analytics company acquired by AppNexus in 2015.

Smarsh Partners with Finance Communication Platform Symphony for Archiving

By Zach Warren |

The partnership arises from increased regulatory pressure on financial firms to preserve communications.