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3 Ways eDiscovery Has Changed In 2019

In an industry as fast paced as eDiscovery, it is easy to get lost in all the new adaptions and buzzwords you hear. With evolving data sources, emerging technologies, and updated case law precedents it can be hard to know where to start. Here are a few things that the legal industry has been adopting…

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EDRM releases TAR Guidelines (2019)

Guidelines aim to define and demystify technology-assisted review and to encourage widespread adoption of TAR processes EDRM has released a comprehensive set of guidelines that aim to objectively define and explain technology-assisted review for members of the judiciary and the legal profession. The goal, editors say, is to provide a wide audience with an authoritative…

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Law Firms Need To Leverage & Understand Legal Tech to Thrive

2019 Future Ready Lawyer Survey from Wolters Kluwer For law firms and their in-house partners to hold their own and survive in the changing legal landscape, differentiating services and analyzing big data will be key, while understanding and harnessing technology are the first steps to adapting, according to a Wolters Kluwer survey. Based on quantitative…

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12 Finalists Named for Global Legal Hackathon

The Global Legal Hackathon is a non-profit organization that organizes law schools, law firms and in-house departments, legal technology companies, governments, and service providers to facilitate innovation in the legal industry – across the globe. It brings together the best thinkers, doers and practitioners in law in support of a unified vision: rapid development of solutions…

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Why Mobile Data Matters in Litigation and Investigations

Why Mobile Data Matters in Litigation and Investigations Extract from article by ACEDS by George Socha & Martha Louks Mobile devices, especially smartphones, have become home to all manner of data about what we do. That means they should be seems as a key potential source of potentially relevant electronically stored information. Smartphones have become ubiquitous.…

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Benefits Of Cloud Based Email Archiving

The rapid increase in the need for effective information governance is responsible for creating complex concerns both in terms of storage capacity and in security. Cloud-based email archiving is one solution that’s risen to the forefront as an option to better organize and secure business communication, particularly during eDiscovery. Managed services like cloud-based email archiving…

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Risk or Reward? Service Organization Control “SOC” Reports

Risk or Reward? The importance of SOC 2 As legal technology and advancements within areas such as cloud technology and software-as-a-service, clients are facing increased pressure to make sure their data is safe. Many companies resort to third party vendors to outsource services such as preserving and collecting ESI. Unfortunately, recently third party vendors have been…

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4 Considerations When Choosing a eDiscovery Provider

Choosing and remaining confident with an eDiscovery provider is based on trust. Building that trust begins with asking the right questions. That said, you may not be sure which questions to ask, especially when it comes to security. You’re pursuing a SaaS option so you don’t have to worry about the nitty gritty of security checks and…

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AI & Machine Learning Within Document Review

Sooner or later, most e-discovery professionals have experienced the pressure of a slow-moving document review. Pressure to reduce time spent with review and cost control is a major reason that eDiscovery is prime real estate for the current blooming use of artificial intelligence (AI) in law. Machine learning is an area of AI that enables…

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FTC Completes Review of CAN-SPAM Rule

Compliance & Governance Update: FTC & CAN-SPAM The Federal Trade Commission announced on February 12, 2019 that it has completed its first review of the CAN-SPAM Rule, which establishes requirements for commercial e-mail messages and gives recipients the right to opt out of receiving them. The Commission voted to keep the Rule with no changes. The…

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