July 30, 2018

Corporate Counsel’s New Big Risk Factor: International Privacy Law and Compliance with U.S. Discovery and Investigation Requests

The ever-growing, complex web of privacy protection laws around the world directly impacts how multinational corporations can comply with demands to respond to a…
October 27, 2021

Cybersecurity Month Article: The new trend of Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Month in the United States, but with the increasing rates of cybercrime, both from international and domestic sources, there is no month where cybercrime isn’t a constant, potentially catastrophic threat. The SolarWinds attack attributed to Russia in 2020, recent attacks on the water supply and other national infrastructure, and the increasing rate at which people have started working from home after the pandemic, has increased our awareness of cybercrime and our need to be constantly vigilant.
March 28, 2024

AI and GenAI in LegalTech

The concept of infusing Artificial Intelligence into legal technology solutions started at the onset of the digital age, around the time when smartphones became widely available and AI began to be practically applied to optimize user experiences based on prior user behavior. Brands that rushed to develop and incorporate AI into their products and services included global flagship companies such as Amazon (Alexa), Apple (Siri), and subscription-based organizations, Netflix and Spotify, that began to feature the ability to provide AI-based recommendations to users.
October 14, 2021

New Cybersecurity Regulations in the PRC

Regulation of cyberspace and the ability to access personal user data is a global, sweeping phenomenon that is undergoing immense change. Countries and societies around the world have had to confront questions about: What is private? What is sacred? What rights do individuals have to privacy? Where should the ability of corporations to access personal user information begin and end?
September 15, 2021

Antitrust cases against GAFA

Antitrust against GAFA expected to continue in Biden administration (DOJ probes and lawsuits into GAFA)
July 25, 2018

New to Asian Language eDiscovery? Challenges posed by CJK

Economic integration in the ASEAN region, public investment, increased M&A activity, and the expansion of foreign and domestic multinational corporations are driving regional legal market…
October 26, 2021

Cybersecurity Month Article:2-Factor Authentication for Extra Safety

October is the 18th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States. It is sponsored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Cyber Security Alliance. This year’s theme is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Being Cyber Smart includes awareness of current threats like business email compromise (BEC), phishing, ransomware, and supply chain compromise.
August 28, 2020

Statistical Sampling Techniques in eDiscovery Workflows: Part I

If there was ever a single eDiscovery trend that everyone could agree on, it would without a doubt be the fact that data volumes in litigation grow year to year without fail.
January 24, 2017

The Ascent of Business Intelligence in the Legal Market; eDiscovery BI Research Findings

Search Google for the words “legal business intelligence” or “analytics for law firms.” Millions of blog entries, industry articles, and (of course) advertisements hype…
December 10, 2021

Cloud Computing Today and Beyond

Cloud Computing, or the ability to use software and data storage over the internet rather than on a local physical device, has greatly increased over the past several years, skyrocketed during the pandemic, and is predicted to continue growing into 2022.
December 6, 2022

E-Discovery in Australia: Part 2 – The Road to TAR Adoption in Australian Legal Market

Technology Assisted Review (often shortened to TAR) has been making inroads in most major litigation markets. The progress hasn't been as speedy as some would have liked, perhaps, but law is a cautious and conservative field and even technological advancements that promise to herald a new era of efficiency in legal discovery and document review must wait until sufficient precedent has been accumulated by those daring justices and judges who are willing to give technology a chance.
December 23, 2022

Growing Importance of In-House Counsel in Japan

The role of in-house counsel in Japan has evolved significantly over for the past few years as the reluctance to embrace the concept of in-house legal departments has changed — largely out of necessity.
January 20, 2021

Livingston vs. City of Chicago: What it means for eDiscovery

Technology Assisted Review (TAR) is now considered an essential tool in eDiscovery. Its popularity is, of course, closely tied to the increasing amounts of data used in litigation, especially when contrasted with the time, accuracy and cost of manual review.
March 23, 2020

Tackle Impossible Deadlines with KIBIT-Powered AI

The Challenge A team of two attorneys faced a tight budget and an even tighter deadline. Close of discovery loomed, and extensive document review…
January 7, 2020

We’re bringing Smarter AI to Legalweek New York 2020

Using Smarter AI via our KIBIT AI engine we then process your data set. This results in fewer documents, with greater relevance, for review. In turn, our clients spend significantly less time during the discovery review phase leveraging KIBIT Automator’s AI technology.
November 18, 2021

Legal Technology Has Record VC Investment In 2021

2021 has been a record year for legal tech: $1.4 billion was invested by venture capital firms in the first half of the year, which is more than in the entirety of 2020, and well above what was raised in 2018 and 2019. Leading the investment boom are startups like RocketLawyer (which provides legal services to individuals and small businesses), Verbit (voice transcription for the legal sector), Notarize (digital notarization), and Clio (cloud based CRM).
June 25, 2018

Know Before You Go: Collections Complexities in Asia

As part of our series on Asia cross-border eDiscovery issues and best practices, in this post we provide an overview of the unique challenges…
July 9, 2018

Challenges of eDiscovery for FCPA Investigations in Japan

When discussion of bribery and corrupt business practices comes up, it’s common to think of China and Russia, and the high profile investigations in…
June 4, 2020

Data Preservation and Spoliation: How to Maintain Security in a WFH Environment

By Joe Skalski Now that we’re well into the new work-from-home (WFH) norm, FRONTEO has been thinking about data preservation and spoliation. While we…
July 4, 2023

What is a Privilege Log?

Privilege logs are a critical component of eDiscovery that requires careful planning, analysis and detail in order to successfully complete. This process can be costly and time-consuming as specific requirements tend to vary by jurisdiction and on a case-by-case basis. As such, in this blog we would like to provide a brief overview of the privilege log process, discuss various privilege log types used today, and review how existing technologies can be leveraged to achieve efficiencies when constructing a privilege log.