February 10, 2020

Quantifying the Benefits of AI-Enhanced Review

Exploding data volumes coupled with high costs have made the search for affordable, fast, and defensible eDiscovery technology a top priority for legal professionals.
August 16, 2018

For eDiscovery Professionals, the GDPR Cloud Offers a Few Silver Linings

The new General Data Protection Regulations (known as GDPR) rules were agreed upon in Brussels in 2015 and took effect in May, 2018. GDPR…
May 15, 2020

The Courts and COVID-19: Alterations and Aftershocks

Part 1 In this two-part post we’ll look first at courts’ varied responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Next time, we’ll examine the implications…
April 1, 2023

Important eDiscovery Considerations for Japanese Companies -Part 2

Organizations in Japan, and generally across Asia Pacific (APAC), have experienced a sharp increase in eDiscovery related work over the past several years due to a rise in cross-border litigations and investigations. It is more critical now than ever before to take stock of important considerations when evaluating and partnering with service providers that will guide and support your eDiscovery needs.
April 19, 2022

DOJ Antitrust Division tightens leniency requirements

On April 4, the DOJ Antitrust Division announced an update to their leniency policy and issued a revised set of frequently asked questions (FAQ).
October 24, 2019

Compliance programs for Asian corps

Last year, Maruyasu Industries, an auto parts manufacturer of steel tubes, was fined $12 million for its role in a criminal conspiracy to fix…
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.
September 12, 2023

Emoji – Brief History, Current Impact on eDiscovery & What Lies Ahead

Emoji usage has grown significantly over the past few years since emoji characters provide people with the ability to express themselves in a clear and efficient way. These small, emotive characters—from ☂️to 😂 to 🤷 – represent the first language borne of the digital world that was originally designed to add emotional nuance to otherwise flat text.
October 12, 2023

Handling Audio and Video Files to Meet eDiscovery Requirements

In this blog, we will discuss a few key challenges associated with handling audio and video files, cover best practices, and provide an overview of currently available solutions to help overcome nuances with these unstructured data types.
April 5, 2024

Trial Prep Considerations

Many legal professionals are proficiently familiar with the discovery portion of matters since this work, which involves collecting and managing hundreds of gigabytes, sometimes terabytes, of data, can be quite arduous and require tight collaborative support from highly organized eDiscovery specialists. In comparison, however, the equally critical process of preparing for trial that lawyers manage upon filing a case is not as universally known to the eDiscovery community since these tasks and workflows are typically administered and overseen by different legal case teams.
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.
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.
January 4, 2023

eDiscovery Market Growth Trends

Spending across the eDiscovery software and services market is estimated to total $14.05B in 2022, and continue increasing at a CAGR of approximately 9.69% towards $22.31B in 2027. This projected growth was taken from various leading eDiscovery publications, posts, data points, and discussions.
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.
July 16, 2018

Know Before You Go: Tackling CJK Language Challenges in Cross-Border Matters

The two largest economies in Asia–China and Japan–historically have seen far lower volumes of eDiscovery than the U.S. However, with a growing global economy,
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.