ComplexDiscovery findings, data points, and tracking information that may be useful for understanding M&A+I activity patterns in the eDiscovery ecosystem from April 1, 2018, through June 23, 2018.
A selection of five articles shared regularly to inform and update legal and information technology professionals on the art and science of data discovery and legal discovery.
One topic, however, that has gotten scant attention is what the GDPR will mean for litigators seeking discovery from Europe. Well, here is a prediction – U.S. courts will have little patience for GDPR compliance requirements if the result is a failure to preserve electronically stored information (ESI), a substantial delay in producing requested documents and data, or an outright refusal to produce the materials requested.
Recently, the Personal Data Collection and Protection Ordinance (“the Ordinance”) was introduced to the Chicago City Council.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the practice of law, and “data is the new oil” of the legal industry, panelist Dennis Garcia said at a recent American Bar Association conference.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today announced that it has acquired Garden City Group (GCG) from Crawford & Company, the world’s largest publicly-listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. GCG provides legal administration services for class action, bankruptcy, mass tort, regulatory matters, and legal notice programs.
This case suggests that machine translation can fail even the most basic tests, and as long as that possibility remains, we have to maintain a healthy skepticism.
Everest Technologies today [June 13, 2018] announced the acquisition of Philadelphia regional discovery services provider Summit Scanning Partners. The acquisition will provide Everest Technologies a second location on the East Coast, in Center City Philadelphia.
For businesses with on-premises Exchange mailboxes, Microsoft will facilitate the electronic discovery of Microsoft Teams chats — a feature that should appeal to large enterprises in the process of migrating to the cloud.
While security (network security, IoT security, application-security) is a critical piece in privacy, privacy regulations like GDPR have additional elements like policy enforcement, monitoring, control and reporting, to flag and control a rogue IT administrator as an example, or someone internally casually looking at a customer’s private data. So a business can be secure, but still be non-GDPR compliant. And an insecure firm, is most definitely non-GDPR compliant.