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Pandemic Drives Temporary Changes in Antitrust Investigations from DOJ and FTC

For mergers currently pending or that may be proposed, the DOJ Antitrust Division is requesting from merging parties an additional 30 days to timing agreements to complete its review of transactions after the parties have complied with document requests. If circumstances require, the Division may revisit its timing agreements with merging parties in light of further developments.

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Beyond the Baby? A Vision for Next-Generation Government Technology

Authored by Kristo Vaher, the Government Chief Technology Officer for the Republic of Estonia, the vision paper “Next-Generation Digital Government Architecture” presents an intriguing picture of how the ability of governments to be there for their citizens in time of need may be enhanced with a digital government ecosystem that supports the whole range of citizen experiences.

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COVIDancellations? A Running Listing of eDiscovery Event Updates

Based on research and tracking by ComplexDiscovery, this non-comprehensive planning list highlighting eDiscovery-related events, conferences, and meetings, along with their current known scheduling status, may be beneficial for individuals and organizations evaluating sponsorship, support, and attendance plans in light of the recent developments and restrictions due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Evaluating Communication Approaches: A Principled Look

These principles have been adapted from the work of Christopher E. Van Avery in his writings on the importance of expanding the principles of warfare to take into consideration the fluidity and complexity of future battlefields. While communication in the business arena is certainly not war, the principles of war have always served as a solid framework for considering marketing communication efforts.

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eDiscovery Technology Provider Everlaw Raises $62M

“Everlaw is changing the way legal teams uncover the truth buried in mountains of data and documents,” said Steven Sinofsky, board partner at Andreessen Horowitz. “Everlaw has already established itself as a leader in the $11 billion ediscovery market, and promises to make a lasting impact defining modern work solutions for litigators.”

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Remote Possibilities? Social Distancing and the Magnification of Marketing

Organizations that are appropriately staffed, skilled, and resourced in the marketing function during times of social distancing and congregate setting restrictions may experience less revenue generation continuity challenges based on unforeseen events and incidents than organizations that have selectively neglected this crucial area.

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OpenText Buys Secure Information Exchange and Unified Communications Leader XMedius

“We welcome XMedius’s customers, strong partner network and employees to OpenText,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText CEO & CTO. “The acquisition reaffirms our commitment to Montreal, already a strategic hub for our analytics and AI development teams. Together, we will bring leading cloud and hybrid solutions to enterprises and small to mid-sized businesses.”

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Ransomware, Ryuk, and Risk: Beginning to Understand the Epic Attack on Epiq

According to Shyam Oza, Director of Product Management at Spanning, “The best way to protect your business from Ryuk is to avoid it. Avoidance comes when employees are educated in the matters of ransomware. Some employees do not receive the training, some do, and some know it all too well. Yet, human errors seem to be responsible for 90% of data breaches. Clearly, this tactic is not working.”

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An Epiq Ransomware Attack Hits Legal Services Industry Leader

Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today shared that it has taken its systems offline globally to contain the threat of a confirmed ransomware attack. The timeline for the online restoration of the systems remains unclear at the current time.

California AG Submits Proposed Regulations for Approval Under the CCPA

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Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs? Updated DOJ Criminal Division Guidance

The updated guidance document on corporate compliance from the Department of...

A Cybersecurity Self Check? Medical Facilities Best Practice Test Criteria for Article 32 GDPR

According to the publishers, this paper is an aid to quickly...

Classifications, Concerns, and Concepts: Reference Architectures and the Industrial Internet of Things

The expected disruptive developments collectively referred to as the Internet of...

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry...

The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2020 Edition (Andrew Haslam)

Authored by industry expert Andrew Haslam, the eDisclosure Buyers Guide continues...

The Race to the Starting Line? Recent Secure Remote Review Announcements

Not all secure remote review offerings are equal as the apparent...

Enabling Remote eDiscovery? A Snapshot of DaaS

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) providers are becoming important contributors to...

Revisions and Decisions? New Considerations for eDiscovery Secure Remote Reviews

One of the key revision and decision areas that business, legal,...

A Macro Look at Past and Projected eDiscovery Market Size from 2012 to 2024

From a macro look at past estimations of eDiscovery market size...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2019-2024 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2018-2023 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

The annual eDiscovery Market Size Mashup estimates the combined worldwide eDiscovery...

A Matter of Pricing? A Running Update of Semi-Annual eDiscovery Pricing Survey Responses

First administered in December of 2018 and conducted four times during...

A Pandemeconomic Indicator? Summer 2020 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Based on the complexity of data and legal discovery, it is...

COVID-19 Constrained? The Impact of Six Issues on the Business of eDiscovery

In the spring of 2020, 51.2% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints...

A Cause to Pause? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Spring of 2020

In the spring of 2020, 150 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q1 2020

From HaystackID and Everlaw to Cellebrite and Carbonite, ComplexDiscovery findings, data...

eDiscovery Technology Provider Everlaw Raises $62M

"Everlaw is changing the way legal teams uncover the truth buried...

OpenText Buys Secure Information Exchange and Unified Communications Leader XMedius

“We welcome XMedius’s customers, strong partner network and employees to OpenText,"...

TCDI Receives Private Equity Investment from Trivest Partners

“We are excited to partner with TCDI and Bill Johnson to...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for May 2020

From review market sizing revisions to pandemeconomic pricing, the May 2020...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for April 2020

From business confidence to the boom of Zoom, the April 2020...

Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for March 2020

From business continuity considerations to cybersecurity attacks, the March 2020 edition...

Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for February 2020

From cyber operations to pricing data points on eDiscovery, the February...