Cobra Legal Solutions Acquires Digital Discovery

According to Candice Corby, Chief Executive Officer for Cobra Legal Solutions, “We looked carefully at what services our clients and the market find essential and sought out the best providers. Adding Digital Discovery to the Cobra family of companies increases our ability to help corporate legal teams, law firms, and government agencies with their pre-litigation and incident response challenges.”

TransPerfect and Semantix Merge

According to TransPerfect President and CEO Phil Shawe, “We have competed against Semantix in the Nordics for more than 15 years and have admired their leadership position and strong reputation. It is exciting to have them as part of our rapidly growing global team and to work together to achieve great things for our customers. We welcome everyone at Semantix to the TransPerfect family, which will be a homecoming for some staff members who have worked with TransPerfect in the past.”

DISCO Announces IPO Pricing

A registration statement relating to the initial public offering by DISCO (LAW) has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and was declared effective on July 20, 2021. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement relating to the offering. Trading began on the New York Stock Exchange on July 21, 2021. As of 3:01 PM ET, the stock was at $42.59 per share on a volume of 3,630,397 shares, up from an opening of $32.

A 2021 Assessment: The Chambers Litigation Support Guide – USA

Chambers Litigation Support 2021 USA is a comprehensive guide to the leading professional services providers in the United States of America. In the area of eDiscovery, the guide, published by the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, Chambers and Partners, highlights twenty leading firms and nine leading individuals supporting the USA.

Casepoint Strengthens Its Legal Discovery Platform

Vipul Rajpara, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, “Legal hold is one of the most complex areas of the eDiscovery process, particularly in today’s remote work environment where there are massive amounts of distributed information that needs to be tracked, managed, and monitored. Given the growing number of pre-litigation triggers, it’s essential to make this process more user-friendly and efficient. The expansion of Casepoint Legal Discovery’s integrated legal hold solution gives customers a significantly streamlined and flexible pathway to meet these challenges.”

Lighthouse to Acquire H5

According to Nicolas Economou, chief executive officer of H5, “The combination of Lighthouse and H5 is a perfect, and perfectly-timed, strategic and cultural fit. The merger, under Lighthouse’s leadership, creates an unmatched suite of AI, data-analytics and advisory solutions to meet the exacting needs of corporate legal and GRC departments globally. The technology-enabled benefits that Lighthouse can deliver to global corporations with sophisticated ediscovery and information governance workflows are entirely unique.”

IPRO Acquires ZyLAB

According to ZyLAB CEO, Dennis van der Veeke, “Founded in 1983, ZyLAB’s software has been battled-tested in some of the largest corporate fraud investigations and government inquiries and was deployed during the historic international war crime tribunals. ZyLAB has been working on large-scale Data Science in eDiscovery, especially with the contributions of Professor Johannes (Jan) Scholtes, who has been involved with the company since 1988. We chose IPRO, after considering all major players on the market, because of its commitment to innovation, security, and customer success.”

Unfiltered eDiscovery? The 7th Annual E-Discovery Unfiltered Report (Ari Kaplan)

According to Barbara Dunn, a managing director at Aon Stroz Friedberg, “Over the years, the E-Discovery Unfiltered report has proven to be very informative for our practice, as we value both its measurable attributes, such as the data on rankings and pricing, as well as the intangibles, such as the qualities that matter most to prospective clients. The insights in the report help us calibrate our practice to the needs of our clients, demonstrate our competitive differentiators, and anticipate the future direction of our market, taking into account factors ranging from the pandemic to the progress of corporate migration to the cloud.”

Onna and Zapproved Announce Legal Hold Management Integration

According to Kelly Griswold, Chief Operating Officer at Onna, “eDiscovery is not a single problem to solve, but rather a multi-stage workflow that requires targeted technology to address. Together, Onna and Zapproved provide a leading experience across the entire EDRM, giving customers a comprehensive solution where the integration of technologies is already taken care of and not an additional responsibility that customers have to manage themselves.”

Filing for Dollars? CS Disco Files for IPO with SEC

With the aim of creating a solution that feels “magical” to lawyers, legal software provider CS Disco thinks the broad applicability of their solution across a spectrum of industries has created a significant market opportunity for them, a market they estimate to be $42 billion globally. On Friday, June 25, 2021, CS Disco took a significant step toward capitalizing on that market opportunity by filing for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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