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A Changing Landscape? The Fall 2019 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

This is the sixteenth quarterly eDiscovery business confidence survey conducted by ComplexDiscovery. Since January 2016, more than 1,621 individual responses to the survey have been received from legal, business, and technology professionals across the eDiscovery ecosystem. As your opinion is important in helping form a complete picture of the business confidence of those operating in the eDiscovery ecosystem, please do take the time to complete this short, anonymized survey as the results help all eDiscovery professionals better understand the industry’s current state of data and legal discovery business confidence.

Workplace Bullying: Definitions, Demographics, and Destructiveness

Workplace bullying, as defined in the 2017 WBI Workplace Bullying Survey, includes the repeated mistreatment of an employee by one or more employees; abusive conduct that is: threatening, humiliating or intimidating, work sabotage, or verbal abuse. Recognizing and appropriately responding to it can be critical to reducing its impact in environments ranging from the courtroom to the c-suite. If not dealt with properly, workplace bullying hurts relationships, performance, and communications, directly impacting organizational and individual productivity, revenue, and outcomes.

Got Second Requests? 41st Hart-Scott-Rodino Report Released

The recently released 41st Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Report shares a 10-year summary of HSR transactions reported, second requests issued, and early terminations granted by the agencies, as well as a detailed statistical profile of transactions reported during fiscal year 2018. Enacted by Congress in 1976, the Hart Scott Rodino Act gives the federal government the opportunity to investigate and challenge mergers that are likely to harm consumers before injury occurs. The Commission vote to issue the report was 5-0.

Court of Justice of the European Union Addresses Search Engine De-Referencing in Landmark Ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union concludes that, currently, there is no obligation under EU law, for a search engine operator who grants a request for de-referencing made by a data subject, as the case may be, following an injunction from a supervisory or judicial authority of a Member State, to carry out such a de-referencing on all the versions of its search engine.

The Top Providers? A Short List of Primary Predictive Coding Platforms

Developed from the aggregate results of three administrations of the semi-annual Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey from ComplexDiscovery, the following overview of survey informational request responses regarding primary predictive coding platforms is provided with the hope that the results may be helpful for eDiscovery professionals as they consider predictive coding.

Evaluating Communication Approaches: A Principled Look

Based on the transformation of communication approaches and technologies the advent of the Internet, historically accepted principles of marketing communications require continuous and considerable evaluation in light of the available conduits to communicate with others.