Posts Tagged ‘compliance’

The GDPR: Lawful Basis for Processing

The GDPR: Lawful Basis for Processing

The requirement to have a lawful basis in order to process personal data is not new. It replaces and mirrors the previous requirement to satisfy one of the ‘conditions for processing’ under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the 1998 Act). However, the GDPR places more emphasis on being accountable for and transparent about your lawful basis for processing.


A Paradigm Shift? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Providers

A Paradigm Shift? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Providers

While cost is still a major driver with some of the more routine services like document review, many organizations are also looking for expertise when deciding on more complex services such as eDiscovery.


Sonasoft Agrees to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft Agrees to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft Corp. (OTCPK: SSFT), a leader in eDiscovery solutions and business continuity services, announces [May 1, 2018] that it has jointly signed a purchase agreement to acquire Cornerstone Technologies and all related interests and assets. The acquisition will be finalized after both companies have their financials audited and shareholder approval is obtained.


Information Governance and eDiscovery Packaged Services: Six Example Offerings

Information Governance and eDiscovery Packaged Services: Six Example Offerings

Packaged services may help legal technology service providers bridge the gap between traditional hourly consulting offerings and fully managed services. They may also provide a strong opportunity to create additional sales entry points and potential new revenue streams by making access to current consulting offerings easier to understand, easier to evaluate, and easier to purchase.


Epiq Announces New Data Products Group

Epiq Announces New Data Products Group

“While the legal industry has been an early adopter of analytics in eDiscovery, we are still in the early stages of exploration when it comes to the value that can be derived from legal data. By focusing this new investment in data science on emerging areas such as legal process improvement and risk analysis, we will be prepared to deliver incredible value to our clients,” said Cliff Dutton, chief innovation officer of Epiq.


Zix Acquires Erado, Expands Unified Archiving, eDiscovery and Compliance Solutions

Zix Acquires Erado, Expands Unified Archiving, eDiscovery and Compliance Solutions

Zix Corporation (Zix), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email security, has acquired Seattle-based Erado, a provider of archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the financial sector. With the acquisition, Zix strengthens its comprehensive archiving solutions with unified archiving, supervision, security, and messaging solutions for customers that demand bundled services. With more than 18,000 customers across the financial services vertical, Erado’s long-time focus on helping its customers comply with FINRA and SEC regulations will help further strengthen Zix’s offering for customers with compliance requirements.


Lighthouse Expands, Acquires Forexus

Lighthouse Expands, Acquires Forexus

Lighthouse today [March 29, 2018] announced that it has acquired Forexus, a rapidly growing provider of consulting services and chat processing software located in Zürich, Switzerland.


Shamrock Capital Exits Investment in eDiscovery Leader, Consilio

Shamrock Capital Exits Investment in eDiscovery Leader, Consilio

Shamrock Capital announced today that it has sold its ownership stake in Consilio to private equity firm, GI Partners. As part of the transaction, Consilio announced a definitive agreement to combine its operations with Advanced Discovery,


Marketers Are Missing the Point of GDPR — and the Opportunity

Marketers Are Missing the Point of GDPR — and the Opportunity

[GDPR] readiness is about fundamentally rethinking marketing to be about delivering value — actual, real, compelling value — to their customers that eases the tension once and for all.


93% of Cloud Applications Aren’t Enterprise-Ready

93% of Cloud Applications Aren't Enterprise-Ready

Think your company’s cloud usage is secure? Think again. Data shows the average businesses has 1,181 cloud services, and nearly all of them — 92.7% — are not enterprise-ready.


How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop

How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop

Whatever programming language you work in, role you hold, or product you create, GDPR requires you to be more structured and transparent about how you do things. Yet far from being a burden, you will find these obligations common-sense and surprisingly welcome.


New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

The study explores how issues of data security and privacy impact in-house legal teams at Fortune 1000 corporations and reveals the top concerns and emerging best practices across three key and intersecting topics: the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), IG and data security and remediation.


Margaret Dale Covers a Case of Deceptive Discovery

Margaret Dale Covers a Case of Deceptive Discovery

This case serves as both a sword and a shield: it protects litigants who pursue corrective discovery efforts to remedy an opponent’s willful mishandling of discoverable information, and it punishes litigants who flout their duties to maintain and disclose relevant information.


The Big Bang for Alternative Legal Services Providers

The Big Bang for Alternative Legal Services Providers

The ALSPs market is now sufficiently developed that GCs are demonstrating increased trust by using ALSPs for the delivery of certain tasks as a matter of course.


[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

The countdown is on. With less than four months until the General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, time is ticking for businesses to get their email security and archive solutions ready.


eDiscovery and the GDPR: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

eDiscovery and the GDPR: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

Even if you don’t have a physical business presence in Europe, the GDPR may apply to you. Any organization that retains personal information of any EU individuals must act to comply with the GDPR.


Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven, Inc., an end-to-end eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, is proud to announce the acquisition of Update Legal, a legal staffing company founded in 1970.


KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery (KLD) today announced that it has received a significant growth equity investment from WestView Capital Partners, with participation from its existing backers The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth.


Data Maps and Data Inventories

Data Maps and Data Inventories

Although the questions that a data map tries to solve are relatively straightforward, the process of conducting a data map can be daunting for many organizations.


Sonasoft Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Cornerstone Technologies

Sonasoft is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Cornerstone Technologies, to acquire Cornerstone Technologies and all related interests and assets.


Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

The CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance is designed to meet both actual, mandatory EU legal personal data protection requirements (i.e., Directive 95/46/EC and its implementations in the EU member states) and the forthcoming requirements of the GDPR.


Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

“We found the blockchain practice area to be one of the most challenging sectors in legal recruitment. Evan Fox, director of recruiting at Audrey Golden, explains: “We are seeing a very high demand for FinTech attorneys in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.”


The Great ESI Sales Exodus

The Great ESI Sales Exodus

In order to understand how to transition successfully, or why a cybersecurity provider might want to hire an ESI sales representative, it is essential to understand why there is an ESI sales exodus, who stands to gain from this trend and what the cyber sales landscape looks like currently in comparison to the world of e-discovery.


With New Funding, NexLP Plans to Triple its Headcount

With New Funding, NexLP Plans to Triple its Headcount

Cognitive analytics startup NexLP just raised $3 million in fresh funding in a round led by Chicago-based Method Capital and joined by Dundee Venture Capital, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska.