Trustpoint.One today announced the acquisition of Kelly Legal Managed Services (KLMS), formerly known as “Kelly Law Registry.” The acquisition of KLMS enhances Trustpoint’s growing footprint and ever-expanding suite of legal staffing and comprehensive legal solutions.
The newly-combined company offers law firms and corporate counsel one provider for software, services, consulting, and staffing across the entire data lifecycle. This includes dynamic technology and staffing solutions for information governance, eDiscovery, managed services, and managed document review.
In the Winter 2019 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey, 22.7% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints as potentially having the greatest impact on their business in the next six months. This percentage is the highest of all concerns represented in the survey. Increasing data volume was also viewed as a considerable issue, with 21.3% of survey respondents noting it as their greatest business concern.
Slack is pumping out data at an inconceivable rate. Trying to collect potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI) from Slack is like trying to drink from a firehose. There’s too much data coming in and too much of it is entirely irrelevant.
“GRG is a foundational brand in mass torts, with a long record of expertise and problem-solving,” said Bob Hopen, president Epiq class action and corporate restructuring. “The expertise and market leadership in mass tort that GRG brings to Epiq is unmatched and we’re thrilled to be able to expand this solution and the bench of expertise offered to our clients.”
The FTC’s Endorsement Guidelines state that if there is a “material connection” between an endorser and an advertiser (i.e., a connection that might affect the weight or credibility that a customer would give the endorsement), then that connection must be clearly and conspicuously disclosed.
The expedited move to shut down Google+ and its API in the wake of a second security issue puts a bit of a clock on auditors, investigators, and litigators looking to preserve ESI from the social media platform that could be relevant to future litigation.
Since beginning to track the number of publicly highlighted merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events in the eDiscovery ecosystem, ComplexDiscovery has noted more than 360 M&A+I events between November 2001 and December 2018. In considering M&A+I events in 2018, the following findings, drivers, data points, and tracking charts may be useful for understanding the activity patterns of these business events between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.
As part of its industry research in 2018, ComplexDiscovery expanded its survey and tracking efforts to include four core eDiscovery areas ranging from market sizing and business confidence to predictive coding and pricing. Provided for your consideration and use are descriptions and links to eleven key reports published during 2018 from these four areas.
As your opinion is important in helping form a complete picture of the business confidence of those operating in and around the eDiscovery ecosystem, please do take the time to complete this short, anonymized survey, as the results help all legal, business, and technology professionals in the eDiscovery ecosystem better understand the current state of business confidence and how their business is positioned regarding key operational metrics.