Epiq announced today that it has acquired H&A eDiscovery, a leading Canadian eDiscovery and litigation support firm. H&A eDiscovery will immediately begin operating under the Epiq brand.
“Why did we start Elevate?” Back in 2011, we saw demand for legal services outstripping the growth of the economy, and that demand was being driven by trends such as the explosion of data, regulation, and globalization. Increasingly, legal was woven into the day-to-day operations of the business, rather than being a silo function. More internal and external customers began demanding even more legal services, at the same time they were becoming accustomed to ‘always-on, instant service’ in their consumer life.
Contextual analysis technology is still in early adoption stages among many Fortune 500 companies. With this advanced technology, companies have the ability to pinpoint behavioral red flags and be empowered to more effectively identify, manage, and mitigate “bad behavior” before it escalates.
Few fields generate divisive trends internationally as much as the cybersphere. With the emergence of information society and its establishment reaching full maturity, advantages come together with risks. Cyber Diplomat Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Estonia’s Ambassador at Large for Cyber Security, shares her informed thoughts on protecting democracy and the digital way of life in this short but salient interview.
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.
Estonia has created one platform that supports electronic authentication and digital signatures to enable paperless communications across both the private and public sectors.
The acquisition positions Rajah & Tann Singapore among the first in Asia to launch a full-service e-discovery practice at a time when technology is rapidly disrupting large swathes of industries and the way goods and services are delivered to customers.
Switching to blockchain could eliminate inefficient processes and unnecessary costs, but the digital transformation comes with risks.
Blockchain is a foundational technology that has the potential to create new foundations for our economic and social systems. Blockchain is not a “disruptive” technology, which can attack a traditional business model with a lower-cost solution and overtake incumbent firms quickly.
E-Discovery Day was started in 2015 as a way for the e-discovery industry to come together to celebrate the vital and growing role that e-discovery plays in the legal process. It is an industry-wide, vendor-neutral celebration that includes in-person educational and networking events, online webinars, CLE opportunities, white papers, social media conversation, and more.