Discovering More Favorable Business Terms? The Most Competitive Tax Systems of OECD Countries

According to one of the foremost non-profit think tanks on tax policy, the Tax Foundation, the variety of approaches to taxation among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries creates a need to evaluate these systems relative to each other. For that purpose, the Tax Foundation developed the International Tax Competitiveness Index—a relative comparison of OECD countries’ tax systems with respect to competitiveness and neutrality.

Modus Secures Working Capital Facility from J.P. Morgan

According to Steven Horan, Chairman, and CEO of Modus, “Having the right support along the journey can make all the difference. We have invested heavily in great global support in our journey that has been invaluable. I am honored to have the trust and financial commitment from a firm like J.P. Morgan. They quickly grasped our industry, opportunity, and financial model with an unmatched level of experience and entrepreneurial insight.”

Everlaw Secures $202 Million Series-D Round of Funding

According to TPG Partner Mike Zappert, “Everlaw is the eDiscovery market leader, but eDiscovery is only the beginning. Everlaw’s best-of-breed cloud product and intuitive design is making the law more accessible and affordable for teams across the legal and regulatory spaces. The eDiscovery market and the legal industry writ large are undergoing a rapid digital transformation that has only been accelerated in the past few years. Everlaw is the vanguard of that transition.”

Nextpoint Secures Growth Capital from Sterling National Bank and Bigfoot Capital

According to Nextpoint CEO and Founder Rakesh Madhava, “We’ve been profitable and self-funded for 20 years. We plan on staying that way. These facilities demonstrate that our way of doing business, consistently, sustainably and customer-driven were the right way to build a SaaS business. The new facilities will be used to scale our product offering and customer support to stay ahead of our rapid growth curve.“

Hanzo Announces $10.5 Million Capital Investment

According to Brian Henley, Managing Partner, at Recurring Capital Partners “Hanzo is an exciting company in the unstructured data management space known for its history of innovation and delighting customers by making the complex simple. We are delighted to partner with the Hanzo team and supply them with growth capital to accelerate and scale their product and market initiatives.”

A Foray by Morae? New Funding and Acquisition of Adaptive Solutions

According to Zachary Viders, Managing Director, Global Credit Opportunities at BlackRock, “We are very excited to invest in Morae, which has established itself with a unique brand and valued reputation as a global provider of digital and business transformation solutions for the legal, compliance, and risk management markets. We were impressed with the company’s leadership team and vision, business strategy and their tangible capability to deliver the outcomes their clients care about most.”

Array Merges with the Gnoêsis Group

According to Mary Beth Schmidt, President and Chief Operating Officer at The Gnoêsis Group, “As our companies combine, I’m looking forward to cultivating new relationships and expanding service offerings to our clients. Gnoêsis and Array share a similar philosophy on the customer experience and will be deeply committed to the tradition of service, integrity, and honesty both of us believe in and strive to achieve every day.”

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q2 2021

From Consilio and Xact Data Discovery to CloudNine and Crest Rock, the following findings, data points, and tracking charts highlight information that may be useful for understanding M&A+I activity patterns in the eDiscovery ecosystem from April 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021. During 2Q21 there were at least 18 M&A+I events, a pulse rate that is significantly greater than the investment pulse rate of four events during the same time frame in 2020.

Finding Truth in a Digital World? Nuix and Recent Thunder Down Under

From an investigative report on how an Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) float went sour to investor concerns and reports of talent retention challenges, the following aggregation of recent articles and announcements on leading investigative and analytics software company Nuix may be of interest to business, legal, and information technology professionals within the eDiscovery ecosystem.

From Russia (and China) with Love? The UK National Cyber Security Centre Annual Review

According to the NCSC Annual Review, China remained a highly sophisticated...

New Federal Government Cybersecurity Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks

According to Matt Hartman, Deputy Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, "The...

A Surge in Cybercriminality? The Annual ENISA Threat Landscape Report – 9th Edition

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Considering Zero Trust? November 2021 Cyber Events Report from NATO CCDCOE

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A Long Runway? KLDiscovery Files for Initial Public Offering

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, KLDiscovery took a strong step toward...

Modus Secures Working Capital Facility from J.P. Morgan

According to Steven Horan, Chairman, and CEO of Modus, “Having the...

Driven and Innovative Discovery Merge

According to the announcement, Silver Oak Services Partners, a private equity...

Smarsh Acquires Digital Safe Product Line from Micro Focus

According to Smarsh CEO Brian Cramer, “Solving the sophisticated archiving, compliance...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2021-2026 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

From market retraction in 2020 to resurgence in 2021, the worldwide...

A New Era in eDiscovery? Framing Market Growth Through the Lens of Six Eras

There are many excellent resources for considering chronological and historiographical approaches...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for November 2021

From worldwide eDiscovery market sizing and discovery intelligence to cybersecurity playbooks...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for October 2021

From artificial intelligence and predictive coding to eDiscovery business confidence and...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for September 2021

From countering ransomware to predictive coding and packaged services, the September...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for August 2021

From the interplay of digital forensics in eDiscovery to collecting online...

Alternative Reality? Winter 2022 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Based on the complexity of data and legal discovery, it is...

Calm Before the Storm? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Fall of 2021

In the fall of 2021, 71.2% of survey respondents felt that...

Help Wanted? Issues Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: A Fall 2021 Overview

In the fall of 2021, 27.4% of respondents viewed lack of...

Harvest Time? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Fall of 2021

In the fall of 2021, 67 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...