Legal industry, like any other department or industry, is undergoing a drastic change driven by technology. There are several reasons behind this change – tech-enablement in cross-functional departments, change in information nature and complexity, client demands, economic changes, new technologies, tightening regulatory timelines and shifting demographics. While we are witnessing the gradual changes in legal… Continue reading 10 Things To Look Out For In Case Management Software
Internal investigation teams are becoming increasingly important in organisations today. Being able to analyse large amounts of information at once is crucial. Proof of potential violations may lie hidden in digitally stored information like emails, electronic documents and other data, meaning that investigations often involve a great amount of data scouring, which is one of… Continue reading Internal Investigation Teams: Are They Sufficiently Equipped?
An Internal Investigation is a formal inquiry into any alleged misconduct or wrongdoings in an organisation. This investigation is handled by an appointed internal team of the company. Internal investigation teams are becoming increasingly important in organisations today. Being able to analyse large amounts of information at once is crucial. With more and more investigative… Continue reading Rise Of Internal Investigations: Temporary Phenomenon Or Regular Trend?
In-house ediscovery enables shifting or performing all the steps of e-discovery using company resources. On the other hand, external e-discovery enables external vendors to take over the steps and the process of e-discovery on behalf of the organisation. To create an in-house eDiscovery team and standardize its functionality as compared to that of an outside… Continue reading In-House Vs Outsourced EDiscovery: Which Is Better?
Cross-border e-discovery across different countries or jurisdictions raises multiple privacy issues. Data privacy is a rapidly changing constellation of rules and regulations that doesn’t always gel with the demands of litigation or investigations. The biggest challenge in cross-border eDiscovery, is a lack of understanding of data privacy laws in different jurisdictions. Due to the nature… Continue reading E-Discovery: Effect Of International Laws Related To Privacy
Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is the information that is created and stored in a digital format. Writings, emails, text messages, credit card information all come under ESI. Data collection or data acquisition is one of the most important steps in the entire process of eDiscovery. Therefore, establishing a proper ESI data collection process is the… Continue reading Forensic Data Acquisitions: Issues & Challenges
One of the major changes in the way ethics and professional integrity is being viewed has drastically evolved over the past few years with the rise of technology and the importance of being technologically competitive. Notably, in the field of E-discovery there has always been an attempt to merge litigation with technology. This becomes quite… Continue reading Litigation Technology: Empowering Attorneys
The growing demand for the security of legal data during the process of eDiscovery is expected to increase the demand for eDiscovery software among large and small enterprises. eDiscovery was once only a small part of the litigation field. However, now it has moved to the center stage as a primary component. It would not… Continue reading Optimizing Law Firms: Managing EDiscovery Teams
With tons of data passing around each day, its protection becomes an important priority for both organizations and individuals. eDiscovery works and thrives solely on the principle of data collection and processing. The GDPR, which came into effect in May 2018, can have all kinds of implications on eDiscovery. The GDPR applies to all the… Continue reading EDiscovery In The Age Of GDPR: Impact On EDiscovery
Apart from changes in regard to data processing and protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) also brought with it, an increased level of penalties in case of non-compliance with the rules and conditions of the regulation. Organizations and companies are required to comply with the regulations set forth, even if they do not have… Continue reading EDiscovery In The Age Of GDPR: Fines, Penalties Etc.