The GDPR Checklist

Published Mon, February 05, 2018 by Casey Van Veen

Last week, I attended a Lighthouse panel entitled Positioning Yourself as a Trusted Advisor around GDPR at the London NYC hotel during Legaltech NY 2018. This session had, in my opinion, the most relevant and practical information for corporations, law firms, and legal practitioners. The three panelists (Andrew Haslam of Squire Patton Boggs, Robert Owens of Eversheds Sutherland, and Wayne Matus of UBS AG) provided detailed information around the GDPR and presented a checklist for anyone dealing with foreign data. I have done my best to...

Four Steps to Tackling Impending GDPR Challenges

Published Tue, January 16, 2018 by Sarah Ledgerwood

In case you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t noticed the calendar change, it’s 2018! That means the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is closer than ever and it’s only a matter of months until it takes effect on May 25, 2018. With this new and sweeping global regulation straight ahead on the horizon, we’re on the precipice of major data protection law changes that will impact not only Europe, but well beyond.

Regulatory Change in 2018 – How Legal and Compliance Practitioners Can Stay in Control

Published Fri, January 05, 2018 by Lisa Burton

Regulatory change in 2018 is here, and it is BIG! As new technology continues to develop rapidly, how can legal and compliance practitioners stay in control? It could be said that commercial data proliferation and the resultant need for updated handling strategies to support effective compliance and governance, is the catalyst for EU regulatory changes.  With new rules taking time to come into effect, technology will continue to advance at great speed.  Smart businesses are dealing with legacy compliance issues in addition to creating new...

Innovation Trends & Predictions in eDiscovery

Published Wed, December 20, 2017 by Robyn Fortier

Drilling Down into Innovation Trends from Relativity Fest

Prior to announcing the Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest in October, the Relativity team summarized four themes across the innovation submissions:

  • Project management and collaboration
  • Data transformation, management, and normalization
  • Handling new and challenging data types
  • Reusing/getting more from your data (unique workflows)

Drill down further into key features across these themes and interesting trends surface that might help in predicting new or evolving innovations for...

The Importance of BCC in Deduplication

Published Mon, November 27, 2017 by Julie Shefchik, Esq, CEDS

Hashing for deduplication to reduce an investigation or review corpus is a necessary standard practice in today’s ediscovery market, which is primarily concerned with reducing costs and proportionality. Do you and your ediscovery provider understand all the implications of hashing emails using different tools? At least two of the most popular processing tools have BCC as an opt-in option instead of a standard setting. But, why does this matter?

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