Discovery Challenges in Cross-Border Litigation and Investigations By Drew Macaulay, Managing Director The need for multinational corporations to gather and review documents from different jurisdictions for investigation and litigation purposes is not
How to Prepare for the CCPA: Know Your Data Matthew L. Miller, Esq. and Maureen O'Neill, Esq. In a highly globalized market where big data proliferation has run unchecked, organizations are increasingly
Risk to Reputation – Understanding Behavioural Conduct Risk Tim LaTulippe, Director Reputation is that thing that makes a company seem 'cool', 'green', 'edgy', or if you were me in high school, 'average'. This
Two New Surveys Help Companies Focus on Enhancing Internal Investigations Two newly released surveys from Consilio and KPMG find many of their corporate respondents count internal investigations as a top priority. Consilio managing
From Paper to Digital: Clearing a Dead Room By Daniel Rupprecht, Director - eDiscovery Consulting Introduction On a recent matter, I began the usual process of understanding the totality of the documentation
Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines The Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines is the work product of more than 50 experienced practitioners and experts, who devoted substantial time and effort to improve the law.
Design Thinking in Sightline By Omid Jahanbin, Vice President, Global Marketing & Product Experience We believe we have an important role to play in developing technological innovations to achieve solutions and results for
Data Considerations for Cross Border Collections Dr. Tristan Jenkinson Introduction The difficulties and complexities that cross-border elements can add to a matter have an impact not just for the company involved, but
Apples to Oranges: how competition investigations differ from a litigation approach when implementing eDiscovery solutions By Daniel Rupprecht, Director – eDiscovery Consulting An Overview of the Approach to Litigation Disclosure At the
11th Annual Law Department Operations Survey The modern corporate legal function has always operated under a duopoly. Corporate law departments could do work in-house, or they could send it to their law firms. There
Law Department Operations Survey - 10th Anniversary Report The legal operations function has grown enormously. This year, the 10th anniversary of the Legal Department Operations Survey is celebrated with this Special Report, designed
Our 2017 Law Department Benchmarking Survey in association with the Texas General Counsel Forum covered expanded topics, going broader and deeper into many areas affecting law departments today. The survey questions go beyond
How to Maintain Effective and Secure Long-Term Vendor Relationships: Understanding the Risks (Part Two of Two) For a vendor relationship to be long-lasting and effective, both sides should be able to identify when
Growth of the Legal Operations Function Drew Macaulay and Robin Snasdell discuss the rise of the legal operations function within the FTSE 100. This article originally appeared in The Lawyer's FTSE 100 Key
The EU Transfer Two-Step: Mastering the Ever-Changing Data Dance E-discovery experts at ILTACON, including Consilio's Ben Rusch, discussed how to navigate the changing EU data transfer landscape and make regulations work for you.
In a bid to assert control over cyberspace, China passed a sweeping cybersecurity law that affects virtually every company doing business in that country. The law is set to go into effect June 1, 2017. Despite its broad reach and potential for disruption, it appears that very few legal professionals are aware of the law. A 2017 survey by Consilio showed that just a quarter of legal tech professionals are aware of the law. Just 2% are “very aware” and a scant minority (14%) are “very concerned.”
Consilio Brings Together Analytics and Human Review in In-House Cost-Containment Service In this article, Robin Snasdell discusses our new service External Spend Optimisation and its use of analytics tools. This article originally appeared on Legaltechnews.com
Efficiency by Technology In an exclusive roundtable hosted by The Lawyer and Consilio, lawyers share their secrets to winning the ‘more for less’ debate in the boardroom. This article originally appeared in the March
eDiscovery Costs & Budgeting - Creating Order out of Chaos In this whitepaper Senior Director, Matthew Davis discusses eDiscovery cost challenges and how to control costs early on in the process. This piece originally appeared
Four Technologies Help Limit and Manage PII in Cross-Border eDisclosure With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) yet to go into effect and evolving data privacy laws, organisations face a huge challenge when it comes
What Law Firms Can Learn from The Ninth Annual Law Department Operations Survey Robin Snasdell, Managing Director, chats about how the legal operation managers’ role has flourished, growing from a profession in its infancy into
Are You Ready for the New China Cybersecurity Law? Managing Director, Dan Whitaker discusses China's comprehensive Cybersecurity Law and the implications it will have on businesses when it goes into effect in June 2017. This
The Low Down on eDiscovery in Germany: Where the Growth’s at and the Cases in Question Managing Director, Michael Becker chats about e-Disclosure’s German growth, key differences in European disclosure and more. This article
Challenges in Searching Multilingual Data Sets in Global Investigations Global businesses speak many languages. While conducting business in multiple languages is necessary and inevitable, it also creates grave business risks as some of the
Entering a New Era for the Management of Legal Processes in the German Legal Market: Technically Sophisticated and Based on Division of Labour [This document is a convenience translation of the original German article: “Die
Law Department Benchmarking Report Your comprehensive source for practices, metrics, and trends driving law department operations. 119 Companies | $2.3 Trillion in Revenue | $4.3 Billion in Legal Spend |5,900+ In-House Attorneys
So you want to better manage your organization’s contracts and are ready to invest in technology to support those efforts. But what kind of technology do you need? Is a contract lifecycle management (CLM) system
Organizations are looking to improve their contract management, both with respect to existing agreements and contract creation for new agreements and templates. Many organizations’ contracts are not centralized and largely unmanaged, leading to unmonitored risks
As organizations grow or the competitive landscape shifts, the corporate vision can evolve. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnection between a corporation’s new vision and the law department’s support of that vision. Law departments may
Our last issue discussed transforming the law department in order to align it with the corporate vision. This issue focuses on a critical aspect of that transformation – prioritizing the department’s work. Ideally, the law
For information governance professionals, last week the hottest spot north of Havana was ARMA’s 60th Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, DC. Over 1,700 gathered to network, explore cutting-edge technology, and learn information governance best practices
The situation related to Safe Harbor, the framework that previously enabled transfers of data between the E.U. and U.S., continues to evolve. As most know by now, a month earlier, on October 6, 2015, the European
A global economy brings with it global litigation—and global e-discovery. Regulatory investigations involving global data are also on the rise, with growing enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other laws such as
Since the addition of the e-discovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in 2006, sanctions for spoliation have risen markedly. This trend seems unlikely to wane now that the 2015 amendments to Rule
In this month's Lawyer Monthly, Consilio Managing Director Drew Macaulay discusses the challenges associated with Subject Access Requests and how an experienced eDiscovery partner can help navigate them.
Documents are increasingly requiring more complex protection of passwords. However, if there is a need for a regulatory investigation, the process of automating the decryption of locked documents can quickly become unmanageable.
Successfully managing encrypted data depends on the processes and technology used. With the right know-how and technology, it is possible to properly collect and decrypt data and proceed with its review. In this article,
The continuing and rapid increase in the volumes of electronic documents generated and stored by companies means the issue of elevated costs is not going away. The only solution is to devote precious time
Every day, the world grows smaller as companies stretch their operations around the globe. As businesses cross international borders, so does their data. Even for organizations with a smaller global footprint, the advent of technologies such
Legal technology tools such as concept clustering and predictive coding can help reduce the amount of data that needs to be reviewed during discovery, thus reducing reviewer costs. Consilio's Jon Shaman & Mathieu van
When eDiscovery involves data from more than one country, it adds layers of complexity to an already complicated process. In this article, Jon Shaman discusses some of the many challenges counsel must overcome.