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Data Collection – the first step in an eDiscovery project is usually underrated by the end-to-end managing team. The reason for this is because the data collection piece is often considered to be an “IT team only” task.
However, we believe the time has now come for the core discovery people and lawyers to look into the collection process more
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It’s not even a decade or half, but just 15 months back, the Californian Government enforced a data protection regulation named CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act). With a pleasant surprise (might be a dismal surprise for organizations!), another Act was announced recently named CPRA (California Privacy Rights Act).
Data Privacy Peers see the new regulation as an extension to
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COVID-19, Work-From-Home (WFH), and remote work culture have been prime reasons to integrate e-Signature in the document workflow process. e-Signature eliminates the hassles of the conventional working process and paces up the business process.
This modernization workflow has simplified manual workflow with e-Signature for enhanced experience and productivity. It helps save time and cost of print, sign, scan, or post
Continue Reading How e-Signature simplifies and secures document workflow?

eDiscovery is one of the most intriguing topics of discussion when examining the use of technology by the legal profession. It is clear that the act of finding and collecting and potentially relevant evidence has morphed into a massive operation that involves large amounts of money, time, and other resources.
eDiscovery never fails to surprise and has constantly challenged legal
Continue Reading 5 Undeniable Facts About eDiscovery

Once COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO), then the business of law came to a halt as the rest of the world. Many organizations, governments, and industries have to experience the impact of this global pandemic.
Arbitration is one of the most acceptable means of dispute resolution internationally. Enterprises, arbitrators, outside counsels, and in-house
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Enterprises started showing more interest in data-centric security platforms in the recent past. The growing use of email platforms and enterprise collaboration systems required an encryption-based environment that defines permissions for different users and user groups. Access rights (i.e. view, edit, download, print, copy, and forward) could be controlled with next-generation IRM-enabled collaboration solutions.
The existing systems and platforms have
Continue Reading Information Rights Management (IRM): What enterprises want!

AI is the new normal for any business these days. Managing tons of documents generated in a fraction of second is no more a manual job. Almost every business software is now using AI technology to automate the process and identify actionable insights from it. Contract management is no exception to this. According to a report presented by KPMG, inefficient
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Law firms and the legal industry in general have not been immune to COVID-19. They have had to bring significant technological change into their businesses. International Chamber of Commerce, popularly known as ICC, has recently revised its ‘Rules of Arbitration’ after the COVID-19 pandemic upended the ‘normal course of business’ globally. The need for flexibility, better efficiency and fast track
Continue Reading ICC Revised Rules 2021, focuses on greater efficiency and flexibility in Arbitration

Year 2020 has influenced the business world more than any historical event so far. People are forced to change their lifestyle and business model to cope up with the current situation. Apparently, no industry is untouched from the impact of COVID-19.
However, when speaking about the legal industry, there is very little to worry about. With so many remote platforms
Continue Reading How 2021’s legal project management system looks like

“Once a party reasonably anticipates litigation, it must suspend its routine document retention/destruction policy and put in place a ‘Legal Hold.”
The above definition is easy to understand the ‘legal hold’ process for any legal department or law firm. Legal teams need to ensure that the legal hold notification reaches to each custodian, stakeholder, or contingent staff to preserve data
Continue Reading What Is End-To-End Legal Hold Management And Why A Law Firm Or Legal Department Requires It?

Covid is impacting almost every industry, including legal. The law has traditionally been a conventional and ‘old-school business’ but the pandemic triggered a series of unlikely changes in the way legal services are provided. The world came to a halt, so did the courts and other dispute resolution institutions, but gradually we found our stride, settled into our new “WFH”
Continue Reading Is Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) the ‘new normal’ in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?

The novel Corona virus changed the way industries used to work before. It impacted almost every industry, including legal. It gave an unlikely scope for the way legal services are provided worldwide.  Fundamentally, legal services have been very conventional and ‘old-school’; however, COVID-19 changed the business of law.  The world came at a halt, so the courts too, but the
Continue Reading Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is the ‘New Normal’ of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

From local municipalities to Federal agencies, governments of every size struggle with a range of challenges as they provide needed services to their constituents. With shrinking revenue and growing demand, the need for improved performance, accountability, and transparency may be greater than ever.
As the authors said in their iconic book Reinventing Government (David Osborne and Ted Gaebler), “When institutions
Continue Reading 25 Must-have Features in Effective Performance Management Software – by John Mercer for Municipal World magazine

Did you remember Anthony Levandowski? A Key technologist and pioneer of Google’s autonomous-vehicle project who downloaded more than 14,000 files containing proprietary information and made an unauthorized transfer to his personal laptop.
Cisco’s annual internet report (2018-2023) says two of the top 10 attacks are insider threat issues (file sharing and stolen credentials). It shows that you must look at
Continue Reading Elevate Security of Confidential Data with IRM (Information Rights Management)