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Demystifying eDiscovery using Communications Analysis

Demystifying eDiscovery using Communications Analysis

Mastery over eDiscovery, the legal discovery process in which relevant electronically stored information is identified, preserved, collected, processed, reviewed and produced between parties in a legal proceeding, is becoming a crucial competency for the modern practice of law.

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Demystifying eDiscovery for Data Intelligence

Demystifying eDiscovery for Data Intelligence

Data Intelligence in the context of eDiscovery can have many different meanings. Defined broadly, data intelligence is the quest to organize, analyze, understand, and transform raw data into a format that can tell a story and inform critical legal decision making.

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Benefits of Managed Review for Federal Agencies

Benefits of Managed Review for Federal Agencies

When addressing document review in the Federal space, agencies can come up against serious challenges. From budgetary limitations to data security, ramping up a team of attorneys to review documents on a tight time frame and on projects with ever changing scope can seem like a daunting undertaking for stakeholders and contract officers alike.

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Demystifying eDiscovery with Data Visualizations

Demystifying eDiscovery with Data Visualizations

The challenge for any legal professional approaching a complex discovery matter is to parse through the mountains of potentially relevant electronically stored information to gain insight and build a narrative that supports their arguments with evidence.

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Highlights from LIBOR Summit 2020 – Online Edition – Litigation and Documentation: Updates to Guide Your Transition Planning

Highlights from LIBOR Summit 2020 – Online Edition – Litigation and Documentation: Updates to Guide Your Transition Planning

COVID-19 has not stopped the need to plan for the LIBOR transition. In fact, appropriate planning and action has become even more urgent. For this reason, CDS and Greenpoint Financial co-hosted the virtual event LIBOR Summit 2020 – Litigation and Documentation in April to bring together experts to provide updates and advice to organizations, regulators, and counsel.

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COVID-19 Business Impacts: Do You Know What Your Contracts Say About Force Majeure?

COVID-19 Business Impacts: Do You Know What Your Contracts Say About Force Majeure?

Whether as a landlord, a lender, a manufacturer or a buyer, the upheaval in our lives caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we do business. What you may not be aware of is the impact it can have on your business contracts. Force majeure clauses, often considered to be standard boilerplate contract language, have not gotten much attention before now.

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Addressing the Risks of New Legal or Business Changes Affecting Your Existing Contracts

Addressing the Risks of New Legal or Business Changes Affecting Your Existing Contracts

It is common for external factors such as new legal or business changes to affect an existing contract. A company using only a few standard contracts may not require much time to go through its contracts manually to address such issues. However, for companies with hundreds or thousands of contracts, substantial effort may be needed just to identify which contracts are impacted.

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Save Time and Money with Native Redaction Tools for Excel Documents

Save Time and Money with Native Redaction Tools for Excel Documents

Redaction is one of the most time-consuming tasks in eDiscovery, requiring manual review of documents to black out sensitive information. However, technology tools do exist to make it easier. These are especially helpful with Excel spreadsheets, which are difficult to work with if converted into an image file. Redacting in native Excel is preferable but does present its own challenges if the right technology is not used.

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Is There a War on eDiscovery?

Is There a War on eDiscovery?

A recent blog post posed the question “Have we lost the war on eDiscovery?” There may be an eDiscovery War, but from my perspective, we are fighting on the same side.

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