Risk & Compliance

Often, when you think of the role of a paralegal, things like drafting documents, scheduling meetings, and taking notes come to mind. But that's so 20th century. In reality, the role of paralegals is rapidly evolving, with traditional responsibilities being augmented or even replaced by new focus areas and opportunities for advancement. E-Discovery is playing a significant role in these changing responsibilities.

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Warner McCall Resilience (WMR) has joined Bristol Law Society (BLS) to help BLS members navigate the evolving cyber threat landscape.  With cyber security continuing to be an important topic for those in the legal sector, BLS were keen to work with an experienced partner to offer pro-active cyber security advice to their members. 

With the new SRA Accounts Rules now in force, we are hosting a seminar on how firms are interpreting and implementing the new rules and focusing on wider compliance risks for law firms.

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NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams and compliance departments, announced that Deutsche Bank, Germany’s leading bank with strong European roots and a significant presence globally, especially in the Americas and Asia Pacific, has chosen NetDocuments as its new global Document Management System (DMS). The NetDocuments true native cloud platform will be utilized by Deutsche Bank’s global legal, located in 27 countries, with plans for future growth and scale.

It’s time for legal teams to update their Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) practices to take into account new technology and a changing landscape, according to attorney Anne Kershaw of Reasonable Discovery®, LLC. 

With E-Discovery Day 2019 wrapped up, we’d like to thank everyone who co-hosted webcasts and events with Exterro—and a special thanks to those who attended today’s events and webinars. Your attendance, enthusiasm, and skillsets are greatly appreciated in the industry!

One of the key themes that federal judges have been emphasizing of late was around the importance of preparation and precision, both in crafting discovery requests and in objections. The revised Federal Rules of Civil Procedure make it quite clear that you must prepare requests with "reasonable particularity." Put more simply, you can't fake it. You have to know your stuff. What are you asking for? What are the reasons for your objection?

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Accellion, Inc., provider of the enterprise content firewall that prevents data breaches and compliance violations from sensitive third party communications, today announced an integration for Splunk Enterprise Security, a market leading security incident and event management (SIEM) solution.

Understanding ESI Before Collection

In-place early case assessment (ECA) leverages increased visibility into ESI, before you have collected it, to define case strategy. It allows e-disclosure professionals to get to the facts of a given matter faster, producing downstream cost and time savings during collection, review, and production.

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Overcollection is one of the leading drivers of exorbitant e-discovery spending, which means data management and information governance play a vital role in allowing legal teams to find and collect the right data quickly and efficiently. By retaining data that is vital for business and legal operations, and organising that data in a way that anticipates legal needs, you can streamline your e-discovery process, giving your team a competitive edge.

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