ediscovery & Forensics

X1 has announced the availability of v2.0 of its X1 Distributed Discovery and X1 Distributed GRC Solutions.

Information accidentally revealed by lawyers working for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is said to be "the clearest public evidence of coordination between the campaign and Russians." The error revealed prosecutors "apparently believe that Manafort shared internal Trump polling data with the suspected spy Konstantin Kilimnik during the campaign."

ayfie, a software company for information retrieval and big text analytics, has announced the launch of ayfie Inspector for Relativity with Continuous Active Learning methods (CAL), designed to enhance the platform and offer innovative workflows to the Relativity users.

OpenText has acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc. (Catalyst), a provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms, for $US75 million in an all-cash transaction.

An intelligent document management application designed and built by Clayton Utz's Forensic and Technology Services (FTS) team received the Community Choice Award for the Best Innovation at the 5th annual Relativity Innovation Awards in Chicago this week. The Awards are part of Relativity Fest, the leading global e-discovery conference for legal technology professionals.  

Nuix has acquired the Ringtail eDiscovery software business from FTI Consulting for $US55 million, and is promising to create an end-to-end eDiscovery platform featuring the patented processing power of the Nuix Engine across more than 1,000 file types and data formats.

OpenText Legal Center is a new cloud-based EIM application designed to integrate with OpenText eDOCS to manage client onboarding and document sharing. The company also announced a newly-aligned suite of products to serve the needs of the legal market.

Clayton Utz's Shengshi Zhao was named Young Professional of the Year at the International Legal Technology Association 's 9th Annual Distinguished Peer Awards in Washington DC on 21 August.

Organizations look to information governance professionals to provide strategy tips and risk assessment. A key focus of their job is to comprehensively and intelligently classify corporate data.

It’s timely that we are currently running Tom O’Connor’s paper on Information Governance (first two parts here and here, more to come tomorrow and next week) because The Sedona Conference® (TSC) has just published a paper on defensible disposition, which is a significant component of any good Information Governance program.

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