ediscovery & Forensics

Gimmal, a US provider of information governance software solutions, has announced a merger with Sherpa Software, adding its full data governance and eDiscovery capabilities to the Gimmal Discover product suite. 

Lighthouse, a US developer of technology-enabled legal services, has announced the launch of Lighthouse Prism, a new in-house technology that uses AI and machine learning to radically improve document review legal processes.

Relativity, a global legal and compliance technology company, announced at Legal Innovation and Tech Fest that it is strengthening its investment in the Australian market. Relativity is growing its presence in Australia given the high demand and engagement from the region.

A specialist in document imaging and eDiscovery solutions, ImageMAKER will now market its Near Duplication Detection as a separate component integrating the dtSearch Engine. dtSearch offers enterprise and developer text retrieval (including the dtSearch Engine) to instantly search terabytes of online and offline data.

OneTrust has introduced OneTrust DataDiscovery, a complete data discovery and classification solution that helps organizations discover and classify data across structured and unstructured data types and cloud, on-premise and legacy systems to automatically fulfill privacy rights requests under the GDPR, CCPA, LGPD and PDPA, and demonstrate compliance through built-in reporting and governance.

A remarkable breakdown in document security saw a PDF copy of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography widely distributed on the weekend ahead of its official release on Monday, April 20. A staff member at the office of Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been found to have distributed the pirate copy of A Bigger Picture.

FTI Consulting has launched a universal Microsoft Office 365 connector, which eliminates unnecessary steps during the transfer of Microsoft Office 365 email and files to e-discovery platforms and supports efficient e-discovery in litigation, investigations and other matters.

MinterEllison, the international law firm headquartered in Australia, is successfully using iManage RAVN to streamline an enormous document review project for one of its clients. The project – which involves a financial services institution undergoing remediation – requires MinterEllison to review more than half a million documents over a six-month period to identify which items need further follow-up by the client.

FTI Consulting has expanded its partnership with Relativity to provide its e-discovery software solutions to clients in Australia.

Nuix has announced its end-to-end eDiscovery application Nuix Ringtail will now be called Nuix Discover.