ediscovery & Forensics

Each year the legal industry hot foots it to Legal Tech New York (LTNY), a three day event in February that brings together some of of the world's leading experts on ediscovery, compliance and information management. Michelle Mahoney, the Melbourne-based Director Applied Legal Technology for Mallesons Stephen Jaques, reports back from LTNY 2010.

Autonomy has taken eDiscovery to the appliance level, and claims its new offering provides a powerful solution for early case assessment (ECA) and legal hold capabilities.

Global ediscovery giant FTI Consulting is to launch a new hosting centre in Australia for Ringtail Legal, the popular document review and case management platform used by many law firms and government agencies for document review.

Nicholas Adamo, Lead Partner, Forensic Data, Deloitte Australia outlines how proactively establishing an ediscovery readiness program will save a business time, money and resources, and can also provide a valuable alternative benefit; unique insights into business issues through more granular data analysis.

Clearwell Systems has predicted an increased role for  Early Case Assessment, E-Discovery Staffing and Platform-Based Solutions in its top 10 predictions for e-discovery in 2010.

AccessData claims its newly launched eDiscovery 3.0 platform addresses all data equally, enabling organisations to identify, preserve and process data from desktops, servers, popular structured data repositories, databases and email.

CT Summation has announced iBlaze 3.0 improves the speed and accuracy of electronic document management and production processes for litigation workflow and eDiscovery.

What if you believed a current or former employee had used their personal email account to steal your trade secrets? David McGrath looks at what it would it take to convince a court to grant access to these emails?

During 2009 there have been some decisions of note in the Australian courts in the electronic discovery area. David McGrath reviews some of those cases and highlights the trends.

Is there a difference between eforensics and ediscovery? e.law's Alan Watt takes a close-up look.