The Fast & Furious World of Second Requests By Peter Ostrega, Managing Director If the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory applied to organizations, even standard merger and acquisition transactions would be near the top
Two New Surveys Help Companies Focus on Enhancing Internal Investigations Two newly released surveys from Consilio and KPMG find many of their corporate respondents count internal investigations as a top priority. Consilio managing
Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines The Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines is the work product of more than 50 experienced practitioners and experts, who devoted substantial time and effort to improve the law.
Design Thinking in Sightline By Omid Jahanbin, Vice President, Global Marketing & Product Experience We believe we have an important role to play in developing technological innovations to achieve solutions and results for
Apples to Oranges: how competition investigations differ from a litigation approach when implementing eDiscovery solutions By Daniel Rupprecht, Director – eDiscovery Consulting An Overview of the Approach to Litigation Disclosure At the
11th Annual Law Department Operations Survey The modern corporate legal function has always operated under a duopoly. Corporate law departments could do work in-house, or they could send it to their law firms. There
Social Media Considerations and Challenges in eDiscovery Social Media is the New Email Today, social media is universally used by people, companies and even governments. Social media users of all ages can target
10 Practical Tips for Starting Out—or Restarting—as an LDO Whether you’ve just been hired as your organization’s first law department operations manager (LDO) or have been recruited into a more mature legal operations
What You Need to Get Ahead Using eDiscovery Analytics The challenge in eDiscovery has been to develop technology that reliably and accurately collects, processes, searches and presents information efficiently. With the latest wave
Making Your Way Through the Wilderness of e-Discovery By Sarah Thomas Pagels and Julia Helmer Congratulations! A senior partner just walked into your office and asked for your assistance on the firm’s newest
Law Department Operations Survey - 10th Anniversary Report The legal operations function has grown enormously. This year, the 10th anniversary of the Legal Department Operations Survey is celebrated with this Special Report, designed
Our 2017 Law Department Benchmarking Survey in association with the Texas General Counsel Forum covered expanded topics, going broader and deeper into many areas affecting law departments today. The survey questions go beyond spend
How to Maintain Effective and Secure Long-Term Vendor Relationships: Understanding the Risks (Part Two of Two) For a vendor relationship to be long-lasting and effective, both sides should be able to identify when
How to Maintain Effective and Secure Long-Term Vendor Relationships: Understanding the Risks (Part One of Two) Once the critical process of vetting and selecting vendors is complete, the third-party oversight work begins. Change
The Journey of Law Firm Security Assessments, From Genesis to Review Legal ops professionals from Disney and Walgreens captured the changing law firm cybersecurity paradigm and some of the bumps they encountered in
Börsen-Zeitung (June 8, 2018): Data Transfer Trouble (Translation from the German original „Daumenschrauben beim Datentransfer“) New EU regulation makes data exchange with countries more difficult – Threat of more legal disputes Author: Heidi Rohde.
AI Finding Favor in Legal Industry, But Adoption Lags A recent survey conducted by Consilio polled 105 legal and technology professionals at last month’s Legalweek New York conference, and found that 93 percent
Growth of the Legal Operations Function Drew Macaulay and Robin Snasdell discuss the rise of the legal operations function within the FTSE 100. This article originally appeared in The Lawyer's FTSE 100 Key
How To Control Data As Technology Complicates E-Discovery While technology is making certain aspects of e-discovery faster and easier — think of the process improvements that technology-assisted review has produced — it is
Findings from the 10th Annual Law Department Operations Survey For 10 years now, the Blickstein Group, in cooperation with Consilio, has been surveying Legal Ops and other law department professionals, focusing solely on
Today's General Counsel Q&A on e-Discovery with Peter Ostrega Peter Ostrega explores how technology has contributed to the complexity of eDiscovery and the new skills and technologies that can assist with addressing these
Whitepaper: Rise of Law Firm Hacks Leads to More Scrutiny From Corporate Clients Third-Party Cybersecurity Assessments Help Manage Risk Karen Hornbeck, Consilio Last year was a lightning rod for law firm
The EU Transfer Two-Step: Mastering the Ever-Changing Data Dance E-discovery experts at ILTACON, including Consilio's Ben Rusch, discussed how to navigate the changing EU data transfer landscape and make regulations work for you.
Consilio’s 2016 Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series – Survey No. 2: Technology, the seventh conducted in alliance with the Texas General Counsel Forum, demonstrates a focus on further enhancement of technology in the law
In a bid to assert control over cyberspace, China passed a sweeping cybersecurity law that affects virtually every company doing business in that country. The law is set to go into effect June 1, 2017. Despite its broad reach and potential for disruption, it appears that very few legal professionals are aware of the law. A 2017 survey by Consilio showed that just a quarter of legal tech professionals are aware of the law. Just 2% are “very aware” and a scant minority (14%) are “very concerned.”
Consilio Brings Together Analytics and Human Review in In-House Cost-Containment Service In this article, Robin Snasdell discusses our new service External Spend Optimization and its use of analytics tools. This article originally appeared on Legaltechnews.com
Efficiency by Technology In an exclusive roundtable hosted by The Lawyer and Consilio, lawyers share their secrets to winning the ‘more for less’ debate in the boardroom. This article originally appeared in the March
Contracts are what make any business go, but first, they have to get to the finish line: execution. Unfortunately, in many organizations, agreements get bogged down in byzantine contracting processes that frustrate corporate counsel
eDiscovery Costs & Budgeting - Creating Order out of Chaos In this whitepaper Senior Director, Matthew Davis discusses eDiscovery cost challenges and how to control costs early on in the process. This piece originally appeared
Four Technologies Help Limit and Manage PII in Cross-Border eDiscovery With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) yet to go into effect and evolving data privacy laws, organizations face a huge challenge when it comes
What Law Firms Can Learn from The Ninth Annual Law Department Operations Survey Robin Snasdell, Managing Director, chats about how the legal operation managers’ role has flourished, growing from a profession in its infancy into
Are You Ready for the New China Cybersecurity Law? Managing Director, Dan Whitaker discusses China's comprehensive Cybersecurity Law and the implications it will have on businesses when it goes into effect in June 2017. This
The Low Down on eDiscovery in Germany: Where the Growth's at and the Cases in Question Managing Director, Michael Becker chats about e-Discovery’s German growth, key differences in European discovery and more. This article originally
Insourcing, International Due Diligence and Data-Culling This interview with Consilio's Chris Adams originally appeared in the February/March 2017 issue of Today's General Counsel. Read the full article.
Challenges in Searching Multilingual Data Sets in Global Investigations Global businesses speak many languages. While conducting business in multiple languages is necessary and inevitable, it also creates grave business risks as some of the most
Eye on Discovery - Global Businesses and Internal Investigations: The Challenges of Multilingual Keyword Searches Global businesses speak many languages. Conducting business in multiple languages creates business opportunities and business risks as some of the
Entering a New Era for the Management of Legal Processes in the German Legal Market: Technically Sophisticated and Based on Division of Labour [This document is a convenience translation of the original German article: “Die
Eye on Discovery - Is Office 365 Enough to Meet Your eDiscovery Needs? To claim that Office 365 is a success would be an understatement. With a 320 percent increase in enterprise users from third-quarter
Ninth Annual Law Department Operations Survey The Annual Law Department Operations Survey was created in 2008. It is the largest law department operations survey in the marketplace, with at least 80 unique data points. The
Eye on Discovery - Five Steps to Take Now to Prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation Once the European Court of Justice issued its decision in Schrems v. Data Protection Commissioner, businesses began scrambling
The Privacy Shield: Is It Our Destiny or the Dark Side? “Oh, I’m afraid the deflector shield will be quite operational when your friends arrive.” With these words, the Emperor taunted Luke Skywalker, informing him
Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series Consilio and The General Counsel Forum are pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series. This series of short, simple performance surveys is
Law Department Benchmarking Report Your comprehensive source for practices, metrics, and trends driving law department operations. 119 Companies | $2.3 Trillion in Revenue | $4.3 Billion in Legal Spend |5,900+ In-House Attorneys
So you want to better manage your organization’s contracts and are ready to invest in technology to support those efforts. But what kind of technology do you need? Is a contract lifecycle management (CLM) system
Organizations are looking to improve their contract management, both with respect to existing agreements and contract creation for new agreements and templates. Many organizations’ contracts are not centralized and largely unmanaged, leading to unmonitored risks
As organizations grow or the competitive landscape shifts, the corporate vision can evolve. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnection between a corporation’s new vision and the law department’s support of that vision. Law departments may
Our last issue discussed transforming the law department in order to align it with the corporate vision. This issue focuses on a critical aspect of that transformation – prioritizing the department’s work. Ideally, the law
A global economy brings with it global litigation—and global e-discovery. Regulatory investigations involving global data are also on the rise, with growing enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other laws such as the
Since the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last revisited its merger review process back in 2006, many new tools have emerged on the e-discovery scene. These changes are one of the main reasons the FTC published
Since the addition of the e-discovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in 2006, sanctions for spoliation have risen markedly. This trend seems unlikely to wane now that the 2015 amendments to Rule
Webinar: The Snowden Effect - How the Landscape of Cross-Border Discovery is Impacted by Recent Events Presented as part of the ALM Virtual Corporate Counsel Forum, this one-hour webinar, will examine how
In this month's Lawyer Monthly, Consilio Managing Director Drew Macaulay discusses the challenges associated with Subject Access Requests and how an experienced eDiscovery partner can help navigate them.
Documents are increasingly requiring more complex protection of passwords. However, if there is a need for a regulatory investigation, the process of automating the decryption of locked documents can quickly become unmanageable.
Successfully managing encrypted data depends on the processes and technology used. With the right know-how and technology, it is possible to properly collect and decrypt data and proceed with its review. In this article, Consilio's
The continuing and rapid increase in the volumes of electronic documents generated and stored by companies means the issue of elevated costs is not going away. The only solution is to devote precious time and
Every day, the world grows smaller as companies stretch their operations around the globe. As businesses cross international borders, so does their data. Even for organizations with a smaller global footprint, the advent of technologies such as
Legal technology tools such as concept clustering and predictive coding can help reduce the amount of data that needs to be reviewed during discovery, thus reducing reviewer costs. Consilio's Jon Shaman & Mathieu van Ravenstein
When eDiscovery involves data from more than one country, it adds layers of complexity to an already complicated process. In this article, Jon Shaman discusses some of the many challenges counsel must overcome.
The process of responding to litigation or an investigation is no longer simply a matter of locating potentially relevant hard copy documents in the company archives and handing them over to external counsel for review,
New Civil Procedure Rule 31.5A looks set to shake up the disclosure process in England and Wales, with potentially serious consequences for those not up to speed with the changes by next April, writes Garry
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