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Epiq takes systems offline after ransomware attack

eDiscovery and managed services giant Epiq has taken its systems offline globally after being hit by a ransomware attack, but says so far there is no evidence of unauthorised transfer or misuse of data.

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Grant Thornton forensics manager becomes first in EMEA to achieve Nuix Certified Masters

Mark Monaghan, manager in Grant Thornton Forensic and Investigation Services has achieved the Nuix Certified Masters, the first person in EMEA to do so, and only the second globally.

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Grant Thornton forensics manager becomes first in EMEA to achieve Nuix Certified Masters

This post was originally published on this siteMark Monaghan, manager…

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DISCO launches case management repository

eDiscovery vendor DISCO today (3 February) announced the launch of DISCO Case Builder – a suite of case management tools that enables legal teams to store, manage and search their case materials in the next stage of a litigation.

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DISCO launches case management repository

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Balfour Beatty Engages Reveal as National eDiscovery Partner

Balfour Beatty has engaged Reveal as its preferred provider of eDiscovery services in the United States, in a massive win for the 2008-founded eDiscovery software and services vendor.

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Anexsys enters partnership with Brainspace

UK consulting firm Anexsys, which specialises in legal support and e-discovery, has entered a new partnership with leading global data analytics and eDiscovery provider Brainspace, which will see Brainspace offered as part of Anexsys’ eDiscovery managed services solution.

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New eDiscovery Platform – Lexis DiscoveryIQ – Released for General Availability

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional today announced the availability of Lexis® DiscoveryIQ, a new eDiscovery software platform that disrupts the conventional eDiscovery workflow by placing an emphasis on early case assessment and the use of advanced visual analytics. The benefits for litigation teams are earlier insight into litigation data, better litigation strategies and reduced costs of […]

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Ediscovery consolidation: kCura acquires Content Analyst, developers of high-performance advanced text analytics tech

kCura, developers of the ediscovery software Relativity, just announced their acquisition of Content Analyst Company LLC, developers of the CAAT analytics engine. Widely adopted by various U.S. intelligence agencies and the e-discovery community, Content Analyst’s proprietary technology – now in its third generation – has been helping customers quickly gain insight into massive volumes of unstructured data since 2004.

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The 2016 edition of the Allvision – Insider Guide to UK eDisclosure Systems is now available – FREE download

The definitive Guide to UK eDisclosure systems is now available, as Allvision and Legal IT Insider publish the 2016 edition of what has become the industry bible to the UK ediscovery industry. The Guide remains stable at around 100 suppliers and 70 products but these figures include 13 new suppliers, balanced out by 11 who have left/been acquired, as well as two name changes.

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The Third Wave of Ediscovery – is a paradigm shift underway?

True cloud is the sensible approach for legal departments to quickly and easily reduce data volumes and get instant access and insights about discovery data—giving them the power to truly “know now” about the merits of a case. True cloud also represents a radical new democratization of e-discovery: Legal professionals, regardless of their technical skill, can now leverage the full power of the cloud, bringing speed, flexibility, affordability and sustainability to the business challenge of managing exponentially growing volumes of variable and disparate data.

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Ediscovery Project Manager – Everlaw

Join a rapidly-growing startup! You’ll directly manage the day-to-day project management needs of our clients. This means helping clients oversee document review and hit critical deadlines for lawsuits worth hundreds of millions of dollars. You will be responsible for working directly with our User Experience, Customer Success and Operations teams in planning, training, and supporting […]

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Marketing/PR Coordinator – Everlaw

Join a rapidly-growing startup! You will help develop and implement our company’s marketing strategy and demand generation programs – including content (blogs, videos, email), events (conferences, webinars), public relations (relationship-building, awards), advertising, social media, analytics, and more. Since we’re a small, flexible team, you’ll also have the opportunity shape product development and design your own […]

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LegalTech New York Preview: LTC4 to launch Ediscovery Module

The Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition (LTC4) just announced that its widely anticipated draft eDiscovery/eDisclosure Core Competency (ECC) Learning Plan will be released at LegalTech New York to LTC4 members for peer group review. The launch will take place on Wednesday 3rd February, 5 – 7 PM at Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56th Street, New York.

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More consolidation in ediscovery market as Xact Data acquires Orange Legal Technologies

Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a provider of ediscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms, corporations and government agencies, just announced its acquisition of Orange Legal Technologies (OrangeLT).

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David Bowie RIP – The Ediscovery Years

One aspect of the late David Bowie’s career you might not see in the media coverage today is the fact that during the 1960s, when he was still singing as David Jones and playing the coffee-bars of London, was that for a short time he had a day-job at the London litigation support (and now ediscovery) bureau Legastat.

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Ediscovery & Litigation Support Sector Consolidation – Advanced Discovery buys Millnet – another UK vendor goes

Advanced Discovery just announced the acquisition of Millnet, the largest and longest established UK-headquartered ediscovery, litigation support and legal document services firm. The acquisition supports Advanced Discovery’s strategy to meet clients’ growing global eDiscovery needs. Clients will now have access to eDiscovery services across the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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Ediscovery & Litigation Support Sector Consolidation – Advanced Discovery buys Millnet – another UK vendor goes

Advanced Discovery just announced the acquisition of Millnet, the largest and longest established UK-headquartered ediscovery, litigation support and legal document services firm. The acquisition supports Advanced Discovery’s strategy to meet clients’ growing global eDiscovery needs. Clients will now have access to eDiscovery services across the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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LDiscovery acquired by The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth

Listed as one of Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500 companies, LDiscovery has been acquired by major private equity house The Carlyle Group and ‘disruptor’ investor group Revolution Growth alongside LDiscovery’s management. Financial terms have not been disclosed but the Washington Post has reported the investment to be in the region of $150m.

Carlyle is understood to have bought a majority stake in LDiscovery, which provides a full range of information discovery and governance solutions to law firms, corporations and government agencies.

Led by founder and CEO Chris Weiler, LDiscovery will now also be chaired by Daniel Akerson, the former chairman and chief executive of General Motors and former head of Carlyle’s flagship global buyout group.

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Further consolidation in UK ediscovery market as Consilio buy Proven Legal

Consilio, a global provider of ediscovery and document review services, has just acquired UK based Proven Legal Technologies, an edisclosure and forensic consulting services provider and Relativity premium-hosting partner. This acquisition will strengthen Consilio’s growth in Europe and enable it to offer Relativity hosting services to its global clients. Proven Legal Technologies was founded in 2006 as Palmer Legal Technologies.