CCPA and GDPR UPDATE: Unstructured Enterprise Data in Scope of Compliance Requirements

An earlier version of this article appeared on Legaltech News   A core requirement of both the GDPR and the similar California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which becomes enforceable on …

True Proportionality for eDiscovery Requires Smart Pre-Collection Analysis

Proportionality-based eDiscovery is a goal that all judges and corporate attorneys want to attain. Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1), parties may  discover any non-privileged material that is relevant …

How the Remote Workforce Impacts GDPR and CCPA Compliance

While our personal and business lives will hopefully return to normal soon, COVID-19 is only accelerating the trend of an increasingly remote and distributed workforce. This “new normal” will necessitate …

Court Compels Forensic Imaging of Custodian Computer, Imposes Sanctions Due to Non-Defensible eDiscovery Preservation Process

HealthPlan Servs., Inc. v. Dixit, et al., 2019 WL 6910139 (M.D. Fla. Dec. 19, 2019), is an important eDiscovery case addressing what is required and expected from organizations to comply …

How Case Teams Can Streamline Collections with X1 in RelativityOne

Editor’s’ Note: This article originally appeared on The Relativity Blog. It is reprinted here in full with permission.  by Sam Bock on November 07, 2019   Our September 2019 release for RelativityOne debuted some …

Web Collection With Legitimate Public Policy Purpose Deemed Legal and Proper by Federal Courts

By John Patzakis and Craig Carpenter Social Media evidence collection for judicial and compliance purposes can involve web collection techniques using artificial or “examiner” accounts in order to access and …

In-Place Data Analytics For Unstructured Data is No Longer Science Fiction

AI-driven analytics supercharges compliance investigations, data security, privacy audits and eDiscovery document review.  AI machine learning employs mathematical models to assess enormous datasets and “learn” from feedback and exposure to …

Want Legal to Add A LOT More Value? Stop Over-Collecting Data

The 2019 CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium) Conference ended last week, and by all accounts it was another great event for an organization that continues to gain relevance and momentum.  …

90 Percent of Law Firms Managed Social Media Evidence Collections in 2018

The International Legal Technology Association recently published a very informative and comprehensive law firm eDiscovery practice survey “2018 Litigation and Practice Support Survey.” ILTA received responses from 181 different law …

GDPR Fines Issued for Failure to Essentially Perform Enterprise eDiscovery

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full force in May 2018. Prior to that date, what I consistently heard from most of the compliance community was general …

eDiscovery Collection 3.0: Much Better, Much Faster, Much Cheaper

In his recent blog post, X1 CEO Craig Carpenter discussed the inability of any software provider to solve a critical need by delivering a truly scalable eDiscovery preservation and collection …

Why I Joined X1

Two weeks ago I joined X1 as CEO, a company I am convinced is in the process of disrupting not just the eDiscovery industry, but the regulatory compliance and corporate …

eDiscovery Veteran Craig Carpenter Joins X1 as CEO

Today we have some very exciting news: Craig Carpenter has joined X1 as our new CEO. Craig is a seasoned and experienced executive in the eDiscovery and information governance arena, …

Dark Web Evidence Critical to all Cyber Investigations and Many eDiscovery matters

The dark web is a component of the World Wide Web that is only accessible through special software or configurations, allowing users and website operators to remain anonymous or untraceable. …

When your “Compliance” and eDiscovery Processes Violate the GDPR

Time to reevaluate tools that rely on systemic data duplication The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective in May 2018. To briefly review, the GDPR applies to the …

Live Demo of Relativity and X1 Integration Creates Significant Buzz

Last week we hosted a webinar with Relativity and D4, which highlighted the very compelling integration of our X1 Distributed Discover solution with the Relativity platform, including RelativityOne.  This integration …

Assessing GDPR 30 Days In: A Report from the Field

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began May 25, 2018, and this new development is significantly reshaping the information governance landscape for organizations worldwide that control, process …