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Press Announcement from Globe Newswire XDD Acquires Anexsys Group Limited in London to Expand International Presence in UK Content Assessment: XDD Acquires Anexsys Press Release Information – 85% Insight – 90% Relevance – 100% Objectivity – 80% Authority – 90% 89% Excellent A short percentage-based assessment of the qualitative benefit of the recent post sharing the XDD acquisition of Anexsys. {“@context”:”http://schema.org”,”@type”:”product”,”name”:”XDD Acquires Anexsys”,”description”:”Press Announcement from Globe Newswire XDD Acquires Anexsys Group Limited in London to Expand International Presence in UK Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, da”,”sku”:””,”mpn”:””,”gtin”:””,”brand”:{“@type”:”Thing”,”name”:””},”offers”:{“@type”:”Offer”,”url”:””,”price”:””,”priceCurrency”:””,”availability”:”InStock”,”priceValidUntil”:””},”review”:{“@context”:”http://schema.org”,”@type”:”review”,”dateCreated”:”2020-08-05T15:06:52+00:00″,”datePublished”:”2020-08-05T15:06:52+00:00″,”dateModified”:”2020-08-05T15:10:41+00:00″,”headline”:”XDD Acquires Anexsys”,”name”:”XDD Acquires Anexsys”,”url”:”https://complexdiscovery.com/xdd-acquires-anexsys/”,”description”:”Press Announcement from Globe Newswire XDD…
Editor’s Note: As an author, contributor, and speaker on eDiscovery, Herbert Roitblat is a technology entrepreneur, inventor, and expert who needs no introduction to serious professionals in the eDiscovery ecosystem. Currently serving as Principal Data Scientist at Mimecast, he is a recognized expert in areas ranging from cognitive science and information retrieval to eDiscovery and machine learning. His recently published paper on topical modeling in eDiscovery calls attention to the search process in legal discovery and highlights that a computer-assisted search process is not only reasonable, but it is also complete when measured by topics. Is there something I’m missing?…
Press Announcement from PRNewswire HaystackID and NightOwl Global Combine in Merger to Create Global eDiscovery Leader Leading eDiscovery Service Providers Combine and Enter Next Stage of International Expansion and Enterprise Growth Content Assessment: HaystackID and NightOwl Global Merge Press Release Information – 90% Insight – 90% Relevance – 100% Objectivity – 80% Authority – 90% 90% Excellent A short-percentage-based assessment of the qualitative benefit of the recent post sharing the HaystackID merger with NightOwl Global. {“@context”:”http://schema.org”,”@type”:”product”,”name”:”HaystackID and NightOwl Global Merge”,”description”:”Press Announcement from PRNewswire HaystackID and NightOwl Global Combine in Merger to Create Global eDiscovery Leader Leading eDiscovery Service Providers Combine…
Press Announcement from PRNewswire Mitratech Acquires Tracker Corp, Adding Leading I-9 and Immigration Management Solutions to its Legal and Compliance Technology Portfolio Tracker provides HR and legal teams with intuitive solutions for standardizing employee processes and minimizing staffing-related risk. Content Assessment: Mitratech Acquires Tracker Corp Press Release Information – 80% Insight – 80% Relevance – 70% Objectivity – 70% Authority – 90% 78% Fair A short percentage-based assessment of the qualitative benefit of the recent post sharing the Mitratech acquisition of Tracker Corp. {“@context”:”http://schema.org”,”@type”:”product”,”name”:”Mitratech Acquires Tracker Corp”,”description”:”Press Announcement from PRNewswire Mitratech Acquires Tracker Corp, Adding Leading I-9 and Immigration Management…
Editor’s Note: Published as an independent research paper from the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn, Estonia, this new handbook on malware reverse engineering provides important insight into how to analyze malware executables that are targeting the Windows platform. Authored by Ahmet Balci, Dan Ungureanu, and Jaromir Vondruska from the CCDCOE, this handbook can be considered a solid first step in the investigation of malware and beneficial as a reference for data discovery and legal discovery professionals dealing with the expanding and costly threat of malware. Taken from the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence…
Research Overview Hype Cycle for Legal and Compliance Technologies, 2020  Published on July 20, 2020, by the research and analyst firm Gartner, the new Hype Cycle for Legal and Compliance Technologies, 2020 research (G00465146) is designed, according to Gartner, to help application leaders responsible for legal and compliance technologies anticipate and evaluate the impact of emerging legal technology and other business innovations. This information and insight may be useful for legal, business, and information technology professionals as they consider the positioning and potential for data and legal discovery technologies. Authored by industry analyst Marko Sillanpaa, the Hype Cycle research…
Editor’s Note: The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) is an independent European body, which contributes to the consistent application of data protection rules throughout the European Union, and promotes cooperation between the EU’s data protection authorities. Recently, in response to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment in the landmark Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Schrems II) case, the EDPB published a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document designed to provide initial clarification and preliminary guidance on the judgment. Provided for your review and use is a complete copy of this recently published…
Editor’s Note: Published annually by Ari Kaplan Advisors, this unfiltered survey featuring interviews and insight from 27 individuals (same number as the 2019 report) responsible for eDiscovery decision making, represents a pre-COVID (prior to March 6, 2020) overview of industry trends ranging from outsourcing and budget to international discovery and the GDPR. The survey announcement also highlights the 29 eDiscovery vendors (up from 25 in the 2019 report) who purchased a subscription to the detailed insights and competitive landscape information noted in the survey. Press Announcement via PR Web Ari Kaplan Advisors Releases the Results of its 6th Annual E-Discovery…
Editor’s Note: The results of the recent Summer 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the unfortunate and continuing impact of COVID-19 on the business of eDiscovery. However, for these pandemic-driven results to be fully understood, they should be viewed through the contextual lens of the results of all nineteen surveys that have been administered to eDiscovery professionals since the inception of the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey in early 2016. The Business of eDiscovery in the Summer of 2020 The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a nonscientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working…
Editor’s Note: The results of the recent Summer 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the continuing impact of COVID constraints on the business of eDiscovery. However, for these pandemic-driven results and their potential impact on the business of eDiscovery to be fully understood, they should be viewed through the contextual lens of the results of all nineteen surveys that have been administered to eDiscovery professionals since the inception of the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey in early 2016. Budgetary Constraints: A Current Concern for eDiscovery Professionals The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a nonscientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into…
Editor’s Note: Taken from the annual Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Report recently released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), the numbers represented in the following charts highlight metrics that may be useful for law firms, legal departments, and legal services providers seeking to understand the annual pulse rate of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act mandated merger transaction reviews and Second Requests. The charts may also be useful as a baseline for considering eDiscovery provider assertions regarding the depth and breadth of their Second Request support for this unique type of eDiscovery. Given the…
Five Great Reads is a selection of research, reports, and articles published on the ComplexDiscovery blog and shared regularly to inform and update legal, business and information technology professionals on data discovery and legal discovery.* Click here to read the complete newsletter of the latest Five Great Reads Click here to subscribe to Five Great Reads Update Individuals and Organizations Highlighted in the July Edition include: Amazon Web Services Chambers and Partners Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Data Protection Commission (DPC) Ireland European Commission (EC) US Department of Justice (DOJ) US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ComplexDiscovery July Newsletter (PDF) Mouseover and Click July 2020 eDiscovery
Press Announcement from the Federal Trade Commission FTC Approves Fiscal Year 2019 Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Report The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division released the agencies’ 42nd Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Report. The report provides HSR Premerger Notification data for fiscal year 2019. Under the HSR Premerger Notification Program, companies report some proposed mergers and acquisitions to the government before they occur, and the agencies identify and challenge those transactions that may substantially lessen competition in violation of federal law. As the report explains, companies notified the agencies of 2,089 HSR reportable transactions during fiscal year 2019, which is…
Editor’s Note: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued a press release highlighting the judgment issued in the Case C-311/18 Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems. Provided below is an extract and full copy of today’s press release and a statement extract on the judgment from the Data Protection Commission (DPC) of Ireland. Press Announcement from the Court of Justice of the European Union The Court of Justice invalidates Decision 2016/1250 on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-US Data Protection Shield However, it considers that Commission Decision 2010/87 on…
The Kinetics of Three eDiscovery Business Metrics in the Summer of 2020 The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem. The survey consists of nine core multiple-choice questions focused on factors related to the creation, delivery, and consumption of eDiscovery products and services. Additionally, the survey includes the following three optional questions focused on the business operational metrics of days sales outstanding (DSO), monthly recurring revenue (MRR), and revenue distribution across customer bases. How would you characterize the trajectory of your organization’s Days…
Press Announcement from Globe Newswire XDD Acquires LightSpeed Legal Expanding Services in Washington, DC Market Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management, and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announces the acquisition of LightSpeed Legal, an eDiscovery services company based in Washington, DC. David Moran, XDD President, and COO states, “As we continue to expand business operations nationwide, adding LightSpeed Legal to the XDD family further bolsters our physical presence in the DC market.  Having served the DC market for many years, the agile LightSpeed team, technology, and services mix complements our mission…