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Learn how Legal Analytics enables you to better select qualified and cost-efficient outside counsel, to quickly assess opposing counsel, and to drive effective data-backed litigation strategy. READ MORE ›
Accurate law firm and attorney performance assessment is essential to hiring the best outside counsel to handle your company’s cases. Legal Analytics changes the game, allowing in-house counsel to cut through the noise in firm pitches.
Download this case study and discover how Huawei’s U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Litigation Counsel leverages Legal Analytics to:
Confidently screen proposed litigation counsel when selecting a law firm
Reduce costs by finding qualified, less expensive, less well-known firms and lawyers
Quickly assess opposing parties and their counsel for early case assessment
Develop litigation strategy by utilizing big data analytics from their suit of apps
PLUS – you will also receive the Legal Analytics Apps Data Sheet to discover how the suite of tools can deliver answers for specific use cases (e.g., comparing courts, judges, or law firms), early case assessment, motion strategy, and patent portfolio evaluation.
Learn how to positively impact your culture and get your compliance training program on the path to excellence with the 2018 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report. READ MORE ›
Ethics and Compliance (E&C) training programs are challenged by a lack of dedicated budget and resources, often because of the difficulty in demonstrating the value of the program. As leaders face increasing demands for training despite limited resources, demonstrating value and performance is critical.
This white paper explores survey results from 1,200+ professionals involved in running their organization’s E&C programs. Learn tips, trends, and best practices to enhance your own program and make more informed decisions to better demonstrate value.
Download this white paper for holistic insights and analysis of E&C training questions such as:
What approaches do organizations take?
What challenges do organizations face?
How do organizations measure effectiveness?
What outcomes or benefits do organizations realize and what influences them?
Blockchain is rapidly evolving as industries start exploring how to utilize the new technology. Learn about the potential benefits, uses, and concerns it offers for eDiscovery and financial services. READ MORE ›
Blockchain can securely and permanently record transactions without the presence of a centralized authority such as a bank or government, raising interest in the financial sector. This also raises legal concerns around eDiscovery when producing data.
As corporations explore the use of blockchain, and firms see increasing interest, download this white paper to learn:
Concerns the technology raises for eDiscovery
The benefits for eDiscovery and financial services
Key blockchain characteristics and how it operates
This white paper outlines key considerations and steps for conducting an effective risk assessment that allows your company to address the legal and regulatory risks it faces. READ MORE ›
U. S. regulators increasingly expect companies to undertake a risk assessment process to ensure compliance programs are appropriate to the size, complexity, location and scope of business activities.
For companies operating in a complex, fast-moving and increasingly interconnected environment, it is essential to have a dynamic, risk-based corporate compliance program that evolves with the environment.
Download this white paper and start building a well-devised risk assessment process to that will help your organization identify vulnerabilities, manage and mitigate both legal and regulatory risks.
This overview includes:
Scoping the risk assessment and identifying who conducts it
Technology-assisted review (TAR) is evolving into a more efficient and cost-effective process, being dubbed “TAR 2.0.” Learn about the benefits in store for your future eDiscovery reviews. READ MORE ›
Since receiving the courts’ seal of approval, technology-assisted review (“TAR”) has proven to be a better way to get through massive amounts of data in a more efficient and cost-effective manner. The main benefits of using TAR are the reduction in effort and costs, while simultaneously improving accuracy in eDiscovery.
However, with all its advantages, TAR, as most use it today, has limitations. It requires high-rate senior attorneys to train the system, training processes that may reduce accuracy in some cases, and the need to re-review certain documents that can result in longer discovery times.
To overcome these limitations, many legal professionals are now turning to continuous active learning, otherwise known as TAR 2.0. Learn how TAR is evolving to become even more efficient and accurate.
Download this white paper that covers:
How TAR 1.0 works
How TAR 2.0 differs and improves upon 1.0
How TAR 2.0 will further benefit your eDiscovery efforts
Take a practical look at what contract review automation is, how it operates, how your in-house team can utilize the technology, and the impactful benefits to your company’s bottom line. READ MORE ›
The legal industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting new technology to improve business. As in-house counsel face increasing pressure to cut costs and boost ROI, automating contract reviews can make an immediate impact by increasing efficiency and saving time.
This on-demand webinar demonstrates how legal teams are revolutionizing their daily contract review process. Get a practical look at using contract review automation and how modern legal teams are using this technology today.
Access this webinar that will cover:
What contract review automation is
How to dramatically reduce the time and cost of contract review and approval
A live demonstration of contract review automation
This 10-step guide provides a methodical approach to evaluating and choosing eDiscovery software or services that best match the unique requirements of your company. READ MORE ›
Corporate counsel’s task of choosing an eDiscovery provider or software can be time-consuming and riddled with difficulties, as they must accommodate unique company requirements. But this decision is critical to the success of the company’s legal operations.
And yet technology and services related to eDiscovery evolve frequently, thus making a methodical approach key to making the best possible decision. These 10 steps will guide you through evaluating and choosing eDiscovery software or services to match the needs of your company.
Download this white paper that covers:
Key factors that your legal team needs to consider during evaluation
A methodical stepwise plan to help you evaluate based on your unique company requirements
How to determine a best-fit solution for your legal team
Deleting unneeded legacy data can produce long-term cost, time and efficiency benefits for any organization. Discover how to leverage defensible deletion to improve your business operations today. READ MORE ›
Many organizations have significant volumes of legacy data, in both electronic and hard copy form.
Significant portions of this data should be deleted to the extent that it is not subject to legal hold requirements, and does not serve a foreseeable business purpose.
Keeping less data can produce long-term benefits for any organization, including: reduced data storage costs, faster retrieval of information, improved efficiency of business operations, and reduced discovery time, costs and risk.
Download this white paper to learn:
How to develop a defensible deletion process
The importance of email usage and retention/disposition
This white paper outlines step-by-step instructions to build and implement a scalable compliance program that embeds positive compliance culture at your company, regardless of industry or size. READ MORE ›
Companies (and their legal departments) in today’s global economy are confronted with growing legal and compliance risks due to the expanded scope, complexity and the global nature of their business activities. Accordingly, companies and legal teams wishing to avoid these risks build out robust risk-based corporate compliance program that are designed to limit the company’s exposure.
Download this white paper for practical steps your company and legal team can take to successfully embed a positive compliance culture by developing and implementing a compliance program that can be used globally, regardless of industry or the size of your company.
Get a detailed understanding of, and step-by-step approach to:
The compliance risk framework
Pre-program considerations such as: compliance, governance, and oversight
Learn 3 best practices to help you tackle increasing preservation challenges posed by new communication trends in the modern, electronic business landscape. READ MORE ›
In the ever-changing electronic world that we live in, monitoring and preserving data becomes more and more challenging for organizations. New and emerging communication trends potentially pose a threat as employees and associates conduct business on new platforms and personal devices outside of the office.
While this can be intimidating, being aware of new trends and addressing what is acceptable with employees can make it an easier task.
Download this white paper and learn how to keep abreast of communication trends and solutions that address new preservation challenges for your company, including:
3 best practices to avoid preservation pitfalls
An overview of how communication is evolving in business
What kind of data is considered to be in an organization’s control
This guide goes beyond the basic best practices and provides some practical guidance on how to go about developing an eDiscovery program inside the company firewall and live to talk about it. READ MORE ›
For most in-house counsel, terms like metadata, terabytes, forensic images, and email archives didn’t exist when you were in law school. All the legal and risk management theory in the world won’t matter when you’re trying to convince a manager why you need 12 more servers for your discovery efforts.
So how is this guide different from the numerous best practice treatises, articles that outline case law requirements, and tools that can be utilized for setting up a successful ediscovery program?
This guide is different because it addresses the practical application of these great principles to a profit-making entity. Because let’s face it, the corporation exists for one thing - its bottom line. This guide is your key to developing a discovery program inside the company firewall.
Download now for:
Tips for each lifecycle phase of the eDiscovery reference model
Key questions to ask when developing each phase
Best practices for setting up a bottom line focused In-House eDiscovery program