ACEDS and EDRM agree to affinity partnership, extend joint membership

EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, and the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the BARBRI organization that is the largest in the world exclusively for e-discovery professionals, this week announced a new affinity partnership. Members of both organizations can benefit from the partnership, which will include discounted rates and joint participation in […]

President’s plan to offer liability shield for data breach intelligence puts stark focus on corporate IT, reporting abilities

On the heels of a frightening series of high-profile data breaches in which hackers exposed gaping holes in the digital infrastructures of some of the world’s most prominent organizations, and sprung untold amounts of sensitive data into the ether, President Obama has unveiled major plans to bolster the front lines of corporate cyber-defense amid growing […]

ACEDS teams with TRU Staffing Partners to deliver certification to legal technology professionals

ACEDS is proud to announce that it has partnered with TRU Staffing Partners, the award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in e-discovery, litigation support and cybersecurity, to deliver CEDS certification and training to practitioners who aspire to advance their careers in those fields. As part of the affinity relationship, TRU Staffing Partners, which has consistently ranked […]

10 trends that could reshape the legal technology market in 2015

Last year’s article, published at the same time as this one, included predictions for 2014 such as vendors buying other vendors for their client bases, service companies becoming software companies, law firms doing less technical heavy lifting in-house, contract jobs on the rise and processing fees becoming obsolete. The following predictions for 2015 point to […]

Overhauled draft of once-groundbreaking ethics proposal emerges sanded down, after stiff pushback

The latest draft of a widely heralded California ethics opinion, thought to be in its original form among the most forceful declarations of a lawyer’s responsibilities to perform e-discovery competently, shows sweeping changes to the issues it chooses to address, tempered assertions, and a notable recasting of the illustrative attorney around which the opinion’s hypothetical statement of […]

Documentary disclosure requirements under Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation: Responding to a notice to produce

You have prepared for the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). Now what? Will your organization be the next recipient of a Notice to Produce (“Notice”) in an investigation by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (“the CRTC”) – the principal regulator responsible for CASL? Organizations across Canada must now prepare to respond to production requests as the […]