Insight into where e-discovery, information governance cybersecurity, and digital transformation are heading – who is doing what now or in the future, what works and what doesn’t, and what people wish they could do but can’t – gleaned from recent publications
Reactions to Legaltech – Now that Legaltech is over, we get the reactions:
- Observations about Legaltech 2019 from Attendees, Part One: eDiscovery Trends, from Doug Austin (CloudNine) – a complication of reactions for Legatech regulars.
- Observations about Legaltech 2019 from Attendees, Part Two: eDiscovery Trends
- Lessons from Legaltech: It’s Not About Legal Tech, from David Curle (Thomson Reuters) – noting that the Legaltech keynote barely mentioned technology, and discussing the implications.
- Legal Tech For The Legal Elite: Observations Of Two Conferences, from Bob Ambrogi – wondering where the other 90% were.
- The Reason Why Legal Tech Remains the Domain of the Legal Elite: It’s All About The Money, from Carolyn Elefant (who was a year behind me in law school), a reaction to Bob Ambrogi’s article.
On achieving proportionality – Special Counsel and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney personnel compare two e-discovery workflows illustrate how differing uses of technology led to different results.
New UK exchange protocol – From the ILTA UK Litigation Support Special Interest Group, a new eDisclosure exchange protocol for use in England and Wales.
CYBERSECURITY & DATA PRIVACY
CCPA predictions and recommendations – With the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 due to come into force next January, Holland & Knight attorneys offer predictions – the CCPA will create honeypots of personal info, allow for pre-suit discovery, and possibly set the table for class action attacks – and 5 recommended actions for corporate counsel to take now to minimize risk relating to CPPA litigation.
In-house counsel require more from outside counsel – As reported by Legaltech news, survey results indicate in-house are requiring more data management declarations and cybersecurity info from their outside attorneys, driving in part by the GDPR.
LEGAL TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Wilson Sonsini creates legal tech software subsidiary – Law firm Wilson Sonsini announced on Feb. 5 the formation of SixFifty, a software subsidiary building products for privacy and security, asylum, startups, and landlord tenant.
MDR LAB accepting applications – MDR LAB, a legal tech start-up program from law firm Mishcon de Reya, is taking applications through Feb. 17. They are particularly interested in innovations relating to litigation, transaction law, cyber, real estate and business of law.
What GCs want and don’t get – As reported in Legaltech news, what general counsel want most from their outside counsel and do not get is meaningful data analysis, especially analysis of data on spending and analysis of data on matters.
Do lawyers still not know about legal technology? – According to the results of a recent survey in the UK, almost half of junior lawyers either do not know legal technology exists or do not know about its benefits.