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Introducing the Everlaw Ediscovery Community

The modern legal professional has the unenviable task of not only adopting new technology but also learning how to best utilize that technology for various use cases.

What is Early Case Assessment?

Without a way to reduce massive data volumes during the ediscovery process, legal teams can see workflows and costs quickly spiral out of control. However, early case assessment (ECA) through the use of ediscovery software solutions can provide a “preliminary walk-through” of electronically stored information (ESI).

Trial preparation: a complete guide

Preparing for a trial is a long, complicated process. As the trial date gets closer, the work ramps up, and the final few weeks can be a scramble. But the real work of preparing a case begins far earlier on, as legal teams survey evidence, establish their theory of the case, and create their most compelling narrative.

Ediscovery trends for 2022: ediscovery beyond (and before) litigation

More than ever before, legal professionals are leveraging ediscovery technology for scenarios before litigation is anticipated and beyond. Cloud solutions were previously considered optional for legal organizations. However, the past couple of years have proven that the cloud is an obligatory part of any growing organization.

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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

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