Category Archives: Epiq Systems

Clearing the decks before going to Brussels

I do not pretend that this job is hard work in the way that trying to reach a sales target or managing a large project is hard work. It is far too enjoyable for that. It would, however, be good … Continue reading

Posted in Brussels, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, DocuMatrix, Document Retention, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, EU, Guidance Software, IQPC, KPMG, Litigation Readiness, Litigation Support, Recommind, Regulatory investigation | Leave a comment

The UK is well-placed between the EU and the rest of the eDiscovery world

The first big eDiscovery conference of the autumn is IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Europe conference in Brussels on 30 September and 1 October. I am going there mainly to take part in a panel organised by Guidance Software … Continue reading

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Web demos allow interest without commitment

Technology companies make little use of technology to deliver their messages. Web demos may lack the personal touch of a face-to-face show, but you can reach many more people. They offer unparalleled opportunities to show off your products without the … Continue reading

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Equivio>Relevance Case Studies – men against machines

It is always helpful, when introducing something new, to be able to measure it against a familiar yardstick. When engines were first invented, their power was expressed as a multiple of the power of horses, and horses remain the comparator … Continue reading

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Outsource edisclosure and share the load

The outsourcing of legal functions is suddenly topical as a result of Rio Tinto’s decision to set up an outsourced legal resource in India and Pinsent Masons’ plan to have first pass litigation review done in South Africa – see … Continue reading

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Ark Group e-Disclosure Conference 2009

You can generate a lot of notes in six conference days in three countries in nine days and have little time to transcribe them. I am quite good at actually recording what people say, less so at the small but … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Justice, Case Management, Civil justice, Court Rules, Courts, CPR, Discovery, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, Forensic data collections, Litigation, Litigation Support, Lord Justice Jackson, Part 31 CPR | Leave a comment

Labour’s fall may be matched by litigation’s recovery

I have just sent off my slides for my keynote speech at the Ark Group’s e-disclosure conference on Monday 9 June. Its title is The Empty Bear Garden, and it is about the decline of litigation since the CPR of … Continue reading

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Everything and everyone at the IQPC Information Retention and E-Discovery Management Conference

I reached IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Discovery Management  Conference 2009 just as the first speaker stood up on Wednesday morning, feeling rather like Phileas Fogg as he burst into the Reform Club with seconds to spare. Although I had not … Continue reading

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Clyde & Co selects Epiq Systems and Trilantic as preferred e-disclosure providers

Although the business of the e-Disclosure Information Project involves telling law firms and corporations about electronic disclosure technology suppliers, I avoid discussions about pending competitive tenders in the e-disclosure market. Given the range of people with whom I am in … Continue reading

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Guidance Software survey for IQPC

The Information Retention and e-Disclosure Conference run by IQPC is usually one of the best in the calendar, with a better-than-usual mix of corporate users and information professionals. It take place this year on 20 and 21 May at Le … Continue reading

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Welcome to Equivio as new Project sponsor

I am delighted to welcome Equivio as a new sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project. As I wrote in November (see New integration and new web site for Equivio) I met CEO Amir Milo at the Masters Conference in Washington. … Continue reading

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Epiq opens in Brussels

Epiq Systems, Inc. have opened an office in Brussels to provide support for clients involved in pan-European and global litigation and regulatory investigations. Epiq is best known for its DocuMatrix review platform and for corporate insolvency, as well as for … Continue reading

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An Epiq Christmas Party

Christmas parties are a bit thin on the ground this year. To judge by the many reports in the business press of party cancellations, doing without them seems either to be a sign that the petty cash box is empty … Continue reading

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E-Disclosure Information Project first birthday

November marks the first anniversary of what became the E-Disclosure Information Project. It did not have that name when I ran a half-day training session for judges in Birmingham last November but it was effectively launched with that event. This … Continue reading

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New integration and new web site for Equivio

Equivio has reached the enviable position of being synonymous with de-duplication and data redundancy. It is not that no-one else does it, but Equivio specialises in it and has moved outwards from that specialist niche into the business functions which … Continue reading

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Speaking and listening in Australia

Sydney feels familiar from the moment you step off the plane. It is not just its culture, language and architecture which makes you feel at home – its law, its information management issues, the remedies available to judges and the … Continue reading

Posted in Australian courts, Case Management, CaseMap, Court Rules, Courts, CPR, Disclosure Statement, Discovery, Document Retention, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, Guidance Software, KPMG, Kroll, LexisNexis, Litigation, Litigation Readiness, Litigation Support | Leave a comment

Birmingham barristers see e-disclosure applications

A seminar in Birmingham allowed an audience of lawyers to see some of the applications used to handle electronic disclosure topped and tailed by some explanation of the litigation context. It was not just a trade show but a visual … Continue reading

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Understanding transparent search for UK litigation

The US courts are laying increasing stress on the technology and the methodology used to find documents relevant to a case. Even US lawyers are pulling the blanket over their heads at the implications of this, and UK lawyers will … Continue reading

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No UK law firms at ILTA 2008

After this February’s LegalTech in New York, I wrote a piece called Why no UK lawyers at LegalTech? in which I suggested that UK law firms – partners and/or their senior IT staff – would benefit enormously from a few … Continue reading

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Project sponsors ranked by Socha-Gelbmann

It is probably a grave dereliction of duty to disappear on holiday just as George Socha and Tom Gelbmann publish their annual Electronic Discovery Survey provider rankings, but that is no reflection on the performance of those of my sponsors … Continue reading

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Catching up will have to wait

I had hoped by now to have written up the talks which HHJ Simon Brown QC and I gave to two groups of judges in the last two weeks, but time is against me and a short summary will have … Continue reading

Posted in Australian courts, Case Management, Court Rules, Courts, CPR, Discovery, DocuMatrix, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, FoxData, FRCP, Litigation Support, Part 31 CPR | Leave a comment

Epiq Systems appoints IT Director for Europe

Epiq Systems, owners of the successful document review platform DocuMatrix and sponsors of the e-Disclosure Information Project, has appointed John Lang as IT Director of its UK office with a Europe-wide brief. His responsibilities will include the development of Epiq … Continue reading

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If I had known the cost was hundreds not thousands….

The reactions at an e-disclosure conference point up the value of getting an idea of the likely costs before deciding that electronic disclosure is not for you. You cannot assess proportionality without doing so, and may be surprised by the … Continue reading

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Welcome to new Project sponsors

You will have noticed two new logos on this blog and my web site. Epiq Systems and Anacomp have agreed to support the e-Disclosure Information Project, and although I put their logos up at once, I have not had time … Continue reading

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Guidance on benefits of e-Disclosure Project

If it was slightly embarrassing to find myself the principal subject-matter of a speaker session at the IQPC Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Conference last week, it is even more so to have the task of writing about it afterwards. … Continue reading

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Keywords not always the key to disclosure

How useful are keywords in refining document populations? They can be a blunt instrument, but it may be proportionate to use blunt instruments as long as everyone involved is aware of the method used. What does it all mean to … Continue reading

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Attracting readers for electronic disclosure

I do not have any sophisticated means of tracking the visitors to this blog, but WordPress shows me which pages have been read how many times and allows me to distinguish between real views and those made by crawlers and … Continue reading

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Epiq Systems buys Pinpoint Global

Epiq Systems, who have recently released DocuMatrix 12, the international version of their document review software, have announced the further expansion of their UK business with the acquisition of Pinpoint Global Ltd. Pinpoint are best known for their proprietary processing … Continue reading

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Summation back in the UK

Summation is one of the older litigation support software companies – it was founded in 1988. It has made a few attempts to break into the UK market but these fizzled out mainly (to my eye) for lack of a … Continue reading

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Anacomp captures new sources of information

Anacomp announces new alliances which bring hosted capture to its already broad range of services. The trend towards a one-stop shop will appeal to many. Anacomp, best known until last year for its docHarbor document repository, has taken a further … Continue reading

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EPIQ Systems and ECM join forces

A long working relationships between Epiq Systems and Effective Case Management (ECM) reached a natural culmination on 1 February when the two businesses were combined. Tony Ratcliffe, the founding owner of ECM becomes a member of Epiq’s London office team.

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