Breaking News: UK Court Approves Predictive Coding Over Objections

The UK’s The Lawyer reports that the English High Court issued yet another landmark judgment yesterday regarding the use of Predictive Coding. The judgment, hailed in the article as a victory for firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) on behalf of its client, BCA Trading, approved the use of Predictive Coding over objections of the requesting party.

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Is Pyrrho Bringing the Right Attention to Predictive Coding?

When scrutinizing sketches prior to air time, Saturday Night Live creator (and “Dr. Evil” inspiration) Lorne Michaels has been known to dryly comment, “Yes, it will get a laugh, but will it get the right laugh?” I can’t help but wonder similarly about the recent Pyrrho case, in which Master Matthews provided the UK’s first…

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Panama Papers: Not Your Typical Data Breach

Remember those quaint times when we all thought the Ashley Madison hack was shocking and newsworthy? Enter The Panama Papers to bring a new scale and scope to the fore. The revelations of the past few days about the offshore financial dealings of Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca’s many and varied clients have understandably grabbed headlines…

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Data Breaches and Innovative Legal Solutions

Much has been said about protecting data and preventing hacks, and yet at the end of the day there will be breaches. Case in point: The WSJ reported breaches at major law firms just days ago. The FBI suspects that hackers were seeking confidential information for the purposes of insider trading. It’s an unfortunate sign…

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Shakespeare’s Warning and the Need for Speed in eDiscovery

Shakespeare’s Warning and the Need for Speed in eDiscovery What ho, Maverick and Goose? Wherefore art thou in such ceaseless hurry, so eager to “shove it into overdrive” and “fly into the danger zone?” And what say you to the voices that clamor for alacrity in the practice of eDiscovery? (‘Zounds, what zesty pronouncements do…

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