Weekly Trends Report – 9/18/2019 Insights

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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 publication.


Relativity Fest Oct. 20-23 – Join us this fall at Relativity Fest in Chicago where my colleagues and I will be speaking on four sessions:

Join Mary Mack and me on Oct. 10 at 1 pm ET for the second installment of our ACEDS webinar series, Monthly Insights with George Socha & Mary Mack.

BDO knows CCPA – BDO’s California Consumer Privacy Act resource page enables privacy executives to stay abreast of the impending regulation and learn about overarching privacy and governance considerations in one convenient location.


Litigation Support Tip of the Night – Sean O’Shea of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP has assigned himself a daunting goal, to post a new litigation support tip each night. He may not have managed to do this every single night, but his blog, Litigation Support Tip of the Night, contains over 1,000 tips going back to April 2015. For a recent example, check out his Sept. 14 post, Ringtail – Some cool features.

New UF Law career path program – Mike Quartararo of eDPM Advisory Services reported that the University of Florida Levin College of Law eDiscovery Project, run by Bill Hamilton, has partnered with Consilio on a new summer internship program, offering graduates opportunities to learn the business of e-discovery.




NIST released draft privacy framework – Deborah George of Robinson+Cole wrote that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a preliminary draft of its NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management (Privacy Framework). NIST is accepting public comments until 5 pm ET on Oct. 24.

California first-in-nation IoT security law to go into effect Jan. 1 – Daniel Pepper of BakerHostetler discussed California’s Internet of Things security law, Security of Connected Devices (SB-327), which goes into effect on Jan. 1.

Cayman Islands Data Protection Law to take effect Sept. 30 – The Cayman Islands’ Data Protection Law, 2017 is currently scheduled to come into effect on Sept. 30, reported the Ogier law firm.

China issued new cybersecurity law to protect children – Wei-Chun (Lex) Kuo, Weina (Grace) Gao, and Cheng-Ling Chen of Latham & Watkins wrote that the Cyberspace Administration of China has released a new data privacy regulation related to children, the Provisions on Cyber Protection of Personal Information of Children, that will go into effect on Oct. 1.


$1.1 billion and counting – Bob Ambrogi of LawSites reported that legal tech investments this year already have surpassed $1.1 billion. By comparison, last year was the first time those investments reached $1 billion, and there are still 3 months left before year end. Included in the post is a list of this year’s investments.

COLPM’s InnovAction Awards winners – Bob Ambrogi of LawSites reported that the College of Law Practice Management’s 2019 InnovAction Awards went to two organizations. Immigration law firm Siskind Susser won for Visalaw.ai, a series of apps the firm has spend more than three years building using Neota Logic’s AI-based expert system; the apps replicate legal analysis and automate routine and complex tasks and document generation. Suffolk University Law School won for its Legal Innovation and Technology Lab, a joint project between the school’s clinical programs and its LIT Institute.

Interested in entering the ABA TECHSHOW 2020’s Startup Alley? – If you are interested in submitting an entry to the ABA TECHSHOW 2020’s Startup Alley competition, go to Bob Ambrogi of LawSites’s post on the schedule for entering. Fifteen legal tech startups will be selected to exhibit in a special Startup Alley in the TECHSHOW exhibit hall. They also will face off in an opening-night pitch competition to be judged by conference attendees.

GCs place top priority on scaling up legal processes – Richard Tromans of Artificial Lawyer reported that according to a survey of 30 high tech growth company general counsel conducted by contract management software company Juro and the Wilson Sonsini law firm, scaling up legal processes inside the inhouse team is a top-three concern (87%), followed by tooling and technology (74%) and adding value to business (61%).  Cutting costs was not a great priority, coming in at 13%.


Date Focus Organization Title
9/11/2019 ED FTI Consulting


FTI Consulting Adds Relativity Support to Australia Marketv
9/16/2019 ED LDM Global


LDM Global Announces Partnership to Offer and Support Nuix Discover
9/16/2019 ED Lionbridge


Lionbridge Announces Lionbridge for Relativity Integration
9/17/2019 ED ayfie


Lineal licenses ayfie’s linguistic technology to supercharge eDiscovery
9/17/2019 ED Inventus Inventus Zenith Delivers the Full Power of Inventus eDiscovery via an Intuitive, Self-Service User Interface


Date Focus Publisher Title Authors
9/5/2019 C/DP Expel Five things law firms can do now to improve their security for tomorrow Amanda Fennell (Relativity)
9/6/2019 C/DP Holland & Hart Business Associates’ Use of Information for Their Own Purposes Kim Stanger
9/11/2019 ED Relativity Introducing Fest Focus: The Corporate Vision Samantha Kandah
9/11/2019 ED X1 Overcoming Evidentiary Challenges to Social Media Evidence John Patzakis
9/12/2019 ED Bradley “Who’s Gonna Pay for All This?” Can Prevailing Litigants Have Their E-discovery Charges Taxed as Costs Against Their Losing Opponents? John E. Goodman & J. Thomas Richie
9/12/2019 C/DP


eDisclosure Information Project How not to do it: object lessons in discovery and data protection from Her Majesty’s Government Chris Dale
9/12/2019 C/DP Covington Business Roundtable Proposes Framework for Consumer Privacy Legislation  
9/13/2019 C/DP eDiscovery Daily Blog It’s Friday the 13th! So, What’s Worse – Jason or Last Minute Votes on CCPA Amendments?: Data Privacy Trends Doug Austin
9/16/2019 ED eDiscovery Daily Blog Appellate Court Vacates Order Allowing Plaintiff’s Expert Access to Defendant’s ESI Prior to Privilege Determination: eDiscovery Case Law Doug Austin
9/17/2019 C/DP eDiscovery Daily Blog The Cat and Mouse Game Between Data Privacy Regulators and Online Advertisers: Data Privacy Trends Doug Austin
9/17/2019 ED Ball in your court Preserving Android Evidence: Return of the Clones? Craig Ball
9/17/2019 LT/DT LawSites Another Day, Another $50M Invested in A Legal Tech Company Bob Ambrogi
9/18/2019 C/DP LawSites Integreon Launches Service for Rapid Response to Cyber Incidents Bob Ambrogi


Conferences, webinars, and the like can provide insight into where e-discovery, information governance cybersecurity, and digital transformation are heading

9/19/2018-10/18/2019 EVENTS

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9/19/19 8:00 AM 9/19/19 5:15 PM BST Conference London, UK The Masters Conference Disclosure Is Always Changing When It Comes To Privacy, Cybersecurity, And Artificial Intelligence.
9/19/19 8:30 AM 9/19/19 4:30 PM BST Conference London, UK Hogan Lovells All-Day Workshop: Privacy and Cybersecurity KnowledgeShare
9/19/19 8:30 AM 9/19/19 4:30 PM BST Conference London, UK Hogan Lovells All-Day Workshop: Privacy and Cybersecurity KnowledgeShare
9/19/19 9:00 AM 9/19/19 4:00 PM ET Conference New York, NY TetherView Cyber Security Summit 2019
9/19/19 11:30 AM 9/19/19 9:00 PM ET Conference Boston, MA ACEDS ACEDS New England Chapter: E-Discovery Education Day – Legal Technology Education & Sunset Cruise
9/19/19 11:30 AM 9/19/19 1:00 PM ET Meeting Jacksonville, FL ACEDS ACEDS Jacksonville Chapter: Efficient & Effective Tech Solutions for Litigation Life Cycle Problems
9/19/19 11:45 AM 9/19/19 1:15 PM CT Meeting Dallas, TX Women in eDiscovery Dallas Chapter Meeting – Demystifying Metrics: Where’s the Value?
9/19/19 12:00 PM 9/19/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting Costa Mesa, CA Women in eDiscovery Orange County Chapter Meeting – When the Lawyer is the Client, Part I
9/19/19 1:00 PM 9/19/19 2:00 PM CT Meeting Des Moines, IA and Cedar Rapids, IA Women in eDiscovery Iowa Chapter Meeting – Top Tips for Successfully Managing a Document Review Project
9/19/19 1:00 PM 9/19/19 6:30 PM ADT Conference Halifax, Canada Epiq Atlantic Coast Legal Innovation and Technology Roundtable
9/19/19 2:00 PM 9/19/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act: Lessons Learned So Far
9/19/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Stay Non-Invasive in Your Data Governance Approach
9/19/19 6:00 PM 9/20/19 5:30 PM CT Conference Minneapolis, MN CLEF Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum
9/21/19 7:00 AM 9/21/19 7:00 PM PT Activity San Francisco, CA Women in eDiscovery San Francisco & Silicon Valley Chapters – Napa Wine Tour
9/23/19 9/25/25 PT Conference Las Vegas, NV IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
9/23/19 8:30 AM 9/24/19 12:45 PM CEST Conference Madrid, Spain ERA Investigating Web 2.0
9/24/19 9/25/19 CT Conference Houston, TX Today’s General Counsel The Exchange eDiscovery
9/24/19 1:00 PM 9/24/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS The State of E-Discovery 2019
9/24/19 1:00 PM 9/24/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Above the Law Choosing the Right AI Practice Tools: Transactional and Litigation Use Cases
9/24/19 1:00 PM 9/24/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Above the Law Antidote to AI Overload: Framework for Tactical Use of AI Across the Legal Domain
9/24/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   Everlaw What’s New at Everlaw: Feature Roundup
9/24/19 2:00 PM 9/24/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC Driving Down the Cost of Ediscovery: a PREX Presentation
9/24/19 4:00 PM 9/24/19 5:00 PM BST Webinar   ACEDS How Automating eDisclosure with Audio, Video & Native Document Translations Saves Time and Money
9/25/19   CT Meeting Dallas, TX ACEDS *Save the Date* ACEDS Dallas Chapter Q3 Event
9/25/19 7:45 AM 9/26/19 3:30 PM ET Conference New York, NY Corporate Counsel General Counsel Conference 2019
9/25/19 11:00 AM   ET Webinar   Cellebrite Digital Data: Accessing the Latest iOS & Android Devices for Investigations
9/25/19 12:00 PM 9/25/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   ILTA Debunking the Top Ten Myths of Document Review
9/25/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   XDD New Notifications: Updates on Social Media in eDiscovery
9/25/19 3:00 PM 9/25/19 4:00 PM ET Webinar   ZyLAB A Practical Approach to Redaction
9/26/2019 9/27/2019 ET Conference Washington, DC Duke Law Bolch Judicial Institute Developing GDPR Compliance Code and Implications for California Consumer Privacy Act Practices
9/26/19   ET Conference New York, NY Consero Corporate Litigation & Investigations Executive Roundtable
9/26/19 8:30 AM 9/26/18 5:00 PM CT Conference Houston, TX WiE WiE Houston: Legal Technology Showcase & Conference
9/26/19 8:30 AM 9/26/19 5:00 PM CT Conference Houston, TX Women in eDiscovery 2019 WIE Houston Legal Technology Showcase & Conference
9/26/19 8:30 AM 9/26/19 7:15 PM CT Conference Houston, TX Women in eDiscovery 2019 WIE HOUSTON Legal Technology Showcase & Conference
9/26/19 8:30 AM   BST Meeting Birmingham, UK Ankura The Future of Litigation: Innovation and Affordability
9/26/19 12:00 PM 9/26/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting Portland, OR ACEDS ACEDS Portland Chapter: An Introduction to Document Discovery in the Age of Big Data
9/26/19 12:00 PM 9/26/19 1:30 PM ET Meeting Boston, MA Women in eDiscovery Boston Chapter Meeting – Managing & Motivating Important Human Resources
9/26/19 2:00 PM 9/26/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC Emerging Trends and Hot Topics in eDiscovery
9/26/19 2:00 PM 9/26/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   Lexbe Mastering Privilege Protection in Document Intensive Cases
9/26/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Self Service BI & Analytics: Architecting for Collaboration
9/26/19 5:30 PM 9/27/19 4:15 PM ET Conference Detroit, MI ACEDS 4th Annual ACEDS Detroit Symposium/Midwest eDiscovery Conference: “To eDiscovery and Beyond”
9/26/19 6:00 PM 9/26/19 7:30 PM ET Meeting Washington, DC ACEDS ACEDS DC Chapter: Learning Information Governance
9/29/19 9/26/19 CT Conference Chicago, IL Today’s General Counsel The Exchange Compliance and Ethics
9/30/19 10/2/19 CT Conference San Antonio, TX Comexposium Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference
9/30/19 8:30 AM 10/1/19 12:15 PM CEST Conference Zagreb, Croatia ERA Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings
10/2/19 8:00 AM 10/2/19 4:45 PM ET Conference New York, NY Bloomberg Law In-House Forum East
10/2/19 12:30 PM   CEST Webinar   University of St.Gallen Which business models may be subject to the GDPR in Switzerland?
10/2/19 1:00 PM 10/2/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   CCBJ Data Privacy Implications of Cloud-Based Social Collaboration Apps
10/2/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   ABA Cybersecurity for the Home and Office
10/2/19 2:00 PM 10/2/19 2:30 PM ET Podcast   ACEDS Musings with Marc & Mary: Part Two
10/2/19 5:30 PM 10/2/19 9:00 PM BST Meeting London, UK ACEDS ACEDS UK Chapter: Disclosure Pilot – 10 Months in
10/3/19 8:30 AM 10/3/19 10:30 AM IST Meeting Dublin, Ireland ACEDS ACEDS Ireland Chapter: Responding to a Hack/Data Breach Workshop
10/3/19 1:00 PM 10/3/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Today’s General Counsel California’s New Privacy Law: Four Bet-The-Job Questions for GCs
10/3/19 1:00 PM 10/3/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   Strafford E-Discovery and Spoliation Issues: Litigation Pitfalls, Duty to Preserve, and Clawback Agreements
10/5/19 11:00 AM 10/5/19 6:30 PM PT Conference Irvine, CA Women in eDiscovery 2019 SoCAL Tech Conference
10/8/19 1:00 PM 10/8/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS To Catch a Thief: Using Forensics to Track the Money
10/8/19 1:00 PM 10/8/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   The Sedona Conference Webinar on Practical Approaches to Negotiation and Cooperation in Civil Litigation
10/8/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Data Quality Success Stories
10/9/19 7:00 AM 10/9/19 4:30 PM CT Conference Minneapolis, MN Optiv OptivCon Minneapolis
10/9/19 12:00 PM 10/9/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting San Diego, CA Women in eDiscovery San Diego Chapter Career Panel
10/9/19 1:00 PM 10/9/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Monthly Insights with George Socha and Mary Mack
10/10/19 1:00 PM 10/10/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS DSARs – Operational Burden and Resource Hungry!
10/10/19 1:00 PM 10/10/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   MER A Global Privacy Review
10/10/19 1:30 PM   ET Webinar   ABA Construction & Data Privacy Regional CLE Program
10/11/19   BST Conference London, UK Artificial Lawyer Legal Innovators
10/13/19 10/15/19 PT Conference Westlake Village, CA Consero Corporate Litigation Forum
10/14/19 5:00 PM 10/16/18 5:00 PM PT Meeting Lake Tahoe, NV EDI The 5th GICLI Annual Meeting
10/15/19 10/17/19 ET Conference Herndon, VA OSDFCon 10th Annual Open Source Digital Forensics Conference
10/16/19 9:00 AM 10/16/19 6:00 PM BST Conference London, UK Legal Geek Legal Geek Conference
10/16/19 1:00 PM 10/16/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS A Practical Guide to Leveraging Technology-Assisted Review in Litigation
10/16/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   Law.com Find that Needle in a Haystack with Advanced eDiscovery Search Techniques Before and During Review
10/16/19 3:00 PM 10/16/19 4:00 PM ET Webinar   Holland & Knight Cybersecurity Risks for the Autonomous Transportation Sector
10/16/19 4:00 PM 10/18/19 1:45 PM ET Conference Incline Village, NV EDI EDI Leadership Summit
10/16/19 4:00 PM 10/18/19 2:00 PM PT Conference Lake Tahoe, NV EDI The 9th Annual EDI Leadership Summit
10/17/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Build Your Own Data Governance Tools
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JD Supra Cookies. We place our own cookies on your computer to track certain information about you while you are using our Website and Services. For example, we place a session cookie on your computer each time you visit our Website. We use these cookies to allow you to log-in to your subscriber account. In addition, through these cookies we are able to collect information about how you use the Website, including what browser you may be using, your IP address, and the URL address you came from upon visiting our Website and the URL you next visit (even if those URLs are not on our Website). We also utilize email web beacons to monitor whether our emails are being delivered and read. We also use these tools to help deliver reader analytics to our authors to give them insight into their readership and help them to improve their content, so that it is most useful for our users.

Analytics/Performance Cookies. JD Supra also uses the following analytic tools to help us analyze the performance of our Website and Services as well as how visitors use our Website and Services:

  • HubSpot - For more information about HubSpot cookies, please visit legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.
  • New Relic - For more information on New Relic cookies, please visit www.newrelic.com/privacy.
  • Google Analytics - For more information on Google Analytics cookies, visit www.google.com/policies. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This will allow you to download and install a Google Analytics cookie-free web browser.

Facebook, Twitter and other Social Network Cookies. Our content pages allow you to share content appearing on our Website and Services to your social media accounts through the "Like," "Tweet," or similar buttons displayed on such pages. To accomplish this Service, we embed code that such third party social networks provide and that we do not control. These buttons know that you are logged in to your social network account and therefore such social networks could also know that you are viewing the JD Supra Website.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies

If you would like to change how a browser uses cookies, including blocking or deleting cookies from the JD Supra Website and Services you can do so by changing the settings in your web browser. To control cookies, most browsers allow you to either accept or reject all cookies, only accept certain types of cookies, or prompt you every time a site wishes to save a cookie. It's also easy to delete cookies that are already saved on your device by a browser.

The processes for controlling and deleting cookies vary depending on which browser you use. To find out how to do so with a particular browser, you can use your browser's "Help" function or alternatively, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which explains, step-by-step, how to control and delete cookies in most browsers.

Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Contacting JD Supra

If you have any questions about how we use cookies and other tracking technologies, please contact us at: privacy@jdsupra.com.

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