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How to Handle Hyperlinks: Current and Future eDiscovery Practices

As digital habits change and the shift to virtual work continues to evolve in business, new eDiscovery challenges will inevitably emerge. For example, litigators commonly debate over the use AI technology in eDiscovery protocols. One party often alleges spoliation of electronically stored data when the other fails to produce relevant evidence.

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Current Trends in Legal Spend – Where do ALSPs Stand?

As the legal industry continues to embrace new technologies and business partnerships, organizations are taking a closer look at legal spend. Getting better visibility and insight into where hidden savings exist help drive action towards cost-saving opportunities like automating contract analysis, outsourcing document review to an alternative legal service provider (ALSP), leveraging preferred provider firms for specialization, and hiring flexible legal talent to augment their permanent legal staff.

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Best Practices for Tackling Internal Investigations in the Era of Remote Work

In a time where it seems like everyone is working remote, at least to some degree, it is more challenging to navigate internal investigations. When the pandemic struck, many organizations did not have time to create a comprehensive work from home plan, which put sensitive business data at risk for compromise or accidental deletion. Now, it is clear that increased remote work will ensue, as many industries have realized the cost-saving and productivity benefits of virtual or semi-virtual business models.

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Is the AI Revolution Creating Information Governance Problems?

The world is powered by data and technology. With all the focus and new legislation on data privacy, organizations need to keep governance at the forefront when reconciling the use of emerging technologies with compliance and privacy considerations. One area where this becomes particularly important is when organizations utilize platforms, solutions, and other technologies powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for business purposes. Some examples include creditors automating decisions on consumer approvals or employers using AI technology to assist with hiring determinations.

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