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The Future of Blockchain and eDiscovery: What Should the Legal Industry Expect?

With new technologies frequently surfacing during an eDiscovery review, it is time for legal departments to take a deeper dive into blockchain so they can be prepared for what is to come. Legal professionals are aware of what blockchain is and may even use this technology for some business functions like smart contracts or payment for services via cryptocurrency. However, blockchain is still evolving and there are many unknowns about how this technology operates and what role it will play in both the legal industry and general business.

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Sedona Commentary Provides Ephemeral Messaging Usage Guidelines

In January, the Sedona Conference published commentary on ephemeral messaging and is open to public input until March 28, 2021. Ephemeral messaging is a dynamic technology that allows people to send secure, end-to-end encrypted messages that auto-delete after a brief period.

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Legalweek 2021 Goes Virtual and Illustrates Just How Transformative Technology Can Be

Like everything else, Legalweek 2021 looked a bit different this year. While the conference was virtual, it did not disappoint. Attendees still experienced interesting keynotes, sat through CLE sessions, dropped into facilitated discussions, had networking opportunities, and even received virtual swag bags! The conference definitely reinforced the notion that most things can be done remotely, and can be done well.

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Using Case Insights to Improve Litigation Strategy and Manage Costs

Performing an early case assessment (ECA) to help make better litigation strategy decisions is not a new or novel concept. However, with the rise in technology, this process has evolved and become increasingly more valuable to litigation teams. Attention to case insights comes after a team identifies, preserves, and collects electronically stored information (ESI) about potential matters. This includes litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory events.

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