Information Governance: Preserving Data and Being Prepared for Investigation

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 3 March 2020

By Erick Gunawan, Global Head of Forensics

Organisations need to ensure there is someone enforcing their rules around information governance. A lot of organisations in the US have an information governance officer either in their IT, legal or risk team making sure the procedures are promoted to staff. In Australia, we have seen more hybrid roles where IT managers and record managers take on parts of the governance work.

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Current Trends in Forensic Investigations for Cross Border Matters

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 4 February 2020

By Erick Gunawan, Head of Forensics

What are the current trends in forensic investigations for cross-border matters? In this article, Head of Forensics – Erick Gunawan, looks at the constant evolution in data types and volumes, and the ever-tightening data privacy laws and regulatory intervention.

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The Risks of Self-Collection

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 December 2019

By David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead

When digital evidence is required at the start of a matter, it’s easy to get swept up in the moment and start rushing to gather the evidence but this is a key time to step back, take a moment and reflect on the ultimate aim.

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Redactions? How to Ensure There are no Nasty Surprises

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 28 November 2019

With recent headlines highlighting the damage and embarrassment that can be caused by poorly redacted documents, it is no wonder many firms and corporates are turning to legal document management specialists to secure their redactions.

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Data Security – Are you ready?

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 28 November 2019

The risk of a data breach is imminent with attackers often assigned to target certain sectors, specifically, legal firms to exploit intellectual property.

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Arbitration on a Trajectory of Change in Asia

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 November 2019

The recent opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites in Singapore demonstrates the ongoing demand for international arbitration services in APAC. Not only has there been continued growth, but arbitration in the region has been on a trajectory of change and growth for some time and is increasingly operating with more efficiency. Innovation and technology are at the heart of this evolution.

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What Happens After the Dawn Raid?

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 November 2019

By Robyn Kidd, Head of Managed Document Review

There has been a dawn raid with 100,000 documents to review. What is the process from here?

The dawn raid has led to the forensic collection of 100,000 documents, now safely secured on a hard drive.  What is the process from here?  It’s important to plan your strategy in advance to minimize downtime, extract relevant documents and get ready for production.

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Bringing e-Discovery In-House? Four Tips to Get You Started

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 3 October 2019

By Sarah Bell, Director, Law In Order Hong Kong

With an increase in litigation and in costs for document review, more and more companies are considering bringing parts, if not all, of the eDiscovery process in house. Insourcing eDiscovery can give legal teams the opportunity to manage and review data prior to briefing an external law firm, provide more transparency with regards to costs and process, and skill up your in-house team in eDiscovery techniques and technologies.

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From Data Identification to Review in a Nutshell

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 September 2019

The process of identification, preservation and collection in the approach to review can be complex. Here is an overview of the process.

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Spotlight On: Electronic Hearings

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 5 August 2019

With the opening of our premises at Maxwell Chamber Suites this week, we are taking the opportunity to look at how our eHearings services can save time and money, and make matters more efficient.

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