Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Seeking the Right Support for Your Supplementary Information Requests

Apr 6, 2021 11:07:51 AM | Sean Lynch

When undergoing a merger or acquisition (M&A), it is common for the Canadian Competition Bureau to issue a Supplementary Information Request (SIR) if it is perceived there could be a negative effect to the competitive landscape in the area of the combined businesses. For example, the Bureau concluded Metro’s $4.5 billion acquisition of the Jean Coutu Group in 2018 would likely lead to substantially higher prices or decreases in services related to medications and other pharmacy products in eight regions across Quebec. As a result, Metro agreed to sell properties or leases to another party as part of the deal.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Sean Lynch, eDiscovery Solutions

The Four Prerequisites of Automatic Redaction (Complete With Beyoncé Examples)

Feb 24, 2021 4:33:56 PM | Ian R. Sinclair

Redaction of privileged content or personal information is commonplace before documents are produced to an external party. Manual redaction has predominated throughout my 10 years in eDiscovery, but, as of late, automatic redaction tools are gaining ground. Yet, in my experience with the current tools, automatic redaction should be relied upon in limited (or specialized) circumstances and, often, require extensive eyes-on quality control.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Ian Sinclair, eDiscovery Solutions

To host or not to host? That is the question.

Jan 27, 2021 2:51:49 PM | Esther Labindao

As the Director of Client Services at Ricoh eDiscovery, I consult with clients on the best method to manage their litigation databases. While each firm differs in how they operate (and with which tools), there is always one question that comes up: is it better to use a desktop or cloud solution?

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Topics: Technology & Managed Services, eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

Legal Hold 101: What you need to know about preserving your records

Jan 19, 2021 12:34:54 PM | Marketing

Also known as a litigation hold, a legal hold is a preservation order that ensures records are protected and left untouched should a litigation or investigation arise — a critical step in the eDiscovery process.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Unstructured File Analysis, eDiscovery Solutions

To Remain Competitive, Law Firms Must Embrace Technology

Dec 17, 2020 5:36:42 PM | Marketing

By 2025, it is reasonable to assume that the digital tools emerging in legal practice will have advanced to the point there all legal services involving the standard application of legal knowledge will be delivered by technology.” Cambridge Strategy Group


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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Technology & Managed Services, eDiscovery Solutions, Self-Service eDiscovery

How eDiscovery is Evolving: Drivers, Trends and Technology

Nov 16, 2020 4:12:45 PM | Marketing

The scope of eDiscovery has expanded beyond its traditional focus on litigation. Defining, mapping and applying advanced eDiscovery processes requires better collaboration, creativity and flexibility. Marrying technology with advanced processes also plays a key role. 

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Jessica Lockett, eDiscovery Solutions

Four Reasons Why an On-Demand eDiscovery Model Could Work for Your Firm

Sep 14, 2020 3:41:06 PM | Esther Labindao

For decades, firms have had to purchase the infrastructure and licenses for software to review their data and invested in robust software to process it. Smaller firms who were unable to purchase processing software would opt to outsource services such as the processing of electronic documents, unitizing and coding of documents. 

On-Demand eDiscovery is changing that.

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Topics: eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

Introducing Silvia DeBastos, Customer Success Manager

Aug 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM | Marketing

We’re pleased to announce Silvia DeBastos as the Customer Success Manager for Ricoh eDiscovery. In this newly-developed role, Silvia — who first joined our team in 2016 — acts as a bridge between the Sales and Fulfillment teams.

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Topics: eDiscovery Solutions, Silvia DeBastos

Data Compliance: Are you prepared for an investigation?

Jun 29, 2020 3:03:38 PM | Marketing

With an increasing demand for data, both in-house and external advisors are feeling the pressure to step up their investigation strategies and procedures to stay compliant with various data governance, corporate and legal protocols.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, eDiscovery Solutions

Webinar Announcement: Advances in Investigations, eDiscovery & Litigation Management

Jun 18, 2020 3:00:32 PM | Marketing

Ricoh is proud to be serving as an exclusive sponsor for the Canadian Legal Innovation Forum's new series of online webinars. The webinars, which kicked off earlier this month, cover a variety of subjects focused on innovation. 

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, eDiscovery Solutions