Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

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

How to Get Executive Buy-In on Contract Technology Solutions

Jun 17, 2020 4:49:20 PM | Marketing

As In-House Counsel transitions from legacy to digital setups, they’re often faced with several pain points ⁠— one of which being an effective way to manage and analyze contracts. There are huge advantages to moving from manual review to using a tool that instantly analyzes, flags and manages contracts of every type however, getting executive buy-in to onboard these robust tools remains a major hurdle.

While legal teams understand the benefits of investing in an agile tool that can automate the contract process from start to finish, other stakeholders may not always be on the same page.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Contract Analysis

We Answered Your Top 8 Questions About Contract Analysis

May 27, 2020 10:38:06 AM | Sean Lynch

The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked many organizations. Between uprooting our office environments and working from home to juggling the challenges of procurement, services and fulfillment, the current crisis has brought force majeure clauses, termination clauses, and business interruption insurance policies to the forefront.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Contract Analysis

Webinar Announcement: Contract Analysis & Review — Now and into the Future

May 13, 2020 4:21:13 PM | Marketing

Force majeure, failure to perform and termination clauses are at the top of every corporation’s mind. Understanding risk around contracts, today and post-pandemic, is crucial to help determine liabilities and the impact on your business.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Contract Analysis

The Value of Partnership in a Crisis

May 6, 2020 2:52:18 PM | Marketing

During this uncertain time, it can be difficult finding the support you need while working remotely. Fortunately, the Relativity community is providing excellent resources to help our team and clients feel connected in the interim. 

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Topics: Relativity, Sean Lynch

How We're Addressing Our Client's Contract Concerns Related to COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020 3:36:33 PM | Sean Lynch

It goes without saying that business challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic are top of mind for all organizations. Right now, our main focus is to assist our clients as they seek clarity and develop strategy for the months ahead.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Contract Analysis

Is your eDiscovery software still update-able?

Feb 26, 2020 10:35:07 AM | Sean Lynch

When it comes to legacies, eDiscovery software isn't something to pass down.

No lawyer likes being challenged by opposing counsel on the efficacy and accuracy of a production. For significant litigation matters, few issues give rise to greater cost concerns than that of an incomplete or over-production of documents. The eDiscovery process is one that should be controlled by the best and most-proportionate combination of expertise, process, and technology. While law firms often possess both expertise and process know-how, they may be lacking in a key area: technology.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, eDiscovery Solutions

Commentary: Judge Andrew Peck's take on current legal tech issues

Feb 24, 2020 3:13:55 PM | Sean Lynch

During Legalweek 2020, Judge Andrew Peck was asked about his take on technology in the legal world. In the Q&A interview published by Law.com, the retired federal judge gave his thoughts on eyes-on review, unarchived data and how there is still work to be done in order to integrate technology into the law.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Sean Lynch

5 Myths of Outsourced Review

Jan 15, 2020 3:01:07 PM | Sean Lynch

A lot of time and effort goes into legal document review — many times, more than counsel can handle internally. Between budgetary constraints and lack of resources on hand, legal departments and law firms often have to look to alternative options to handle the often time-consuming review of electronic documents potentially relevant to their matter. 

Historically, legal outsourcing has brought some skepticism. As the Director of Legal and Compliance Solutions, I've heard all sorts of reasons why it's "best to keep document reviews in-house or with external counsel". Today I'm sharing why — plain and simple — this is untrue when you work with Ricoh eDiscovery. 

Here are the top five myths I've encountered about outsourced document reviews and their truths. 

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Sean Lynch

Legal Tech's Predictions for eDiscovery in 2020

Jan 3, 2020 12:57:43 PM | Marketing

We're just three days into the New Year and predictions are starting to roll in on what's to come for legal tech in 2020. According to Law.com, "From ephemeral messaging to global expansion and beyond, lawyers and technologists believe eDiscovery will show no signs of stagnation in 2020."

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Topics: Sean Lynch, eDiscovery Solutions