ediscovery & Forensics

MinterEllison, the international law firm headquartered in Australia, is successfully using iManage RAVN to streamline an enormous document review project for one of its clients. The project – which involves a financial services institution undergoing remediation – requires MinterEllison to review more than half a million documents over a six-month period to identify which items need further follow-up by the client.

FTI Consulting has expanded its partnership with Relativity to provide its e-discovery software solutions to clients in Australia.

Nuix has announced its end-to-end eDiscovery application Nuix Ringtail will now be called Nuix Discover.

Nuix has launched a software as a service (SaaS) eDiscovery platform in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand, utilising the Ringtail software it acquired in 2018.

Sky Discovery, in partnership with Hillogic, an Australian based I.T software development company, have launched an industry first PDF agent for Relativity that allows PDFing documents for discovery on the fly. Australian federal and state practice notes default to exchanging in a PDF format.  This unique solution will automatically convert documents to PDF as they are tagged as discoverable and stamps them in accordance with the practice notes.

X1 has announced the availability of v2.0 of its X1 Distributed Discovery and X1 Distributed GRC Solutions.

Information accidentally revealed by lawyers working for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is said to be "the clearest public evidence of coordination between the campaign and Russians." The error revealed prosecutors "apparently believe that Manafort shared internal Trump polling data with the suspected spy Konstantin Kilimnik during the campaign."

ayfie, a software company for information retrieval and big text analytics, has announced the launch of ayfie Inspector for Relativity with Continuous Active Learning methods (CAL), designed to enhance the platform and offer innovative workflows to the Relativity users.

OpenText has acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc. (Catalyst), a provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms, for $US75 million in an all-cash transaction.

An intelligent document management application designed and built by Clayton Utz's Forensic and Technology Services (FTS) team received the Community Choice Award for the Best Innovation at the 5th annual Relativity Innovation Awards in Chicago this week. The Awards are part of Relativity Fest, the leading global e-discovery conference for legal technology professionals.