Tuesday, December 18, 2007

FRANKLIN DATA ACQUIRED BY HSNO

Houston, TX and Newport Beach, CA – December 18, 2007 – Franklin Data, LLC., headquartered in Houston TX, a successful pioneer in e-discovery services, today announced it has been acquired by Newport Beach, CA-based Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants PC (HSNO). HSNO is an internationally recognized forensic accounting firm that works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and law firms. The acquisition allows HSNO to concentrate on full service forensic accounting, litigation support, insurance claims accounting and investigations. Franklin Data will operate out of HSNO’s current offices throughout the United States.

Franklin Data is known as a successful pioneer in e-discovery services and delivers litigation readiness, discovery response, computer forensics and incident response to leading corporations and law firms around the world. With their acquisition by HSNO, forensic accounting and litigation services can now strategically encompass all major phases of the litigation process — from accounting and financial investigation, to discovery, data analysis, and expert testimony. Clients have access to instantaneous response to any legal proceedings, anywhere in the world, regardless of whether a case is a simple dispute or a complex multi-party litigation. HSNO and Franklin Data have specialists available to directly engage in every case.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Established Litigation Support Company for Sale in Washington, DC

A well established, full service, litigation support company near metro in downtown NW Washington, DC. It s name is well known in the area for outstanding service and support. The business has existing contracts and works with private law firms, corporations and both the federal and local governments. Revenue growth in the past two years has been 66%. This company is perfect for a local competitor to buy and help increase their presence or for a competing business from another area that wants a presence in DC without having to build the infrastructure from scratch. The owners are willing to stay on for a while and be proactive in the change of management and lend a hand promoting and helping to make the transition a successful one.

Friday, December 07, 2007

Seagate Buys e-Discovery Company, MetaLINCS

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.-December 6, 2007-Today, Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire MetaLINCS, a technology leader in the fast-growing E-Discovery market. MetaLINCS’s innovative, patent-pending software helps companies respond to litigation and regulatory issues that require them to search large volumes of electronic data for relevant information. MetaLINCS will become part of the Seagate Services Group and support its mission to help business customers protect and manage valuable company information. Financial terms were not disclosed.

MetaLINCS, based in San Jose, California, was founded in 2003 and has more than 50 employees, Seagate said. Its CEO, Ramon Nunez, will be in charge of Seagate Services Group's E-Discovery unit, according to the company.

This is just the latest acquisition for Seagate in 2007. The company, which is based in Scotts Valley, California, also bought EVault, which sells online backup and archiving services to small- and medium-sized businesses.

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Deloitte to Acquire Forensic Data Services

Deloitte has cemented itself as the biggest provider of forensic services to Australian companies by acquiring computer forensic and electronic discovery specialist Forensic Data for an undisclosed sum.

Companies are increasingly using forensic services to deal with a new wave of regulation, particularly when they are caught up in investigations.

To meet demand, Deloitte's is growing its forensic business at a 50 per cent a year clip, according to partner Tim Phillips.

Its purchase of Forensic Data has added 12 staff to its team of 125 people and 17 partners.

Autonomy boost for e-discovery with new product

Search giant Autonomy has launched a new document preservation tool, designed to help IT managers and legal teams in their e-discovery and compliance efforts on client devices.

Developed by the firm's Zantaz subsidiary, Desktop Legal Hold works by monitoring and locking down any relevant information including emails, PDFs and instant messages, across mobile devices such as laptops, USB devices and smartphones.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

ANACOMP AND RECOMMIND JOIN FORCES TO ACCELERATE LITIGATION REVIEW PROCESSES

San Diego and San Francisco, Ca, December 4, 2007– Anacomp® Inc., a leading business process solutions company, and Recommind®, a leading provider of enterprise search and automatic categorization systems for law firms, corporate legal departments and enterprises, today jointly announced an alliance that will combine Recommind’s Axcelerate™ eDiscovery technology with Anacomp’s CaseLogistix® litigation support solution. With the integration, CaseLogistix customers can benefit from more accurate and insightful litigation review processes and significantly reduced processing times and costs.

CaseLogistix is the most powerful and versatile litigation review and integration platform available today, providing a complete solution for electronic document organization, annotation, discovery management and production. By incorporating Axcelerate eDiscovery’s unique, language-agnostic technologies – including First Pass Review™ and One Click Coding™ functionality – CaseLogistix users can gain deep insight into a document collection before the review process even starts. By automatically organizing and coding documents for privilege, priority, responsiveness and relationship to issues or subject codes, users save significant amounts of review time and resources. In addition, Axcelerate eDiscovery offers law firms and enterprises more accurate and extensive document culling and filtering of virtually all document types, including both structured and unstructured data. The solution automatically filters duplicates and near-duplicates between and across custodians and parties, and, by applying 17 distinct filter types, offers contextual email thread analysis, dramatically reducing the number of documents to be reviewed.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

WarRoom Document Solutions Announces Partnership with Trial Solutions to Provide Increased Technology Offerings to the Boston Market

Boston, MA and Houston, TX, December 4, 2007 – Trial Solutions, a market leader in providing single source wholesale litigation support services, On-Demand litigation document hosting and review software, computer forensics, eDiscovery, document review staffing and trial preparation services announced today that WarRoom Document Solutions, Inc (WarRoom DSI), has agreed to become a Premier Reseller and in addition to it’s current services will offer the Trial Solutions’ Litigation Support Ecosystem™ suite of products to new and existing customers.

As a Premier Reseller, WarRoom DSI will begin to offer Boston and Providence based law firms and corporate legal departments the broad array of advanced litigation services, OnDemand technologies, training and consulting available through the Trial Solutions Litigation Support Ecosystem™. In addition, they will also now have the litigation document processing power of the Trial Solutions’ global service provider network to be able to support very large and complex litigation projects with requirements for discovery, collection, translation, imaging and coding across multiple international locations.

Monday, December 03, 2007

CaseData Begins Operating as Oce Business Services Records, Compliance and Legal Solutions Division

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CaseData, Inc., a leader in electronic discovery services that was acquired by Oce Business Services last year, is now operating as the Records, Compliance and Legal Solutions division of Oce Business Services. The division offers law firms and corporations a full range of document imaging, records management, electronic and paper discovery, forensics, and Web-based data review and production services.

"In addition to a new identity, our division has a unique approach, which we term a Unified eDiscovery Platform," said Douglas Bean, Vice President and General Manager, Records, Compliance and Legal Solutions, Oce Business Services. "This approach recognizes that clients increasingly want to implement solutions that link records, compliance, and legal discovery. Our ability to meet this need is now stronger than ever."