Sky Discovery blog authored by Jeff Jarrett and Anderson Hind A few years ago we worked on a construction litigation that revolved around a failure in a hydroelectric dam. Specifically it came down to cracks in the dam wall. The legal team was busy organising experts, and they needed as much evidence they could find […]
Author: Letrecia Taylor, Operations Consultant In these times of Covid-19 and the work from home phenomena that has engulfed us all, the transition to working from home for me personally has been easy and smooth. The business I work for has it all set up as everyone usually works from home a day or two […]
Author: Jesse Smith, Director of Sky Discovery Introduction A couple of years ago, while I was in Chicago for a conference, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Will McGee of Momentum Media for a Lawyers Weekly podcast. We discussed the Australian eDiscovery market, Sky Discovery and touched on a topic I’ve wanted to […]
In eDiscovery there are a lot of haystacks and needles are of hard to come by, golden nuggets are rare and guns seldom smoke. So, if at any stage in the process of reducing the number of documents to review, there is something which makes this painstaking and tedious process any more efficient, then it’s […]
In litigation, we spend a lot of time on regular small requests. Processing a handful of documents into Relativity, hyperlinking documents, uploading discovery from other parties, mass downloading document sets, exporting reports and general data management. Over the past few years, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to make these requests easier for eDiscovery […]
Don’t get caught failing to comply! ASIC requires all books to be produced in accordance with its complex 2020 Information Sheet (INFO 242) On 2 March 2020, ASIC published a new Information sheet, INFO 242, containing it’s Document Production Guidelines. The guidelines are relevant for anyone producing books to ASIC, either in response to a […]
As you would expect, the key drivers for change were to make the system fairer, reduce costs and ultimately provide better access to justice. As with changes to conventions in any industry, technology plays a major factor in this change, but how far does it go?
Automating & Best Practice Workflows The Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on the eve of a Four Corners program that, a year after horrifying allegations at the South Australian government-run Oakden Aged Mental Health Care, detailed more shocking examples of ill treatment. Investors have wiped almost […]
Automating and Streaming the Group Litigations Process in the UK A group litigation (also referred to as a class action in other jurisdictions) involves a number of claimants joining forces to bring a claim against one or more defendants. In the UK, these include claims by representative claimants, claims by multiple claimants managed together by […]
The significance of the latest release of Relativity 9.6 is the inclusion and integration of Active Learning within the software. What this means is that we have Assisted Review version 2.0 or, as it is more commonly known as, Active Learning.