Advice from Counsel Resources
Advice from Counsel: State of the Union on Data Privacy & Security
The 12th Advice from Counsel study explores how issues of data security and privacy impact in-house legal teams at Fortune 1000 corporations and reveals the top concerns and emerging best practices across three key and intersecting topics: the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), IG and data security and remediation.
We asked 33 in-house compliance leaders: How can organizations create an information governance framework that protects data while staying adaptive to the rapidly evolving business landscape?
Advice from Counsel: Finding “Quick Wins” in Information Governance
In the latest Advice from Counsel report, we asked a wide range of questions to better understand how corporations are approaching information governance.This includes their key challenges, areas of success, and some of the basic mechanics they have adopted to develop and implement these programs. The results clearly show that with a few exceptions, most organizations are in the early stages of information governance adoption. Yes these executives have strong advice on how best to begin and implement an information governance initiative.
The State of Information Governance in Corporations
For this Advice from Counsel study, we interviewed in-house counsel to better understand the health and success of information governance programs within corporations. The results clearly show that with a few exceptions, most organizations are in the early stages of information governance adoption. Yet these executives have strong advice on how best to begin and implement an IG initiative. From these results, organizations can better under¬stand how their peers are successfully keeping an eye on the big picture while executing quick wins that help build momentum for broader IG initiatives.
Advice from Counsel: The State of Information Governance in Corporations
From well-publicized data breaches to skyrocketing data growth (and costs), information governance challenges are all around us. How are corporations responding? What are the teams and roles driving information governance policy development? How are these policies communicated and enforced, not just internally but with external partners and stakeholders? Which IG strategies are producing tangible results, and which programs are coming up short?
Measuring Your E-discovery Program Against Industry, 2015
How does your e-discovery program measure against your peers? How does your team size, budget and technology adoption compare to other companies? Download the study now to learn best practices from Fortune 1000 e-discovery professionals on a range of topics, from data security to budget transparency and retention policies.
Advice from Counsel: 13 Ways Your E-discovery Manager Thinks You Can Reduce E-discovery Spending
What if you could ask 25 of the most experienced e-discovery managers from the Fortune 1000 for their advice on reducing e-discovery costs? That’s exactly what we did, and we’re sharing the results.
Advice from Counsel: The Emerging E-discovery Playbook
Fortune 1000 corporate counsel share advice about how corporations manage their e-discovery programs in this annual survey.
Advice from Fortune 1000 E-discovery Experts: Achieving & Maintaining E-discovery Fitness
Download this report to see new survey results from Fortune 1000 e-discovery experts and benchmark your e-discovery fitness against industry averages.
Advice from Counsel: Trends that Will Change E-discovery (and What to Do About Them Now)
Learn about where e-discovery is going, and what you can do today to better prepare for these changes.
Advice from Counsel - Can Predictive Coding Deliver on its Promise?
FTI Technology commissioned an interdisciplinary survey of law firm leaders and senior corporate counsel to identify key trends and perspectives on the emergence of predictive coding.
Advice from Counsel: An Inside Look at Streamlining E-discovery Programs
Top advice from peers for creating effective e-discovery programs.
Advice from Counsel | Part 3: The Emerging E-discovery Playbook
The first two posts in this series highlighted some fascinating findings from our annual Advice from Counsel study, providing recommendations for the top corporate e-discovery ‘plays’ according to legal departments at Fortune 1000 corporations. Some of the top practices touched on included preservation and collection, when to utilize service providers, tackling the uncertain waters of predictive coding and leveraging data re-use. In addition to the five overarching ‘plays’, the survey respondents also weighed in on other pressing matters that are impacting e-discovery today, and will continue to do so in the near future.
Advice from Counsel | Part 2: The Emerging E-discovery Playbook
In an earlier post we introduced some interesting findings from our annual Advice from Counsel study and highlighted some in-sourcing and outsourcing trends that corporations are exhibiting as part of their overall corporate e-discovery playbook. While the previous post discussed “plays” around collection and preservation, as well as guidelines for choosing service providers this post will focus on the smart plays around predictive coding and data re-use.
Advice from Counsel | Part 1: The Emerging E-discovery Playbook
Is there an ideal corporate model for e-discovery? One that can evolve as new challenges emerge, but still provide budget certainty and process efficiency? These are among the questions we explored with Fortune 1000 inside counsel for our annual Advice from Counsel study conducted in partnership with legal technology expert Ari Kaplan. The results are now in and they show, attorneys across the board moving toward a corporate ‘playbook’ that will guide e-discovery in the coming years.
Advice from Counsel | Information Governance, Baseball, Plain White T’s
In early June, we invited in-house e-discovery professionals from D.C., Virginia and Maryland to the latest Advice from Counsel summit. It was an informative gathering with lively roundtable discussions amongst peers on interesting e-discovery topics such as: judges ordering the use of predictive coding, indexing data by concepts, the practicality of co-operation and disclosure of predictive coding to opposing counsel, whether it’s possible to conduct privilege reviews using predictive coding and even securing executive buy-in for “spring cleaning” data remediation projects.
Advice from Counsel | LegalTech Insights
FTI will soon announce the full results of our annual Advice from Counsel (AFC) study in partnership with legal technology expert Ari Kaplan. This will be the fifth year we have studied key challenges, habits and trends at Fortune 1000 corporate legal departments, and delved into discussions with these organization’s counsel and e-discovery experts to bring forth practical advice and insights to the industry.