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TLS Interview Series Part 2: Marc Elshof

TLS Interview Series Part 2: Marc Elshof, Co-Head of the European Technology, Media and Telecommunications Sector Group, Dentons In part two of TLS Director of Business Development Dennis van de Schraaf's interview series, he speaks with Marc Elshof, Co-Head of the European Technology, Media and…

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The ESI Protocol Explained

The ESI protocol is a negotiated document that expressly states how the parties to a litigation should produce electronically stored information (ESI). The ESI protocol assures against surprises and commands that ESI is preserved, collected, processed, and produced in an agreed upon, readily usable…

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TLS Interview Series Part 1: Tobias Kruis

TLS Interview Series Part 1: Tobias Kruis, Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX Company Dennis van de Schraaf, TLS Director of Business Development, recently interviewed Tobias Kruis, European Director of Ethics and Compliance and Global Competition Counsel at Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX company, about the ins and…

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Quebec’s Bill 96: How We Can Help 

This past May, the Quebec government adopted Bill 96, with the intention of ultimately strengthening the Quebec language laws and preserving the French language. Although businesses with more than 50 employees were already subjected to many of the Charter laws, such as the Charter of the French…

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Three Keys to Substantial Compliance in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Cross-border M&A deals reached an all-time high of $2.1 trillion in 2021. Many of these transactions were subjected to merger clearance proceedings in the US and/or abroad. As a result, an unprecedented number of US second requests, Canadian SIRs, and EC Phase II proceedings involved large…

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You’ve Been Served: The Hague Service Convention Explained

For those readers who are not familiar with the Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (the “Hague Service Convention”), it was established to facilitate service of process on parties living in another country. For those readers who…

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Employee Spotlight: Sreekumar Nair, TLS Senior Forensic Examiner

You have been in Dubai for a while now; what brought you to the region? I have been living in Dubai since 2009. The main reason for my move was an opportunity to take a role within the technology division of the Big 4. I was initially recruited in 2008 for an India-based position and was then…

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AIJA 2022: Your Local Guide to Singapore

Welcome to the Lion City of Singapore. For those of you attending the AIJA 2022 Annual Congress next month from August 22-27, you can be safe in the knowledge that a smorgasbord of events has been planned by AIJA’s fantastic committee. Some of you, however, may be arriving early, others staying…

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Advanced Managed Review: Finding the Truth

Investigatory review requires substantially more aggressive tactics than most other litigation review matters. Not all data has the same evidentiary significance. In fact, most data is noise that impedes case story building. A major focus for an experienced document review team is stripping that…

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Best Practice Mobile Device Collection: iPhone Versus Android

It is safe to say that most of the world’s adult (and child) population owns or has access to a mobile phone. These devices are capturing all kinds of private and sensitive data—some of which is generated by the user, while other data is generated by an app or the device itself.   

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Amber Heard, Johnny Depp, & Metadata

Thanks to the trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, we have a timely reason to talk about e-discovery metadata. What happens on the rare occasion when forensic data collections and trials of cultural relevance overlap? 

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Leveraging the Patent Priority Date: A Life Sciences Focus

The ACC last month hosted the San Francisco Bay Area Life Sciences CLE Conference, giving TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) team members the opportunity to learn and connect with colleagues. One of the panels, moderated by Alex Trimble, Partner at Mintz Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo,…