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Brussels, Belgium and eDiscovery: more important than ever!

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | March 20, 2019
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eDiscovery is no longer just an American problem. For decades, eDiscovery has been considered a US problem, but this has all changed. Belgium and Brussels in particular, is slowly becoming the epicenter of European eDiscovery. Main driver is the increasing number of regulatory requests and…

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Happy Information Governance Day!

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | February 21, 2019
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Today is a good day to spend some time implementing your retention policies! Yes, I know, we are all busy, and there are so many other important things that seem more urgent, but is this not always the case?

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Valentine’s day: Where is the love in eDiscovery?

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | February 14, 2019
Learn to love

eDiscovery and Valentine’s Day, how does that go together? Its no secret that most people hate eDiscovery. In fact, they dread it. It is related to unpleasant incidents such as fraud, investigations, regulatory problems, litigation, arbitration or large public records requests.

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January 28: Celebrate Data Privacy Day!

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | January 28, 2019
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Today is Data Privacy Day, also known in Europe as the Data Protection Day. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries.

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Lessons learned from 35 Years of Legal Searching

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | November 27, 2018
Idea

Despite the fact full-text searching has been around since the 1960's, there remain many challenges in the field of legal searching technology to overcome. Search engines such as Google have created the general perception that we can search for anything, but this technology is driven by popularity,…

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AI and Data Analytics for the Financial Sector

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | November 26, 2018
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On October 18 of 2018, Legadex and ZyLAB organized a special lunch round-table for the financial sector in the beautiful restaurant “De Veranda” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Together with Luc van Daele and Hans-Martijn Roos, we prepared an agenda to discuss how the financial sector can use AI and…

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The growing importance of eDiscovery for corporate counsel

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | October 16, 2018
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 Last week, at the autumn conference of General Counsel Network (GCN) in the Hague, GCN picked the perfect location for this event: not only is The Hague the city of international law and peace, GCN was also able to arrange the historical headquarter of the Dutch courts: the “Raad voor de…

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The first ten search queries of a regulatory agency: an ACEDS Benelux eDiscovery Event

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | September 17, 2018
ACEDS BNL Chapter

As the number of regulators grows, so does the amount of requests for information. There can be questions asked related to fiscal, environmental, privacy, finances, or health matters; you’re expected to answer all inquiries in a timely fashion.

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A brighter eDiscovery future thanks to state-of-the art algorithms

Jan Scholtes
Jan Scholtes | February 8, 2018

To no one’s surprise, Legal Week18 was all about Artificial Intelligence. AI in the legal industry currently is The Big Hype. The opening keynote by ALM’s Nicholas Bruch and Steve Kolavan explained why there is so much interest to automate more parts of the legal process using AI. From 1995 to 2007…

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