Heuristica is pleased to speak at the monthly meeting of The Association of General Counsel of Alberta (AGCA) in Calgary. The AGCA was formed as a society under the Societies Act (Alberta) in 1986 to provide a networking vehicle for general counsel and to provide a forum to discuss and learn about issues of interest to the group. This month’s meeting is entitled “Two Innovative Ways to Control Litigation Cost and Risk: Using Litigation Funding and Efficient eDiscovery Techniques“. Efficient analysis of burgeoning electronically stored information (ESI) for use in litigation is increasingly critical to manage the cost and
Lawyers need to complete a preliminary analysis of the electronic documents in a case before agreeing to firm production deadlines in a discovery plan, says Wendy Cole, director of project management and counsel at Heuristica Discovery Counsel. “Litigation lawyers often underestimate the complexity of electronic documents, what it takes to collect them, analyze them, and then ultimately review and produce them,” she tells AdvocateDaily.com. There is simply no way to accurately estimate how complex and labour intensive the document review process will be until the upfront work of collecting and analyzing the data has been completed, says Cole, a Toronto lawyer who focuses
Heuristica is pleased to sponsor The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) Annual Education Awards Luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto on March 3rd, 2018. This event acknowledges and honours ILCO’s highest achieving students in their Associate and Fellowship courses from the prior academic year. For several years Heuristica Discovery Counsel has instructed the eDiscovery Advanced Theory & Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course. For more information about the eDiscovery Fellowship course or to register please visit the ILCO web site here. For information about how Heuristica can deliver customized eDiscovery training to your litigation team please
Candice Chan-Glasgow Director, Document Review Services February 26, 2018 In Vancouver Airport Authority v. Commissioner of Competition, 2018 FCA 24, the Federal Court of Appeal denied the Commissioner of Competition a public interest class privilege over documents obtained during an investigation. The investigation related to the Airport Authority’s decision to allow only two in-flight caterers to operate at the Vancouver International Airport. The Commissioner alleged that the Airport Authority behaved in an anti-competitive manner, resulting in “higher prices, dampened innovation and lower service quality”. The Commissioner’s initial affidavit of documents listed 11,500 relevant documents. Approximately 9,500 of
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