Digital Insights & Risk Management Blog

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Q&A: Renato Fazzone Discusses Technology Challenges in High-Stakes Investigations Across the DACH Region

In May of this year, FTI Technology was selected as a technology services provider alongside German law firm Gleiss Lutz to support a three-year voluntary monitorship at Deutsche Bahn. Over the duration of the monitorship, FTI Technology will work with the company and legal counsel to provide technology expertise and solutions for compliance-related activities and investigative needs. In this Q&A, Senior Managing Director Renato Fazzone, who will play a lead role in this engagement, discusses how data and technology changes are making e-discovery and digital forensic investigations more challenging for clients.

Q&A: Karli Parker Discusses the Changing E-Discovery Landscape

Karli Parker, Senior Director, is an e-discovery expert based in Ireland with significant expertise in domestic and global disputes and investigations. She was recently promoted to Senior Director. In this Q&A, she shares her experience in e-discovery and FTI Technology’s strengths in Ireland.

Q&A: Jack Fletcher Discusses Looming Data Privacy Deadlines in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) is expected to start full enforcement of the country’s Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) in September 2024. In this Q&A, Jack Fletcher, an FTI Technology privacy expert in the Middle East region, shares his perspectives on the current state of readiness among most organisations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Navigating Large-Scale Document Productions in Global Merger Reviews

FTI Technology’s Andrew Johnston and Laura Kippin, have teamed up with experts at Weil Gotshal to highlight the top five issues to consider when navigating the complexities of document production in parallel merger processes.

Establishing a Successful Compliance Triumvirate Through Technology, Data Management and Human Behavior

Data risks and the ongoing growth of cloud-based communications within enterprises continue to present challenges for compliance teams in the financial services sector. Whereas communications data was once stored and managed in centralized servers within the walls of enterprise data centers, now much of the data that financial services institutions are required to preserve, monitor and report against is stored across a myriad of platforms outside the perimeter of the enterprise and without robust compliance controls. Meanwhile, regulatory authorities worldwide are increasingly focused on gaps in institutions’ ability to uphold robust compliance programs and fulfill their records management requirements.

Canadian Privacy Update: Changes to Privacy and Cybersecurity Laws May Tighten Data Protection Compliance in Canada

Our team recently shared insights on the impending changes to Canadian privacy law. While the changes remain in committee within Canadian Parliament, they continue to be important developments for organizations to watch and prepare for the implications of their passage.

Q&A: Lily Wen Offers Insights on the Fundamentals of Effective Case Management

As a Managing Director within FTI Technology, Lily Wen has more than 16 years of experience advising and supporting clients on the use of technology in e-discovery, legal hold management and data management. She knows the ins and outs of the technology industry — what works best, how to make improvements and ways to ensure everyone on the team has a voice. We caught up with Lily recently about her practice and leadership style. In this Q&A, she shares her thoughts on how to be most successful as a project management leader.

Q&A: Scott Margolis Advocates for Value-Driven Information Governance and Privacy Programs

Scott Margolis recently joined FTI Technology as a Managing Director within the Information Governance, Privacy & Security practice, bringing more than two decades of experience developing innovative strategies and solutions for organizations to address complex information governance issues. His expertise spans a wide range of IG, privacy and data governance issues in financial services, transportation, logistics, energy and other industries. In this Q&A, Scott discusses the importance of proactive governance programs that are designed to derive value and insights from corporate data.

New Developments in Case Law Underscore Complexities of Linked Content

What responsibility do parties have to produce files linked in communications? A court ruling in April 2024 has advanced the ongoing debate around whether hyperlinked content and dynamic documents should be treated the same as static attachments in discovery. While a clear, court-approved answer to this question has remained elusive, this ruling outlines obligations for parties to identify and produce linked content in context with the communications where the link was shared.

Q&A: Thuy Nguyen Shares Top Trends and Language Requirements in Managed Review

Thuy Nguyen, FTI Technology Senior Director based in London, is a managed document review leader and experienced attorney of more than 10 years. Thuy has worked on dozens of large and complicated investigations, many of which involve unique data challenges and language complexities that require specialised oversight. In this Q&A, she discusses the latest trends, challenges and solutions for managed document review.

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