In-house eDiscovery & Cognitive Analytics and Risk Mitigation

From Start to Finish

Practical, effective suite of services

Legal teams are busy, pulled in many directions with budgets that are often stretched.

Salient provides a comprehensive set of practical reactive solutions and skill sets to address general counsel and compliance team eDiscovery and Analytics requirements.

Furthermore, we assist corporate clients with understanding legal and compliance risks and defining their proactive eDiscovery response strategies with our facilitated Discovery Risk Mitigation service

Data Preservation

Reduce spoliation and downstream risk for eDiscovery and compliance needs with the immutable storage of Salient Preserve

Cognitive Analytics

Reactive and proactive analysis of structured, semi-structured and unstructured ESI to expose patterns and potentially nefarious activity

Forensic Analytics

Analytical techniques, examining the fact patterns, to determine what electronic evidence requires further review or needs prioritising

Review & Production

Review of documents using workflows aligned to your review strategies and the production of evidence or exhibits in industry standard formats

Data Preservation

Reduce spoliation and downstream risk for eDiscovery and compliance needs with the immutable storage of Salient Preserve

Cognitive Analytics

Reactive and proactive analysis of structured, semi-structured and unstructured ESI to surface unseen patterns and potentially nefarious activity

Forensic Analytics

Analytical techniques, incorporating the facts of the matter, to determine what electronic evidence requires further review or needs to be prioritised

Review & Production

Reduce spoliation and downstream risk for eDiscovery and compliance needs with the immutable storage of Salient Preserve

Challenges Facing Counsel in The Digital Age

The legal landscape for the general counsel is increasingly challenging. What with ever-more stringent regulatory frameworks driving the need for increased corporate governance, to more complex organisational structures and cross-border operations.
Coupled with the spectre of exponentially growing electronic data volumes, the need for solutions to support the following legal operations is more significant than ever.

Internal Investigations and Analytics

Managing internal investigations across the data estate and providing compelling analysis to support decision making

Supervision tasks

Selectively and defensively monitoring potentially problematic situations or implementing sampling methodologies to proactively prevent fraudulent activity

Litigation

Supporting eDiscovery and disclosure requirements in litigious situations and providing capability for internal or outside counsel review of case material

Data Privacy

Managing internal and external regulatory and other data protection demands, policies and obligations, to ensure compliance

Juggling in-house legal Demands

Salient provides a holistic solution to many of the cost, time and compliance challenges facing in-house teams.

As more work is brought back in house, in addition to a scalable, agile, cloud-based eDiscovery platform capability, we provide our knowledge and experience to support:

  • eDiscovery and Risk Mitigation Strategy development
  • Regulatory and Forensic Analytics
  • Cognitive Analytics for early data or case assessment
  • Enrichment of data for litigation, internal investigations and external requests (DSARs/FOI)

Discovery Risk Mitigation

In addition to our technology platform, we provide a total Discovery Risk Mitigation solution, assisting clients with the development of an eDiscovery strategy to ensure an effective response in the face of litigious events or regulatory requirements; identifying and preserving potentially relevant electronic data repositories while reducing your risk in the overall eDiscovery process.

We follow a structured methodology to enable you to understand and manage risk from a corporate legal perspective, monitor compliance, respond to regulatory demands, as well as to investigate potential fraud, support litigation and leverage the legal knowledge and experience in your business.

Risk Assessment
Assessment of current litigation and compliance vulnerability, to establish the likely risk landscape and impact of future legal and compliance triggered events
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Risk Assessment
Data Assessment
Assessment to yield a detailed understanding of your data sources and ownership in preparation for quantifying the risk and location of potentially responsive data. Also the review of data governance policies & responsibilities and attitudes to ROT (Redundant, Obsolete and Trivial) data retention
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Data Assessment
Response Processes
Establishment of appropriate and robust response processes to address identified risks, addressing any identified gaps and exposure in your response strategy
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Response Processes
Response Resourcing
Establishment of stakeholders and key personnel, including definition of roles and responsibilities to deliver the agreed Response Processes
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Response Resourcing
Strategy Fulfilment
Having systematically identified and assessed the risks, established appropriate responses and responsibilities, the final stage is to put in place the technologies and service providers to fulfil the Discovery Risk Mitigation strategy
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Strategy Fulfilment
Periodic Review
Any Discovery Risk Mitigation strategy should be periodically reviewed to accommodate changes in legislation and regulation and the ever-shifting risk and economic landscapes
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Periodic Review
Research
Understand the risk and governance landscape
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Research
Assess
Measure and assess the current state of reactive, preparedness and preventative strategies
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Assess
Analyse
Complete a gap analysis
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Analyse
Remediate
Establish remedial actions
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Remediate
Benefit
Identify short, medium, and long-term returns
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Benefit

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