Practice Notes

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filing Update: A Fast Start to FY 2021
Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filing Update: A Fast Start to FY 2021 850 400 Marketing Team

Given the chilling effect of COVID on the business of eDiscovery, many individuals and organizations are interested in the impact of current pandemeconomic conditions on essential audit, investigation, and litigation drivers for legal discovery. One of those drivers is the need for eDiscovery support in FTC and DOJ Second Request investigations. As Second Requests are driven from HSR Act mandated merger transaction reviews, the following HSR Act filing information and comparisons may be helpful for understanding current trends and potential trajectories driving the need for Second Requests.

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[Webcast Transcript] The Dynamics of Antitrust Agency Investigations: A Second Request Update
[Webcast Transcript] The Dynamics of Antitrust Agency Investigations: A Second Request Update 850 400 Marketing Team

HSR Act-driven Second Request responses require an uncommon balance of understanding, expertise, and experience to successfully deliver certified compliant responses. Recent FTC and DOJ updates, coupled with the increasing velocity of requests, make current expertise more crucial than ever in this unique discovery area.

In this presentation, expert investigation, eDiscovery, and M&A panelists will present updates and considerations for managing Second Request responses to include tactics, techniques, and lessons learned from fourteen recent responses.

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A Precursor to Second Requests: Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filings in 2020
A Precursor to Second Requests: Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Filings in 2020 850 400 Marketing Team

Taken from the latest published Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification monthly filings as shared by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the information and numbers represented in the following post and corresponding charts may be useful for law firms, legal departments, and legal services providers seeking to understand the real-time pulse rate of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act mandated merger transaction reviews.

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[Webcast Transcript] Hatch-Waxman Matters and eDiscovery: Turbo-Charging Pharma Collections and Reviews
[Webcast Transcript] Hatch-Waxman Matters and eDiscovery: Turbo-Charging Pharma Collections and Reviews 850 400 Marketing Team

Recently HaystackID experts shared an industry overview on Hatch-Waxman Act considerations from an eDiscovery perspective. While the full recorded presentation is available for on-demand viewing via the HaystackID website, provided below is a transcript of the presentation as well as a PDF version of the accompanying slides for your review and use.

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[Webcast Transcript] On the Case? eDiscovery Case Law Update for the First Half of 2020
[Webcast Transcript] On the Case? eDiscovery Case Law Update for the First Half of 2020 850 400 Marketing Team

HaystackID shared an industry case law update including notable and important decisions related to eDiscovery best practices and data privacy concerns. While the full recorded presentation is available for on-demand viewing via the HaystackID website, provided below is a transcript of the presentation as well as a PDF version of the accompanying slides for your review and use.

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From COVID to ALSPs: Global Market Intelligence Firm IDC Highlights HaystackID in Market Note
From COVID to ALSPs: Global Market Intelligence Firm IDC Highlights HaystackID in Market Note 850 400 Marketing Team

In a new market note from global intelligence firm IDC, senior research analyst for legal, risk, and compliance, Ryan O’Leary, explores the impact of COVID-19 on the alternative legal service provider (ALSP) market and highlights HaystackID and its ReviewRight secure remote review capability as strategically and prominently positioned for substantial market share growth. 

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The Pulse of Second Requests: Charts and Context from the Annual HSR Report
The Pulse of Second Requests: Charts and Context from the Annual HSR Report 850 400 Marketing Team

Taken from the annual Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Report recently released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), the numbers represented in the following charts highlight metrics that may be useful for law firms, legal departments, and legal services providers seeking to understand the annual pulse rate of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act mandated merger transaction reviews and Second Requests.

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Program: Updated Report, Guidelines, and HaystackID Support
Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Program: Updated Report, Guidelines, and HaystackID Support 850 400 Marketing Team

While the percentage of transactions in which a Second Request was issued by either the FTC or DOJ was only 3.0% in 2019, organizations engaged in merger and acquisition activities, either directly from a participatory position or indirectly from a supporting position, should proactively prepare to support the potential for a Second Request given the short deadlines and potential voluminous information requests that may require extensive use of data discovery and electronic discovery technologies and experts to ensure compliance with requests.

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[Webcast Transcript] Handling Non-Traditional Data Sources in eDiscovery
[Webcast Transcript] Handling Non-Traditional Data Sources in eDiscovery 850 400 Marketing Team

On July 15, 2020, HaystackID shared an overview and explanation on the handling of non-traditional data sources in eDiscovery as part of our monthly educational webcast series hosted on both the BrightTalk Network and the HaystackID website. While the full recorded presentation is available for on-demand viewing, provided below is a full transcript of the presentation as well as a PDF version of the accompanying slides for your review and use.

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[Webcast Transcript] From Remote Collections to ReviewRight: eDiscovery in Our New Remote World
[Webcast Transcript] From Remote Collections to ReviewRight: eDiscovery in Our New Remote World 850 400 Marketing Team

On June 17, 2020, HaystackID shared an overview and explanation of our extensive remote collections and review capabilities as part of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) educational webcast series on remote eDiscovery. While the full recorded presentation is available for on-demand viewing via the HaystackID website, provided below is a transcript of the presentation as well as a PDF version of the accompanying slides for your review and use.

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