eDiscovery Provider HaystackID Joins Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

BOSTON, MA – November 1, 2018 – HaystackID, a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation, today announced its inclusion in the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC). WIth more than 140 organizations involved, the GLBC is a global network of key stakeholders in the legal industry, working toward rules for the standardization, governance, and application of blockchain and related technologies in the global legal system.

“Blockchain is a foundational and transformational technology that is quickly changing business and legal landscapes,” shared Mike Bryant, operating advisor for HaystackID from Knox Capital. “With a demonstrated expertise in supporting the legal industry with eDiscovery domain expertise for all forms of electronically stored information, HaystackID sees the importance of investing time and resources to collaborate with leading legal and informational technology professionals on blockchain use cases and projects and is excited to now be a member of the GLBC.”

“We are pleased to have HaystackID involved in the GLBC,” noted David Fisher, director and founder of the Global Blockchain Consortium. “The application of blockchain in eDiscovery services has some really exciting potential. We are looking forward to their collaboration and contribution.”

In addition to participation in the GLBC, HaystackID is also offering a free, two-part educational webcast series on Blockchain and eDiscovery. These webcasts, led by computer forensics and blockchain expert John Wilson, president of forensics at HaystackID, will be conducted on November 7, 2018, and on December 4, 2018.

Both Webcasts Now Available on Demand

+ Webcast Part One – Blockchain and eDiscovery: Basics of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (November 7, 2018, 12:00 PM ET)
+ Webcast Part Two – Blockchain and eDiscovery: Investigations from Bitcoin to Blockchain (December 4, 2018, 12:00 PM ET)

Detailed description and registration information for both webcasts can be found at HaystackID.com/webcasts-industry-education.

About HaystackID

HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation. With an earned reputation for mobilizing industry-leading computer forensics, eDiscovery, and attorney document review experts, HaystackID’s Forensics First, Early Case Insight, and ReviewRight services accelerate and deliver quality outcomes at a fair and predictable price.

Serving more than 500 of the world’s leading corporations and law firms from North American and European locations, HaystackID’s combination of expertise and executional excellence coupled with a culture of white glove customer service make it the alternative legal services provider that is big enough to matter but small enough to care. Please contact HaystackID at [email protected] or visit https://www.haystackid.com for more information.

About the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The GLBC is comprised of approximately 140 large companies, law firms, software companies, and universities that have joined together to develop standards to govern the use of blockchain technology in the business of law. The consortium focuses on a range of issues, including data integrity, authenticity, security, and privacy for contracts and documents, interoperability between corporate legal departments and law firms, and productivity improvements in the operation of legal departments and law firms. For more information about the GLBC, visit legalconsortium.org.

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