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Case Law Summary: Can You Use Slack for Business Communications If You Can’t Produce Slack Messages in Discovery?

Which comes first: the chicken or the egg? Oh, sorry, wrong question. Which comes first: the business communication ...

Postmates Delivers Intuitive, Review-Ready Slack Data Exports With the Help of Hanzo Hold

  Postmates—a rapidly growing delivery service—considers the collaboration platform Slack to be a critical component of ...

Hanzo to Present Five Dangerous Misconceptions About Slack Ediscovery At  Legalweek(year) Series 4

Coming May 11th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s educational programming for the fourth event in the series. 

Webinar Recap: Web Archiving for Compliance—Getting All of Your Dynamic Content

Websites today are more complex, sophisticated, and multifaceted than ever before. Whereas old-school websites had a ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Justin Kreamer — Working the Angles For The Best Solution

Meet Justin Kreamer, Hanzo’s senior enterprise executive. Justin brings his friendly spirit of team collaboration and ...

Case Law Summary: Are Hyperlinked Documents the Same as Attachments?

Hyperlinked documents might be used like attachments, but this court isn’t ready to call them part of the family

Hanzo to Present Tips On Slack Plus Discovery At  Legalweek(year) Series 3

Coming April 13th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s Keynote, Peter A. Winn, Acting Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties ...

Webinar Recap: How to Avoid Inevitable Over-Collecting of Google Workspace (G Suite)

At Hanzo, we’ve focused on collaboration tools for the last few years—and, as it turns out, we weren’t a moment too ...

Continued Progress on Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Identifying Data Leakage on Slack

For the last several months, the Hanzo team has been building artificial intelligence models using grant funds that we ...

Case Law Summary: Court Holds That Parties Can’t Slack Off on Producing Slack Messages in Ediscovery

Court notes that for discovery, Slack messages are “generally comparable” to email. 

Webinar Recap: Managing the Vast Volumes of Dynamic Slack Content for Ediscovery With Ease

As the coronavirus pandemic has left most knowledge workers clocking in from home, we’ve seen a rapid acceleration of ...

The Updated SEC Marketing Rule and How It’s Changed Archiving Requirements

Toward the end of December 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the release of a new ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Griffin Murray—Enthusiastic About Life & Legal Tech

It's that "Meet Team Hanzo" time again when I get the distinct pleasure to interview a colleague and learn more about ...

See What Hanzo Is Presenting At  Legalweek(year) Series 2

Coming March 16th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s Keynote, Nina Totenberg, who'll help put into perspective what the ...

An Update on Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Identifying HR Risks and Patterns of Inappropriate Behaviour on Slack

I wrote a blog post last fall about the grant that Hanzo received from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund and ...

Overwhelmed By Data Volumes in Slack or Google Workspace?

Overwhelming amounts of data is something we hear frequently about from corporate ediscovery pros. They wonder alot ...

This Is Not a Drill: Designing Tabletop Exercises to Test Your Preservation Strategies

If you—or your child—have ever been in a live performance, you know that it hardly matters how much time and effort the ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 Recap: Mapping Your Course For Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data

Hanzo hosted the CLE, "A Brave New World — Mapping Your Course for Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data," during ...

Preserving Collaborative Content: 6 Common Challenges Collecting Data From Google Drive

At Hanzo, we talk a lot about the collaborative content companies generate in communication apps like Slack. However, ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 - Come See What Hanzo Has in Store for Legalweek

Legalweek(year), the new virtual experience for 2021, is rapidly approaching. Hanzo is preparing some valuable ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 - Hanzo Leads CLE Eligible Session - It’s A Brave New World—Map Your Course For Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data

With 2020 firmly in our rearview mirror, we’re cranking up preparation for the annual legal technology fest known as ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Dave Ruel Lifelong Learner and Committed to Developing Products that Make Customers’ Lives Easier

Meet Dave Ruel, Hanzo’s senior product manager.  He brings a unique mix of fun, a thirst for a good challenge, and ...

#NailedIt? DIY Might Be Harder Than You Think When It Comes to Preserving Collaboration Content

Sometimes doing it yourself (DIY) is a sensible approach—there’s no need to call a contractor to patch a nail hole in a ...

The Lessons Amid the Chaos: What We’ve Learned Looking Back on 2020

Well, this year didn’t turn out the way anyone planned. 

Happy Hanzodays!

It's that time again; the holidays are drawing near.

Thanks to Innovate UK Grant, Hanzo Is Training AI to Recognise Inappropriate Behaviour on Slack

Hanzo recently announced that we’ve been awarded a grant from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund to expand the ...

Hanzo Hold’s New Follow-the-Link Capability Preserves Full Text of Linked Documents in Google Drive

Hanzo is proud to announce a new follow-the-link feature in its preservation tool, Hanzo Hold for Slack. Now, instead ...

Salesforce Acquires Slack; Ups Enterprise Reach And Infuses Collaboration Into Business Processes—Adding Increased Need For Information Governance

Salesforce recently announced the acquisition of Slack, which is certain to drive new and exciting changes in the world ...

Webinar Recap: The Results of Our Benchmark Survey on Collaboration Data and Corporate Readiness

This fall, the team at Hanzo and the Association of E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) conducted a benchmark survey to ...

What Team Hanzo Is Thankful For

2020 has undoubtedly been a truly challenging year. The pandemic has touched everyone's life and tested our collective ...

The CCPA Is Live for Enforcement—Is Your Website in Compliance?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—the most comprehensive personal data privacy legislation anywhere in the ...

What Did Ediscovery pros say in the Benchmark Collaboration Data Survey?

Does your organization use a collaboration platform like Slack to keep employees connected and coordinated as they work ...

Spoliation Is Spooky! Preserving Collaboration Content Can Help You Avoid These Scary Scenarios

Lawyers are accustomed to slow, gradual changes that unfold over months, years, or even decades. Since our legal system ...

Auditing Your Website: Improve Both Marketing and Compliance With These Five Questions

Your business’s website has to live up to some pretty high standards. On the one hand, it has to be effective at ...

What We Learned From Slack Frontiers About Remote Work and Collaboration Tools

And Why You Need to Know How to Preserve Your Team’s Slack Communications    Hanzo was proud to participate this year ...

Ten Tips to Help Organizations Adopt Slack for Greater Productivity

Slack is revolutionizing how companies communicate internally, smoothing collaboration, speeding response times, and ...

Share your voice in the Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark survey

The stats of the benefits of collaboration are compelling. According to Gallup, extremely connected teams demonstrate a ...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Slack: A Conversion Story

When I first came across the collaboration platform Slack at my former company, I was, to put it mildly, not a fan. But ...

Regulatory Compliance on the Web: What Your Website Needs

Your website is an important part of your business. Chances are, you’re investing both time and money to ensure that it ...

Coming Soon: Hanzo Is Proud to Participate in Slack Frontiers

One of the unexpected silver linings of 2020 and the global coronavirus pandemic has been the tremendous—and ...

7 Principles to Help Marketing and Compliance Work Together Without Compromising

The marketing and compliance departments don’t always hit it off from the start. The conflict is natural enough: each ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Sarah Kloser — Fearless Adventurer At Heart And Guide to Hanzo Customer Success

Hanzo has a new team member whom I can’t wait to introduce. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sarah and ...

Hanzo Partners with ACEDS—World's Leading ediscovery training and professional association

Just like peanut butter and jelly, some things just fit. Hanzo has become an affiliate partner with the Association of ...

Think You Don’t Need to Preserve Slack Data for Discovery? Think Again

Remember the story that the Verge broke a few years ago—aka December 2019—about Steph Korey, the Away CEO who stepped ...

Case study - United Airlines Can Revisit the Past, Thanks to Hanzo’s Dynamic Website Archives

Objective United Airlines has a massive, complex, ever-changing website. Because it was spending too much time creating ...

How to Effectively Use Slack’s Collaboration Tools While Mitigating Risks: Webinar Recap

The collaboration platform that Slack launched led to an unprecedented shakeup in how organizations communicate ...

The Walden Pond Podcast - Keith Laska Shares His Predictions for the Future of Remote Work Post-COVID

Anti-fraud expert, The Walden Pond's Vince Walden talks to experts about technology and compliance trends to help ...

Maintaining Compliance in the Face of Constant Uncertainty: Webinar Recap

Corporate compliance is always a hard job—but now that we’re in a global pandemic where laws, regulations, and ...

Using Slack and Other Collaboration Platforms in Internal Investigations: Webinar Recap

At Hanzo, we’ve been talking about Slack and other collaborative communication platforms for the last few years. These ...

Using Your Website to Keep Customers Informed About COVID? Make Sure You’re Archiving Those Communications

Businesses have had to grapple with a whole new series of challenges in 2020. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, some ...

Improving Racial Equity in Your Workplace? Start With Slack

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t the only thing disrupting business in the U.S. in 2020. The recent deaths of George ...

Hanzo Hold’s Latest Release Makes it Simple to Understand & Manage The Scope of Discovery In Slack

Hanzo is pleased to share the latest enhancements to Hanzo Hold, our purpose-built application for preserving and ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What do I need to know about using Slack’s corporate export versus the discovery API?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why is collaboration data so hard to manage in ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why should I worry about Slack data in discovery since I’ve never been asked for it?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why not just save everything, especially with Slack’s unlimited message retention?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What does a company have to do with its Slack data to meet its discovery obligations?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What happens if you don’t preserve Slack communications and someone asks for them in ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What does ediscovery have to do with Slack?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What is ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications to communicate with one another, ...

7 Reasons Your Legal Department Wants You to Upgrade to Slack Enterprise Grid

The global coronavirus pandemic has required that companies—practically overnight—restructure their offices to achieve ...

The Bottom Line on Archiving Online Communications Under SEC Rules 17a-3 and 17a-4

If you’re in the financial services industry, you’ve got a lot on your plate. You’re researching investments, advising ...

Ediscovery And Compliance Considerations In A Work-From-Home World

Practical actions to ensure business continuity while reducing risk and preparing businesses to thrive in the future.

Regulatory Compliance for Digital Marketers, Part 2: 11 Steps to Manage Risks

Marketing is as much art as it is science. Sure, it helps to gather data and learn what approaches work with which ...

Regulatory Compliance for Digital Marketers, Part 1: How to Deliver Experiences That Are Both Creative and Compliant

Online marketing offers unprecedented opportunities for creative expression. There are a variety of emerging approaches ...

Hanzo’s Response To COVID-19 And Commitment To Customers

On January 30th, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization ...

Don’t Be Blindsided by Regulatory Compliance: The Problem With “Set It and Forget It”

It’s 2020—where’s my flying car? For that matter, where’s my fully autonomous car? Elon Musk keeps promising it’s ...

Hopping on Down an Internet Rabbit Trail To Capture Context: How Hanzo’s hops work when preserving a website

Today, a tremendous amount of your organization’s client communications are happening through the representations on ...

Hanzo Helps The Oregon Food Bank

I love my job! Why, because Hanzo puts the value of doing right by people at the forefront of who we are. To the team ...

News from The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 Annual Meeting

This past week, I had the privilege of participating in The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 (WG6) Annual Meeting in ...

LEGALWEEK 2020 A WEEK TO REMEMBER

Ahh...Legalweek. You've come and gone already. For any who doesn't already know, Legalweek is the annual conference ...

Building a Career in eDiscovery: A Conversation with Meghan Brosnahan

Meghan Brosnahan currently serves as the first eDiscovery attorney for Uber, helping this early disruptor navigate the ...

3 Brilliant Examples of Interactive Digital Marketing and Why They're Compliance Risks

Every department in an organization is a potential source of risk that compliance professionals need to understand, ...

How to Get Legal and IT Working Together to Solve the Ediscovery Challenges of Collaboration Data

Here’s a riddle: what will it take to solve the ediscovery challenges posed by new collaboration applications?

5 Reasons to Meet Hanzo at Legaltech during Legalweek

The clock is ticking until Legalweeek and you need to schedule your time wisely! Hanzo will be exhibiting and we'd love ...

Hanzo Helps: A day of giving

Homelessness is a significant challenge in the United States. According to a 2018 report by HUD, found that on a single ...

Collaboration Platforms: Great for Collaborating, Problematic for Ediscovery and Compliance

Most knowledge work these days demands some form of collaboration. You draft a document; your colleagues comment on it ...

If You’re Not Requesting Slack Data in Ediscovery—or Preserving It—What Are You Waiting For?

When you start an ediscovery project, are you explicitly asking your opponents to produce data from the collaboration ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Kristin Oberhaus — Drumming up Enthusiasm For Everything from Slack Legal Hold to the Ohio State Buckeyes

Getting to know Kristin is like making a friend in college. She's a great partner in business who analyzes problems and ...

There’s No One “Right” Version of an Emoji: A Conversation With Eric Goldman

Eric Goldman, an Internet law professor, gives us an overview of emoji law, including the pros—more precise and nuanced ...

Podcast: Jim Murphy on the Dangers in Using Slack

A discussion featuring compliance evangelist, Tom Fox and Jim Murphy, VP of Product at Hanzo.

Meet Team Hanzo: Evan Gumz—He’s Ready to Make the Next Legal Rockstar

Sitting down with Evan Gumz is calming. You get the sense that you’re in good hands. He’s thoughtful, he listens, and ...

Court Dicta in Paisley Park v. Boxill Foresees Expansion of Discoverable ESI

Parties “Do Not Get to Select What Evidence They Want to Produce, or From What Sources”

3 Ways Proactive Legal Ops Teams Can Increase Organizational Efficiency

In every complex venture, there’s an unsung hero who’s standing outside the limelight but keeping all the parts moving ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Dan Spaide, Hanzo Partner Manager, The Practical Guy who Focuses on Solutions

This month I had the distinct pleasure to interview Dan Spaide. It’s fitting that such a nice family guy lives near the ...

5 Lessons from the 2019 State of E-Discovery Report

We’re just past the midpoint of the year, and all across the U.S., people are taking vacations, heading out on road ...

Solving the Problem(s) of Multidistrict Litigation, Part 2: Choosing Cases for Bellwether Trials

In our previous blog post about multidistrict litigation (MDL), we discussed the problem of identifying meritless ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Emily Whetter, Software Engineer Who’s Got Groove

Can you feel the beat? Hanzo’s Software Engineer Emily Whetter thrives at a fast pace and leads a software team that is ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: Online Actions Have Consequences

Social media—from Facebook and Twitter to Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit, YouTube, and more—has become the place where ...

Hanzo CASE STUDY: eDPM Advisory Services

  In this case study, we explore how Hanzo customer, eDPM Advisory Services helped their customer with preserving, ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: The 4,925 (and Counting) Tweets of Elon Musk

We’ve written about Elon Musk and his tweets before—but even after his sometimes rash online statements have caused ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: Omar and Jenny Ambuila

You know what’s helpful when you’re trying to keep a multimillion-dollar international bribery scheme going? A ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Aidan Randle - Conde, Data Scientist and Puzzle Master

Look out Will Shortz, there is a new type of puzzle master on the scene. Although, the puzzle master I interviewed is ...

The Pros and Cons of Managing Web Archives In-House

In our Pros and Cons series, we explore the different approaches to common web archiving challenges so you have the ...

The Role of Social Media and AI in Compliance Investigations

Can social media posts and data be used as evidence in a compliance investigation? Is it possible to leverage ...

Introducing Compliance Hotline Investigations with Hanzo

Compliance teams and the investigations specialists within them are facing a tremendous logistical and technical ...

How to Master Slack eDiscovery & Information Governance in 3 easy steps

Slack is huge, showing a massive growth rate since its launch—and it’s a huge ediscovery problem.

Introducing Hanzo Alerts for Compliance and Legal Teams

Despite the best efforts of a compliance team to review and approve every piece of content before it’s published ...

Stop Playing Tug-of-War With Your Enterprise Slack Data: Balancing the Needs of Information Governance and Ediscovery

If your organization is using the collaboration application Slack—joining the ranks of its 10 million daily active ...

Why Adobe Experience Manager Creates Unique Web Archiving Challenges For Compliance

Is your organization using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) to create user-level individualized website experiences?

5 Reasons You Need an eDiscovery Playbook for Managing Your Enterprise Slack Data

The collaboration app Slack sounds, from its full name, like it should be designed for discovery in litigation—“Slack” ...

The Pros and Cons of Using APIs for Web Archiving

If you’re a regular reader of Hanzo, we’ve probably already convinced you that you need to be archiving any social ...

An Interview with Ling-Ling Nie, Georgia Tech’s New VP of E&C

The Hanzo Profiles of Excellence series interviews industry leaders in compliance, eDiscovery, investigations and risk ...

How a Multifaceted Lawyer Takes on Multidistrict Litigation

Sean Burke, Partner at Duane Morris, fills us in on the challenges of multidistrict litigation, the advantages of ...

WARC and WORM Digital Storage: Web Archiving Essentials

WARCs? WORMs? Is this a lost installment of the Lord of the Rings? Unfortunately, no. Rather, WARC and WORM are ...

Don’t Slack on Slack: The Challenge of Unstructured Collaboration Data in Enterprise Ediscovery

Every time we turn around, more people are using the collaboration platform Slack. As of January 2019, Slack announced ...

How to Archive Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media for Regulatory Compliance

When you need information, where do you go? For the majority of people today, the answer involves a smartphone and ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Matthew Stringer on Making a Difference

Making a difference is a guiding light for the team at Hanzo, and perhaps, is exemplified most clearly by those who ...

The Compliance Implications of Operation Varsity Blues: A Conversation with AP Capaldo-Aoun, LPEC

On the afternoon of Monday, April 8th, 2019, I spoke with AP Capaldo-Aoun, a global compliance attorney and director of ...

Case Law Summary: Court Holds That “Tagged” Social Media Photos Are Discoverable in Vasquez-Santos v. Mathew

The internet, and especially social media, represents a rich reservoir of potential evidence for use in litigation. ...

An Interview with Louis Sapirman, the Compliance Innovator

Throughout each year, Hanzo’s "Profiles of Excellence" series interviews industry leaders in compliance, eDiscovery, ...

Solving the Problem(s) of Multidistrict Litigation, Part 1: Early Identification of Meritless Claims

Multidistrict litigation (MDL) has become a major component of the U.S. civil litigation system. MDLs now make up over ...

Don’t Let the Quest for “Easier” Stand in the Way of High-Quality Native-Format Evidence: Lessons From In re Syngenta AG MIR 162 Corn Litigation

It’s surprising—or perhaps not, depending on your outlook—how often people settle for less because it’s easier.

“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Live!” Why Native-Format Web Archives Make for Persuasive Evidence

Every litigator yearns for that Perry Mason moment, when we calmly introduce the critical evidence that abruptly ...

FINRA Regulatory Requirements for Archiving, Recordkeeping, and Supervision in 2019

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's (FINRA) constantly updated record of disciplinary actions contains a ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Bess Spencer, Application Engineer Extraordinaire

How does the saying go? You can’t shoot for the moon if you don’t reach for the stars? At Hanzo, we hold these ...

To Maintain Regulatory Compliance, You Need to Capture Context

Context is essential to understand any piece of data or information. “Those are some gorgeous melons!” could be ...

8 Lessons on Compliance Collaboration, Communication, and Effectiveness from our Webinar with Tom Fox and Louis Sapirman

On February 28, 2019, Hanzo hosted Tom Fox, the Compliance Evangelist, and Louis Sapirman, the Compliance Innovator, ...

Fight Fire With Fire: Using Artificial Intelligence to Find Discoverable Information Online

Here’s a scenario that might be common enough in your day-to-day life: imagine that you’ve misplaced your wallet. ...

The Web as a Data Source: What We Can Learn From In Re Ex Parte Application of Levi Strauss & Co.

The web is a rich, varied, yet essentially untapped data source. Are you making full use of it in your eDiscovery?

Web Archiving for Compliance 101: The Pros and Cons of PDFs

Today’s business happens on the web. Social media platforms, collaborative online technology, and interactive sites are ...

Websites Have Evolved—It’s Time for Ediscovery to Follow Suit

Remember the original internet, with its clunky graphics and minimal information? You might not remember doing much ...

Ten Years in, and Still Passionate About Ediscovery

Alexandra McCombs, Senior Project Manager at PAE, discusses working in government support, capturing dynamic website ...

Artificial Intelligence for Proactive Compliance with Tom Fox and Keith Laska

In February 2019, Hanzo's Chief Commercial Officer, Keith Laska, appeared on the Innovation in Compliance podcast, ...

Seeking Production in Native Format? Case Law Tips From MetLife Investors USA Insurance Co. v. Lindsey

Over the last year, requests and productions of native-format documents have featured regularly in ediscovery cases ...

Zero to Sixty in Ediscovery: The Value of On- and Off-the-Job Training

Ricky Brooman, CEDS, Litigation Support Project Manager at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, discusses specialized ...

Don’t Spoliate Your Online Content: Why Ediscovery Professionals Should Care About ISO 28500

We’ve all been there: something happens that causes your organization to reasonably anticipate litigation, whether it’s ...

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Hanzo's 2018 Review and 2019 Predictions

With 2018 in the archives, Hanzo is starting off the new year with a look ahead to the trends and challenges we believe ...

Hanzo's 2018 FINRA AND SEC Regulatory Compliance Year in Review

From Elon Musk’s tweets to Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled’s promotion of cryptocurrencies, 2018 was, to say the least, ...

5 Reasons to Meet Hanzo at Legaltech - January 29 -31, 2019

It’s time for Legaltech, the the largest and most important legal technology event of the year.  Hanzo, will be ...

A Holiday Poem From Team Hanzo

It's Christmas Eve already, how quickly 2018 has passed. It's been a busy year—perhaps why it went so fast. 2018 was ...

FLASH SURVEY: SOCIAL MEDIA COLLECTIONS

Ahh...Social Media, So many conversations  Social media is crucial to how businesses relate to customers. But the ...

Case Law Summary: Native-Format Production — Lessons From McDonnel Group, LLC v. Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co.

With some electronically stored information (ESI), what you see is what you get. A simple screenshot, PDF, or TIFF ...

Hanzo goes to New Orleans to participate in the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Process

Hanzo is pleased to be attending the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Advisory Policy Board Meeting ...

Social Media Investigations: Lessons From a Master

Joseph Stephenson, Managing Director at Hagerty Insurance Agency, discusses online investigations, social media, and ...

Ediscovery Investigations: Finding the Needle in the Haystack—and Then Using it

Ready, set, GO! When litigation is threatened, a critical time period begins. You may only have a matter of days to ...

Mark Your Calendars for the Second Annual World Digital Preservation Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Happy World Digital Preservation Day!

3 Things the Financial Services industry should know about web archiving

Remember when nothing terribly important happened on social media? When Facebook was just a silly diversion where ...

Happy Thanksgiving from #TeamHanzo

Everyday is a day to be grateful. But Thanksgiving is an especially good time to reflect on the fortune we have. The ...

Web Archiving for FINRA Compliance

Do your web archives have inTegrity? There’s a trend today toward more interactive and personalized web content, but ...

Narrowing the Scope of Slack Collections: Stop Trying to Drink From a Firehose

Picture this: you’re in a busy open-concept office space. There are clusters of people everywhere, hard at work, but ...

Cambridge Analytica Shook Up the Way We View Data Privacy—and Ediscovery Collections

After 2018, companies may never view online data collection in the same way again.

The Form of Production in Ediscovery: Does Native Format Matter?

In the hustle and bustle of ediscovery planning, we often focus more on the content of discoverable information than we ...

Case Law Summary: Are “Private” Facebook Posts Discoverable?

In the recent case of Forman v. Henkin, the New York Court of Appeals ruled that “private” Facebook posts were subject ...

ICYMI at RelativityFest, Behold Hanzo Dynamic Review for Relativity

Last week at Relativity Fest we brought Dynamic Review to the world.  

How Hanzo Is Helping in the Fight Against Insurance Fraud

Insurance companies don’t always inspire a great deal of sympathy; after all, who enjoys paying their car insurance ...

Improving the EDiscovery Ecosystem with Dynamic Native-Format Review

Ecosystems exist in a delicate balance: change one component of the system and the whole thing can collapse like a ...

How Interactive Social Media Capture Can Help Firms Comply With FINRA Regulatory Notice 18-15

If you’re in the securities industry, you’re probably keenly attuned to recent regulatory guidance about determining ...

Smart archiving for proactive organizations

What would “smart” archiving look like for an organization?

Why FINRA Regulatory Notice 17-18 Demands Dynamic, Interactive Web Preservation: Part 2

As a securities professional, you’re good at shepherding your static communications through the complex maze of laws, ...

Why FINRA Regulatory Notice 17-18 Demands Dynamic, Interactive Website Preservation: Part 1

If you work in the securities industry, you’re used to navigating through the vast, interconnected web of laws, rules, ...

Don't let compliance get in the way of creativity

The risk posture Sitting at a hotel bar on a work jaunt, we struck up a conversation with a general counsel at a large ...

Join us at the master's conference in london!

Whether you’re dealing with e-discovery in a new, socially networked world, find your company expanding globally and ...

Compliance-driven Work Stress

Everywhere you turn these days in the compliance world, someone is talking about work stress. We are all over-worked! ...

Native Format Web Preservation for Ediscovery and Compliance

You’re a terrific data custodian. When you send a letter to a client, you keep a copy for your records. You neatly stow ...

What Instagram's IGTV Launch Means for Compliance and eDiscovery

Instagram is getting to be a pretty big deal, eh?  

GDPR Hates Santa

Twitter can be a goldmine of fun stuff slanted a little bit off-center. It's always extra fulfilling when the ...

What Goes Wrong When a Company Tries to Collect Web Data: Leidig v. BuzzFeed

Collecting data from your own website: how hard can it really be? I mean, can’t anyone take a screenshot or rely on the ...

Are Gen Z'ers going to make data security a bigger issue?

Admittedly we probably discuss generational differences a bit too much at a broader societal level. There are millions ...

Compliance Meets Social APIs

The Surprising Irony at the Intersection of Compliance and Social APIs

Top 5 Trends We Saw at FINRA 2018

We learned a lot at this year's FINRA Annual Conference. Here are a few of the top trends we observed at this year's ...

Ready Player WON: The Time Pop Culture Accidentally Told the Compliance Story

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is probably going to clear a $400M box office -- and deservedly so. Having not read ...

The cost of non-compliance is what?!

  Let’s have some real talk for a second, friends.   The situation around MiFID II is a powderkeg in some respects. ...

Is MiFID II Making You More Transparent?

Downing, a London-based investment manager, recently notified clients and advisers about the drop in value of its ...

Are you an asset manager in the era of MiFID II?

MiFID II is going to change things It hasn’t quite yet, but it will, specifically around the areas of: Record-keeping ...

Webinar Wrap-Up: eDiscovery with the C-Suite

The Hanzo team had the pleasure of hosting eDiscovery with the C-Suite, a webinar featuring Relativity CEO Andrew Sieja ...

The Stormy Connection between eDiscovery & the White House

ABC’s 60 Minutes aired an Anderson Cooper-led interview with Stormy Daniels regarding her alleged affair with Donald ...

What Does MiFID II Mean for Marketing?

Downing, a London-based investment manager, recently notified clients and advisers about the drop in value of its ...

MiFID II Trading Implications

About a year ago, the head of equities business development at a firm in London likened MiFID II to “British people ...

Let's Call it "Collabication"

When Does “Collaboration” Simply Become “Communication”? Humans have been communicating for thousands of years. The ...

Should Cryptocurrency and ICOs be Self Regulating?

You have probably heard about Bitcoin thousands of times by now. You have seen it on the news, discussed it with your ...

What's the difference between MiFID and MiFID II?

  The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2004/39/EC (MiFID) first appeared in 2007 with the goal of regulating ...

AI in eDiscovery: The Future is Here

Let’s just get this out of the way: the robots are not going to take your jobs. Actually, they’ll make it easier for ...

Event Wrap-Up: LegalTech 2018 

From January 31 to Februrary 1, the Hanzo team was onsite at LegalTech 2018 to gain valuable industry insight and to ...

Event Wrap-Up: 2018 Corporate E-Discovery Hero Awards by Zapproved

Earlier this week, the Hanzo team partnered with Zapproved for the 2nd Annual Corporate E-discovery Hero Awards. The ...

MiFID II is right around the corner. Are you prepared?

Beginning January 3, 2018, MiFID II goes into effect. The goal of the new legislation is to make financial markets more ...

The Final Countdown: Last Minute Preparation for GDPR

Are you feeling the pressure yet? The start of 2018 means that GDPR goes into effect in 5 months, which will ...

3 Compliance Steps You Need to Take Before Migrating to a New Platform

You’ve finally found a collaborative platform that suits the needs of your team. While this is great news, it also ...

The Toilet Effect: Backing Up Your Legacy Applications Saves You Time, Money and Sanity

It’s happened to everyone. You can see it already: It’s the moment your phone slides out of your palm, ricocheting like ...

Early Access: The State of Enterprise Collaboration: 2017 Executive Survey Report

Collaborative platforms are all the rage in the news, but what technologies are enterprise ...

This Month in GDPR News and Updates:

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have a specific effective date, but the expectations pre-implementation ...

The Evolving Risk in Aging Legacy Applications

The time gap between what defines modern apps and legacy apps is constricting as fast as a rubber band. At this point, ...

Don’t Be a Data Hoarder: Without a Proper Migration Plan, Vital Content Will Disappear Into a Warehouse

There’s a scene at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark that will forever maintain its maddening status: Indiana Jones, ...

Is a FINRA Violation Really That Bad?

Short answer: of course not!—That is, if you don’t mind providing a portion of the $176 million in fines that FINRA ...

The Vital Part of Customer Journey Mapping You Might Have Forgotten

Your marketing department has probably spent a considerable amount of time analyzing the flow of your website. As a ...

Why Your Compliance Team Shouldn’t Leave Customer Journey Mapping to Marketing

As a compliance professional, you’re probably too swamped with regulations (like the approaching GDPR deadline) to get ...

Hanzo and Alvarez & Marsal collaborate on GDPR Information Governance

Hanzo’s Web and Social Messaging Collection Platform to support Alvarez & Marsal’s Information Governance team to ...

This Month in GDPR News and Updates: Only 2 Percent of “GDPR-ready” Organizations Are Actually Compliant

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have a specific effective date, but the expectations pre-implementation ...

The Top Three Social Media Capture Considerations for Financial Services Firms

Social media continues to be a growing area for financial services firms. In fact, regulatory agencies have worked to ...

[Webinar Recap] Social GDPR: Controlling the Uncontrollable and Reinventing eDiscovery

This statistic may confirm what you’ve long suspected: 50 percent of organizations don’t fully understand what their ...