Tag Archives: Privilege

Canada’s First? Competition Tribunal Endorses the Use of Predictive Coding in Document Review

By | January 8, 2020

In traditional litigation context, a typical document review process will involve human review of all documents to determine the relevancy and/or privilege (if any) attached to documents in the discovery process. However, with the ever-increasing number of electronic documents in the discovery process, artificial intelligence-based technology such as predictive coding is now a more feasible… Read More »

Predictive Coding: Seed Sets and Litigation Privilege

By | January 8, 2020

The use of predictive coding technology in litigation document review has increasingly been welcomed by courts in different jurisdictions. That notwithstanding, there is still legal uncertainty as to whether litigation privilege applies to seed sets. A seed set (also referred to as training set) is a sample of documents selected from a larger document set… Read More »

Basic Guide to Document Review in E-Discovery

By | January 8, 2020

In Canada, discovery in civil litigation is governed by the Rules of Court or Rules of Civil Procedure. At the Federal Courts, the Federal Courts Rules govern the commencement and conduct of proceeding, while in the provinces such as Ontario, the Rules of Civil Procedure apply. These Rules also contain provisions relating to documentary disclosure.… Read More »