FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that the Company’sTechnology segment has expanded its partnership with Relativity to provide its e-discovery software solutions to clients in Australia.
Over the last two years, FTI Technology has expanded its Relativity managed e-discovery services across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The addition of these offerings in Australia furthers the firm’s reach to help legal teams in the region deal with e-discovery challenges and cost containment for local and cross-border matters of all sizes.
Investigations and litigation activity are on the rise in Australia. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission cited a 20 percent overall increase in investigations from January to June 2019, and a 216 percent increase in investigations into wealth management groups. These trends are in addition to an active cross-border discovery landscape. The addition of Relativity provides a powerful combination of FTI Technology’s expertise backed by the industry’s most advanced e-discovery technologies.
“FTI Technology has a long history of offering e-discovery services and software in Australia and delivers deep experience in the business climate and legal system in the area,” said Scott Gillard, a Senior Director at FTI Technology in Brisbane. “Our practice is experiencing rapid growth in this region, and with it, we are introducing new platforms and services to meet the needs of our client base. Adding Relativity to our portfolio gives us more ways to help legal teams reduce risk and navigate any range of e-discovery challenges with a single, trusted service provider.”
Mark Dewar, a Senior Managing Director and Australia Practice Leader at FTI Consulting, added, “As the demand for e-discovery and digital forensics continues to evolve, expanding FTI Consulting’s partnership with the Relativity platform to Australia demonstrates our continued commitment to ensuring the most efficient and successful outcomes for our clients.”
FTI Technology provides clients with a choice of technology and service options to best meet their particular needs. FTI Technology is a veteran solution provider in global e-discovery, with award-winning consultants and services. The company provides Relativity solutions worldwide, across APAC, EMEA and the Americas. Relativity augments other technologies offered by FTI Technology, including Ringtail® and Microsoft Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery.
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