Event: E-Discovery: Manage the risk, avoid the crisis

21 May 2013, London

About the seminar

In today's data driven world, the ever-increasing types, locations and volumes of information make the challenge of responding to an e-Discovery request in a 'reasonable and proportionate manner' increasingly complex. When this complexity is coupled with a constantly-changing legislative environment and a ruthless focus on cost reduction, serious problems can occur.

Practical Law is working in association with Deloitte to deliver a two hour seminar to address the key issues associated with e-Discovery designed to enable you to make an informed choice when balancing risks, reward and investment in this area.

The event will focus on:

  • Managing, retrieving and reviewing your data when responding to e-Discovery and data requests
  • The critical need for integration between Records Management policies and procedures and the ability to effectively respond to e-Discovery and data requests
  • Increasing the effectiveness of document review by utilising new technologies.
  • The evolving challenges of Audio and Database discovery

CPD Points

This event will be CPD accredited. More details soon.

Agenda

Registration: 8.30am
Seminar: 9.00am – 11.00am

Records Management/Information Governance

  • Why and how to establish the critical link between Records Management/Information Governance and e-Discovery
  • What constitutes a good document retention/destruction policy - in practice not theory
  • Legal Hold – in practice not theory
  • Where to start – day forward and/or historic filing and catagorisation?
  • What will a Regulator expect?

e-Discovery

  • How to better manage costs and expectation levels in e-Discovery exercises
  • The impact of the revised Civil Procedure Rules on case preparation
  • How the application of new technologies is providing significant benefit
  • Technology and services – in house/outsource/near source?
  • What will the Courts and/or a Regulator expect?

Speakers

Tony Moss

Tony Moss

Litigation Programme Manager with British American Tobacco responsible for day to day management of litigation driven law firm activity and large scale document discovery projects, including off-shore review teams, within a project based governance structure. In excess of 15 years’ experience in the area of legal technology (strategy, development and thought leadership), litigation support , law firm and cost management and in particular the leverage of technology alongside business process re-engineering to deliver effective business change.

Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson leads the Electronic Discovery practice at Deloitte. He has been part of the Forensic Technology practice for fifteen years.

During this time Peter has led or contributed to teams employing all the primary methods by which technology is used in investigations. These encompass electronic discovery, computer forensics and the analytics of structured and unstructured data. In addition, Peter is familiar with best practice room search techniques and covert work. He has worked closely with law enforcement and civil lawyers in the prosecution of search orders including 'dawn raids', and has provided evidence in court.

Peter has an MSc in Forensic Computing and first degree in Economics and politics. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Database Administrator. He is also a Certified Encase Examiner and is qualified practitioner of the Prince 2 project management methodology. Before joining Deloitte, Peter previously worked for GE where he helped produce financial reporting systems. He also worked as a freelance IT contractor while in Australia.

Kelvin McGregor-Alcorn

Kelvin McGregor-Alcorn

Kelvin McGregor-Alcorn leads the Electronic Disclosure (ED) Consultancy team within the Deloitte Forensic Group. He has 30 years’ experience of advising and utilising an extensive range of technology and services to assist lawyers, accountants, experts and investigators in the collection, filtering, processing, review, production and presentation of Electronically Stored Information.

He has designed and implemented ED strategies for International corporates and law firms, significantly improving quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness. He has significant experience of working on major cross-border investigations, litigation and other highly confidential assignments.

Kelvin has substantial experience of working with International Judiciary, barristers/trial lawyers, in-house and external lawyers and accountants, industry and technical experts, specialist divisions of police forces, and regulatory bodies such as the FSA, SFO, DOJ, SEC and HMR&C.

Registration

Valid until 21 May 2013.

Number of delegates Cost:
1 £99.00 + VAT
2 £170.00 + VAT
3 £225.00 + VAT

Who should attend?

This event is only open to those working in house.

Location

The Montcalm Hotel

52 Chiswell Street
London
EC1Y 4SA

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