UBIC North America, INC. to Host International eDiscovery Panel at Legal Tech New York 2013

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Panel comprising corporations and law firms will be speaking on “Surprises, Setbacks and Success in Cross-border eDiscovery” at the world’s largest legal technology conference in America.

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“An integral part of our strategic global vision is to continue our outreach internationally as thought leaders in the legal arena worldwide,” said Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO of UBIC.

[UBIC North America, Inc., a provider of comprehensive eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions and services for corporations and law firms is hosting an exciting, interactive panel at Legal Tech - 2013 under Emerging Technology Track program titled “Surprises, Setbacks and Success in Cross-border eDiscovery. “

UBIC is an industry leader in Asian-language eDiscovery and investigations. UBIC’s proprietary technology encompasses full-spectrum EDRM in a single platform, to ensure the highest levels of accuracy, integrity and security. With seasoned professionals and secure data centers strategically located around the world, UBIC provides global technology with local expertise.

[UBIC North America also looks forward to showcasing a private demonstration of it's eDiscovery technology platform, Lit i View at the booth (# 2305) or in the suite (# 4305) at Legal Tech 2013, and on how it can reduce legal costs while providing reliable support and predictable results.

“An integral part of our strategic global vision is to continue our outreach internationally as thought leaders in the legal arena worldwide,” said Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO of UBIC. “We continue to be a pioneer in cross-border litigation projects, enabling law firms and corporations to overcome the cultural as well as the language barriers in conjunction with constant pressure of reducing litigation costs while meeting tight project deadlines.”

The panel will discuss various challenges, differences between broad scope of U.S. eDiscovery process and its implications on international litigation matters in light of privacy laws and blocking statutes in place or being enacted by EU and Asian countries (following EU). The panel experts will provide their recommendations in achieving success for cross-border litigation based on their extensive experience including best practices and workarounds for some of the roadblocks that might arise in these matters.

WHERE: The Sutton Parlor Center, The Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019
WHEN: 1:30 PM., Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Industry Expert Panelists

Moderator: John Bace, Guest Lecturer & Advisory Board Member, Center for Information Technology & Privacy Law, John Marshall Law School

  •     Steven C. Bennett, Partner, Jones Day
  •     Marla Bergman, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Goldman Sachs
  •     Atsuzo Tomii , Intellectual Property Division, RICOH
  •     Scott A. Carlson, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
  •     Jon Talotta, Partner, Hogan Lovells

About UBIC

UBIC, Inc. (TOKYO: 2158.TSE) is a leading provider of Asian-language eDiscovery solutions and services. UBIC has extensive eDiscovery and forensic experience and expertise with information documented in Japanese, Korean, Chinese as well as English languages, and applies its expertise in connection with cross-border litigation, administrative proceedings and internal investigations, including those related to anti-trust investigations, intellectual property (IP) litigation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and product liability (PL) investigations. UBIC serves its clients from offices in Japan, the United States, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

UBIC’s proprietary technology platform, Lit i View™, version 5.5, is an innovative eDiscovery solution that accurately handles Asian-language characters, encoding schemes and native file systems. UBIC also recently launched its flexible and customizable Legal Cloud™ service to address the problem of rising costs associated with the growth and dispersion of data volumes across the globe, along with prolonged investigations and litigations.

With flexible, customizable end-to-end solutions and services covering the entire electronic discovery reference model (EDRM) life-cycle for corporate litigation strategy and crisis management, UBIC has assisted clients in more than 250 administrative and legal proceedings in the United States, including Department of Justice (DOJ), International Trade Commission (ITC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations and more than 500 corporate investigations in Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan and Singapore. Assisted by highly experienced litigation attorneys, UBIC provides a range of services facilitating fact discovery, patent management, security, internal audit and regulatory compliance that can provide a significant cost savings to its clients.

For more information about UBIC, contact info@ubicna.com or visit http://www.ubicna.com
To register free of charge for the eDiscovery Panel (Emerging Technology Track event) or for a private demo in our exclusive suite please contact sunil_mudunuri (at) ubicna (dot) com or shefler (at) strategicbrandsonfire (dot) com

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