Clutch Group Director Samir Ismayilov To Speak At The Sedona Conference Institute’s APAC Regional Programme On eDiscovery

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Experienced Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert, Samir Ismayilov on Panel of Industry Experts Engaged in a Discussion Covering Emerging APAC Trends in eDiscovery.

I’m delighted to share the stage with many industry peers and discuss the strategies that will enable APAC firms to get the most out of eDiscovery

Clutch Group, a leading legal, risk, and compliance analytics and consulting firm will be represented at The Sedona Conference Institute (TSCI) APAC Regional Programme on Cross-Border Discovery And Data Protection Laws in Hong Kong by Samir Ismayilov, Director, Clutch Group and an expert in the leveraging best-in-breed technologies to accelerate reviews for litigations. The conference covers legal implications for information technology and services across APAC.

The panel is titled “eDiscovery – Risk and Reward”. Panelists will discuss how the need to preserve and provide information to local and foreign regulators as well as civil litigants across the world has put increased pressure on organizations, their counsel and their IT departments and infrastructure. It will cover how the different APAC countries mitigated or increased these pressures and how company IT choices increase (or decrease) their discovery spend.

“At Clutch, our early adoption of predictive coding and other forms of TAR enabled us to demonstrate their value to our clients before their use was widespread,” says Samir Ismayilov, Director, Clutch Group. “I’m delighted to share the stage with many industry peers and discuss the strategies that will enable APAC firms to get the most out of eDiscovery.”

Samir is the Director of Litigation and Investigation at Clutch Group with 7 years of experience in eDiscovery management and eDiscovery innovation. At Clutch he works closely with and manages large matters for major clients that operate heavily in the APAC Region. While completing his law degree, Samir spent time working on corporate transactions at Baker & McKenzie and at BP’s Legal Department. Additionally, he worked at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in Singapore, assisting with Capital Markets matters while studying International Corporate and Securities Law at the National University of Singapore.

He holds a BA in Philosophy from Berea College and a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School.

Clutch is a regular supporter of programs in the APAC region, sponsoring two InnoXcell Annual Symposiums (Hong Kong & Singapore). Clutch representatives have addressed conferences organized by the Law Society of Hong Kong, Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

About Clutch
Clutch Group is a leading legal, risk, and compliance analytics and managed services firm headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices in NY, Chicago, London, Bangalore, Zurich and Hong Kong. The firm is dedicated to helping companies in the financial services, life sciences, and energy industries solve complex problems presented by the exponential growth of data and regulation. Clutch’s global team of attorneys, consultants, and technologists leverage deep subject-matter expertise and Clutch.IQ, a suite of cutting-edge data analytics solutions, to help clients manage large-scale litigation and investigations, conduct comprehensive communications surveillance, and re-engineer their internal legal and compliance functions. Clutch has been recognized by industry authorities including Nelson Hall, the New York Law Journal, Chambers Global, Frost & Sullivan, and Dun & Bradstreet and is regularly featured across major industry and market publications. For more information, visit

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