UBIC, INC.’s Chief Global Risk Officer Speaks at the National Press Club’s Newsmaker Conference Titled “E-Discovery: Will Software Replace Lawyers, Threaten Fairness? The Impact of Cutting Edge Document Review in the Age of Predictive Analytics”

UBIC, Inc.’s Chief Global Risk Officer & Counsel, Paul Starrett will speak at The National Press Club Newsmaker Conference on April 15, 2013 in Washington, DC at the National Press Building.

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“It is an honor for UBIC to be part of this distinguished panel representing the technology vendor community on one of the hottest topics in eDiscovery industry”, said Naritomo Ikeue, Chief Operating Officer & President, UBIC, North America Inc.

REDWOOD CITY, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013

[UBIC North America, Inc., a provider of comprehensive eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions and services for corporations and law firms has announced that their Chief Global Risk Officer & Counsel, Paul Starrett will be speaking in high level discussions on the impact of cutting edge document review in the age of predictive analytics with a panel of leading experts in eDiscovery.

The Distinguished Panel Members are:

Hon. John M. Facciola
U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Columbia

Jason R. Baron
Director of Litigation, National Archives and Records Administration
Former Co-Chair, Sedona Conference Working Group 1
(Electronic Document Production and Retention)

Jeane A. Thomas
Partner, Crowell & Moring Antitrust Group
Chair, E-Discovery and Information Management Group

Paul Starrett
Chief Global Risk Officer & Counsel, UBIC, Inc.

The panel will explore the eDiscovery landscape for the year 2012 and the reasons behind it being described as a landmark year in legal industry. During this year it was the first time, federal and state judges published opinions approving lawyers’ use of new forms of software and technology to find responsive documents in huge electronic data repositories. One of the questions being discussed by this expert panel is if the legal profession is actually ready to embrace these new 21st century techniques based on mathematical algorithms. These leaders will address issues such as the willingness of the legal community to embrace the elimination of the armies of young lawyers and contract attorneys now so necessary for large-scale document production. The question of whether these new techniques raise fairness issues in litigation where only one party has access to highly sophisticated software will be debated.

“It is an honor for UBIC to be part of this distinguished panel representing the technology vendor community on one of the hottest topics in eDiscovery industry”, said Naritomo Ikeue, Chief Operating Officer & President, UBIC, North America Inc. “As a provider of cutting-edge solutions and pioneering/ evangelizing new markets, especially in Asia-Pacific, UBIC is always committed to providing cost efficient solutions that are beneficial to our clients and to the society.”

About Paul Starrett
Paul Starrett is a licensed attorney in California, licensed private investigator in California and Illinois and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and EnCase Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (EnCE). Paul's twenty-five year career includes law enforcement, corporate security information-security engineering and eight years in electronic discovery. Paul has also worked as an attorney, including specialization in business/commercial litigation and probate and trust/estate matters. To facilitate his effectiveness in fraud, tax and trust/estate cases, Paul attained a postgraduate degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Paul is nationally published in the areas of interview and interrogation, electronic evidence, private investigations and e-commerce law/technology. Paul has been a member of the Information Security Committee of the American Bar Association where he was an Original Contributor to their publication, the PKI Assessment Guide and an Editorial Board Member of their Digital Evidence Guide.

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 6.0, 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 290 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 600 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(at)ubicna(dot)com or visit http://www.ubicna.com


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