Highlights for 2013 included:
 
Drawing up a comprehensive, secure and reliable framework for ensuring successful digital records management
Barbara Viallet, records Manager - Nato Archives

Mitigating the impact of existing and emerging trends on the IT investigations and forensics work of the BBC
Doug Powell, IT Specialist Investigator, BBC

Assessing the impact of the Jackson reforms on e-discovery processes within organisations
Tom Spencer, Senior Counsel - Product Litigation, GlaxoSmithKline
Why Attend

I found the overall event excellent. I felt all of the sessions (both plenary and seminar) were relevant to what I wished to get from attending. The display area was just right, not overpowering, and allowed for good networking.

IT Relationship Manager, Eversheds

The event was exceedingly well organised with a wide selection of high quality speakers, who provided concise and expert details of the subject matter.

Investigations Manager, Financial Crime Unit, Zurich Financial Services
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Why Sponsor
This has become a must attend event if you are interested in hearing about the latest issues faced by both executive decision makers and front-line specialists in eDiscovery and eInvestigations. Real world corporate currency from those at the sharper end with solid analyses on present issues and where we are likely headed. A great place to network and meet up with those at the cutting edge of this digital frontier.
IT Specialist Investigator, BBC
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About e-Discovery and e-Investigations
The e-Discovery and e-Investigations Forum is designed to meet the needs of key stakeholders and decision makers who are responsible for ensuring compliance with legal requirements, managing internal investigations and preparing for or responding to regulatory investigations and litigation events. The agenda provides strategic and technical advice, examples of best practice and practical case studies that detail how organisations can keep the costs of compliance to a minimum and ensure an efficient response to data requests from internal or external parties.
Key Themes
Creating an enterprise-wide records management policy to ensure preparedness for e-Discovery requests
 
Meeting e-Investigations and litigation data requests in an efficient and cost-effective manner
 
Mitigating e-Discovery risks associated with a changing technology landscape
 
Ensuring compliance with statutory, legal, and jurisdictional requirements
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More about the event...
The results of the recent 'e-Disclosure 2020' survey that polled over 200 representatives of global business and legal services firms indicates that over 85% of IT and legal professionals believe, due to trends in their organisation, that there will be an increased requirement to retrieve targeted data related to individuals, actions, or events. The survey results further demonstrate that the majority of respondents agreed that:

•The main cause of inefficiency when trying to locate relevant data is that the methodology used returns a high volume of irrelevant records
•The main reasons for large volumes of irrelevant data being returned in searches is that data has not been consistently or adequately organised into clearly defined categories when saved or archived
•The technological trend of most concern in terms of ability to retrieve data is the storage of company data on web-based third-party servers
•The need to retrieve electronic data in cases of litigation, regulation or investigation will necessitate the creation of a new in-house function that manages all business processes that relate to data creation, storage and retrieval more
Speakers at the 2013 event included:

Barbara Viallet
Records Manager
NATO Archives

Vince Neicho
Litigation Support Manager
Allen & Overy

Chris Bryant
Partner
Berwin Leighton Paisner

Tom Spencer
Senior Counsel - Product Litigation
GlaxoSmithKline

Doug Powell
I.T. Specialist Investigator
BBC

Martin Pfeilsticker
Forensic & CSIRT Specialist
Colt Technology Services

Chad McManamy
Assistant General Counsel
Guidance Software

Mitchell Bezzina
Senior Solutions Consultant
Guidance Software

Daniel Kavan
Manager Electronic Evidence Consultancy
Kroll Ontrack

Tony Dearsley
Head of Computer Forensics
Kroll Ontrack

Martin Pratt
Head of Employment Group
Gordon Dadds

Thomas Leyland
Senior Associate
Dentons

Jim Seaman
Senior Security Consultant
RandomStorm

Robert Kenny
e-Discovery Specialist
ZyLAB

David Oates
VP International Business
Actiance

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Organisations that registered to attend last time included:
3 Verulam Buildings ~ 5 Paper Buildings ~ Actiance ~ Age UK ~ Allen & Overy LLP ~ Alvarez & Marsal ~ AMEC ~ American Express ~ Ashurst LLP ~ Babcock International Group ~ Bank of New York Mellon ~ Barclays ~ BBC ~ Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP ~ BG Group ~ Bird & Bird LLP ~ BP ~ Brewin Dolphin ~ Bristows ~ British Airways ~ British Sky Broadcasting ~ BT ~ Canada Life ~ Candey Parker ~ Cardiff University ~ Catlin Group ~ Channel 4 ~ Chipatiso Associates LLP ~ City Index ~ City of London Police ~ Clifford Chance LLP ~ CMS Cameron McKenna ~ COLT Technology Services ~ Critical Data Services ~ Dentons UKMEA LLP ~ Deutsche Bank Group ~ DLA Piper LLP ~ DuPont ~ Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP ~ ElcomSoft ~ Eversheds LLP ~ Farrer & Co LLP ~ Fidelity Investments ~ Ford Motor Company ~ Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP ~ Fujitsu ~ GE Capital ~ GlaxoSmithKline ~ Gordon Dadds ~ Guidance Software ~ Herbert Smith Freehills LLP ~ Hinduja Group ~ Hogan Lovells International LLP ~ HSBC ~ Hudson Legal ~ Ince & Co International LLP ~ Informa ~ John Lewis Partnership ~ JP Morgan Chase ~ kCura ~ Kingsley Napley LLP ~ Kobre & Kim LLP ~ Kroll Ontrack ~ Lehman Brothers ~ Lincoln International LLP ~ Linklaters LLP ~ Liverpool Victoria ~ London College of Science and Technology ~ Matalan ~ Mayer Brown LLP ~ Metropolitan Police Service ~ Mike Marsh Consulting ~ Millnet ~ Miramar Legal ~ Mishcon De Reya ~ Morrison & Foerster ~ Nabarro LLP ~ National Australia Bank Group ~ Nationwide Building Society ~ Navigant Consulting ~ North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ~ Norton Rose Fulbright ~ Osborne Clarke ~ Paralaw ~ Paris Bar ~ Phones 4u ~ Pinsent Masons ~ Police Service of Northern Ireland ~ Portcullis ~ Portigon ~ Premier Farnell ~ Prudential ~ RandomStorm ~ Reed Smith LLP ~ Royal Bank of Scotland ~ Schlumberger ~ Sidley Austin LLP ~ Skills Funding Agency ~ Slaughter and May ~ Smith Institute ~ Speechly Bircham LLP ~ Squire Sanders & Dempsey ~ Staffordshire University ~ Stephenson Harwood ~ Stroz Friedberg ~ Swinton Insurance ~ Telefónica O2 ~ Think Finance ~ Travers Smith LLP ~ Tullett Prebon ~ Unilever ~ Valero Energy Corporation ~ Viasat Broadcasting ~ Virgin Atlantic Airways ~ Virgin Media ~ Wedlake Bell LLP ~ White & Case ~ Winn Solicitors ~ Withers LLP ~ Wragge & Co LLP ~ ZyLAB more