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DAY ONE 22nd June 2011
The eDiscovery Panel – International eDiscovery and Practice Directions “The Need To Know” [UK | Singapore | Australia]
The Cross Border Challenges for EDiscovery
This panel explores the potential pitfalls dealing with cross-border litigation, jurisdictions, languages, and suggests different strategies to address these difficulties.
  • Litigation Management
  • Hong Kong Data Privacy Law
  • Japan Data Privacy Law
Networking Break
Multi-Jurisdiction Anti-Trust / Regulatory Investigations & Discovery Process

As companies expand their global presence, they are increasingly facing allegations of price fixing or other anti-competitive behavior.  In addition, many now face claims of improper reporting of financials or other misconduct leading to a government inquiry.  Many of these authorities require the production of any and all documents relating to the issue at hand.  As these documents are increasingly in digital form, how does a company efficiently and cost-effectively handle such a demand?  This session will be your guide.

  • Overview of Antitrust Litigation in the Region: ie how companies in the region are being affected by anti-trust/competition and regulatory investigations.
  • General Characteristics of Antitrust/Regulatory investigations
  • Issues related to Identifying & Collecting evidence
  • Recommendations for Analyzing, Culling & Reviewing digital evidence in order to efficiently respond in a cost-effective manner.
Case Studies Panel:
Litigation versus Investigations: the Differences between Discovery Requirements and Processes each Type of Matter.
Networking Lunch
The USA eDiscovery Dialogue:
The evolvement of Federal Rules Civil Procedures and its impact towards litigation in particular on preserving data and documents.
Best Practices to cost effectively Identify and Preserve Relevant ESI
Experience teaches us that identifying evidence sources—like legal hold and collection—is accomplished faster, cheaper and better with the help of e-discovery technology and collaboration between IT and legal. This session will discuss:
  • Understanding a matter from the outset using analytics
  • Achieving cost-effective preservation/collection/processing of ESI
  • Quality control of ESI preservation and collection through sampling
  • Verifying ESI sources and slashing the volume of potentially relevant data
Networking Break
International Panel:  e-Discovery within International Arbitration
One of the advantages of international arbitration over litigation is the greater flexibility it offer to the tribunal, the parties and their counsel in meeting the requirements of the disputes. However, all parties still need to produce appropriate electronic document. This session will discuss the challenges and legal requirement for e-Discovery within international arbitration
Cocktails Party


Asia e-Discovery & Data Retention
Nuix’s Networking Cocktails

Date: 22 June, Wednesday
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Venue: Stormies, 1/F, 48 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong

DAY TWO e-Discovery for In-house | 23Rd June 2011
eDiscovery for In-house Legal team – New Era Litigation Management 
In today's business environment, ever-increasing amounts of information are stored and communicated in electronic format. Does your legal team know that eDiscovery process will save time and money during litigation management or investigation process?

This session will explore:

  • The nuts and bolts of eDiscovery that make practical sense to your legal team
  • How to consult and collaborate with outside counsel
  • Learn the tools and strategies necessary to perform in-house eDiscovery functions effectively
  • Preventing cooperative efforts and communication from breaking down through the litigation process

E-Discovery and Compliance in Challenging Environments. How issues from political risk analysis to anti-corruption and security planning can affect how organizations approach e-discovery.

  • Understanding how political and security risks in each country can result in exposure to corruption and investigations
  • How can organisations plan for preventing or managing an investigation or litigation?
  • What are the considerations to collecting data and interviewing people on location in different countries?
Business Technology Sourcing Arrangements - Building and Protecting the Enterprise eDiscovery Universe
  • Overview of Business Technology Sourcing (BTS) in Asia - outsourcing and shared service environments
  • Why integrity of BTS arrangements is critical to eDiscovery - criticality of contractual structure and rights
  • Common myths and misconceptions about BTS agreements
  • Tips for maximising value from BTS arrangement and improving eDiscovery readiness
Costs of e-discovery & How to get started?
To reduce the costs of e-discovery, you must understand the costs associate with the entire process, which technology to implement, what information to disclose, and who to appoint?

This panel of experts will explain the type of cost and how to reduce you legal spending.

  • Cost of litigation support vendors
  • Cost of contract document reviewers
  • Speed of document review
  • Cull rates and costs
  • Cost of e-discovery counsel.
  • Cost of investigation


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