A Seminar hosted by UBIC North America, Inc
Session I –
Working with the Government to Avoid Problems in
Discovery during Investigations.
8:30 – 9:30 am
Avi Gesser, Counsel
Fraud Section, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Avi Gesser, former partner at Davis Polk, now counsel to the Chief of the Fraud Section, Criminal Division of the DoJ, will discuss how international corporations subject to U.S. Government investigation can plan for and manage a discovery process of sufficient scope relative to that investigation. Mr. Gesser’s topic points include:
Expanded scope of potential ESI sources and how defendants can negotiate with the government to make sure all appropriate sources are included.
How internal investigations can demonstrate appropriate levels of scrutiny.
Common misunderstandings between the government and defendants in discovery and investigation.
Q&A session follows.
Session II –
Panel Discussion: Preparing for and Executing Internal
Discovery to Meet the Government’s Request for Information.
9:30 – 11:00 am
On the panel:
Karl Buch, Esq.
Edwin M. Larkin, Esq.
Paul Starrett, Esq.
John Bace, MScL
FCPA, anti-trust and other litigation brought by the U.S. Government against multinational corporations, which include Asian companies, their U.S. subsidiaries and law firms, is a serious matter that demands a response that will meet the Government’s expectations for scope and rigor. This expert panel will address best practice approaches from three key perspectives.
Q&A session follows.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of New York in the amount of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the skills requirement. Venable is a State Bar of New York approved MCLE provider. This program is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.
When & Where
UBIC North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based UBIC Inc. (TYO:2158), a leading eDiscovery solutions and services provider in Asia that provides extensive experience and expertise in English and Asian language-based eDiscovery and electronic data forensic assignments related to cross-border litigation, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), international cartel investigations, intellectual property (IP) litigation and product liability (PL) investigations.
UBIC’s proprietary, advanced technology platform, Lit i View™, 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 prolonged investigations and litigations and the growth and dispersion of data volumes across the globe.