New York, NY, September 01, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that B. Jay Yelton, Chair, Electronic Discovery + Records Management Section, Miller Canfield will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “International eDiscovery: Have Data, Will Travel. Not from THIS Country.” This event is scheduled for December 11, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Jay Yelton
B. Jay Yelton, III is a principal with 25 years of litigation experience. His practice focuses on complex litigation matters, including commercial, business tort, antitrust, products liability, and employment litigation. He has substantial experience, both on a regional and national level, in class actions and civil enforcement actions initiated by federal and state regulatory agencies. Jay serves as the leader of the Firm’s Electronic Discovery + Records Management Team, which specializes in the development and implementation of records management programs, litigation readiness plans and pro-active discovery strategies. Jay regularly conducts educational and training seminars on e-discovery and records management topics for in-house legal and IT departments, bar and trade associations and state and local municipalities. He has also written for and been quoted in numerous state and national publications on e-discovery and records management topics. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the Commercial Litigation Section, as well as the Commercial Litigation Section of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Jay received his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago where he was Executive Editor of the Loyola Law Journal, and received his B.A. degree, with honors, from Michigan State University, majoring in business administration.
About Miller Canfield
Miller Canfield is a full service global law firm offering businesses, governments and individuals a broad array of integrated legal services in over 55 areas. The firm has a network of 320 lawyers throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Poland and China. Our Firm’s Electronic Discovery + Records Management team includes more than 20 lawyers, legal assistants, IT specialists and document clerks, and they spend at least 80% of their time on discovery and records management matters and for most, this is their full time passion. For the last 15+ years, our Electronic Discovery + Records Management team has been assisting Fortune 500 corporations, governmental agencies and other organizations design and defend effective discovery plans and to implement and manage those discovery plans from start to finish. For more information, visit www.millercanfield.com/electronicdiscovery.
When global companies are faced with litigation, they must be aware of and adhere to strict standards of data collection that vary from country to country. This session will provide a brief overview of the privacy laws of China, Germany, Switzerland, and the UK and how these laws impact companies undertaking eDiscovery exercises or responding to regulatory investigations that originated in the US.
Our speakers will provide analysis on recent decisions that involved collecting data in multiple countries and how the collection, preservation and review affected the case strategy.
Finally, steps corporations can take to reduce the risks and cost associated with international data collection will be examined.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.