E-Discovery Ireland 2012

2nd Annual E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Conference

There are still opportunities for service providers, software firms, law firms and others to sponsor the E-Discovery Ireland conference and contribute to the development of e-discovery in Ireland. For details of sponsorship options please email events@cernam.com or call Karen Reilly on 01 716 3784.

E-Discovery Ireland 2012 is organised by Cernam:

Cernam is a specialist digital investigations firm which is focused on the use of online evidence as evidence. Building on a background in information security, electronic discovery and corporate investigations Cernam is developing unique tools which bring forensic rigor to the collection, preservation and analysis of online evidence. Cernam's Capture & Preserve technology is the first purpose-built system for true evidential preservation of online content. For details of Capture & Preserve or of Cernam's other work, see Cernam.com.

The conference is co-presented by Informa:

"Informa partnering with ZyLAB technology help transform the way in which law firms handle, store, retrieve and share their paper and electronic cases by applying progressive search technology with a simple intuitive reviewing platform that operates efficiently and accurately. Using ZyLAB’s world renowned technology in the area of Information Management and eDiscovery along with Informa’s 20 years experience in the Irish Market we deliver high-quality, modular eDiscovery software and services that are tailored to any environment."

The conference is sponsored by:

"GEON Legal Solutions offers full eDiscovery and litigation support services. Our technologies, methodologies and knowledgeable staff aid law firms and review teams by managing and organising the case data. Our cloud based systems enable disparate teams to review online, anywhere. The integration of the latest hardware and the latest software allow for a faster, a more efficient and a more cost effective discovery review process." www.geonlegal.com

“Grant Thornton is the largest and most experienced provider of IT Forensic, litigation support and electronic discovery to legal and corporate clients in Ireland. We are also the country's leading provider of accounting forensic and investigative services. Our experts have successfully completed hundreds of IT Forensic investigations for clients, dealing with devices from mobile phones and iPads to server computers, and everything in between. We have retrieved documents for electronic discovery clients from a wide range of devices and storage media, from countries across Europe and the world, for use in legal proceedings in Ireland, the UK and the US. With our unmatched experience, we can deliver the largest and most complex electronic discovery assignments for our clients successfully, on time, and at a reasonable cost.” www.grantthornton.ie

"KPMG’s Forensic practice provides a broad range of dispute advisory, regulatory, forensic technology, fraud risk management and fraud investigation services. Our Forensic Technology team can help with acquisition, preservation and analysis of electronic data in a manner that ensures it’s admissible as evidence in a court of law. We provide access to a wide range of market-leading technology applications and through the experience, skill and technical capability of our people can help you to reduce disclosure costs, enhance case strategy and manage risk. We provide practical and pragmatic solutions to reduce the data set to a more manageable size. We process and cull data (including key word search) in many formats and from many sources, including voice, instant messages, cloud and social networking sites." www.kpmg.com.ie

PwC has the largest Forensics Technology Services team in Ireland with over 25 forensic technology professionals and dedicated forensic labs in Dublin and Belfast. PwC provide a comprehensive range of forensic technology solutions including eDiscovery, IT forensics, eDiscovery readiness, cybercrime investigation and expert witness. Our teams understand the wider commercial issues such as how to minimise the cost and disruption to the business, along with legal issues such as data protection and proportionality. As leading eDiscovery providers in Ireland and UK, we have extensive knowledge of the local market and legislation, combined with international experience in over 30 jurisdictions ensuring that our methodology and approach are proven at a global level.” www.pwc.com/ie

"Rits Computer Forensics is one of the nation's leading providers of investigative services in computer forensics (digital forensics),forensic data recovery, and electronic discovery. Rits Computer Forensics ca nanalyse the forensic data and recover digital evidence while preserving the integrity of the electronic evidence. Rits computer Forensics have tried and tested electronic discovery methodologies, developed from the EDRM, and can provide specialist services in providing support for the electronic discovery lifecycle. Rits Computer Forensics can provide support and steer Computer Forensics investigations in a well-defined and controlled manner, from the early stages of an investigation right through to the final stages of expert witness support in court of law." www.ritsgroup.com


"Recommind is the leader in predictive information management and analysis software, delivering search-powered business applications that transform the way enterprises, government entities and law firms conduct eDiscovery, enterprise search, and information governance. Recommind’s solutions are all built on the CORE (Context Optimised Relevancy Engine) platform, which automatically accesses, organises and analyses large volumes of information, in context, from myriad sources. With greater control over and more accurate access to information, organisations can lower risk, heighten productivity, increase the value of information assets and improve competitiveness and profitability. Recommind customers include AstraZeneca, BMW, Clifford Chance, Cisco, Macfarlanes, Slaughter and May and Stephenson Harwood. www.recommind.com"

"ZyLAB’s industry-leading, modular eDiscovery and enterprise information management solutions enable organizations to manage boundless amounts of enterprise data in any format and language, to mitigate risk, reduce costs, investigate matters and elicit business productivity and intelligence. The ZyLAB eDiscovery system is directly aligned with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the company’s products and services are used on an enterprise level by corporations, government agencies, courts, and law firms, as well as on specific projects for legal services, auditing, and accounting providers. To learn more about ZyLAB visit www.zylab.co.uk"

The conference is supported by:

"La Touche Training is Ireland’s leading legal training provider. Established in 1995, La Touche Training is a specialist provider of Expert Witness and Investigative Skills to both the public and private sector. Over the last 17 years, in excess of 70,000 delegates have attended our interactive training programmes. We have worked with the majority of regulatory bodies and government departments along with every local authority, HSE area, Blue Chip companies, SMEs and individual experts. Our most popular courses include Courtroom Skills Training, Excellence in Report Writing, Law Evidence & Procedure, Investigative Training. Our goal is to provide knowledge and skills to professionals on the legal aspects of their work." www.latouchetraining.ie