The passage of the Dodd-Frank Act and subsequent increase in regulatory agency investigations have dramatically heightened the need for corporations to better understand the risks and requirements associated with audio data. The risks of non-compliance are high - one energy company was assessed $97M in regulatory penalties based purely on the evidence found inside its trading floor recordings.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 1:00pm ET
Audio Discovery - the ESI You Can't Afford to Avoid...How to Lower the Risks and Reduce the Costs
April 25, 2012
Clearly, law firms and corporate counsel can no longer afford to ignore this important data source. But just as clearly, they need a better method of discovery for audio and video data, one that is time-efficient, cost-effective and defensible. The prior methods for handling audio full transcription or human listeningare too costly and time consuming to manage as projects get bigger and more complex.
In this webinar, you will:
· Get updated on the latest legal interpretations concerning the use of audio and video in both litigation and regulatory matters
· Learn how sound recordings differ from other types of electronic information
· Get a Top 10 list of best practices for preparing your company and legal teams to manage audio discovery and review
· Understand how to create an efficient e-discovery workflow that puts to rest any notion that dealing with audio is unduly burdensome for either party
· Michael Arkfeld is a former Assistant United States Attorney and an acclaimed author, educator, and thought leader helping legal professionals apply electronic discovery and evidence best practices since 2001. He has published numerous works, including the treatise Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence. His expertise is a technological and legal approach that enables practitioners to understand and apply e-discovery rules and case law precedents to their cases.
· Mike Flanagan, General Counsel for First Advantage Litigation Consulting, was a partner at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, DC, where he counseled public and private companies on legal matters including the resolution of commercial disputes, the negotiation of corporate transactions, and various compliance issues. He was also a founding member and a Co-Chair of the firms Electronic Data Discovery Initiative and Information Law Practice Group.
This webinar will qualify for CLE in California, Illinois, and New York.