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iDS Managing Director Dan Regard to speak at the Duke Law Center Conference and the Practising Law Institute Conference

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Washington, D.C. – October 30, 2012 -- iDiscovery Solutions, Inc., ("iDS") a premier provider of expert information management and eDiscovery services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and law firms, today announced that Managing Director Dan Regard will speak at two events in the coming weeks. The first is a conference at Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies on Wednesday, October 31, in Washington, D.C. The topic of the conference is “Technology-Assisted Review: A Critical Analysis.” The second conference is “Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2012: Get Fluent in Technology” put on by Practising Law Institute on Monday, November 5, in New York City.

The Duke Law Center conference on October 31 will examine the usefulness and effectiveness of technology-assisted review as a tool to reduce discovery costs. The first panel will explain the technology, clarifying confusion about different tools all claiming to offer technology-assisted review. The second and third panels will examine the technology's advantages, drawbacks, and limitations. A judicial panel will address the challenging management decisions judges must make in reviewing the technology's application. The final panel will address lawyers' ethical concerns raised by the technology's application. Information can be found here: http://law.duke.edu/judicialstudies/conferences/october2012

Regard will speak at 9:15 a.m. at the Practising Law Institute conference on November 5. His panel is titled “Social Media and Advertising and will cover how social media sorts through millions of users in seconds, what information is collected from social media sites, how advertisers exploit data collected on social media, and whether social media privacy settings meet international standards for privacy. Lori Lesser, a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, will also participate on the panel. Information can be found at: http://www.pli.edu/Content/Seminar/Think_Like_a_Lawyer_Talk_Like_a_Geek_2012/_/N-4kZ1z132ev?Ns=sort_date%7c0&ID=144965

Regard is a nationally recognized electronic evidence and case management expert with more than 20 years of experience consulting with legal and corporate entities. A programmer and an attorney by training, Regard has conducted system investigations, created data collections and managed discovery on some of the highest profile financial investigations of the last decade. He has national and international experience advising on such issues as eDiscovery, computer forensics, database development, application software, data analysis, and repository services. He has testified on numerous occasions and been engaged as a testifying expert and a court-appointed neutral on issues of eDiscovery. He has also served as a Special Master to facilitate the resolution of eDiscovery disputes.He frequently writes about the issues surrounding eDiscovery and speaks at industry events worldwide.

iDiscovery Solutions provides eDiscovery and enterprise security consulting services to law firms and corporations located throughout the world. iDS is staffed with professionals who are highly skilled and passionate about the fields of technology, security and law. Consultants work alongside legal teams and IT departments to provide expertise in digital forensics, database analysis, document hosting, enterprise security, and incident response, as well as the services of expert testimony, affidavits, and depositions.


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