Press Release

AccessData to Host EU Data Privacy Education Program Throughout UK and Europe

May 9 2016

Elite panel of experts to appear at events in London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt

London – 21 April 2016 –AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, today announced the schedule for “The Cross-Border Quandary Tour,” an educational program focused on the challenges created as a result of conflicts between data transfer demands across global boundaries and privacy laws in
the European Union.

The program will feature a panel discussion with some of the world’s leading experts on data privacy, electronic discovery and predictive coding. Attendees will learn how to navigate cross-border conflict of law issues when privacy is at stake and U.S. regulators or courts demand personal data.

“With the use of websites, email, social media, mobile apps and data storage on the cloud, personal data is constantly flowing across global boundaries, leaving legal proceedings awash in data privacy issues,” said Abdeslam Afras, Vice President of International Markets, AccessData. “Meanwhile, corporate legal executives must abide by the new European data protection rules, deal with U.S. court orders to hand over Europeans’ personal data on EU servers and manage other complex tensions between data transfer and data privacy. Our program will dig into these timely issues and provide a forum for the exchange of professional best practices.”

The schedule for The Cross-Border Quandary Tour is as follows (click on the city of your choice for more information and to register):

London: 20 June 2016 (Cameron McKenna)

Amsterdam: 22 June 2016 (Het West-Indish Huis)

Frankfurt: 23 June 2016 (Klassikstadt)

Key topics of discussion at each program will feature an assessment of:

  • Similarities and differences between U.S. and European e-discovery/e-disclosure requirements;
  • What you need to do to prep for GDPR compliance—data protection officers, privacy-by-default, right to be forgotten and more;
  • How to manage U.S. e-discovery preservation and collection strategies in the EU; and
  • Privacy concerns and rising national regulator investigations of fraud, corruption, financial services and competition.

AccessData has assembled an elite panel of speakers for the program. They include: Chris Dale, author of the provocative eDisclosure Information Project and a former London litigation partner, who will serve as moderator; Andrew Peck, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York, the first jurist anywhere to approve the use of predictive coding, whose DaSilva Moore v. Publicis Groupe ruling was extensively quote by Master Matthews in the first-ever use of predictive coding in the UK; and leading experts from CMS Cameron McKenna, Promontory Financial Group, Bayer, Hogan Lovells, Baker & McKenzie, Grant Thornton, Cordery Legal Compliance and other prominent EU organizations. For more information about The Cross-Border Quandary Tour, please click here.

About AccessData AccessData Group has pioneered digital forensics and e-discovery software development for more than 25 years and remains a leader in the field. Over that time, the company has grown to provide both stand-alone and enterprise-class solutions that can synergistically work together to enable both criminal and civil e-discovery of any kind. More than 130,000 customers in law enforcement, government agencies, corporations and law firms around the world rely on AccessData software solutions. For more information, please go to www.accessdata.com.

Media Contact:

Lori Tyler
Vice President, Global Marketing
ltyler@accessdata.com

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