10:36 uur 19-08-2015

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress Announces International E-Discovery Expert Ralph C. Losey and Legal Profession Management Expert Markus Hartung as the Keynote Speakers for its 2015 Event in Brussels

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress, an annual event on digital evidence, computer forensics, analytics, and legal efficiencies, is pleased to have Ralph C. Losey and Markus Hartung as the Keynote Speakers for its 2015 event. Ralph’s position as lead eDiscovery attorney in the landmark case “Da Silva Moore” and his passion for artificial intelligence as well as Markus’ revealing 2014 study on the future of the legal industry will enhance delegates’ experience at the Congress.

Ralph C. Losey serves as the Keynote Speaker for day 1 of INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress on 26 October 2015. His Keynote will focus on “The Future of the Law: the impact of artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies on the search for truth and justice.”

Ralph notes that, “the advent of Big Data Analytics is changing all aspects of modern culture, including the legal profession. There is so much information available today that it is now almost always possible to reconstruct what happened in the recent past by analysis of the digital trails. The enormous volume of information is both an opportunity and a problem. The needles of truth are there, but they can be hard to find in the ever growing clouds of haystacks. Hard, but not impossible, if lawyers can learn to use the new technologies developed for data analytics. Quite a few tech savvy lawyers are already able to mine Big Data to find out what really happened in law suits and investigations and so resolve disputes fairly. A few are working on the next step to analyze data to project the likelihood of future misconduct. That is the future we face, full of new opportunities, but also new dangers, especially on the privacy front.”

On day 2 of the Congress, Markus Hartung will be the Keynote Speaker. His Keynote will focus on “Technology and trends in the legal market: disruption, evolution or – just hype? Perspectives from the European market.”

Markus observes that, “lawyers don’t look at technology in a consistent way. Either they over value it, or they under value it. The rapid changes and developments make it even worse. The purpose of our study was to shed light on the role of technology and the importance of alternative service providers. They are playing such an important role today, and their role will be even more important if not essential in the coming years.”

“We are very pleased to have Ralph C. Losey and Markus Hartung as our Keynote Speakers for INsig2 LTEC2015,” said Frederick Gyebi-Ababio, Director of INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress. “Ralph’s position as a predictive coding pioneer and Markus’ study on the future of law considering the rise of alternative service providers will no doubt inspire the expectant audience.”

Rob Jones, Managing Legal Consultant at Kroll Ontrack, who serves on the advisory board of INsig2 LTEC2015, commented: “The accelerating adoption of ediscovery technology right across Europe is being driven by requirements to satisfy regulators, reduce the cost of litigation and manage effective internal enquiries. In the era of Big Data it is no longer possible to manage the ediscovery process manually and it is increasingly common for law firms and their clients to seek out partners who can offer leading edge technology, professional consultancy services, data centre capabilities and document review. This conference will serve to highlight best practice in all of these areas.”

Notes to editors

About Ralph C. Losey:

Ralph C. Losey is a Shareholder in the Orlando office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He serves as the firm’s National ediscovery Counsel, and Chair of the Electronic Discovery Practice Group. He has served for years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida’s College of Law, teaching ediscovery. He is also the co-founder of the IT-Lex foundation and the Electronic Discovery Best Practices group (EDBP.com). Mr. Losey is a frequent speaker at ediscovery conferences and CLE’s around the country and a leading contributor in the field of legal search, including recent landmark decisions on the use of predictive coding. For more information about Ralph, please go to his Jackson Lewis profile here.

About Markus Hartung:

Markus Hartung is a lawyer and mediator. He is director of the Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession (CLP) at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg. At the CLP, he focuses on legal market research and is responsible for the conception of educational and continuing education programs (Management and Leadership) for legal professionals. His special expertise lies in market development and trends, management and strategic leadership as well as corporate governance of law firms, combined with the regulatory requirements of various legal markets. For more information about Markus, please go to his LinkedIn profile here.

About Robert Jones:

Robert Jones is the manager of Kroll Ontrack’s team of Legal Consultants in Continental Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He advises lawyers and their clients on the management of evidence and the use of technology in litigation, investigations and other matters. He is called upon for his significant depth, variety and experience and is often consulted on the practicalities surrounding the management, processing and review of electronic evidence. Prior to joining Kroll Ontrack, Robert worked for five years at a Top 100 international law firm managing disclosure projects for large scale litigation cases. For more information about Rob please go to his profile here.

About INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress:

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress’ mission is to create a cutting edge forum that addresses four core areas; digital evidence, forensic investigations, data analytics, and legal efficiencies. These disciplines are at the forefront of organisational thinking. INsig2 LTEC’s guiding philosophy is to embrace solutions to empower corporations, law firms, and government institutions to limit the potential exposure to legal, financial, and reputational risks and to increase overall competence around these topics. Delegates will be engaged throughout our events with advanced topic presentations, panel discussions, and an array of latest solutions from credible exhibitors. This event strategically focuses on best practices and how they fit into upholding a high level educational structure. INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress has set out to provide relevant solutions and advice to all professionals interested in the future of law, technology, and analytics. For more information about INsig2 LTEC, please click here. #INsig2LTEC2015

For more information on Kroll Ontrack and its products and services, visit http://www.ediscovery.com/uk

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.

Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyse, and produce data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, electronic discovery and document review. For more information about Kroll Ontrack and its offerings please visit: http://www.ediscovery.com/uk/ and follow @KrollOntrackEU on Twitter.


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