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8:00-9:30am . The Hong Kong Courts have announced a new Practice Direction (which became effective September 1, 2014) with a view to making the process of dealing with electronic documents both fair and cost-effective.
As key Hong Kong industries become increasingly regulated, electronic information not only needs to be properly stored and easily accessible, it also needs to meet stringent records management and discovery obligations.
 
This seminar will address how businesses can get a firm grip on their data with the help of eDiscovery technology, in order to put them in a better position to meet legal requirements, and benefit from the resulting advantages associated with organizing their data, such as reduced storage costs and increased efficiency.
 
Join Menachem Hasofer and Nathan Hughes as they discuss the vital role of eDiscovery in today's business environment including:
 
-An overview of eDiscovery and recent developments
-Pilot Scheme for eDiscovery in Hong Kong: Implications on your document retention policy and costs
-Best practices for collection and preservation of electronic evidences
-Role of eDiscovery technology in reducing document review costs
-Dealing with Cross Border disputes and eDiscovery requests
First 15-20 minutes is for networking
Light breakfast included
 
Hosted by the Intellectual Property Committee and the Law Committee

Location

The American Chamber of Commerce in HK
1904 Bank of America Tower
12 Harcourt Road

Central, Hong Kong

http://bit.ly/AmChamOffice

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