Practical tips and techniques for using advanced technology to find answers
The CEO of a large corporation has asked you to investigate a tip she has received. Concerned about potential conflicts of interest, you call your law firm to help out. Counsel, in turn, quickly engages an investigator to ferret out the facts.
The tip alleges fraud and misconduct by a high-ranking corporate officer (“Georgia”) who has been with the company for many years. Georgia is confident, outgoing, well liked and has over half of the corporate divisions reporting to her. It turns out, however, that she may have a dark side. Over the years she may have colluded with the competition, stolen trade secrets and even may have used her position to sexually harass several employees.
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As corporate counsel, outside attorney or even private investigator, where do you begin? What is your strategy? Whom do you trust?
Join us for an exciting webinar focusing on mastering internal investigations. Drawing on years of experience, our panel—which includes a savvy investigative attorney, a certified fraud examiner and a search technology expert—will provide practical tips and techniques to handle an internal investigation with a particular emphasis on using advanced technology and predictive analytics to get to the bottom of the matter quickly and efficiently.
At our program you will learn:
- How to discreetly investigate the matter, without tipping off potential targets.
- How to identify potential sources of information and quietly preserve relevant data.
- How to use advanced search techniques to weed out irrelevant data and find what’s important.
- How to use visual analytics to develop chronologies and social networks which may establish a pattern of behavior.
- How to use predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to find the smoking guns and other documents that matter.
Walk away from this information-filled, one-hour seminar better equipped to manage your own investigations using advanced technology and investigative techniques from the pros.
Paul Rodrigues | Director of the BERO Group and Chair of the
Forensic Accounting Practice | The Bero Group
Paul is a certified fraud examiner and director of the Forensic Accounting Practice of the Bero Group, an internationally known accountancy and forensic investigative group. He has more than 25 years of investigative experience, which spans all aspects of digital evidence collection, preservation, forensic accounting analysis, production and expert witness testimony. He is also the founder and CEO of Intelligent Review, a marquis provider of comprehensive e-discovery services to corporate enterprises, law firms and government interests. Paul’s clients include both commercial and government interests such as the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations, and the U.S. General Services Administration.
Tracy Drynan | Senior Attorney | Drinker Biddle and Reath, LLP
Tracy Drynan has extensive experience across the E-Discovery lifecycle including, interpreting Requests for Information and Complaints to identify sources of relevant information, developing strategies for targeting and gathering data, performing custodial interviews, and managing the collection of information.
Tracy’s experience also includes developing strategies for analyzing relevant data, conducting in depth investigations into the data prior to production, and producing data after vetting and processing the data for protected privilege and PII. Additionally, she has developed tools that were critical to and used throughout the matter lifecycle.
John Tredennick | Founder & Chief Executive Officer | Catalyst
John Tredennick is the CEO and founder of Catalyst, which designs, hosts and services the world’s fastest and most powerful document repositories for large-scale discovery and regulatory compliance. John has been widely honored for his achievements. In 2013, he was named by The American Lawyer as one of the top six “E-Discovery Trail Blazers.” In 2012, he was named to the Fastcase 50, which recognizes the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders in the law. John is the former chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Management Section. For many years, he was editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Law Practice Management magazine. Over two decades, John has written scores of articles on legal technology and spoken on legal technology to audiences on four of the five continents.