November, 2016
Frankfurt, Germany

Day 1

07:45 - 08:30 Registration

08:30 - 08:40 Chairperson's Welcome Address

08:40 - 09:15 The direct impact of automation on your workplace

Nickolas B Savage - Acting ASAC, Federal Bureau of Investigation
The world around us is changing rapidly and automation is increasingly becoming more prevalent in the workplace. Access to your workspace through technology is now possible anywhere and at anytime. There are many uncertainties around what this will mean for the industry - Take a glimpse into the future and explore how automation will affect you going forward.
  • Contrast your role now with the changes that will occur over the next 2, 5 and 10 years
  • Will your role still exist?
  • EDiscovery is already showing how a lot of the manual work can be done automatically with far more accuracy – how far will this go?


Nickolas B Savage

Acting ASAC
Federal Bureau of Investigation

09:15 - 09:30 Legal Bingo

Network with your peers in this structured session. Each delegate has a number on their name badge and also a bingo card. Make your way around the room and find one delegate with each of the numbers on your card to compete for a fantastic prize!

09:30 - 10:05 Fraud Investigations – How to save the day against all odds and reform company culture

10:05 - 10:35 Networking & Refreshment Break

Group 6

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Sharing best practice across both the US & EU - Data Protection
How to move data around on a global scale with the invalidation of Safe Harbor

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Predictive Coding: Here and Now
  • Get to grips with this cost and time saving learning technology that is the talk of the eDiscovery sphere

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Information Governance and successful incorporation within your organisation Miriam Hall - Group Senior Counsel, PRA Group
  • Best practice for successfully integrating information governance across a large, global and complex business
  • Diminish your eDiscovery workload through positive information governance

Miriam Hall

Group Senior Counsel
PRA Group

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Ethics: Implementing culture and integrity within your business Chiara Rustici - Independent Analyst, GDPR
  • Reduce risk by instilling a culture of transparency and integrity across your organisation

Chiara Rustici

Independent Analyst

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Utilising eDiscovery tolls: time & cost management Adrian Smales - Professor, Napier University
  • How effective implementation of eDiscovery tools can increase accuracy, alongside greatly cutting down time and costs

Adrian Smales

Napier University

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 An in-depth look at compliance risks in the Cloud
  • Preparing for a move to a cloud platform where certain controls have to be given up to the provider
  • Explore issues surrounding the handling of personal data

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 BYOD (Bring your own devices): An investigative nightmare
  • Taking control of the multitude of data privacy issues surrounding devices
  • Exploring device discovery challenges

Interactive Discussion Groups

10:35 - 12:00 Cybercrime - Putting up a strong defense Alison North - ARMA International Ambassador and Disruptive Consultant, ARMA International
  • Cyberattacks are becoming more frequent and companies must be prepared for action at any time
  • Protecting yourself from human errors such as phishing

Alison North

ARMA International Ambassador and Disruptive Consultant
ARMA International

Stream A

12:00 - 12:35 Successful eDiscovery co-operation between opposing councils
The importance of co-operation cannot be understated in a world of big data. Issues must be defined properly. Recognise:
  • How the principles of eDiscovery are becoming more relevant to regulators
  • Why this means working alongside regulators to build a database is the solution
  • How sustainable the current regulatory method for eDiscovery is

Stream B

12:00 - 12:35 Know your vendor - Effective due diligence in a limited timeframe Mickael Santoro - EMEA Head of Enhanced Due Diligence Investigations, Citi
  • Implementing a robust compliance process when working with 3rd parties
  • Articulating anti-bribery/corruption policies into tangible instructions for sales/procurement teams
  • Ongoing monitoring of 3rd parties
  • Where does the training & education of 3rd parties end?

Mickael Santoro

EMEA Head of Enhanced Due Diligence Investigations

Stream C

12:00 - 12:35 Good Corporate Governance: Achieving Accountability & Control Alex Laumans - Executive Director, UBS
  • Corporate governance design fit for purpose
  • How to maintain ongoing oversight and control in case of outsourcing
  • Evidence Control and Accountability


Alex Laumans

Executive Director

12:35 - 12:40 Please move to your next session

Digital Investigations

12:40 - 13:15 Predictive Coding: The future is now
  • An overall look at predictive coding and functional implementation
  • Importance of the planning process
  • Narrowing the scope of discovery
  • Enhancing the accuracy of collection


12:40 - 13:15 Spotting the smoke before the fire
When the majority of bribery cases involve payments through 3rd parties, and the volume of 3rd parties used by organisations is so high - it is important to make sure that compliance is being done properly.
  • Are your compliance methods vigorous enough to withstand a bribery investigation?
  • How should you make sure 3rd parties are conducting themselves with respect to your values?
  • What controls can you put in place to monitor 3rd party risk & vendor oversight?
  • Where does 3rd party oversight begin and end?

Information Governance

12:40 - 13:15 Driving forward a culture of integrity to reduce risk in your organisation
  • The immediate need for strong ethics in the face of regulatory overload
  • Bringing value, information with integrity and reduced risk to your business through information governance
  • Building a culture of integrity: your first steps
  • Identifying risky behavior and dealing with it effectively through robust process and methodology
  • Successfully change the mindset of your employees to promote a culture of honesty and reduced risk

13:15 - 14:15 Networking Lunch

Digital Investigations

14:15 - 14:50 Investigations that span the globe Wayne Fergusson - Head of Investigations, Sandvik
    Over the past 21 years, Wayne has spent significant time performing investigations across the African continent, in the Middle East and now with Sandvik, in high risk countries including India and China. He will be speaking on the challenges in performing investigations in developing countries, from the initiation to completion of the matter. In addition, Wayne will touch on reporting through the organisation, across the business and at a country level.

    Wayne Fergusson

    Head of Investigations


    14:15 - 14:50 Engaging with the importance of a code of conduct Will Hammond - Director of Compliance, Adidas
    Envisage the ability to reach out to every one of your global employees. The chance to explain in a clear and concise way why your company’s values and commitment to integrity matter. The ability to engage your senior leadership, managers and business partners. A code of conduct is the most important piece in any compliance and ethics program and needs to be relevant and readable.
    • Why have a code of conduct and creating the case for adapting or changing it
    • Getting started: how to assemble stakeholders,
    • Integrate content and balance between a rules vs. principles approach
    • Implementation, embedding compliance and ethics and measuring success


    Will Hammond

    Director of Compliance

    Information Governance

    14:15 - 14:50 BYOD (Bring your own devices): A legal insight
    • How is it handled?
    • What are the challenges in data security?
    • Can you segregate company date from personal data (PII)?
    • The full functionality of the mobile device and data which resides in the cloud

    14:50 - 14:55 Please move to your next session

    Digital Investigations

    14:55 - 15:30 Business Email Compromise (BEC) Ian Whiting - Senior Investigator CSIS, Citi
    The FBI has announced that fraudsters have attempted to steal around $3.1 billion from businesses through BEC scams. Since 2015 there has been a rapid increase in the number of victims of this intricate scam. Join Ian Whiting, CSIS at Citi as he shares the latest work he is doing to combat this growing threat:
    • What measures you can put into place to stop such a threat
    • Why the BEC threat is so serious

    Ian Whiting

    Senior Investigator CSIS


    14:55 - 15:30 Demanding transparency requirements in Pharma Jörn Johannsen - Head of Compliance, Abbvie
    The Pharma world is getting ready to disclose data on payments made to doctors on June 30th 2016 in a defining moment for the pharma/doctor relationship
    • Understand the cultural challenges
    • An insight into the fallout following disclosure
    • What the increasing regulatory demand for transparency tells us about the shifting role of compliance


    Jörn Johannsen

    Head of Compliance

    Information Governance

    14:55 - 15:30 Don't be the next headline! - Making Information Governance a priority Alison North - ARMA International Ambassador and Disruptive Consultant, ARMA International
    • How to set-up robust Information Governance controls & security measures
    • Take control of your framework to limit potential risks & leaks
    • Be prepared to invest more in Information Governance (data privacy, data protection procedures, governance) now to avoid huge penalties in the future
    • Why you need to urgently raise Information Governance awareness and avoid leaving your company’s preparation too late


    Alison North

    ARMA International Ambassador and Disruptive Consultant
    ARMA International

    15:30 - 15:35 Please move to your next session

    Digital Investigations

    15:35 - 16:10 Leveraging eDiscovery to assist with Information Governance
    • Why discovery must be a priority for your company
    • How to get the most out of your eDiscovery tools
    • Where eDiscovery can be linked with other areas of the business
    • Why eDiscovery can be an instant value-addition for your business


    15:35 - 16:10 The impact of disruptive technologies such as Fintech
    The need to innovate and stimulate growth in the financial sector balanced with protecting consumer rights has never been at more of a critical point
    • Overcoming risk fatigue in the financial sector
    • Compliance issues that arise from disruptive technologies
    • How will the digital transformation of the financial sector affect you legally?

    Information Governance

    15:35 - 16:10 The advent of big data: why your ungoverned data stockpiles are a security risk
    • What can your company do to manage data responsibly?
    • How do you retain the right information when data that is useless today may have value in the future?
    • Detailed preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    16:10 - 16:40 Networking & Refreshment Break

    16:40 - 17:15 Strategies to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Udo Pickartz - General Counsel, Starstone International
    With the enforcement of the GDPR approaching, it is vital that your organisation is already taking the steps necessary to ensure compliance. There is no room for error as fines for non-compliance reach €100 million or 5% of your annual turnover. In this enlightening session, understand the policies you can put in place to ensure a smooth a transition and:
    • Develop a proactive approach to data governance
    • Look at the state of information governance in Europe and what can be learnt from the US
    • Have knowledge of the risks associated with data profiling
    • Discuss solutions for key areas within the GDPR
    • Shifting into a business of the future, that is prepared for the Internet of Things (IoT)

    Udo Pickartz

    General Counsel
    Starstone International


    Chris Dale

    The e-Disclosure Information Project

    17:55 - 18:00 Chairperson's Closing Remarks

    18:00 - 19:00 Drinks Reception