Bankruptcy professionals who understand ESI—its preservation, identification, collection and review—are equipped to provide accurate, cost effective and expeditious prepetition advice and better positioned to assist counsel with e-discovery obligations. This is an important and timely presentation by Susan M. Usatine, Esq., that addresses, among others, the Interim Report and draft guidelines on e-discovery issues in bankruptcy issued by ABA's Working Group on ESI; identification and preservation of ESI; the "rules of engagement" for ESI and the notion that e-discovery is a litigators' problem; and key takeaways to help bankruptcy professionals become e-savvy in dealing proactively with ESI.
Susan Usatine is a Member of Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A., Litigation Department and is the founder and co-chair of the firm’s Information Governance Practice Group and Discovery Services Practice Group. Ms. Usatine is regarded as a litigator who understands how the Information Age has indelibly altered the way businesses make strategic decisions including the handling of high-stakes disputes.
|CPE Credit||Recommended, 1 CPE Credit hour(s), field of study—Accounting - Technical;|
|Knowledge level||Basic—Most beneficial to CPAs and other financial advisors new to a skill or attribute, including individuals at staff or entry level in an organization as well as seasoned professionals who desire increased knowledge in the subject matter.|
|Additional Info||Online registration and payment of fee will allow materials to sent to the participant’s email address and the participant must submit request for CPE credit after completing the requirements (instructions enclosed with materials). Presenters’ PowerPoint slides for reference are included with materials. If unable to register online, participants may call AIRA’s office at (541) 858-1665 to order.|
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