Category Archives: UBIC

Jenny Le of FRONTEO talks about the management of predictive coding cases after Pyrrho

Jennie Le is SVP Global Operations at FRONTEO USA (formerly UBIC). She was in London shortly after the publication of the UK judgment in Pyrrho which gave court blessing to the parties’ agreement to use predictive coding. Since this interview, … Continue reading

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Interview: Michael Jeffrey Glick of FRONTEO talks about the use of managed services in eDiscovery

Michael Jeffrey Glick is Senior Vice President – Managed Services at FRONTEO USA, formerly UBIC North America. I interviewed him when he was in London recently and asked him what is meant by the term “managed services”. A very wide … Continue reading

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UBIC, Inc. and related subsidiaries to change corporate name to Fronteo

UBIC, which specialises in international litigation support and big data analysis, has announced that it is to change its corporate name and the corporate names of various subsidiaries to Fronteo, subject to shareholder approval. The name change serves two purposes: … Continue reading

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Interview: Jenny Le of UBIC on how to engage with senior executives on cyber security risks

Jenny Le is Vice President, Discovery Services, at UBIC. That role extends beyond pure discovery matters and into other aspects of managing corporate data, including cyber security risk. In the interview below, I asked Jenny Le how one explains to senior … Continue reading

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Information management, investigations, compliance and eDiscovery in London on 18 to 19 May

The conference brand previously known as Information Governance and eDiscovery or, more colloquially, just “IQPC”, is this year called IICE – Information Management. Investigations. Compliance. EDiscovery. It takes place in London on 18 and 19 May and, as its predecessors … Continue reading

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Interview: Shamir Colloff of UBIC on business intelligence in eDiscovery

Shamir Colloff is Chief Technology Officer at Evolve Discovery, a UBIC company. In this interview, I asked him what UBIC means when it refers to “business intelligence” in the context of eDiscovery projects. Shamir Colloff explained that UBIC enables users … Continue reading

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Interview: Margaret Shaw Lilani of UBIC on the challenges of Asian document review

Margaret Shaw Lilani is Senior Vice President, Global Review Services, at UBIC. I interviewed her in New York and asked her about the particular issues which arise when undertaking document review in Asia-Pacific countries. The primary issue, she says, is … Continue reading

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Interview: Elizabeth Erickson of UBIC talks about lawyer acceptance of eDiscovery technology

Elizabeth Erickson is Solutions Architect at UBIC. The word “solutions” implies more than a purely technical achievement – it is only a “solution” if the lawyers see it as addressing a problem which they face. In this interview, I ask … Continue reading

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 UBIC acquires EvD, Inc. to fortify its expansion in the US market

eDiscovery company UBIC originated in Japan and quickly established a niche for its specialist skills in handling Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages in line with the expansion of trade between those countries and the US. Its eDiscovery software Lit i … Continue reading

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Jeff Guttman of UBIC talks about the human element in eDiscovery software design

Jeff Guttman is Director of Managed Review Operations at TechLaw Solutions, a UBIC company. I caught up with him at the IQPC eDiscovery and Information Governance Summit in London in May and asked him what he was thinking about after … Continue reading

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Wide range of subjects and speakers at InSig2 Lawtech Europe Congress in Brussels in October

Lawtech Europe Congress, rebranded as InSig2 Lawtech 2015, has hitherto taken place in Prague. This year it moves to Brussels, taking place at the Management Centre Europe on 26-27 October 2015. There are two keynote speakers. The first is by … Continue reading

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Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit in London on 12-14 May

This year sees the 10th anniversary of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit, to be held at the Waldorf Hilton in London between 12 and 14 May. This event is, by a wide margin, the biggest event in the UK … Continue reading

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Keeping one’s eye on the ball

The scene: the eye clinic at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. The time: 9.00am. The plan: a quick inspection following a referral from my optician, then back to my desk. The outcome: “Nothing to worry about, but we’ll just put you into … Continue reading

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ILTA 2014: Big Data analytics for lawyers

This is one of a set of posts about the content and the discussion at ILTA 2014 in Nashville. Originally intended as a single post, the result was too long for that and I decided to split them up. See … Continue reading

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Judge Facciola and Jason Baron top the bill at UBIC’s Washington seminar

UBIC is perhaps best known as a provider of software and services specifically aimed at electronic discovery and with a particular specialist skill in managing Asian languages. It is more broadly based than that, however, and extends into information governance … Continue reading

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Welcome to UBIC as new sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project

It is a pleasure to welcome UBIC as a new sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project. Theirs is a name which I have known about for some time, but it was only at LegalTech that I had the opportunity of … Continue reading

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