[show_avatar firstname.lastname@example.org align=left avatar_size=30]IQPC’s well organized and well attended eDiscovery for Oil and Gas Seminar is September 26-27 in Houston. Thought leaders from, among others, Hess, Anadarko, BP, TransCanada and Valero, will be on hand to speak to the unique and not so unique eDiscovery challenges facing the Oil and Gas sector. Recent record profits and catastrophic events have put the industry in the spotlight not just for lawsuits but also government investigations and regulatory oversight.
Organizations already have difficulties responding in a timely and cost efficient manner to eDiscovery requests. The industry being inherently global in nature has the added challenge of determining how best to bring information back from certain countries. Many foreign countries, especially those in the European Union have blocking statutes and other privacy laws that prohibit the transfer of data to the United States. The topic I am speaking about is (more…)