Stu Craft recently joined the team in EMEA as a Managing Director. He brings more than a decade of software development and e-discovery experience to the team and will focus on helping clients solve challenges across emerging data sources and other new data issues. In this Q&A, he discusses how e-discovery is changing and the trends he will follow closely this year.
Regulators and lawmakers around the world are working to stay ahead of technology advancements, including placing increasing scrutiny on how businesses are using (and governing their use of) artificial intelligence (AI). Under proposed and emerging legislation, authorities are poised to begin asking corporations to ensure and evidence that AI systems are fair, transparent and explainable. These developments are in many ways extensions of existing data protection laws, however, regulators are striving to protect individual rights without stifling innovation.
Experts from FTI Technology were recently engaged to conduct a complex investigation across numerous locations and more than 80 custodians for a large pharmaceutical recall and resulting lawsuits. Over the course of more than 18 months, the team overcame complex challenges relating to cross-border data transfer issues, Chinese state secrets restrictions and global data privacy regulations. We recently discussed the matter with Senior Managing Director Veeral Gosalia and Director Jonathan Roberts to reveal lessons learned from the case’s unique challenges and FTI Technology’s approach to solving them.
Meaningful innovation never happens in one seismic moment. There’s no finish line. Rather, it’s an evolution of ideas, expertise and solutions over time, always fluid and open to change. This is how FTI Technology views advancement and the foundation for the New Solutions Program we have been building.
Karl Payeur recently joined FTI Technology as a Senior Managing Director leading the Technology and Forensic and Litigation Consulting (FLC) segments in France. We had a lengthy discussion with Karl about technology, key issues facing clients in France and his view on leadership during difficult times. In Part 1 of this Q&A, he discussed technology transformation challenges and opportunities. In Part 2, he offers insights on the firm’s growth in France and his approach to leadership.
Members of FTI Technology’s EMEA data privacy team have recently participated in several recent industry events, including IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2022 in London. This article reflects on key trends our teams are following.
Preston Fischer is a digital risk management and innovation expert with a focus on blockchain and digital asset advisory. He recently joined FTI Technology’s Blockchain & Digital Assets practice as a Managing Director, bringing more than 20 years of experience in e-discovery, investigations and digital risk management across consultancies, technology companies and public affairs. In this Q&A, he discusses his view of the key trends and opportunities shaping the field of blockchain and digital assets.
FTI Technology’s Digital Forensics & Investigations practice is expanding significantly in 2022. The team is bringing in new solutions and senior leaders to support a rapidly changing digital landscape and an overall uptick in demand. As part of the practice’s growth, Jerry Bui recently joined the firm as a Managing Director. In this Q&A, he discusses some of the current and upcoming disruptors impacting the field.
Karl Payeur recently joined FTI Technology as a Senior Managing Director leading the Technology and Forensic and Litigation Consulting segments in France. With more than 28 years of international experience, Karl brings extensive expertise in digital forensic, investigation, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, financial crime advisory and technology services to FTI Consulting. We had a lengthy discussion with Karl about technology, key issues facing clients in France and his view on leadership during difficult times. In Part 1 of this Q&A, he discusses the important role AI and advanced technology will play in addressing persistent legal, regulatory and operational challenges.
Last month, FTI Consulting’s cybersecurity team, data privacy and communications experts hosted a roundtable dinner of lawyers and senior leaders from across numerous industries in Ireland. The event served as a forum to discuss the most pressing challenges relating to data breaches and cyber attacks with the stakeholders who grapple with these risks every day.