SOURCE: Mitratech

September 18, 2008 12:42 ET

Mitratech Expert Joins IQPC to Discuss Best Practices for Building an International Matter-Centric Platform: Tracking Global Matter Activity, Spend and Exposure

IQPC Legal Technology Exchange Gathers Together Senior Legal Decision Makers, October 5 - 7, 2008 in Braselton, GA

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2008) - Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for organizations to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, today announced participation at IQPC Legal Technology Exchange. Strategies on litigation management, vendor procurement and contract management, e-discovery management and optimizing performance for law department operations will dominate the discussions at the invitation-only 'Legal Technology Exchange,' taking place this October at the exclusive Château Élan Winery and Resort, Braselton, GA.

Mitratech Vice President of Engineering Richard Levy joins David Cambria, Aon Director, Legal Operations, and Aaron Van Nice, Baxter Healthcare Director, Operations, Law Department, in a discussion on leveraging US matter management applications to manage workflow, matters and business processes globally. The session explores best practices to manage system integration challenges, varying document retention systems and processes, as well as local currencies, language, tax and privacy laws.

"As organizations expand beyond US borders, it is imperative for legal departments to break down silos with anytime, anywhere access to a central information repository," said Richard Levy, Mitratech Vice President of Engineering. "An effective global matter management system allows the department to standardize processes and move beyond local regulations, cultures, currencies and other considerations to provide the General Counsel with full visibility. We have helped a number of Mitratech customers successfully optimize international legal operations."

Invited participants will spend 2 intensive days with key industry players including:

--  The Hon. U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola, District of Columbia
--  Jay Brudz, Senior Counsel, Legal Technology, General Electric
--  Ted Banks, Chief Counsel and Senior Director, Compliance Policy, Kraft
    Foods
--  Stephen Brodt, Head of Records Management and Privacy, E. I. Dupont
    Corporate Services
--  Heidi Rudolph, VP Legal Operations and Administration, Sara Lee
    

About IQPC Exchange

IQPC Exchange specializes in unique "Exchange" style events where attendance is strictly limited to senior executives and a selection of service providers offering innovative technologies and services. Visit www.iqpc-exchange.com for more information on this unique conference format.

About Mitratech

Mitratech provides market-leading Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners. With team-oriented domain applications in legal process automation, governance, risk, compliance and security, Mitratech's TeamConnect Collaborative Accountability Suite improves transparency of financial reporting, reduces exposure to risk, and boosts operating discipline, information security and the efficiency of enterprise processes. Our Collaborati browser application also meets the accountability and collaboration needs of proliferating extraprise teams, wherein vendors, partners and service providers often have to be included in sensitive teamwork projects such as electronic billing, legal hold and collaborative budgeting, or those which expose your business to liability. For more information, please visit http://www.mitratech.com.