Epiq and ALM to Host Complimentary Webcast on Status of EU-US Privacy Shield

LONDON and KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions and services for the legal profession, today announced that on Wednesday, May 4, it is partnering with ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine to host a webcast on the status of the EU-US privacy shield and the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU. Jayne Rothman, Epiq’s senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, will discuss the topic with Dyann Heward-Mills, head of the data protection and cyber security practice group at Baker & McKenzie's London office. The session—titled “Turbulence Under Privacy Shield”—begins at 5 pm BST/12PM EDT.

The complimentary webcast will review the current status of Privacy Shield and the GDPR and what organizations should be doing now. Epiq will also be sponsoring an additional webcast on June 8, which will provide an update on the then-current status of EU-US Privacy Shield and a deeper dive on compliance and next steps for organizations affected by the new program. Click here to register for the event.

About Jayne Rothman
Jayne Rothman has served as Epiq’s senior legal advisor since 2006. Responsible for all Epiq legal affairs and subsidiaries worldwide, Rothman is adviser to the board of directors and its committees. Before joining Epiq, Rothman worked at Dewey LeBoeuf LLP on several major U.S. Chapter 11 cases, including Worldcom, United Air Lines and Adelphia. Prior to that, Rothman worked at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, representing corporate clients including Enron, Hughes Electronics and Six Flags. Rothman earned a J.D. from New York Law School and is a member of the New York and California Bars. She is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

About Dyann Heward-Mills
Dyann Heward-Mills is a UK-qualified barrister and head of the data protection and cyber security practice group in Baker & McKenzie's London office. Prior to joining the Firm, Dyann acted as senior privacy counsel to GE Capital, where she provided global support and advice on matters pertaining to privacy and data protection. Dyann is a non-executive board member for a technology start-up business that has developed an innovative data analytics tool to track and monitor the performance of recruitment activities. She is active in the firm's BakerWomen, BakerEthnicity and BakerOpportunity initiatives and, in collaboration with The National Museum of Computing, spearheads the firm's Cybersecurity Girls' initiative, which aims to encourage more females into coding and wider tech roles. Dyann also supports School-Aid, a charity that promotes the advancement of education in disadvantaged schools and communities in Africa.

About Epiq
Epiq (NASDAQ:EPIQ) is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

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