KANSAS CITY, Kan., Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of managed technology for the global legal profession, today announced the expansion of its presence in Asia following the success of its eDiscovery and document review service offerings in the region.
Since opening in 2009, Epiq's Hong Kong office has seen its revenue steadily increase. Epiq is focusing on further Asian expansion with a new office opening in Tokyo, Japan. The new Japanese office will offer end-to-end eDiscovery services including consulting, forensics, collections, processing and hosting. Central to this expansion is the establishment of a new document review services facility with Japanese and other foreign language support.
Epiq Systems also announced the appointment of Scott Warren as general manager for the Japanese operation. Mr. Warren is a qualified attorney who brings more than 20 years' experience of working in the legal, corporate and eDiscovery sectors in Japan to his new role at Epiq Systems.
"I am looking forward to deepening Epiq's foothold in the Asian market and broadening the range of solutions and services available to our customers," said Mr. Warren.
"We are entering an exciting phase in the growth of our presence in Asia," said Greg Wildisen, International Managing Director, Epiq Systems, "From the establishment of our Hong Kong office four years ago to the opening of the document review services centre there last year, the operation has continued to grow at a rapid pace. Expansion into Japan this year demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with international support to facilitate secure, compliant, cross-border data transactions and disclosure projects."
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Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of technology-enabled solutions for electronic discovery, bankruptcy and class action administration. We offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, combined with deep subject-matter expertise, provide reliable solutions for the professionals we serve.
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