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Epiq Systems to Host Webcast on Global Data Protection in the U.S., U.K. and Europe on July 30

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of managed technology for the global legal profession, today announced that on Tuesday, July 30 it will host a free, one-hour webcast entitled "Global Data Protection: Part 1 – The U.S., U.K. and Europe." The webcast, part of a series on global data privacy, will be led by three leading international eDiscovery and data privacy experts: Hazel Grant, Partner at Bristows LLP; David S. Panzer, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP; and Daniel Charboneau, Information Security Lead at Epiq Systems.

Knowing how to handle data within and across different jurisdictions while remaining compliant with all applicable regulations is important in an increasingly global legal environment. Legal and IT teams must understand the latest legal developments in data privacy and their operational implications. Our panel of experts will answer the most pressing questions about recent and forthcoming regulatory changes affecting cross-border data transfers and data privacy regulations in the U.S., U.K. and Europe, and how to navigate those issues while complying with eDiscovery obligations.

The webcast begins at 11 a.m. EDT / 4 p.m. GMT on July 30, 2013. To learn more and to register for the webcast, please visit http://www.epiqsystems.com/events/.

About the Presenters

Hazel Grant, Partner at Bristows LLP, is an IT lawyer specializing in information law. As a data privacy specialist, Ms. Grant advises on EU data protection compliance strategies as well as the implementation of privacy-compliant technologies and processes. Her data protection work includes advising on cloud computing, cookie law compliance and data security breaches. She is the author of the UK chapter of E-Discovery and Data Privacy – A Practical Guide (Wolters Kluwer), and a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Data Protection and Privacy and the Encyclopedia of IT Law (both Sweet and Maxwell).

David S. Panzer, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is a litigator with 15 years of experience in a wide range of disputes, but with a keen interest in the nuances of the rules of civil procedure and evidence. As a member of the firm's national eDiscovery and eRetention practice group, Mr. Panzer helps clients navigate their swift-moving eDiscovery obligations as the intersection of law and technology continues to move ahead.

Daniel Charboneau, Information Security Lead at Epiq Systems, is responsible for the information security program at Epiq. He has more than 10 years of experience in information security and information technology. His specialties include network theory and architecture, emerging technologies, complex adaptive systems, compliance, auditing and security policy.

About Epiq Systems

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.

CONTACT: For more information Lew Schroeber, Investor Relations telephone: 913-621-9500 Email: ir@epiqsystems.com or visit us online at www.epiqsystems.com

Source:Epiq Systems, Inc.