Record Retention

Electronic Records and Messages for Regulated Industry

(Webinar length:  1h 26m)


Technology is changing how regulated entities interact with vendors, customers, employees and government. Electronic records are now the critical evidence to prove whether an entity is complying with law and accountable for its performance. Discovery of electronic records like email has become central to resolution of lawsuits and official investigations. Electronic records cause all enterprises to rethink their record retention practices. In this webinar you will learn how to set policy on email (and text message) retention and destruction, with a view to complying with regulations and mitigating legal risks. You will learn practical lessons from leading court cases on email as a medium for negotiating contracts and other legal commitments. This webinar will also introduce best practices for using social and other Internet media (Facebook, Twitter and others) for achieving legal and regulatory objectives.

Major topics in this webinar include:

  • Retention and destruction of e-mail and other electronic records
  • Imaging of paper records
  • E-mail and other electronic messages in the establishment of contracts and other obligations
  • E-discovery: the role of electronic records in disputes, lawsuits and investigations
  • Using modern media to your legal advantage: e-mail, text messages, web pages, social media electronic bar codes -- for compliance, dispute resolution and mitigation of liability

Who will benefit:

  • Safety ManagerPlant Manager
  • Food Scientists and Technologists
  • QA and QC
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Compliance Auditor
  • Internal Auditor
  • IT (CIO, Email Administrator, Network manager)
  • Records Manager
  • Legal Assistant
  • Lawyers
  • Government Regulators
  • Risk Managers
  • Purchasing Manager

Presenter - Benjamin Wright

Benjamin Wright is the author of several technology law books, including Business Law and Computer Security, published by the SANS Institute. With 25 years in private law practice, he has advised many organizations, large and small, private sector and public sector, on privacy, computer security, e-mail discovery and records management and been quoted in publications around the globe, from the Wall Street Journal to the Sydney Morning Herald. He teaches the law of data security and investigations at the SANS Institute, premier educator for IT professionals. Wright maintains a matrix of popular blogs accessible at Wright graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984. Russian banking authorities recently tapped him for advice on the law of technology and electronic payments.

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Price $289.00