Would a No-Deal Brexit Change How We Handle Cross-Border Collections in Europe?

December 4, 2019



Law & Candor co-hosts Bill Mariano and Rob Hellewell kick things off with Sightings of Radical Brilliance, in which they discuss personalized and predictive medicine and how apple watches have been saving lives. In addition, they dive into what these trends mean for the legal field.

In this episode, Bill and Rob are joined Josh Yildirim, Executive Director of Service Delivery of Europe at Lighthouse. The three of them jump into the current status of Brexit and what the future of cross-border data collections could look like. Below are the questions they address: 

  • Where we are at currently with Brexit and whether a no-deal is likely?
  • How could this potentially impact data privacy?
  • How could this impact cross-border collections?
  • What are some practical tips when it comes to potential challenges?
  • What are companies going to need to do to prepare?

In conclusion, our co-hosts end the episode with key takeaways. To join the conversation, connect with us Twitter and discover more about our speakers and the show here.

Josh Yildirim

Josh brings over 20 years of complex litigation and eDiscovery experience to his role. As Managing Director of Operations and Service Delivery in Europe, he manages the production operations, solution analysts, project management, and hosted solutions teams to optimize how these groups come together around shared goals. In addition, he is responsible for managing and applying innovative solutions to drive efficiency, accuracy, and throughput when it comes to service delivery in Europe. Prior to Lighthouse, Josh was an assistant director at Ernst & Young, where he helped run the forensic technology and eDiscovery practice. Throughout his three-and-a-half-year tenure, he gained in-depth experience in identification through the presentation of electronic information linked to contentious matters in Europe, the US, the Far East, and Africa. He also had a specific remit to oversee the operational management of 100+ Forensic Technology team members and helped to develop Ernst & Young's eDiscovery strategy and solutions. Before Ernst & Young, he spent 13 years working as head of eDiscovery at law firms Herbert Smith Freehills and Pinsent Masons. Josh received his degree in Philosophy from the University of Glasgow and is PRINCE2 Project Management certified.

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The podcast wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution. Co-hosts Bill Mariano and Paige Hunt explore the impacts and possibilities that new technology, including AI, is creating for eDiscovery, modern data, compliance, privacy, and information governance.