ACI's Legal Process Outsourcing Summit 2008

Date: September 15-16, 2008
Venue: Marriott East Side, New York, NY, USA

Event Overview | Session Details | Speaker Profile

Event Overview
Infosys BPO is a supporting sponsor of the American Conference Institute’s Legal Process Outsourcing Summit. The conference discusses the best practices for developing and executing an offshore legal outsourcing strategy. The event enables law firms to evaluate offshore outsourcing and firms that have outsourcing operations to optimize business practices.

The conference discuses crucial issues of Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) including the services open for outsourcing, selecting a service provider, and structuring an outsourcing agreement that safeguards the interests of enterprises and clients.

Legal outsourcing can offer significant competitive advantage, improved resource allocation and cost savings.

Attend this conference to:

Capitalize on the legal outsourcing opportunities
Gain first-hand client insight into outsourcing legal work
Understand the industry trends and developments
Identify the best practices to optimize your business
Learn how to successfully initiate an offshore legal operation
Understand the ethical and risk implications around LPO
Examine strategies to manage a long-term outsourcing relationship

Session Details

Topic: LPO Business Models: Determining which Makes Most Sense for your Business Needs and Goals
Date: Monday, September 15, 2008
Time: 13:50 ET
Speakers: Karlyn Stanley, Head, Legal Services, Infosys BPO
Valerie Demont, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, LLP
William B. Bierce, Sourcing Law Attorney, Bierce & Kenerson, P.C.
Julie Nelson, General Counsel Litigation, Citicorp, Inc.

Session description
Our session discuses:

The associated costs, cost savings and tax advantages for:
Domestic captive
Offshore captive
Third party LPO service providers

The considerations while leveraging a global labor pool:
Hiring and managing remote workers
Controlling process, quality and training
In addition, the session addresses the challenges of typical transition processes and timelines.

Viability of a domestic captive center vs. an offshore center:
Lower costs available in the mid-west
Time zone advantage
Opportunity to employ local resources

India as an appropriate offshore location:
Cost analysis
Availability of a qualified labor pool
Rate of attrition

The other offshore locations that are being utilized or to be considered

Speaker Profile

Dan Smoot

Karlyn Stanley has over 20 years of legal experience. She was the senior attorney at AT&T and trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to joining Infosys BPO, she was the Executive Vice President of BG Fund LP.

Karlyn represented the U.S. and international telecommunications and technology clients for eight years and handled many regulatory compliance projects. At AT&T, she was responsible for major regulatory litigation and compliance projects. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Virginia Bars.

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