BIA offers Panelist at CohnReznick FMLF Series

Brian Schrader, Esq. to Participate in Discussion of how eDiscovery affects Financial Managers

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2014 Business Intelligence Associates, Inc. (BIA), a leader in eDiscovery software and services solutions, announced today that Brian Schrader, Esq., President of BIA will take part in CohnReznick’s Fall 2014 Financial Managers Learning Forum in the forum segment discussing “eDiscovery: Are You Prepared for it?”

Highlights of the segment include: How eDiscovery is important to financial managers; Common eDiscovery mistakes made by companies; and Tools to assist with the eDiscovery process.

Mr. Schrader will be presenting this topic along with Vincenzo Toppi, CPA, CIRA, CFF, a Director in CohnReznick’s Advisory Group, and Scott Johnson, a Manager in Computer Forensics with CohnReznick’s Advisory Group.

“BIA is honored to have been invited by CohnReznick to participate in this program. The eDiscovery process can be intimidating and even overwhelming at times. This program is designed to demystify the eDiscovery process and to provide practical advice on handling your eDiscovery obligations and controlling your costs,” said Brian Schrader, President of BIA.

This forum will be held in three locations in New York on December 4th, 9th, and 11th offering an opportunity for financial managers located throughout New York to attend this important event.

All three events begin with at 7:30 am with a Continental Breakfast, and presentations run from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - Four Points Sheraton, 333 South Service Road, Plainview, NY

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Ave., White Plains, NY

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - Yale Club (Saybrook/Trumbull Room), 50 Vanderbilt Ave., New York, NY


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About Financial Managers Learning Forum:
Financial Managers Learning Forum (FMLF) provides CPE-accredited courses on practical and timely business issues for CFOs and financial executives. FMLF sessions also give attendees opportunities to exchange ideas with their peers. Today, FMLF membership includes more than 3,000 financial managers from mid-sized companies, multinational corporations, financial institutions, and not-for-profit organizations.

About CohnReznick:
CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the resources and technical expertise of a national firm with the hands-on, entrepreneurial approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. Headquartered in New York, NY, and with offices nationwide, CohnReznick serves a large number of diverse industries and offers specialized services for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, private equity and financial services firms, government contractors, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, has more than 2,700 employees including nearly 300 partners and is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors. For more information, visit

About BIA:
BIA is a leader in the legal information management industry, with over a decade of experience helping companies and their law firms successfully manage documents and data for lawsuits, regulatory matters and internal investigations in defensible and cost-effective ways. BIA offers the only secure cloud-based, integrated legal data preservation system: TotalDiscovery, a web-based software solution that includes complete legal hold management and data preservation connectivity to many enterprise systems to ensure a legally defensible method for preserving and analyzing critical documents and data. With no software to install or hardware to provision, TotalDiscovery can be used immediately, with no extensive training or configuration required. TotalDiscovery was designed for use by both Legal and IT for all types of situations, from small internal issues to large complex lawsuits and regulatory matters. With its powerful enterprise-class features, instant availability, expert workflow, unique flat-fee licenses, and no up-front costs, BIA’s TotalDiscovery is the future of legal information management. Find out more at

About Brian Schrader, Esq.:
Brian Schrader is a co-founding member of BIA and today serves as its President. He has over 21 years of experience in information management, computer technology, and the law; he has been a pioneer in Computer Forensics and eDiscovery. Brian is a licensed attorney who practiced in a Manhattan boutique law firm specializing in securities, corporate and complex litigation. Brian has taught and consulted on topics ranging from Computer Forensics and Electronic Discovery to Electronic Policy and Information Management. He has worked with a wide variety of systems, including legacy systems, complex database systems and various enterprise computing environments. Brian has acted as an expert on hundreds of matters, including the Jeffery Skilling Enron criminal trial, the American Express and Discover lawsuit against MasterCard and Visa, the American Home Mortgage bankruptcy; several Bernie Madoff related cases and the recent Comcast Merger with NBCU, and is one of the most sought-after experts in his field.

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