2021.12.13 Press release

--To the press -

FRONTEO's AI review platform "KIBIT Automator" used in large-scale US Department of Justice investigation projects

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

 FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereafter FRONTEO) reports that the AI ​​review platform "KIBIT Automator" has been used in a large-scale US Justice Ministry investigation project. ..


 In this case, KIBIT Automator was used in the review process in the investigation report to the US Department of Justice of the company where the fraud case related to product quality control occurred.The US Department of Justice evaluated the function and analysis accuracy of KIBIT Automator, as well as the quality and reliability of review work using our AI technology, in determining the appropriateness of the survey results.


 KIBIT Automator has a lot of achievements in the United States.As a specific example, there are cases where Japanese companies were able to proceed with judicial transactions in an advantageous manner as a result of audits using the platform, and although they were convicted by collusion, KIBIT is an improvement measure for thorough compliance compliance thereafter. In some cases, the establishment of a system for conducting audits using Automator has led to commutation, and it has been highly evaluated in the judiciary.


 In addition, the Corporate Crime Advisory Group and Initial Revisions to Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies announced on October 2021, 10 by the U.S. Department of Justice.1)"The Corporate Crime Investigation Advisory Group is considering investing in new technologies such as artificial intelligence to help those that require a lot of manpower to investigate vast amounts of evidence data, and so on. We will consider hiring appropriate human resources for investigation and prosecution in conjunction with the introduction of various technologies. " ..


 Today, many US Department of Justice investigations require eDiscovery services, which require the adoption of AI. FRONTEO will respond to these growing social needs and contribute to the response to international proceedings and problem solving by companies through the research and development and provision of excellent AI tools with high analysis accuracy.


1) United States Department of Justice Office of the Deputy Attorney General: Corporate Crime Advisory Group and Initial Revisions to Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies, October 28 2021, https://www.justice.gov/dag/page/file/1445106/download[Confirm 2021.12.10]


■ About KIBIT Automator
 URL:URL: https://legal.fronteo.com/products/kibit-automator/
"KIBIT Automator" improves the efficiency of document review work in electronic discovery (e-discovery), reduces the burden on workers, and reduces costs, among other discoveries required in the trial procedure of US civil proceedings. An AI tool developed for the purpose, released in March 2019.Applying the research method used in discovery, AI is used to examine and analyze large-capacity e-mails and electronic files that are evidence materials.In recent years, it has been utilized as one of the important processes of digital forensic surveys in the surveys of third-party committees in Japan, and it is expected to respond to the short-term information disclosure required by companies.

■ About KIBIT URL:URL: https://www.fronteo.com/products/kibit/
"KIBIT" is an artificial intelligence that analyzes text without relying on keywords, using a unique machine learning algorithm that reproduces the "tacit knowledge" possessed by specialists and business experts.With high natural language processing technology, high-precision analysis can be performed in a short time with a small amount of teacher data, contributing to operational efficiency and sophistication in fields such as fraud investigation, intellectual property strategy, skill transfer, and risk prediction. doing.

■ About FRONTEO URL:https://www.fronteo.com/
FRONTEO uses the in-house developed AI engines "KIBIT", "Concept Encoder", and "Looca Cross" that specialize in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data, and is a company. It is a data analysis company that supports the business of. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support corporate international litigation. Has been deployed.Based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in this business, we will expand the business field to the life science field, business intelligence field, and economic security from 8, and by using AI to "turn text data into knowledge", We contribute to solving various corporate issues such as drug discovery support, dementia diagnosis support, financial, personnel, and sales support. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007. Obtained a first-class medical device manufacturing and sales business license in January 6 (permit number: 26B2021X1), and notified the managed medical device sales business in September of the same year (notification number: 13 Minato Misei Equipment No. 1).The capital is 10350 thousand yen (as of March 9, 3).

* FRONTEO, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO in Japan.

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