TOKYO, June 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) ("UBIC" or "the Company"), a leading provider of international litigation support and big-data analysis services, today announced that pursuant to its Board of Directors' Meeting on June 21, 2016, a resolution was approved to revise the plan announced on May 26th to reorganize UBIC's operations in the United States by merging UBIC North America, Inc. ("UNA") and TechLaw Solutions, Inc. ("TLS") with and into EvD, Inc. ("EvD").


1.   Reason for revision

     This revised plan is required in order to facilitate the continuation of certain U.S. government contracts of TLS.

2.   Outline of the Merger

   (1)   Schedule

         No revision to the plan announced on May 26th.

   (2)   Method of the merger

         A simplified merger, with EvD as the surviving company, and UNA being dissolved. TLS will now remain in existence as a wholly-owned subsidiary of EvD, and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of UBIC.

   (3)   Details of allotment related to the merger

         No revision to the plan announced on May 26th.

3.   Outline of Companies Involved in the Merger (as of March 31, 2016)
  Surviving company Dissolving company
(1)  Company name EvD, Inc. UBIC North America, Inc.
(2)  Location of Head Office 611 Mission Street, 4th Fl. San Francisco, CA 94105, USA 3 Lagoon Drive, Suite 180, Redwood City, CA 94065 USA
(3)  Name of Representative (CEO) Alejandrino F. Jimenez Alejandrino F. Jimenez
(4)  Line of business E-discovery, legal/compliance professional services E-discovery, legal/compliance professional services
(5)  Established (Year) 1997 2007
(6)  Fiscal year end December 31(will change to March 31) March 31
(7)  Major shareholders and ownership ratio (as of March 31, 2016) UBIC, Inc.  100% UBIC, Inc.  100%

   (4)   Handling of share subscription rights and bonds with share subscription rights of the dissolving company

         No revision to the plan announced on May 26th.

4.   Status after the Merger

    TLS will adopt a new trade name "FRONTEO Government Services, Inc." effective July 1, 2016. No revision to the plan announced on May 26th regarding EvD's new trade name, officers and directors or line of business.

5.   Future Outlook

    All the other provisions of the plan of merger adopted by UBIC's Board of Directors on May 26, 2016 will remain in place and will take effect on July 1, 2016, as otherwise communicated.  The Company expects this revised plan will preserve the essential operational advantages and efficiencies it has previously identified that initially motivated the reorganization of its U.S. subsidiaries.

About UBIC, Inc.

UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) supports the analysis of big data based on behavior informatics by utilizing its technology, "KIBIT". UBIC's KIBIT technology is driven by UBIC AI based on knowledge acquired through its litigation support services. The KIBIT incorporates experts' tacit knowledge, including their experiences and intuitions, and utilizes that knowledge for big data analysis. UBIC continues to expand its business operations by applying KIBIT to new fields such as healthcare and marketing. UBIC was founded in 2003 as a provider of e-discovery and international litigation support services. These services include the preservation, investigation and analysis of evidence materials contained in electronic data, and computer forensic investigation.  UBIC provides e-discovery and litigation support by making full use of its data analysis platform, "Lit i View®", and its Predictive Coding technology adapted to Asian languages.

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CONTACT:Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the BoardMasahiro MorimotoAddress any inquiries toChief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative OfficerMasami Yaguchi

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