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Legal Service Provider Offers Residency to Law School Graduates

In 2013, John Farmer, former dean of Rutgers Law School, advocated for “scrapping the system” and requiring law school graduates to complete a two-year residency, much like medical school graduates.

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The Indiana Lawyer
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June 28, 2017

Battening Down the Ship (BDTS)—2017 Corporate Investigation Playbook

Few things in life are as certain than death and taxes. While corporate investigations may not rise to these levels of life certainty, they create stormy seas resulting in unanticipated resource costs and financial damage/exposure to shareholders globally which can cripple a business, remove its C-level suite or even spell the sinking of the ship.

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Corporate Counsel
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June 13, 2017

Changes In Legal Delivery Parallel The Retail Industry's Metamorphosis

Michael Corkery’s recent New York Times article ‘Is Retail at a Historic Tipping Point?’ is well worth the read. It describes the retail industry’s rapid transition from stores and malls to online shopping. The article exposes the the human toll the transition has effected--fewer jobs and lower pay except senior management.

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Forbes
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April 24, 2017

D&O Liability Insurance Could Feel Effects of New York’s Cyber Regulation

While the full implications of the New York State Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) cybersecurity regulation, which went into effect March 1, are still being realized by the insurance industry, many are beginning to question the regulation’s impact to directors and officers (D&O) liability in particular, according to panelists at a recent Mayer Brown seminar in New York.

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Insurance Journal
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April 6, 2017

Back in the GDPR: Using Data Mapping to Arrive at a Privacy Impact Assessment

In our last article, we introduced practical global corporate data approaches to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. In this next part of the series, we dig deeper into what is actually entailed during that process while highlighting key differences between Privacy Shield and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws set to be enacted in the EU on May 25, 2018.

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Corporate Counsel
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March 16, 2017

Don't Let Outliers Sabotage Your Cybersecurity Analytics

Cybersecurity analytics solutions are becoming more intelligent and nuanced to understand anomalous behavior that's outside the norm and potentially dangerous. Identifying outliers is important, but not every outlier is a threat, nor is every threat an outlier.

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All Analytics
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March 10, 2017

5 Key Cyber Trends Dominating the Early 2017 Discourse

In the past year, cybersecurity has truly broken through and become not just a boardroom issue but also a dinner table topic. From ransomware attacks to election tampering, we have been fed a steady diet of explosive front page stories that have shaken the public’s sense of online security. In this article, I will take a look at some of the key trends dominating the discourse among those of us defending digital assets.

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Legaltech News
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March 6, 2017

Can User Behavior Analytics Do a Better Job of Protecting Your Data?

IT security professionals will tell you that the bulk of spending on cybersecurity in large organizations in recent years has been toward perimeter tools like firewalls, antivirus systems and signature-based digital gatekeeping systems. And yet the relentless pace of major data breaches has shown no signs of letting up.

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Legaltech News
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February 13, 2017

The Practical Global Corporate Data Approaches to the EU-US Privacy Shield

On July 12, 2016, following the Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner decision, the EU Commission adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as replacement for the Safe Harbor Program providing: “Member States shall provide that the transfer to a third country of personal data (by an entity) . . . may take place only if . . . the third country in question ensures an adequate level of data protection.”

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Legaltech News
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December 12, 2016

Legal Services Providers Will 'Innovate or Die,' Says UnitedLex CEO

In an edited Q&A, Daniel Reed, chief executive officer of UnitedLex Corp, a company that provides legal and data solutions to in-house counsel and law firms, got candid about what smart legal services look like and predicted heightened competition for clients in 2016.

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Corporate Counsel
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January 4, 2016