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5 Musings in the Minds of Legal Tech Leaders: December 2015

Legal technology leaders speak on 'shadow' IT, electronic storage and HIPAA compliance, and more.

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LegalTech News
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December 14, 2015

Moving Beyond the “Department of No”

A new paradigm in the relationship between legal and IT is emerging. Silos are out, and cooperation is in. Formerly regarded as the “department of now” (“We need it ASAP!”) or the “department of no” (this contract is unfavorable, that technology is too risky), legal is increasingly forming ongoing partnerships with its counterparts in IT.

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Inside Counsel
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December 11, 2015

Gary LeClair Of LeClairRyan, On Differentiation, Strategy, And Third Party Law Firm Financing

It was the late 80′s, and two venture capital attorneys were sitting at a small kitchen table somewhere outside of Richmond, VA. Reviewing, again, their plan for going off on their own, they finally found the courage to pull the trigger.

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Forbes
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November 4, 2015

Field-Based Intelligence: How to Cull Data Before You Use TAR

Has acceptance of technolo gy-assisted review (TAR) finally turned a corner and earned broad acceptance in the legal community? Some recent comments by the influential and technology-savvy Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck, published in a March 2015 decision would seem to indicate that TAR has moved beyond the Controversial stage and entered into the mainstream of e-discovery practice. 

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Law Journal Newsletters
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November 1, 2015

How to Adopt a More Formal Approach to Service Provider Dealings

As e-discovery costs continue to  spiral out of control, the legal industry is constantly looking for ways to cut spending, reduce matter complexity and stay competitive. While there are various ways to do this, one strategy is to establish higher standards for selecting and managing service providers. Yet, service provider selection and management rarely receives the attention it requires.

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Legaltech News
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October 28, 2015

9 Ways To Bulletproof Your Privacy Policy

Is your privacy policy rock solid, or could it use some work? Mistakes can mean lawsuits, regulatory fines, and damage to corporate reputations. Here's how to protect your company.

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Information Week
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October 23, 2015

Training Tomorrow's Lawyer: The Evolution of Legal Education

The Federal Trade Commission's fair trade suit against Wyndham hotels offers insight into the brave new world of cybersecurity regulation of consumer data.

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The Legal Intelligencer
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October 22, 2015

Working out. Providing security for outsourced legal services.

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Inside Counsel
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October 1, 2015

Securing your assets. Cybersecurity protects your valuable intellectual property.

The highest profile hacks, the ones that get the most digital ink, are the ones that affect millions of people. When personally identifiable information (PII) is stolen from a major healthcare company or retail provider (think Target), millions of ordinary citizens find themselves in financial jeopardy, and the media and lawmakers take notice.

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Inside Counsel
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October 1, 2015

FTC v. Wyndham: ‘Naughty 9’ Security Fails to Avoid

The Federal Trade Commission's fair trade suit against Wyndham hotels offers insight into the brave new world of cybersecurity regulation of consumer data. 

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Dark Reading
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September 25, 2015