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'Speaking the Same Language': Leaders From Big Law Make the Case for Metric Sharing

By Ian Lopez |

Companies and their outside counsel are both collecting useful information that they're not sharing with one another. Should both parties be more transparent to achieve their goals?

The GDPR: Current Considerations for Corporate Legal Counsel and Discovery Teams

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting, Cybersecurity Law & Strategy |

The purported penalty scheme and steep financial consequence of non-compliance to the GDPR is, without question, an effort to get companies of all stripes to stand up and take notice.

Startups in Stealth Mode: Lying Low to Build Better

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Ironclad and Judicata are among a set of legal tech startups that have leaned into their anonymity to develop their businesses.

Do Business, Regulatory Realities Trump Constitutional Principle in Gag Orders Fight?

By Rhys Dipshan |

Large tech companies’ ability to operate overseas may hinge largely on their challenges to gag orders prohibiting them from informing their customers of government collection

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3 Ways Wearables Are Impacting Lawyers

By Monica Zent, ZentLaw |

A look at what lawyers are doing now to help their practice through such wearables as smart watches.

Prescriptive Modelling: The Future of Data Analytics?

By Rhys Dipshan |

Speakers at the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Conference will try to educate legal departments about using metrics to understand and meet future challenges.

It's Not You, It's Your Vendor: The Hidden Doorway to Phishing Attacks

By Eric Chuang and Doug Herman, BDO Consulting |

Without understanding the potential vulnerabilities service providers may bring, there is not much to protect organizations from highly sophisticated phishing attacks.

The Vicissitudes of the EU-US Cross-Border Transfer

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting |

A look at SCCs in the Irish High Court, Privacy Shield confidence, and what it means for those searching for a comprehensive compliance program.

Cyber Crime: How Architects, Engineers and Contractors May Be at Risk

By Daniel Gmelin, Hiscox, Property Casualty 360 |

The risk management rundown on making sure your company, no matter the size, is protected from common cyber risks.

The 5 Factors for Legal to Consider for Joint Development Agreements

By Eric M. Lee, Thomson Reuters Practical Law |

Regardless of a joint development agreement's (JDA's) ultimate structure, counsel should consider certain key issues, ranging from IP to dispute resolution.

A Perfect Global Storm: In-House Leaders See Rough Waters, Similar Challenges

By E. Leigh Dance, Global Counsel Leaders Circle |

These six conclusions of one survey, including the increasing focus on technology and IT, say that change is here for in-house counsel.

Got Cool New Tech? There's a Lawsuit for That

By Lisa A. Rickard, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform |

In an opinion column, the president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform asks: Should we regulate new technologies with lawsuits? Plaintiffs lawyers think so. The public disagrees.

Cybervillains Lurk on LinkedIn

By Steve Thomas, McGuire, Craddock & Strother |

The sources for reaping ill-gotten gains have expanded to virtually every corner of the internet, including what might seem an unlikely hunting ground at first glance—LinkedIn.