Jonathan Hurwitz, managing consultant at iDiscovery Solutions, talks about how structured data analysis is revolutionizing the process of discovery – even in cases where the client doesn’t realize how valuable it will be.
As the demographics of law continue to skew younger, it’s important to implement efficient techsolutions that reflect the world millennials grew up in.
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Kurt Glitzenstein of Fish & Richardson discusses the firm’s integrated approach to Litigation Legal Operations.
Greg Morical, vice president, general counsel and secretary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., and Tabitha Meier, partner and co-chair of the compliance team at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, discuss the various ways outside counsel can help companies get their compliance programs up to snuff.
Bethany Lukitsch of McGuireWoods runs down what the new regulations mean for companies based in California and beyond.
CCBJ: The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect January 1, placing new data protection and user requirements on businesses that collect or sell consumers’ personal information. What do the new regulations mean for companies doing business in California?
Bethany Gayle Lukitsch: It’s important to keep in mind that this statute doesn’t just affect companies that are physically present in California but a much broader, more universal group of companies. In fact, any company that touches or does business with a California consumer is likely going to be covered by the act. The act has broad definitions and will have significant impact on the way companies in the United States and even foreign companies do business with California residents. If companies haven’t started to pay attention to the CCPA and what it means for their business, they need to immediately turn their attention and do so.
Remarks as recent as late September from the California attorney general’s office suggest they are ramping up their enforcement team. While they are not able bring enforcement actions until summer of next year, they have said
Jones Day partners look at the questions that have arisen surrounding IP protections for technologies invented by artificial intelligence.
Rena Verma discusses trends in recent M&A activity and the growing assignment of Chief Transformation Officers to oversee the integration of various functional and operational units, along with the continued development of Integration Management Offices to ensure day-one readiness.…
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Will Reynolds, CEO of ContractWorks, offers insights as to how to strategically implement technology to improve efficiencies and identify risks and opportunities within your department.
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The rise of legal operations as an occupation in corporations’ law departments has given rise to legal operations professionals in law firms, resulting in both groups creating synergies to further support better business acumen in their respective firms and law department hierarchies. This interview takes a look inside Barnes & Thornburg’s Legal Operations Department to view what law firms are doing to meet the needs of clients and their legal operations counterparts.
Key considerations in using predictive analytics as a tool to help you reach your departmental and organizational goals.…
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