How to make sure your company doesn’t run afoul of the FCPA – and the best ways to navigate a government investigation if faced with one.Continue Reading Navigating the Compliance Jungle
OpenText’s Eric Willis and Adam Barr explain how the right legal management system maximizes the value of data, producing more-informed results with fewer demands on high-value custodians.
Continue Reading Don’t Throw Your Litigation Data Over the Fence
Ryan Drimalla, managing director at FTI Consulting, discusses the importance of process-driven contract lifecycle management, including ways technology can make corporations more efficient in this area.
Continue Reading Across the Contract Universe
Jonah Paransky of Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions explains how law departments will deliver value with operational rigor. His remarks have been edited for length and style.
CCBJ: How has the corporate legal department’s role expanded beyond its traditional responsibilities?
Jonah Paransky: There are several key items worthy of notice. The first is there’s been a sea change in expectations for how corporate legal departments will operate.
Continue Reading Corporate Law Departments, Expected To Be More Like Other Units, Face a Sea Change
An annotated review of Information Governance Insights columns from 2017
The scope of corporate counsel duties has changed rather rapidly and drastically in the past decade. As companies have quickly begun to digitalize nearly every aspect of their operations, digital information has become the lifeblood and primary asset of nearly all business, in every industry, in every sector. Whether a company makes or sells widgets, transports goods or people, facilitates markets or financial transactions, or provides services of any sort, in the past few years it has also become an information business. The volume of digital information flowing through companies has also grown exponentially in this same short period.
Continue Reading Information Governance Insights: Taking Control of the Data Mountains