• Brexit Previews Future Risks

    Economic systems worldwide are undergoing major structural changes driven by technology, trade, climate change, inequality and mounting populist challenges to the status quo. Brexit is the most dramatic example to date of economic and political fragmentation in...

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  • What You Need to Get Ahead Using E-Discovery Analytics

    How the next generation of e-discovery platforms is using analytics to drive efficiency, cost-savings and quality of results, and promising. to move e-discovery from the exclusive....

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  • All The Nasty Things That Malware Can Do (To Your Website)

    Malware, most commonly understood as an infection of a device, can also refer to something that affects a website. What can happen? This post from cybersecurity company SiteLock runs through the litany, from crude defacements and “redirects,”...

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  • Private Facebook Boosts Are Discoverable, Says NY Appeals Court

    A recent decision from the New York Court of Appeals found that Facebook posts are not entitled to protection, even when they are under the user’s privacy settings. There’s nothing so novel about Facebook materials that would...

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  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Report, Second Quarter 2018

    From cybersecurity company eSentire, a report on the current cyber-threat landscape. It determines that the three most affected industries are biotechnology, accounting and real estate, and it details in technical terms the specific targets and the modus...

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  • NY Courts Embrace Technology-Assisted Review

    A new rule that explicitly encourages technology-assisted review in the Commercial Division of the New York state courts, the arm of the courts that handles major commercial cases. The intent of the new rule is to “steer...

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  • Unconscious Bias In The Workplace

    Unconscious bias in the legal industry may affect recruiting, work assignments, pitch opportunities, and selection of outside counsel as well as staff for internal projects. Before it can be eliminated, unconscious bias must first be recognized. In...

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  • Respectful Investigation Of Sexual Misconduct

    A process that was difficult but more or less routine has become a minefield, with uncertain outcome and potential legal liability from multiple directions. There is, among other things, the risk of a defamation suit, as well...

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  • Attorneys, Judges, Colluding To Hide Legal Malpractice Suits

    Dozens of attorney malpractice suits in Colorado remain sealed, and attorneys and judges sometimes “appear to protect each other” to make that happen, says an article in the Denver Post. An investigation found 38 suppressed cases going...

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  • Does “Memo” About A Privileged Memo Waive Privilege?

    The defendant mortgage company conducted an internal investigation under the aegis of its outside lawyers, after an allegation that it had submitted false information to HUD. Company attorneys then prepared a memo summarizing the findings and reporting...

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