• A Giant Canary In The Digital Coal Mine

    Virtually all law firms and companies with legal departments, and even most businesses with no in-house lawyers, by now are aware of the increased cybersecurity risk they face because so many employees are working at home. But...

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  • Survey: How Covid Is Affecting In-House Legal

    Among the findings: Twenty-five percent said their budgets had been reduced. Workloads haven’t, however, in a few areas in particular...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Working From Home Underscores Need For Contract Management

    To facilitate informed decision-making, a company’s contracts need to be understandable and potentially accessible across multiple areas of the organization. “Far too often, however, opportunities are missed, milestones are skipped over, and revenues are lost, because of...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Executing Contracts and Deeds From Home

    For a simple contract, executed under English law, it’s relatively simple and electronic signatures are usually valid. However, if the other party is overseas...

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  • How To Pay A Ransom

    You have decided your best option under the circumstances is to pay up. But that decision is far from the last...

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  • Work-At-Home Strategies For In-House Lawyers And Contract Managers

    A post from contract management firm ContractPodAi discusses some pitfalls in the work-from-home scenario and how to avoid them. Distractions are one of them. Difficult as it may be, some elements of office life and its routine...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • In Celebrity Law Firm Ransom Attack, Hackers Up The Ante, Threaten Trump

    New York’s Grubman, Shire, Meiselas & Sacks has been hit with a crippling ransom attack by the hacker group REvil, which is threatening to reveal personal information about clients who include marquee names like Lady Gaga, Madonna,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Employees Balking At “Tattleware”

    Working remotely during the pandemic is said to be such a success that it may become the post-Covid19 norm, but there is a downside that is taking a toll on some employees’ morale. MPRNEWS talked to an...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Money Laundering And Anti-Terrorist Risk Management For Lawyers

    Although lawyers are not regulated to the extent that bankers are with regard to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) compliance, they are advised to be cautious in this area and “to act a bit more like...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • A Warning To Companies About Breach Notification

    It’s become common wisdom – gleaned in part from witnessing some disastrous missteps by companies like Yahoo and credit reporting company Equifax – that after a data breach it’s essential to notify potentially affected customers without delay,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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