• As Robotics and AI Transform Work, Legal Must Play Key Role

    “The unstoppable march of disruptive technologies” is transforming the workplace, often evoking fear in both employers and the workforce, write the authors of this Today’s General Counsel article. Employers fear operational changes and an uncertain regulatory environment,...

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  • Transforming Responsive And Privilege Reviews With AI

    Advances in the last decade have brought artificial intelligence out of theory and into practice in the legal arena, notably in the areas of privilege and responsive reviews. How effective does it prove to be? To find...

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  • Overlooked Criteria For Your Next In-House Hire

    Based on an informal survey of general counsel from multiple industries, the author lists the most important criteria to use when hiring for the legal department, aside from credentials, work experience, and references. Cultural fit tops the...

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  • Retaliation Is Common Despite Anti-Retaliation Policies

    Anti-retaliation policies are pervasive in U.S. corporations but retaliation is pretty common too, according to a blog on the Converscent site. Most such policies have little impact because they go unread or are quickly forgotten after being...

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  • Protecting The Corporate Jewels: Digital Forensics In Internal Investigations

    Digital forensics, in particular as applied to internal investigations of potential trade secret theft or improper use of proprietary data, is an area of labyrinthine complexity, but some principles are clear enough. In this article, James Vaughn,...

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  • Which Attorney Jobs Pay The Most?

    A recent survey broke it down by type of attorney, from the top two (“Law Firm Partner”) to the bottom (guess). General counsel came in at number two. The numbers, compiled by Payscale Inc. and based on...

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  • Data Privacy Landscape Changing Fast

    Unlike Europe, with its General Data Privacy Regulation, the U.S. has no single major “harmonizing” data privacy law. That may change, but in the meantime organizations must take into account a patchwork of local, state and federal...

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  • Novel State Law Will Protect Against Cyber Lawsuits

    Documentation of cybersecurity efforts is often regarded as an afterthought, sometimes just a check-off for compliance purposes. This post from Tom Cornelius, from cybersecurity company ComplianceForge, looks at a recently passed Ohio law that puts it in...

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  • Ransomware Attacks Hit Legal System

    The tools to carry out this scam are a cheap commodity, and it’s become a plague. Using software that’s available on the internet, cyber-extortionists are said to have mounted 100,000 attacks a day in 2018, a rate...

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  • Is It A Trade Spat Or The Start Of Another Cold War?

    It could well be the latter, according to Peter Hartcher, journalist and visiting fellow at the Lowy Institute, a Sydney-based foreign policy think tank. Writing in the Sydney Morning Herald, he quotes former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson,...

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