• Podcast: Cognitive Security

    November 21, 2017 |

    We live in information environment that is unique to this point in time (social media, information overload). How do we know what's true and what's not?

  • Podcast: Phishing

    November 02, 2017 |

    Phishing is one of the more pervasive cyber attacks in the world, and while we've all received phishing emails, phishing attacks have become more sophisticated and come in different forms other than emails from Persian princes.

  • Reflections on the Life Partners Holding Inc. Bankruptcy

    November 02, 2017 |

    Many bankruptcy practitioners are at least somewhat familiar with the highly publicized proceedings involving Life Partners Holdings Inc. (LPHI), a company that sold fractional ownership interests in life insurance policies — referred to as life settlements. This case was as complex as any could imagine and, as the Trustee appointed to manage this bankruptcy, the author had a front-row seat.

  • Cyber Disaster Recovery

    November 02, 2017 |

    How to Take a Law Firm Beyond Insurance

    With expectations for an always-on law firm, significant challenges within the legal industry to maintain competitiveness and perform due practice for cybersecurity and other disaster scenarios come from both clients and regulatory bodies.

  • Legal Tech
    What Microsoft's Recent Office 365 and Security Updates Mean for Legal

    November 02, 2017 |

    From New Reporting Functionality to Cross-Application Tagging and Security Features, the New Updates Aim to Round Out Office 365's Information Governance and Cybersecurity Features

    In a bid to appeal to legal professionals, Microsoft has updated Office 365 with information governance, security, and e-discovery capabilities, and encouraged legal technology integration with its platform.

  • When Products Start Teaching Cybersecurity Process

    November 02, 2017 |

    New Nuix Cybersecurity Training and Certification Point to Pivot Not Only In Company But In Community At Large

    Getting certifications from Nuix is no longer just about mastery of its engine. With a new certification coming to market next quarter, Nuix, like many in the ESI and forensic space (namely Guidance Software, now OpenText), is shifting gears and driving directly into the race for cybersecurity supremacy in an evolving and currently fractured technology marketplace.

  • Engaging Lawyers in a Follow-Up Initiative: A Case Study

    November 02, 2017 |

    A look at a recent group coaching initiative at a major law firm. Having had success with group coaching in the past, the CMO established a six-month pilot program and chose eight attorneys to participate. Here's what happened.

  • Is Electricity a 'Good' Under Article 9?

    November 02, 2017 |

    Can a creditor obtain a security interest in electricity under UCC Article 9? It covers security interests in fixtures and personal property. Clearly, electricity is not real property or a fixture. But what kind of personal property is it?

  • Legal Tech
    Sedona Conference Releases Finalized Third Edition of the Sedona Principles

    November 02, 2017 |

    The Often-Cited e-Discovery Guidelines Were 'Put Through the Ringer,' and the Result Is Updated Principles and Expanded Commentary for a New Technological Age

    Outside of guiding rules of evidence and procedure, the Sedona Principles are perhaps the most often-cited guidelines for handling electronic discovery today. But the Principles had not seen a full-scale rewrite since 2007. Since that time, electronic data sources have exponentially increased and e-discovery itself has morphed into a $10 billion business. The wait, though, has come to a close.

  • Drug & Device News

    November 02, 2017 |

    Because the drug-manufacturing defendants seeking federal retention of a case removed from state court were unable to prove the four elements of the U.S. Supreme Court's Gunn test for federal-question jurisdiction, the U.S. Disctrict Court for the Northern District of California remanded the case to state court.

  • Follow Up on False Claims Act Actions

    November 02, 2017 |

    This article discusses what you can do to mitigate against the risk inherent in prolonged exposure. While a 50-state survey is beyond the scope of this article, the authors identify issues that should be on the forefront of your mind if faced with potential state false claims act liability.