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  • A Look Behind, A Look Ahead: Part Two - E-Discovery

    February 01, 2020 |

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article Cybersecurity Law & Strategy partnered with our ALM sibling Legaltech News to ask cybersecurity and e-discovery experts what they thought the key trends of 2019 and what they expect to see in 2020. Part Two looks at e-discovery.

  • Data Breaches: Adding a New Layer to the Risk of Legal Malpractice

    February 01, 2020 |

    Those in the legal profession are not immune to a data breach. What's more, ethical obligations put lawyers and law firms at even greater risk for significant business, financial and reputational harm should they experience a cyberattack. Attorneys have both an ethical and legal duty to take reasonable steps to protect their clients' personal sensitive data against a cyberattack, or face serious ramifications.

  • Law Firms Adopt a Legal Operations Perspective

    February 01, 2020 |

    Law Firms Are Following the Lead of Their Corporate Clients In Implementing Legal Operations Methodologies Legal operations as a discipline within corporate legal departments is receiving more attention, funding and staffing over the last few years.

  • The Threat of Ransomware 2.0 for Law Practices

    February 01, 2020 |

    During the past few months, there has been a significant paradigm shift in the cybersecurity world. Threat actors from Russia, in particular, have significantly enhanced their capabilities to target individual businesses and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) or IT companies. It is critical that lawyers, their firms and the companies they serve be aware of these threats and take the appropriate measures to proactively secure their own — and their clients' — sensitive and private information.

  • GDPR-Based Objections to U.S. Discovery Requests: 2019 Year in Review

    February 01, 2020 |

    U.S. civil litigants faced with an obligation to produce "personal data" protected by GDPR can find themselves on the horns of a serious dilemma. Initial rulings addressing the tension between the broad scope of data protected by GDPR and the similarly broad scope of discovery under U.S. law revealed substantial skepticism that complying with a U.S. discovery request would expose parties to significant enforcement risk in the EU. This article takes a look at what arguments parties put forth in the past year, and make a few suggestions for how litigants can avoid violating one jurisdiction's law to satisfy another's courts.

  • A Look Behind, A Look Ahead: Part 1 - Cybersecurity

    January 01, 2020 |

    Cybersecurity Law & Strategy partnered with our ALM sibling Legaltech News to ask cybersecurity and e-discovery experts what they thought the key trends were in 2019 and what they expect to see in 2020.

  • It's Legalweek Time Again

    January 01, 2020 |

    This year, Legalweek will feature workshop boot camps, networking events, hundreds of exhibitors on the tradeshow floor and three conferences designed to address key issues at a functional level: LegalCIO, Legal Business Strategy, and, of course, Legaltech, the world's largest and longest running trade show for legal technology.