A new administration in the U.S., ransomware, ALSPs, new regulations in the U.S. and abroad, and the long-lasting impact of working remotely are just some of the factors that respondents say will factor in to how law firms need to prepare for 2021.
Working from home and other social distancing limitations forced even the most reluctant lawyers to embrace new ways of working and connecting with clients in ways that will long outlast the pandemic. With a new year and fresh outlook for the future, the time is ripe for legal technologists and innovators to take the delivery of legal services and client experience to the next level.
Part One of a Two Part Article
While the livestreaming of music performances is not an entirely new phenomenon, the COVID crisis has transformed the live performance landscape, compelling artists from around the world to reach their fanbase by producing “quarantine streams,” in which they livestream their sets on social media platforms. Given this sudden pivot to livestreaming over social media, unsurprisingly many questions have arisen.
Say Hello to the Digital Services Act.
Shaleen J. Patel and Mike Hobbs
Would Shakespeare Post Hamlet on Instagram in 2020?
While the sound distracting you hear from this article may well be William Shakespeare rapidly turning in his grave like the Mad Hatter Teacup Ride at Disneyworld, recent legal and procedural developments associated with the ubiquitous Instagram social media site have created significant practical and legal risks for both copyright owners and account holders that would have even vexed the Bard himself.
“Ensuring that electronic records are disposed of in a timely manner is essential to maintaining security, confidentiality and data protection,” says Darrell Mervau, FileTrail president. And law firms are taking note.
A new case has brought into the spotlight the risks responding parties face when entering into ESI protocols with detailed disclosure obligations regarding technology-assisted review (TAR).
Industry developments this year add concern over connected devices and information tracking. New Smartphones include an app for COVID exposures, which can lead to privacy issues.
An overview of past technology-assisted review versions and a look at what‘s next.
The demand for everything “cloud” has been driven by the massive, and dramatic, shift to a remote-first workforce caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.