June 3, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
This is the last in a three-part series that addresses questionable billing practices. My first two posts focused on the top ten reports that help you identify non-compliant billing practices and getting started on improving billing practices . This final entry will help you understand how to...Read more
May 9, 2016
B ackground In order to discuss where technology for the legal department is today, and where it’s going, it helps to review where technology has been and the corresponding philosophies corporate legal departments have employed. Database technology for legal professionals has been around since the...Read more
May 3, 2016 by Michael Rasmussen
Legal Challenges in a New Era Today’s global business environment presents a broad spectrum of economic, political, social, legal and regulatory changes, which continually increase strategic and tactical complexity, and create commensurate pressures on business performance and exponential growth of...Read more
April 27, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
As I mentioned in my first blog post on this topic, corporate law departments may be negatively impacted by the inefficient practices of their law firms – from incurring unnecessary costs to experiencing poor data collection. Fortunately, new tools are helping bridge the divide and curtail the...Read more
April 15, 2016 by Greg Gosling
In March, I had the good fortune of speaking at this year’s General Counsel Roundtable event in Geneva. Organised by Development Institute International, the full-day conference provided an opportunity for GCs and other high-ranking corporate legal professionals to learn about best practices in...Read more
March 31, 2016
This is a transcript of a panel discussion that was held at LegalTech New York, 2016. The video of the session is also available in our Experts Corner. Hans Bengard: Good morning, everyone. Thank you for being here. This is now the 15th LegalTech for me and it’s great to be here again. I always see...Read more
March 9, 2016 by Mark Stapleton
Corporate legal professionals at the largest oil, mining, and commodities companies are facing challenges brought on by worldwide industry contraction. As I write, the price of oil has risen in recent weeks, but remains depressed around $30-$40 per barrel. This comes only after prices reached their...Read more
March 1, 2016 by Bill Sowinski
This is the first in a series of three blog entries I’ll post about the most common billing activities corporate legal departments experience that result in unnecessary costs, demonstrate poor invoicing practices, or impede data collection. Identifying these issues is important because, with...Read more
February 23, 2016 by Matt Kivlin
I am very pleased to have recently worked together with OCEG, the Open Compliance and Ethics Group, on the latest installment of its acclaimed GRC Illustrated series - Support the Critical Role of Legal in GRC . Click below to view the new illustration: The illustration helps make the case that...Read more