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Take a practical look at what contract review automation is, how it operates, how your in-house team can utilize the technology, and the impactful benefits to your company’s bottom line. READ MORE ›
The legal industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting new technology to improve business. As in-house counsel face increasing pressure to cut costs and boost ROI, automating contract reviews can make an immediate impact by increasing efficiency and saving time.
This on-demand webinar demonstrates how legal teams are revolutionizing their daily contract review process. Get a practical look at using contract review automation and how modern legal teams are using this technology today.
Access this webinar that will cover:
What contract review automation is
How to dramatically reduce the time and cost of contract review and approval
A live demonstration of contract review automation
Deleting unneeded legacy data can produce long-term cost, time and efficiency benefits for any organization. Discover how to leverage defensible deletion to improve your business operations today. READ MORE ›
Many organizations have significant volumes of legacy data, in both electronic and hard copy form.
Significant portions of this data should be deleted to the extent that it is not subject to legal hold requirements, and does not serve a foreseeable business purpose.
Keeping less data can produce long-term benefits for any organization, including: reduced data storage costs, faster retrieval of information, improved efficiency of business operations, and reduced discovery time, costs and risk.
Download this white paper to learn:
How to develop a defensible deletion process
The importance of email usage and retention/disposition
Learn how to positively impact your culture and get your compliance training program on the path to excellence with the 2018 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report. READ MORE ›
Ethics and Compliance (E&C) training programs are challenged by a lack of dedicated budget and resources, often because of the difficulty in demonstrating the value of the program. As leaders face increasing demands for training despite limited resources, demonstrating value and performance is critical.
This white paper explores survey results from 1,200+ professionals involved in running their organization’s E&C programs. Learn tips, trends, and best practices to enhance your own program and make more informed decisions to better demonstrate value.
Download this white paper for holistic insights and analysis of E&C training questions such as:
What approaches do organizations take?
What challenges do organizations face?
How do organizations measure effectiveness?
What outcomes or benefits do organizations realize and what influences them?
This white paper outlines step-by-step instructions to build and implement a scalable compliance program that embeds positive compliance culture at your company, regardless of industry or size. READ MORE ›
Companies (and their legal departments) in today’s global economy are confronted with growing legal and compliance risks due to the expanded scope, complexity and the global nature of their business activities. Accordingly, companies and legal teams wishing to avoid these risks build out robust risk-based corporate compliance program that are designed to limit the company’s exposure.
Download this white paper for practical steps your company and legal team can take to successfully embed a positive compliance culture by developing and implementing a compliance program that can be used globally, regardless of industry or the size of your company.
Get a detailed understanding of, and step-by-step approach to:
The compliance risk framework
Pre-program considerations such as: compliance, governance, and oversight
Download this eBook to learn how the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governs the e-discovery process, along with practical applications, expert opinions and supporting case law. READ MORE ›
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) are intentionally vague. This allows judges not to be constrained by a rigid set of directives, and let judicial rulings determine what the FRCP really mean and how they are applied.
This Layman’s guide sorts out the technical aspects of the FRCP as they relate to e-discovery, and provides a brief history of e-discovery’s role in recent revisions. It’s a crash course supported with relevant case law and expert opinions.
Learn 3 best practices to help you tackle increasing preservation challenges posed by new communication trends in the modern, electronic business landscape. READ MORE ›
In the ever-changing electronic world that we live in, monitoring and preserving data becomes more and more challenging for organizations. New and emerging communication trends potentially pose a threat as employees and associates conduct business on new platforms and personal devices outside of the office.
While this can be intimidating, being aware of new trends and addressing what is acceptable with employees can make it an easier task.
Download this white paper and learn how to keep abreast of communication trends and solutions that address new preservation challenges for your company, including:
3 best practices to avoid preservation pitfalls
An overview of how communication is evolving in business
What kind of data is considered to be in an organization’s control
Learn how Legal Analytics enables you to better select qualified and cost-efficient outside counsel, to quickly assess opposing counsel, and to drive effective data-backed litigation strategy. READ MORE ›
Accurate law firm and attorney performance assessment is essential to hiring the best outside counsel to handle your company’s cases. Legal Analytics changes the game, allowing in-house counsel to cut through the noise in firm pitches.
Download this case study and discover how Huawei’s U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Litigation Counsel leverages Legal Analytics to:
Confidently screen proposed litigation counsel when selecting a law firm
Reduce costs by finding qualified, less expensive, less well-known firms and lawyers
Quickly assess opposing parties and their counsel for early case assessment
Develop litigation strategy by utilizing big data analytics from their suit of apps
PLUS – you will also receive the Legal Analytics Apps Data Sheet to discover how the suite of tools can deliver answers for specific use cases (e.g., comparing courts, judges, or law firms), early case assessment, motion strategy, and patent portfolio evaluation.
This white paper outlines key considerations and steps for conducting an effective risk assessment that allows your company to address the legal and regulatory risks it faces. READ MORE ›
U. S. regulators increasingly expect companies to undertake a risk assessment process to ensure compliance programs are appropriate to the size, complexity, location and scope of business activities.
For companies operating in a complex, fast-moving and increasingly interconnected environment, it is essential to have a dynamic, risk-based corporate compliance program that evolves with the environment.
Download this white paper and start building a well-devised risk assessment process to that will help your organization identify vulnerabilities, manage and mitigate both legal and regulatory risks.
This overview includes:
Scoping the risk assessment and identifying who conducts it
Use this rule 26(f) meet and confer checklist to ensure you’re prepared to negotiate effectively and identify reasonable e-discovery terms. READ MORE ›
FRCP Rule 26(f) stipulates a conference of the parties so that they might plan for discovery.
The key to a successful meet and confer conference is preparation. Enter your next meeting armed with clear objectives and a deep knowledge of your case data to evolve this procedural obligation into a key tool for streamlining activities and proactively reducing e-discovery expenses.
Download this comprehensive checklist that outlines key questions and considerations to cover in these areas:
How potentially relevant information is being preserved
This guide goes beyond the basic best practices and provides some practical guidance on how to go about developing an eDiscovery program inside the company firewall and live to talk about it. READ MORE ›
For most in-house counsel, terms like metadata, terabytes, forensic images, and email archives didn’t exist when you were in law school. All the legal and risk management theory in the world won’t matter when you’re trying to convince a manager why you need 12 more servers for your discovery efforts.
So how is this guide different from the numerous best practice treatises, articles that outline case law requirements, and tools that can be utilized for setting up a successful ediscovery program?
This guide is different because it addresses the practical application of these great principles to a profit-making entity. Because let’s face it, the corporation exists for one thing - its bottom line. This guide is your key to developing a discovery program inside the company firewall.
Download now for:
Tips for each lifecycle phase of the eDiscovery reference model
Key questions to ask when developing each phase
Best practices for setting up a bottom line focused In-House eDiscovery program
Not your traditional buyer’s guide. This guide provides legal professionals a process to follow to identify their needs and choose the best e-discovery solution to meet them. READ MORE ›
In-house legal teams charged with purchasing e-discovery technology must choose wisely among solutions with expensive price tags and competing claims. With document archives often containing petabytes of data, the cost and time savings that e-discovery technology can achieve cannot be ignored.
This guide provides pivotal insight from independent and in-house e-discovery experts along with step-by-step instructions on how to buy software that fits your organizational needs.
Download this guide to receive
Facts and data to make a business case of e-discovery technology
Six-step guide to identify your needs, evaluate options and choose a technology solution