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Online payments are set to become the norm for the legal industry. Learn how adopting digital payments can save your firm time, increase efficiency, and provide an exceptional client experience. READ MORE ›
The Digital Revolution is reshaping the way the legal industry conducts business as more and more services become digitized, virtualized, and mobile. How clients pay for services is changing too.
Is your firm equipped to meet the digital payment demands of today’s business environment?
Learn how your firm can gain greater operational efficiency and significant time savings by offering modern online payment tools for your clients. Discover the benefits of embracing digital payment tools, and why they’re a key aspect of providing an exceptional, modern client experience.
Download this eBook for an overview of:
What makes a modern client experience
Traditional concerns with accepting credit card payments
How lawyers are optimizing cash flow and workflow with modern tools
Adopting online payments is no longer a question of if, but when, as more of your clients will choose competitors who do offer this option.
Blockchain has emerged as a “disruptive technology” to become one of the most popular conversation topics in varied industry circles. Learn what it is and what it means for the legal industry. READ MORE ›
Decentralization is the defining characteristic of blockchain, and its ability to create efficiencies in industries that rely on third-party-mediated systems is unquestionable (like bitcoin for example).
Discover how this new technology will shape the legal industry, which acts as the most trusted intermediary there is. Learn how blockchain can streamline operations for your law firm and for your clients, which in-turn saves everyone time and money.
Download this white paper to learn 4 ways that blockchain technology will impact the legal profession, including:
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.
This report, based on responses from 300+ Am Law 200 firm leaders, outlines 4 key benefits that legal analytics provide law firms to help them deliver superior service and operate more effectively. READ MORE ›
Legal Analytics has evolved significantly since the beginning of the decade to incorporate a wide range of practical areas. Yet, its purpose remains the same – to help law firms and businesses practice law more effectively and efficiently.
Lex Machina recently partnered with ALM Legal Intelligence to survey 300+ leaders at Am Law 200 firms regarding the value of Legal Analytics, how they leverage its power to deliver legal services to clients, and how it supports more effective business operations.
Download this white paper to explore the top four benefits legal analytics delivers, and best practices in these areas:
Learn how to strengthen case strategy, pass more savings on to clients, and expand your firm’s resources. These 3 case studies reveal smart solutions to craft compelling litigation stories from data. READ MORE ›
Winning case strategies hinge on compelling stories that are supported by data. But strategies are only as strong as the data and facts that support them.
Does your firm struggle with the resources, time and technical experience to uncover the story behind any data sheet or connecting the dots across data sources?
These case studies detail how three organizations leveraged Merrison Technology’s data experts to flush out time-card fraud, reveal a corporate bonus-padding scheme, and uncover software data that ultimately saved thousands in litigation costs by not bringing forth a suit.
Download these case studies to see how your firm can:
Become more competitive by offering savings to clients
Strengthen case strategy by including data sources not originally considered
Translate highly technical data into a clear, compelling story or data set
Expand data resources and tools with custom solution support
This infographic/data sheet combo provides a pulse on vital commercial litigation statistics today, and illustrates how you can predict the behavior of courts, judges, lawyers, and more. READ MORE ›
Drawing from the 2017 Commercial Litigation Report, which examines the key axes of legal data and their interactions (focused exclusively on litigation in the federal U.S. District Courts), this infographic delivers data and trends on:
Time to judgement
Top damages by type
Top plaintiffs, defendants, and law firm representation
Makeup of the commercial claims field
PLUS – Learn how you can leverage Legal Analytics to strengthen your strategy, tactics, and gain the winning edge by utilizing the power of data-driven insights and trends in commercial litigation. The data sheet provides an overview of:
Questions that Legal Analytics helps you answer
Unique commercial litigation data available for your firm to access
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 in-house legal teams are harnessing the power of big data to save costs, reduce compliance issues, and increase profitability by leveraging predictive analytics. READ MORE ›
In-house counsel face myriad challenges, with litigation and regulatory compliance giving them the worst nightmares. However, many legal departments are harnessing the mountains of data their company generates to address these obstacles and reduce threats to their bottom line.
Enter predictive analytics, which uses sophisticated technology to drill into large data sets and helps GCs turn seemingly random data into usable information. Through a variety of approaches, predictive analytics puts historical data at the fingertips of in-house counsel, helps save costs, reduces compliance issues, and increases profitability.
Download this white paper and learn how successful in-house counsel use predictive analytics to:
This kit contains five provisions to update your attorney fee agreements, service contracts, or retainer contracts to address today’s technology concerns. READ MORE ›
Modernizing your law firm requires more than just new technology. Updating your agreements to address today’s technology concerns is crucial.
Download this kit containing five optional provisions addressing a lawyer’s potential use of newer technology, billing, or legal requirements to secure private information, or to advise clients of file destruction policies.
Digital File Maintenance Clause
Disposition and Destruction of Client Files Clause
Disclaimer of Liability for Use of Cloud Storage or Technology Exposing Client Information to Hacking
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
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
A recent explosion in qui tam cases is costing corporate defendants billions. Learn how internal investigations can prevent, or mitigate the risk of an emerging qui tam action. READ MORE ›
The federal False Claims Act (FCA) allows private whistleblowers to sue companies on behalf of the federal government. In recent years, qui tam cases against corporate defendants have more than doubled with penalties in the billions.
By gaining a clear understanding of the FCA, fostering a culture of compliance and leveraging internal investigations, corporate counsel can ultimately limit government intervention and mitigate risk.
Download this white paper to learn:
Origins of qui tam and recent trends
The latest guidance from the DOJ
Proactive strategies to avoid FCA claims
How internal investigations help minimize liability
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