April 28, 2015
Not least among the many reporting requirements that broker-dealer firms face are those imposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA . For example, FINRA Rule 4530 requires broker-dealers to report on “any written customer complaint involving allegations of theft or...Read more
April 19, 2015
This is the second in a three-part series on the benefits of, and best practices surrounding, a matter-focused approach to legal department technology. In my previous post, I described what matter centricity is and why law departments should focus on it. This post goes into more detail about the...Read more
April 14, 2015 by Joseph Vodvarka
Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) is a relatively new term in the world of legal technology, but it encompasses tools and activities that have long been familiar to anyone working in a corporate legal or compliance capacity. Evolving out of the early legal matter and spend management tools that...Read more
April 14, 2015
This is the first in a three-part series on the benefits of, and best practices surrounding, a matter-centric approach to legal department technology. Recent surveys 1 and studies 2 have validated that well-managed law departments commonly utilize Enterprise Legal Management solutions that include...Read more
April 7, 2015
At the end of March, I attended the annual Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance conference in Palm Desert, California, and served as a speaker for “The Next Generation of Panel Management” session. During this session, which had great attendance and a very active discussion, it was...Read more
February 15, 2015 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . Running a legal department in a data-aided manner can make it easier to meet overall company goals, improve efficiency, and demonstrate the department’s value. Deciding which data to present to management and how to present it are...Read more
December 1, 2014 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . Businesses of all kinds, including corporate legal departments and law firms, are increasingly relying on evidence-based decision making to achieve positive results. When legal leadership decides to implement strong data capture,...Read more
November 18, 2014 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . This is the first of four blog posts I’ll be contributing on leveraging metrics to more effectively manage a corporate legal department or law firm. In future posts I will discuss the specific steps involved in preparing and...Read more
September 24, 2014
We live in a climate of doing more with less. It’s a central focus of many legal departments to find ways of handling the same amount of work, if not more, with a smaller budget. And the business of law is evolving to meet this need. Alternative fee arrangements are instituted; convergence programs...Read more