Why law firms need to use modern software?
Lawyers should always try to give the best of them during their cases and operations. The irruption of the standardized use of the technology in every professional sector has created a new challenge for the legal workers. In the current digital world, they should stay up to date with the latest adva...
TIL - 17 April 2023
How Law Firms Can Overcome Struggles With Data Privacy and Security
Data privacy and security are among the fundamental components of any type of business, not just legal services. Personal information, and data in general, has slowly but surely become the very bloodline and an extremely important asset of every modern business landscape.  *** Within the lega...
Stella Van Lane - 17 March 2022
Is data monetisation relevant? Baker McKenzie thinks so
Large companies do not envisage a future without the use and monetisation of data. With the growing interest in data collection and the creation of strategies around it, countries have been imposing legislation in order to regulate the excessive and uncontrolled use of data. Baker McKenzie, aware o...
TIL - 15 December 2021
Privacy laws are useless when everyone wants to be watched
Around the world, concern is growing about digital surveillance. Widespread tracking of users by apps, data processing by Internet giants, and covert government activity have produced a groundswell of support for strengthening online privacy rights. This has resulted in some apparent legislative vic...
Gema Gago - 12 November 2021
Insights on Legal Department Enterprise Modernization
--- Jeff Cox discusses the highlights from Deloitte's white paper "Taking legal department modernization to the next level" Transformation in the legal industry has and continues to be driven by client demand for more innovation, greater efficiency, increased diversity, and better use of technolog...
Jeff Cox - 17 September 2021
How to store your firm's data We explore ACC's new programme
--- The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has announced the official launch of its new Data Management Programme (DSP), an assessment programme Based on data collection, it is designed specifically for law firms and corporate legal departments. Through a 2020 ACC survey of heads of legal dep...
TIL - 07 April 2021
The effects of Brexit on data protection law
When the transition period ends on 31st December 2020, the UK will be a third country under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), meaning that data transfers to the UK will be generally prohibited.  From this time, data controllers resident in the EU must ensure on a case-by-case basi...
Inka Müller-Seubert - 03 January 2021
What the latest ruling of the ECJ means for service providers collecting personal data
A data subject intending to enter into a contractual relationship with a service provider often gives consent to the collection and storage of his or her data, but the validity of the consent can often be questionable. Service contracts often contain pre-formulated standardised statements of data su...
Andreea Berbece, LL.M - 06 December 2020
Much of society has begun to be concerned about the protection of their personal data on the Internet after confinement
During the confinement, data transmission has increased exponentially and many people have been victims of cyber attacks. The protection of personal data is a challenge faced by the entire population today. Ahmed Baladi asks, through the article "COVID-19: have individuals' privacy rights been impa...
TIL - 28 August 2020
Why data breach notifications are increasing in the EU?
A report by Linklaters shows a considerable increase in data breach notifications around European markets compared to the first year after the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR'), which ran from 25 May 2018 to 24 May 2019. In most European countries these notificati...
TIL - 29 June 2020

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