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UK Companies May Face Liability for Breaches By Independent Actors

On January 12, 2017, a U.K. court rendered a decision in a class action that could affect the way U.K. courts view vicarious liability for data breaches.

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Five Ways to Increase Negotiation Rates in Disbursements

When sending a disbursement for a settlement in a class action, mass tort, or bankruptcy cases, parties often feel that control is now out of their hands and there is nothing more to do than wait for checks to be negotiated. However, this is not always the case. Where there is a desire for a high percentage negotiation rate in a disbursement, there are many steps that can be taken both before and after checks mail to ensure as much of the fund as possible is received by the intended recipients of the disbursement.

Filed under: class action

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Can innovation take legal technology into the future?

The past decade has seen extraordinary change in how legal services are delivered and consumed. From my early experience as national technical editor of the first Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) to my more recent experience in the emerging legal operations profession, I’ve had a front row seat. I’ve recently taken on the role of chief innovation officer at Epiq. With approximately $1 billion in revenue last year from more than 40 countries supported by 7,000 employees, we have a unique perspective from which we can evaluate opportunities for innovation in the legal industry.

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