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How Information Governance Lowers Cost and Risk

When law firms do not formally govern their information, they are at real risk of losing critical data - both theirs, and their clients'. The risks are both financial and reputational - and sometimes risks even reach the level of bet-the-firm. Read on for what you can do to protect your firm.

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Qualified Settlement Funds: How to Avoid Falling Victim to Wire Transfer Fraud

According to the Association for Financial Professionals’ Payment and Fraud Controls report, 2017 was a record year for payment fraud. The tactics employed by scammers and other malicious outsiders continue to grow more complex each year, deceiving even the savviest organizations and costing time, money, and organizational resources.

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Why Attorneys Should Shift to TAR 2.0 Solutions

Many attorneys use technology assisted review (“TAR”) solutions to help streamline their practice. It can help with document review, case assessment, contracts, and other litigation tasks. One major draw of TAR is that it reduces effort and cost related to eDiscovery, while also improving accuracy. Numerous studies have concluded that TAR provides results that are superior to manual review. As the years go on, this software continues to improve and provide even more benefits to the legal industry.

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U.S. Courts Rule on Cellphone, Social Media Privacy

On June 22, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police usually need a search warrant before trying to track a person’s movements using cellphone data, even though the data is in the hands of a third party. In a 5-4 decision in Carpenter v. United States, the court upheld an apparent widening of privacy rights in the digital age.

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