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Legal Departments Shift Focus to Address Organizational Design and Structure

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked many changes in the way businesses operate across every industry. Legal is no exception. Many legal departments have started to focus more on how to utilize new technology and providers that can help them accomplish key business goals. Determining how to “do more with less” needs to be at the forefront of business planning.

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Step Aside GDPR, Brazil has a New Privacy Law That's Changing the Game

The global trend of enacting stricter data privacy laws continues to grow as Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (referred to as the “LGPD”) has recently gone into effect. Many countries have been revamping their old laws and passing new data privacy laws to address consumer information issues. Since data is multiplying by the day, private consumer information is at a greater risk for compromise than it ever has been before.

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Improve Information Governance Programs by Using Auto-Classifications Tool on Dark Data

More and more, organizations are beginning to identify their dark data and trying to figure out what to do with it. Dark data could include items like unopened email attachments, raw survey data, website log files, and document drafts saved on personal devices. Employees, customers, and vendors create this data as part of regular business operations and processes, but organizations in the past rarely used it or they may not have even realized that it exists.

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Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Cloud technology is not a new to the legal industry. Moving a company’s data to the cloud has become increasingly appealing over recent years because it allows organizations to reduce retention of hard copies of documents, which frees up office space and reduces document storage costs. Keeping data in the cloud also reduces duplicate information and provides employees with 24/7 remote access.

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