Innovation in the Legal Services Sector

Hype

In the first part of our Innovation in Legal Services blog series, we shared what innovation in the legal services sector looks like, the ways it differs from product-focused innovation, and why it is important for innovation to be at the core of a legal services practice.

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Innovation in the Legal Services Sector

Hype

While product-oriented innovation is well-established as a business practice, innovation in service-oriented sectors, such as legal, accounting, and consulting, has had a slower progression – until now. Ideation & Collaboration Legal Services

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Innovation in the Legal Services Sector

Hype

In the first part of our Innovation in Legal Services blog series, we shared what innovation in the legal services sector looks like, the ways it differs from product-focused innovation, and why it is important for innovation to be at the core of a legal services practice.

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The Sustainability Imperative for the Legal Profession

INSEAD Knowledge

Lawyers should step up to help the world seize its “last best chance

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Four imperatives for the next-generation legal department

McKinsey & Company

The legal ecosystem is dramatically different today, so legal departments must change as well. A set of four imperatives can guide planning of the department’s new priorities, structure, and talent. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services

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Donor Match-Making – Legal Considerations for Matching Gift Campaigns

Pearlman + Pearlman

Key Legal Considerations. The following are key legal issues to consider when conducting matching gift campaigns. The post Donor Match-Making – Legal Considerations for Matching Gift Campaigns appeared first on Perlman and Perlman.

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What is a legal injunction?

Tishkoff

A legal injunction is a court order to take a particular action or refrain from it. There are three types of legal injunctions: permanent injunctions; temporary restraining orders; and preliminary injunctions.

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Crucial Yet Overlooked: Why We Must Reconcile Legal and Technical Approaches to Algorithmic Bias

Partnership on AI

My research leads me to believe that the techniques proposed by many of us in the algorithmic fairness community are likely to be viewed with suspicion under existing legal jurisprudence, specifically in reference to the equal protection doctrine. .

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Can Your Employer Legally Make You Get the Covid-19 Vaccination?

Tishkoff

As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many employers will have a strong case for requiring employee vaccinations, so long as their vaccination policies have certain exceptions, are job-related and are consistent with business necessity, legal experts say.

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From Affirmative Action to Affirmative Algorithms: The Legal Challenges Threatening Progress on Algorithmic Fairness

Partnership on AI

Technologists must take note, and should urgently pay attention to the possible legal challenges to their current approaches to mitigating algorithmic bias. . The AI Community Can No Longer Afford to Ignore the Legal Challenges to Algorithmic Fairness Efforts .

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Can Your Employer Legally Make You Get the Covid-19 Vaccination?

Tishkoff

As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many employers will have a strong case for requiring employee vaccinations, so long as their vaccination policies have certain exceptions, are job-related and are consistent with business necessity, legal experts say.

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Ethical Considerations in Providing Legal Advice to Nonprofits and their Boards

Pearlman + Pearlman

It is incumbent upon legal counsel to ensure that the board is notified of such problems in a timely manner and engaged in their resolution. The information provided in this article does not constitute legal advice, and is not intended to substitute for legal counsel.

Author Talks: An epic legal battle for clean water in Appalachia

McKinsey & Company

For two decades, the water in the taps of a West Virginia community didn’t look, smell, or taste right. Was it the root of the community’s health problems? One lawyer thought so. McKinsey on Books

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Law Firm places Innovation at the Core of its Purpose and Strategy

Hype

In this final blog of our three-part series on innovation in the legal sector, learn how Linklaters is transforming legal services throughout the organization by applying collaborative innovation as a utility. Ideation & Collaboration Legal Services

To Prevent Algorithmic Bias, Legal and Technical Definitions around Algorithmic Fairness Must Align

Partnership on AI

PAI research highlights a divergence between legal and machine learning terminology related to fairness and bias. This dissonance in definitions becomes especially problematic given the role the courts and legal system might play in creating accountability mechanisms around algorithmic bias.

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Franchise Development and Legal Steps Franchisors Should Take to Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic

Internicola Law Firm

Short-Term: Brace for Impact, Defensive Measures, Legal Adjustments. Re-Evaluate Franchisee Legal Obligations – Even if your franchise agreement requires payment of minimum royalty obligations, now is probably not the time to enforce these obligations.

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Does the non-use of your trademark because of COVID or the pandemic mean you legally abandoned your rights?

Tishkoff

If a mark owner stops using a trademark for a sufficiently long period, his rights may become vulnerable to third-party claims of abandonment. To maintain a federal trademark registration, trademark owners periodically must file declarations of continued use with the USPTO.

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Does the non-use of your trademark because of COVID or the pandemic mean you legally abandoned your rights?

Tishkoff

If a mark owner stops using a trademark for a sufficiently long period, his rights may become vulnerable to third-party claims of abandonment. To maintain a federal trademark registration, trademark owners periodically must file declarations of continued use with the USPTO.

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legal management: what a law firm can learn from an it company

Stackfield Blog

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The Distinction: Data Privacy versus Protection

Compare The Cloud

One must understand the difference between these terms to avoid confusion about legal obligations and rights. While data privacy authorizes who has legal access to information, data protection focuses on protecting users’ details from unauthorized use.

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5 Tips for Fintech Companies to Handle Compliance

Compare The Cloud

However, the Financial Technology environment – in terms of both business and legal aspects – is fairly dynamic when it comes to legal compliances that these FinTech companies need to tackle in order to stay ahead.

DAOs and the Nonprofit Sector – How Can they Work Together?

Pearlman + Pearlman

In a later interview one of the founders of ConstitutionDAO, Jonah Erlich, disclosed that the group had partnered with a traditional nonprofit organization that would have had legal custody of the Constitution. [9] In a DAO, however, there is no formal legal entity.

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IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of Adaptive Instructional Systems Consortium

ISTO / IEEE

Since its inception in 1999, ISTO has partnered with 50+ international industry groups providing the legal and operational frameworks and best practices required to accomplish technical missions quickly and cost-effectively.

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Should We Use a Fiscal Sponsorship for our Charitable Project?

Pearlman + Pearlman

A fiscal sponsorship generally refers to a contractual arrangement in which one entity that is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (the “fiscal sponsor”) serves as the fiscal and legal “host” of a charitable project. A fiscal sponsor takes on the legal responsibility for the funds raised.

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IEEE ISTO Marks 20 Years of Helping Small Groups Quickly Develop Technical Specs

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO sets up a legal infrastructure within which each group operates. It takes care of the financial, legal, and tax documents that are required, as well as setting up websites, holding meetings, organizing events, and other duties. The technologies include blockchain, Internet of Things, and smart cities.

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How to Partner With Other Companies to Grow Your Business

B Plans

Before you envision the fuss and expense of joining forces legally with another entity, take a step back. Form strategic partnerships with other legal firms around the nation. When you want to scale your business , you have a few choices. You could toss more money into marketing.

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IEEE-ISTO Announces a New Alliance to Advance Clinical Research Data Sharing

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal and operational support. PISCATAWAY, N.J., 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sharing clinical research data more widely has become a global priority.

To Incorporate Or Not to Incorporate…That is the Question!

ISTO / IEEE

Step Two: Forming a Legal Entity. The next crucial set of decisions is how to establish and maintain your organization as a credible, legal, operating entity. Drafting Legal Governing Documents. As such, your organization can enjoy the full protection of the ISTO legal umbrella from the minute you sign a Participant Program Agreement. Gaining 501(c)(6) Legal Status. Seeking advice from legal counsel during such exchanges is strongly advised.

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What is Asset Protection?

Tishkoff

Asset protection is a set of legal techniques, and a body of statutory and common law, dealing with protecting assets of individuals and business entities from civil money judgments. Use separate legal devices, such as placing each piece of real estate in a separate LLC.

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What is Civil Law?

Tishkoff

Civil law, or civilian law, as a legal system, originated in Europe. Conversely, in civil cases both parties are directly involved and usually are each represented by legal counsel.

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What are Property Disputes?

Tishkoff

A Property dispute refers to any legal dispute involving real property, also known as real estate. Property disputes may involve specific fact and legal issues. Real property is immovable property attached directly to the land.

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Internal Strategic Alliance Definition

Peter Simoons

For example, do you feel that a “joint venture” is a joint company with a separate legal entity that you and your partner established together and that you both have equity in? Tip 18: Create an Internal Strategic Alliance Definition.

How Inbound Marketing for Law Firms Works

TRG Blog

Let also not forget the great problem of the legal services, market saturation in many countries. Amid the uprising digital transformation trend today, the vast majority of law firms still employ traditional offline marketing strategies.

Independent Space Industry Group Formed to Advance Interoperability in Satellite and Ground System Networks

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal and operational support. Provided by an award-winning staff, ISTO provides a legal infrastructure for incepting organizations and offers best practice operations management, enabling organizational stakeholders to focus on the work at hand. Digital IF Interoperability Consortium created under the auspices of IEEE-ISTO to develop technical standards and promote interoperation across systems.

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Trust or Control? “My CEO Wants a Joint Venture”

Peter Simoons

There is simply no need for the additional elements and costs of creating a joint venture using a separate legal entity. “ My CEO wants a Joint Venture ” is one of many quotes (or similar) that I often hear when in conversations with potential clients.

IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of LaSAR Alliance

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal and operational support. New Member Program in Augmented Reality Wearable Devices. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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The Difference Between a Partnership and an Alliance

Peter Simoons

Add to that the fact that in some countries the word partnership has a legal meaning with obligations attached to it and you should consider carefully if it’s the right word to describe what you mean. Do you ever wonder what the difference is between partnerships and alliances?

What is a Trademark Infringement Defense?

Tishkoff

A trademark infringement defense is a legal case brought by a defendant to prove they did not infringe on someone else’s trademark. Trademark infringement is the unauthorized use of a trademark or service mark on goods that compete or are related.

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Prepare Your Partnership by Following a Structured Alliance Process

Peter Simoons

For instance, departments that have their say on legal and intellectual property will be part of the alliance formation. Tip 14: Prepare Your Partnership by Following a Structured Alliance Process.

Formalize Deals anytime, anywhere with E-Contract Signing!

Mindmatrix

With encryption and access codes in place, the feature meets the necessary security and legal requirements to ensure that any contract signed using the Mindmatrix platform’s e-contract module is secure and legally binding. .

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