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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Ten Key Components of a Nonprofit Fundraising Legal Audit

Pearlman + Pearlman

Following are ten steps nonprofit organizations can take to ensure their fundraising activities are legally compliant. to ensure that they take into account any legal considerations, including donor benefits and gift restrictions.

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Four imperatives for the next-generation legal department

McKinsey

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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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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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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Private Operating Foundations: A Legal Option for Hands-On Philanthropists

Pearlman + Pearlman

The post Private Operating Foundations: A Legal Option for Hands-On Philanthropists appeared first on Perlman and Perlman.

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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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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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Global Cannabidiol Legalization Trend to Shape the CBD Market’s Future Growth

Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global CBD Ingredients Growth Opportunities , finds that the global trend in legalizing CBD and scientific research supporting its benefits to human health will inflate demand for CBD ingredients. San Antonio –Oct.

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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

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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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.

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

Cryptocurrencies and Central Bank Digital Currencies as Legal Tender: Implications for an Increasingly Digitalized Global Economy

Frost & Sullivan

Together with a rapid surge in private crypto investments in 2021, the idea of digital currencies becoming legal tender over the medium to long-term appears increasingly plausible.

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

Stackfield Blog

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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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Interview: Blockchain and Digital Transformation in Financial Services. Part II: Governance and Legal Issues, Future Opportunities, Development Needs and Research Pathways

TIM Review

So, when we’re looking at governance and legal issues this goes together with finance, and with all the other spheres that are also trying to successfully apply these systems. We are in a world now, where it shouldn’t take two days to settle a securities or foreign exchange (FX) payment. Matthew Midson. CEO, N. America, CPQi.

McKinsey’s unorthodox general counsel

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

On paper, Pierre Gentin is a legal all-star. In person, he’s a lot more. Leadership Risk management organization

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Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal for Board Members

INSEAD Knowledge

Shell’s directors are the first to face legal action for mismanaging climate risk. Two new INSEAD reports offer advice to board members seeking to avoid the same fate

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Thinking like a ‘ServCo’: How telcos can drive B2C growth

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Even without legal or structural separation, telcos can accelerate the transformation of their B2C business units by adopting the mindset of a service company (“ServCo”). Our Insights Telecommunications Growth

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Sounds Like a Plan!

Vantage Partners

Careful Alliance Planning Helps Mitigate Cultural, Legal, Operational, Financial, and Even Intangible Issues That Can Derail a Collaboration. Research on partnership performance indicates that business planning with partners is challenging, and essential to success.

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Essential Podcast SEO Strategies To Boost Visibility and Growth

Jake Jorgovan

This podcast is powered by Ironclad, which is a large legal contract lifecycle management company. The host, Mary O’Caroll, is somewhat famous in the world of legal operations. She started the legal operations function at Google at a time when legal ops barely existed.

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The Difference Between the FDD and a Franchise Agreement

Internicola Law Firm

Learn the difference between two of the most important legal documents in the franchise sales process. From disclosing important corporate information to defining the legal relationships between parties, each document serves a purpose for both the franchisor and franchisee.

Understanding the Difference between Licensing and Franchising

Internicola Law Firm

The truth, however, is that franchising and licensing are two very different business and legal agreements. The legal relationship between a licensor and licensee is established under the terms of a license agreement. Assessing the Legal Relationship.

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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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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IEEE-ISTO Announces Formation of the Inter Company Quality Analytics (IMPALA) Consortium

ISTO / IEEE

IEEE-ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal and operational support.

6 Elements of Effective Strategic Planning

PLM Alliances

While Warby Parker isn’t a public company and is not legally required to release annual financial statements, the organization does voluntary release an annual impact report.

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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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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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.

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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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.