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Why data privacy should be seen as a business priority
Laurence Simons
Why data privacy should be seen as a business priority
In recent months we’ve discussed the impact that the GDPR will have on legal professions, both within and outside the E...
01/02/2017
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Cyber security; threat or opportunity?
Laurence Simons
Cyber security; threat or opportunity?
A new survey from ALM Intelligence found that vulnerabilities in firms’ internal data security pose an unprecedented th...
31/10/2016
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Cyber security tops list of corporate risks for General Counsel
Laurence Simons
Cyber security tops list of corporate risks for General Counsel
Data security is the most significant risk facing modern corporations according to a recent report from Kroll, a New York bas...
20/06/2016
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AI is about to shake up the legal industry
Laurence Simons
AI is about to shake up the legal industry
Continuing from our recent focus of Artificial Intelligence and Technology in Law, this article explores the idea that A...
31/05/2016
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Artificial Intelligence in Law - but can it learn what is right?
Laurence Simons
Artificial Intelligence in Law - but can it learn what is right?
Following on from Ebony Ezekwesili's article 'Are Lawyers in Danger? The Impact of technology on law as we know it', it seems...
16/05/2016
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Should lawyers be experts in cyber security?
Laurence Simons
Should lawyers be experts in cyber security?
A new “Cyber Essentials” certification scheme supported by the UK government and insurance sector is launching “to guide busi...
09/07/2015
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Are dedicated Privacy Officers the next big thing?
Laurence Simons
Are dedicated Privacy Officers the next big thing?
Over the last few months, we have noticed an increase in vacancies for Privacy Officers throughout Europe and in various indu...
16/06/2015
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European Patent Attorneys: The rise of a new technology/attorney hybrid
Laurence Simons
European Patent Attorneys: The rise of a new technology/attorney hybrid
The global nature of Laurence Simons’ research function allows us to monitor and identify the latest trends occurring in the ...
21/05/2015
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US lawyer takes NSA case to appeal
Laurence Simons
US lawyer takes NSA case to appeal
An activist lawyer has suffered a setback in his attempts to ban phone surveillance by the NSA - but is not giving up the fig...
10/11/2014
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New legal battle, in the US, could have significant implications for US copyright law
Laurence Simons
New legal battle, in the US, could have significant implications for US copyright law
The US legal market is nothing if not a busy one - often with some rather remarkable lawsuits. Members of the public and even...
10/10/2014
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Lawyers, recruitment and social media
Laurence Simons
Lawyers, recruitment and social media
New research from Laurence Simons has challenged some of the perceptions currently held about lawyers, social media and the w...
27/06/2014
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US firms 'at risk from cybercrime'
Laurence Simons
US firms 'at risk from cybercrime'
General counsel at American businesses are increasingly under pressure to manage and mitigate the risks of cybercrime affecti...
19/06/2014
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Multinational firms suffering from 'compliance fatigue'
Laurence Simons
Multinational firms suffering from 'compliance fatigue'
In-house lawyers and businesses around the globe are beginning to suffer from 'compliance fatigue' thanks to the sprawling re...
16/06/2014
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Consumers 'using internet to find lawyers'
Laurence Simons
Consumers 'using internet to find lawyers'
The internet is good for many things - looking at pictures of cats in order to create a sort of kawaii white noise that distr...
23/04/2014
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Technology 'changing how lawyers work'
Laurence Simons
Technology 'changing how lawyers work'
One day soon, there won't be any more lawyers - they'll be replaced by hyper-intelligent operating systems, all voiced by the...
07/03/2014
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