Lex Connect Curated Reading List October 15, 2014

Lex Connect Curated Reading List


 With so much content available on-line, it is easy to miss the really good stuff. 

 Fear not, we have curated the best Legal Operations & Legal Technology blog and articles.
 Enjoy your 30 minutes power reading.


The Role of Technology in Managing Anti-Bribery, Corruption & Fraud

Compliance must be an active part of the organization and culture to prevent and detect corruption, bribery and fraud. This continuous and ongoing process must be monitored, maintained and nurtured.




D.C. Lawyers Screw Up E-discovery So Badly, It’s ‘Literally Unheard Of’

I know that nothing about the process is simple or easy. I know e-discovery is expensive and time-consuming and involves complex computer programs that most people don’t understand. But seriously, everyone needs to hurry up and figure this stuff out.






The Legal Sector has joined the innovation race

Up until very recently, if I’d stood at the top of Chancery Lane and shouted 'the legal services sector is hot', I’d have been taken away by men in white coats, no doubt followed closely by a bunch of ambulance chasing lawyers. But today it’s a statement of truth - and how.




2014 Law Firm Hiring Patterns

The survey conducted in June, sought datafrom in-house lawyers about their department's hiring practices.






Legal client feedback – Group General Counsel of Colt (telecommunications) 2014 (and procurement tips)

Continuing the blog series on “Legal client feedback” Robin Saphra, Group General Counsel of Colt (telecommunications, IT and data centres with 65 lawyers in his team and a £12m legal budget) shared his views on relationships with professional service firms at the September 2014 Professional Marketing Forum Conference.






New “Guidance on Risk Management, Internal Control and Related Financial and Business Reporting” from the Financial Reporting Council

After much turmoil in our economy, and many, many months, if not years of consultation, the long awaited guidance on risk management (and all the rest of the things included in its snappy title) from the FRC was published last night (16/17 September 2014).






Linklaters Magna Carta 1215 - 2015

Linklaters is proud to sponsor the British Library in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the granting of Magna Carta.

To mark the 800th anniversary of the granting of Magna Carta, the British Library is holding a once-in-a lifetime exhibition that explores the history and resonance of this globally-recognised document.

To mark the beginning of the anniversary year, the four surviving original 1215 copies of Magna Carta will be brought together for the first time in history. The unification will be held at the British Library in collaboration with Lincoln Cathedral and Salisbury Cathedral between 2-4 February 2015. 




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