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FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications [Video]

In this episode I visit with Debra Bruce, Principle at Lawyer-Coach. She discusses the recent IPO of the English law firm Gately and alternative funding vehicles available to UK law firms. She explains how these new models...more

Bjarne Tellmann of Pearson on Major Disruption in the Legal Industry [Video]

The unbundling of legal services and the refinement of technology are causing major disruption in the legal industry. Gone are the days of the one-stop shop, as the GCs of major corporations increasingly seek out law firms...more

Streaming At The Edge Of The Law

One of this year’s themes at the South by Southwest (SxSW) festival is “Surviving the Shift: Rethinking Music and Data.” The music industry is transforming itself as the trend in buying music shifts from digital download to...more

Electronic Signature (eSignature) Court Decision — a rare one

In an odd electronic signature (eSignature) context, on December 30, 2014 a California appellate court reversed a trial court’s upholding of a settlement agreement based on a typewritten name in an email string. See J.B.B....more

Where's my Blackberry? UK data protection for lawyers

UK data protection has come of age with large fines levied for the first time and a well-publicised leak from a law firm. Is your law firm compliant with data protection standards?...more

Legal Implications of Cloud Computing -- Ethics

It is time to talk about cloud computing and ethics. Yes, ethics. Historically, lawyers and technologists lived in different worlds. The lawyers were over here, and IT was over there. Here's the reality: Technology -...more

Copyright Law Overview for the Entrepreneur

This concise overview guide offers a convenient primer on US copyright law for small business entrepreneurs and artists. . . ...more

Cloud Computing: The Issues Are Cloudy in the Clouds

Cloud computing or "software as a service" has become a hot topic, and cloud computing appears to be here to stay. Although cloud computing has many potential benefits, the legal issues remain cloudy. Lawyers should begin...more

An E-Commerce Start-up Checklist

A checklist covering some of the key issues involved in an e-commerce start-up....more

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