Moving from simple risk management to antifragility is a critical new capability that legal teams worldwide are striving to attain. Antifragility has become key in sustaining organizational objectives in a time where performance and security are critical attributes for business survival. The rationale is simple. Fragile systems break when unexpected things happen. Robust systems … Continued
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The shift to digital events poses numerous technical and organizational challenges, but it also offers opportunities. COVID-19 has been disrupting our lives for six months now. We all continue to adjust, creating makeshift home offices and figuring out how to best light our video calls. We’re also making big changes in how we conduct business. … Continued
By Noa Sharinn Rethinking the legal function is no longer optional for corporate legal departments. It has become essential to ensuring that companies continue to operate effectively during times of business uncertainty. For financial services and insurance companies to thrive, rethinking how Legal operates is a must. Legal workflows have always been labor intensive and … Continued
Our world has dramatically changed in the last few months, and the legal industry has had to adapt more quickly than it has ever had to do before. But while some changes are violent interruptions to everyday life, others present unique opportunities to gather insight and shift the paradigm in which we operate. While the … Continued
Central to Legal Continuity is the need to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff while balancing the core functions of the business. Companies around the globe have taken unprecedented action in rolling out mandatory remote work for their employees, and the consequences of balancing demanding schedules and the impacts to immediate family can … Continued
Four top legal innovators have been announced to top the bill at the New York Lawstar Summit later this month.
Professor Oliver Goodenough, professor of law at Vermont Law School, raises a question about the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession: Is what lawyers do really special enough to rule out automation?
If you’re looking for a new role, LinkedIn is a good place to find a dream job. At least 500 million people use the network, accessing more than 10 million active job listings. There are more than 113,000 general counsel listed on the professional social network, and 67 percent of in-house counsel check the platform … Continued
In our new series, “GCs At Cool Companies Talk About Work (with apologies to Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee) we speak with the world’s leading general counsel to discover the essence of the modern top legal leader, and their impact on core business challenges. This month we talk to Elisa Garcia, GC at Macy’s. The … Continued