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Thursday, September 21, 2017
 
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ACC Annual Meeting - October 15 - 18, 2017 in Washington D.C.

ARMA Conference - October 15 - 17, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

ALA Regional Legal Management Conferences September 7-9, 2017 in Las Vegas NV. || October 12-14, 2017 in Nashville TN.

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Thanks to Ron Friedman for this interesting article about blockchain in action . The article discusses a solution from ThinkSmart.

Blockchain can be daunting as a concept, but suffice to say, the value of blockchain is the recordkeeping function it supports, providing an unassailable record of activity.

PS: be sure to watch the homepage video.. its fun.

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Another Law Firm Lanuch

Well... not just any law firm launch, but rather a launch powered by none other than PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Read about the PWC launch here.

From the article... the DC office.. ".. will focus on services that are relevant to U.S.-based multinationals doing business abroad, including international corporate structuring, M&A support, labor, financial services. immigration, cybersecurity and data protection, corporate secretarial, tax controversy and dispute resolution." Quite the menu.

Here is the About-Page from ILC Legal, the PWC operating entity.

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Thanks to Daniel Schwartz for this helpful article about recognizing Rosh Hashanah (and other religious holidays) - legally speaking.

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Thanks to Sharon Nelson for this timely reminder about disaster planning.

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What price incompetence (Equifax)? But I wonder if the financial penalties might grow if there are subsequent disclosures about how the company behaved after the breach...

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The latest in lunch-and-learns: Alphaserve offers sessions on AI and analytics.

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Like to send documents in PDF format because they can't be changed? News-flash: without proper security, a PDF can be edited in much the same way that an MS-Word file can be edited...

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PUBLICATIONS

Top News

  1. Don’t Be THAT Person on Someone Else’s Holiday, Connecticut Employment Blog, September 21, 2017
  2. Disaster Planning Tips from the ABA Law Practice Division, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, September 20, 2017
  3. Facebook's Russia Problem Tests Government Affairs Team, Inside Counsel, September 20, 2017
  4. Blockchain for Law Practice Management – A First?, Prism Legal, September 20, 2017
  5. Equifax May Be Happy to Spend $1 Per Customer for Their Trouble, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, September 20, 2017

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  1. Contract Red Flags, September 21, 2017
  2. Modern Library – Value of the Business Case, September 21, 2017
  3. Are you paying the right price for legal information?, September 21, 2017
  4. Do you feel stuck with both vendors?, September 21, 2017
  5. The Future of the Law Library, September 21, 2017
  6. Working with Clients on their Terms, September 21, 2017

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WAGE AND HOUR

Federal News and Regulations

  1. EEOC Sues the Village at Hamilton Pointe and TLC Management for Race Discrimination, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: News, September 20, 2017
  2. Lewisville Medical Practice Sued by EEOC for Religious Discrimination and Retaliation, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: News, September 20, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY VENDORS

Time and Billing

  1. Think Tank: How Law Firms Can Reboot Business Intelligence to Improve Profitability, Think Tank: Aderant, September 20, 2017
Litigation Support / Practice Management

  1. doeLEGAL Analyzes Amended FRCP Rule 37: Remedies (“Sanctions”) for Loss of ESI, doe Legal, September 20, 2017
  2. Kroll Ontrack Donates Data Recovery Services to Hurricane Irma Victims, Kroll OnTrack: News Releases, September 20, 2017
Other Technology

  1. Alphaserve Technologies Launches #AI and Analytics Education for Legal Market, Legal IT Insider, September 21, 2017
  2. Law firm IT security – a hygiene factor or differentiator?, Legal IT Insider, September 21, 2017
  3. Zylpha Publishes Free eSignature Management Guide, Legal IT Professionals, September 20, 2017
  4. Eclipse Compact transforms efficiency at Anything Legal, Legal IT Professionals, September 20, 2017
  5. #esignature best practice guide from Zylpha: If A Job’s Worth eSigning, It’s Worth eSigning Well…, Legal IT Insider, September 20, 2017
  6. Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions urges corporate legal departments to address cybersecurity concerns, Legal IT Insider, September 20, 2017
  7. Bond Dickinson LLP successfully rolls out OnePlace Client Lifecycle Management to more than 700 users, Legal IT Insider, September 20, 2017
  8. Mattern Associates Achieves Savings, Improves Partnership for Thompson Coburn LLP and Outsourcing Service Provider, Legal IT Insider, September 20, 2017
  9. Thomson Reuters and Clifford Chance extend collaboration to support MiFID II compliance - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases, September 20, 2017

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BLOGS

Legal Administration

  1. Don’t Be THAT Person on Someone Else’s Holiday, Connecticut Employment Blog, September 21, 2017
  2. Glogower Presents Progressive Taxation Of Income And Wealth Today At Northwestern, TaxProf Blog, September 21, 2017
  3. Risk Updates: Waivers, Client Guidelines & More, Law Firm Risk Management, September 20, 2017
  4. PwC to Launch US Law Firm, The AM Law Daily, September 20, 2017
  5. High-Powered Plaintiff's Lawyers Battle Over Fees in NCAA Concussion Case, The AM Law Daily, September 20, 2017
  6. Hogan Lovells Boosts German Practice With Mayer Brown Management Hire, The AM Law Daily, September 20, 2017
  7. AbacusLaw Offers Your Firm An All-In-One Solution for Practice Management, Lawyerist.com, September 20, 2017
  8. Podcast #138: Starting a Legal Non-Profit, with Animal Legal Defense Fund Founder Joyce Tischler, Lawyerist.com, September 20, 2017
  9. The Data-Driven Law Firm, Lawyerist.com, September 20, 2017
  10. Steptoe & Johnson Partner Kulkin Takes Director Slot at CFTC, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, September 20, 2017
  11. After Exits, Kasowitz Names Co-Managing Partners, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, September 20, 2017
  12. Batchelder: Opportunities And Risks In Individual Tax Reform, TaxProf Blog, September 20, 2017
  13. Ryznar: A Practical Solution To The Marriage Penalty, TaxProf Blog, September 20, 2017
  14. Blockchain for Law Practice Management – A First?, Prism Legal, September 20, 2017
  15. 5 Tips for Powerful Financial Storytelling, AICPA Insights, September 20, 2017
  16. Opinion: The Myths of the Swiss Verein, The AM Law Daily, September 20, 2017
  17. Department of Labor Releases New Pregnancy Discrimination Poster, Connecticut Employment Blog, September 20, 2017
  18. The 20th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the nepotism harasser, Ohio Employer's Law Blog, September 20, 2017
  19. More Details on the Partnership Between Evolve Law and Above the Law, Law Sites Blog, September 20, 2017
  20. LawToolBox in Running for Office App People’s Choice Award, Law Sites Blog, September 20, 2017
  21. UPDATED: IRS, FinCEN Announce Tax Relief For Taxpayers Affected By Hurricane Irma, Tax Girl Blog, September 20, 2017
  22. Legal Freedom Fighter Series: Andrew Sta. Ana, Rocket Matters Legal Productivity, September 20, 2017
  23. USING THE TRUMP-RUSSIA TIMELINE: IDENTIFYING TRUMP’S TELLS, The Belly of the Beast, September 20, 2017
  24. Perkins: The Threat of Law — Is Treasury Using Regulatory Blackmail Or Responding To Congressional Inaction?, TaxProf Blog, September 20, 2017
  25. Equifax May Be Happy to Spend $1 Per Customer for Their Trouble, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, September 20, 2017
  26. Apple Likes the Patent ‘Death Squad.’ Allergan Pays to Avoid It, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, September 20, 2017
  27. For Trump Aides Caught in Russia Probe, Legal Bills and Paranoia, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, September 20, 2017

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EMPLOYMENT

ALA Job Posts

  1. Legal Administrative Support Manager - California  - Burbank, September 20, 2017
  2. Operations Supervisor - Massachusetts  - Boston, September 20, 2017

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ALSO OF NOTE

American Bar Association

  1. Disaster Planning Tips from the ABA Law Practice Division, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, September 20, 2017
  2. Law Journal Past Issues, American Bar Association: Insurance, September 20, 2017
  3. Winning the Talent War, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, September 20, 2017

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