Global Pandemic: Legal Investment Strategies

As 2021 approaches, legal organizations have begun to look beyond their day-to-day activities to prepare budgets and capital plans for a future increasingly clouded by the uncertainties of COVID-19. Hyperion's recent legal spend survey, which canvassed legal professionals and operations teams in the fall of 2020, confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have long-reaching effects on Legal.
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Global Pandemic: Legal Reopening Strategies

As the world begins the process of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of success stories, lessons learned, and best practices have begun to emerge from the legal community’s response to this crisis. Hyperion's recent "Back to Business” survey of the legal profession captured the wide variety of reopening strategies being implemented across the legal business spectrum, and confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a substantial, long-term impact on the legal workforce. 
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GDPR and the Expanding Concept of "Citizen"

Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes a fundamental right to privacy in all of the "data subjects" that are within its jurisdiction. The rule becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018, and companies that have EU "data subject" information currently in their databanks must demonstrate by that date that they are managing that data per GDPR standards. If your enterprise works in the EU or with EU citizens, you need to be prepared to demonstrate GDPR compliance on or before its enforcement date.
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Who Owns Personal Data? GDPR vs USA

Beginning May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, and it's a radical departure from American data privacy standards. The rule requires an explicit "opt-in" from every website visitor and covers all EU residents and citizens. Your enterprise must develop and maintain a whole new array of privacy protection systems to become and remain compliant with the new regulations.
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