Perhaps the most influential event in ediscovery and information governance is Legaltech (otherwise known as Legalweek). Invariably, the most anticipated topics of the year are highlighted, showcased, and analyzed here, with thought leaders and industry observers convening to explore and prepare for the year’s challenges. Again, this year, the prognosticators appear to have predicted the most impactful topics correctly, which was borne out by the in-depth and well attended seminars, keynotes, and discussions on offer.
Lighthouse recently held its seventh annual Illuminations Panel Event during Legaltech New York. During the event, leading industry experts discussed the key steps to success in creating a GDPR playbook. This blog will cover a high-level summary of what was discussed in the panel entitled, Creating a GDPR Playbook – Key Steps to Success.
Legaltech is a hectic time for all. Whether you’re shuffling from one meeting to the next, from panel to panel, or on to lunches, dinners, or cocktail receptions, you have felt the week’s chaos. This year was my first Legaltech, and among the many things I learned and attended, one panel stood out to me. This session focused on three law firm panelists’ journeys around managed services and was guided by a moderator. Below, I share a recap of this session and what I found to be most interesting.
Last week, I attended a Lighthouse panel entitled Positioning Yourself as a Trusted Advisor around GDPR at the London NYC hotel during Legaltech NY 2018. This session had, in my opinion, the most relevant and practical information for corporations, law firms, and legal practitioners. The three panelists (Andrew Haslam of Squire Patton Boggs, Robert Owens of Eversheds Sutherland, and Wayne Matus of UBS AG) provided detailed information around the GDPR and presented a checklist for anyone dealing with foreign data. I have done my best to...
In case you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t noticed the calendar change, it’s 2018! That means the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is closer than ever and it’s only a matter of months until it takes effect on May 25, 2018. With this new and sweeping global regulation straight ahead on the horizon, we’re on the precipice of major data protection law changes that will impact not only Europe, but well beyond.