Tag Archives: technology

It’s a match

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Ralph Lauren has entered the world of wearable technology. Ball boys at this year’s US open are testing out Ralph Lauren’s new nylon athletic shirt with the Ralph Lauren polo pony emblazoned on the front.  The shirt marks the first item of tech apparel to be introduced by a mainstream fashion label. Mr. Lauren, the executive vice president for advertising, marketing and corporate communications ... Read More »

Data and privacy compliance in an era of transition for the internet

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The general rule for in-house counsel is that as regulation becomes more complicated and pervasive, compliance too becomes more complex. It’s a relatively easy-to-understand rule of thumb of course, but it is one that is constantly bought into focus as international organizations increase anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and other compliance requirements. Now, though, privacy could well become the biggest compliance issue, ... Read More »

StyleCounsel – Latest News

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Last week, we held our StyleCounsel launch party, Pimms, Pumps and Pinstripes at our Sponsor, TLT’s offices in Central London. The purpose of this event was to bring together in-house lawyers from the Retail, Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry to establish the key issues faced within the sector for our future themed panel events and conference later this year. Read More »

GCRC StyleCounsel – John Miller, Toni & Guy

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StyleCounsel is the GCRC’s latest sector that will be focusing on luxury goods, retail cosmetics and fashion law. Enter the StyleCounsel community to read the latest interviews with GCs of some of the leading companies in the world. Read our exclusive interview with John Miller, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Toni & Guy, who talks about Technology, London ... Read More »

Guest Post: This Is What Lawyers Look Like Who Put Clients First

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Last month, a seismic event occurred in South Carolina which went unnoticed by many. However, lawyers paid close attention to what may have been a harbinger of a massive shift in the monopoly lawyers have long maintained to prevent the “unauthorized practice of law”. On March 11, 2014, in the case of T. Travis Medlock v. LegalZoom, Inc. the South ... Read More »

Smart but Risky – Mobile Devices in the Legal Department

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So everyone is doing everything on their phones these days. Shopping, planning, working, gaming and maybe even calling people with it too. Even more startling, lawyers aren’t excluded from this either. Google docs and calendar, bill tracking applications and legal knowledge apps, and all sorts of other tools on your handheld device - I haven’t even mentioned email yet. Read More »

GCRC Startups and Innovation – Matt Faustman, UpCounsel

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Our latest GCRC Interview our series about startups in the legal market, The interest in legal tech and innovation is huge at the moment as VCs look to seize the moment amid the shifting legal climate. This interview is with Matt Faustman from UpCounsel. To find out more about UpCounsel, you can have a look at their website: https://www.upcounsel.com/ For ... Read More »

Feeling a little self-Indulgent?

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3D printing technology company iMakr has installed a scanning booth on the Fifth Floor at Harvey Nichols that can scan a plastic cast of your head or body then make a chocolate mold from the figurine. For more information, visit the Harvey Nichols website. Read More »

Guest Post: Cloud Computing by Dr Asma Vranaki, Centre for Commercial Law Studies

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Who can fail to notice the rapid proliferation of cloud computing services and technologies such as, Gmail, Office 365, and Amazon Web Services? As businesses and consumers take advantage of the technological innovations afforded by Rackspace, Facebook, Google App Engine, Dropbox and the likes, scholars, regulators, and technologists are becoming increasingly concerned about the data protection issues raised by cloud ... Read More »

GCRC Startups and Innovation – Jawad Ansari, AssistMyCase

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Our latest GCRC Interview in our series about startups in the legal market. The interest in legal tech and innovation is huge at the moment as VCs look to seize the moment amid the shifting legal climate. This interview is with Jawad Ansari from AssistMyCase. To find out more about AssistMyCase, you can have a look at their website: https://www.assistmycase.com/ ... Read More »

GCRC Startups and Innovation – Priya Iyer, Anaqua

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Our latest GCRC Interview in our series about startups in the legal market. The interest in legal tech and innovation is huge at the moment as VCs look to seize the moment amid the shifting legal climate. This interview is with Priya Iyer from Anaqua. For the benefit of our readers, what does Anaqua do and what kind of problems ... Read More »

GCRC Startups and Innovation – Colin Rule, Modria

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Our latest GCRC Interview in our series about startups in the legal market. The interest in legal tech and innovation is huge at the moment as VCs look to seize the moment amid the shifting legal climate. This interview is with Colin Rule from Modria. To find out more about Modria, you can have a look at their website: www.modria.com/ ... Read More »

GCRC Interview: Geoff Wild, Director of Governance & Law at Kent County Council – Whole Interview

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Our latest interview is with Geoff Wild, Director of Governance & Law at Kent County Council. He heads up one of the largest teams of local authority lawyers in the country, operating as an in-house trading practice, and serving over 300 clients nationwide from across the whole of the public sector. Geoff has led his team to several awards, including ... Read More »