In February of 2020, the national unemployment rate of 3.5% was at its lowest level since 1969. By early April the unemployment rate was estimated to be around 15%, and rising, though the labor market is changing so rapidly right now that it’s hard for statisticians to know for certain. And with most of the country subject to shelter-in-place orders, the traditional legal job search approaches of networking and in-person interviewing aren’t possible for many of us.
In the face of an unprecedented global pandemic, will public health imperatives change best practices for handling PII/PHI in a world of targeted and aggressive data breaches?
Global companies have been intently focused on complying with the broad data privacy mandates of the GDPR and preparing for stricter compliance regulations in the United States as the effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act looms.
Despite what can feel like major wins in diversity and inclusion in the legal profession in recent decades, current statistics paint a bleaker picture:
In this webcast, you’ll hear from leading lawyers who are breaking new ground and implementing innovative programs at law firms and multinational corporations all over the world to erase biased hiring and professional practices.
The rise of BYOD (bring your own device) policies at workplaces means that data is duplicated in ever-growing places. And, BYOD policies are often not closely managed. What does this mean? Ballooning data volumes leads to ballooning costs - and, worryingly, ballooning litigation and accompanying eDiscovery costs. Savvy legal teams are moving to a single eDiscovery platform that: