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Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

The Future of Financial Crime is Now: KPMG reports that successful AML programs deal with today’s problems even as they anticipate tomorrow’s

A recent report by KPMG, “The Future of Financial Crime,” features a graphic of two hands extending to touch forefingers, bringing to mind the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. But there’s a twist. While one of the hands belongs to a human, the other belongs to a robot. As the report...

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When IoT Data Is a Defendant’s Best Friend: Knowing how to use it in litigation can be a winning strategy

The webinar presented by iDiscovery Solutions on May 16 (and hosted by MCC) was packed with a lot of information about the internet of things (IoT). But what made it different from other webinars we host was that it was doubly interactive. There were only two presenters, but Charlie Platt and Dan...

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Backstory: From Chaos to Clout

Thomson Reuters recently released the first edition of a new semiannual report focused on legal department operations. It’s called the Legal Tracker LDO Index Benchmarking & Trends Report, which puts it squarely under the company’s e-billing and matter management brand, Legal...

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Civil Justice Playbook: The Exception Highlights the Trend

There was an early television show called Naked City, and it always ended with this voice-over: “There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.” There must be more than eight million in the civil justice litigation docket. Here’s one that...

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A New Kind of Litigation Funding: This one has a twist – it’s a type of insurance

There’s been a lot of talk about third-party litigation funding in recent months. The industry seems to be doing well – business is apparently booming. And that success has inspired a new entrant into the marketplace. But what’s new isn’t the company. It’s the product...

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Happy Campers, Happy Feet

The Association of Corporate Counsel has released a broad new survey, “Global Perspectives: ACC In-House Trends Report,” focused on issues that have a direct impact on the professional lives of corporate counsel. Almost 2,000 in-house lawyers across 53 countries participated, including...

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