Legal Current

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Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

Episodios

  • Adapting International Arbitration Through Remote Technology

    Adapting International Arbitration Through Remote Technology

    04/01/2021 Duración: 34min

    The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected in-person court hearings, but has similarly affected the arbitration world as well.  In-person arbitration hearings are now difficult to hold, owing to travel restrictions and the difficulty in safely conducting face-to-face hearings.   The arbitration world is rapidly adapting to remote arbitration hearings.  The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, one of the leading institutions for international arbitration, is leading the charge to adapt arbitration processes and technologies to remote hearings. Lise Alm, head of business development, discusses how her organization is helping to transform arbitration heariings not only for the current situation but to prepare for the future as well.   Sebastiaan Bos, director of solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Asia at Thomson Reuters, joins the discussion to discuss how advanced workflow technologies such as HighQ can help enable this transformation. 

  • Global Lawyer Hackathon Addresses Climate Change

    Global Lawyer Hackathon Addresses Climate Change

    03/11/2020 Duración: 12min

    Global Lawyer Hackathon Addresses Climate Change Hundreds of lawyers around the world are participating in a unique global “hackathon” to create new contracts and model laws to help fight climate change.  The Chancery Lane Project aims to create legal frameworks to enable and encourage businesses and communities to have a positive impact on the environment, and envisions a world where every contract and law enables solutions to climate change. Becky Clissmann, environmental law editor at Practical Law, discusses the project and how it engages legal professionals to empower businesses and communities to help meet goals of net zero emissions.  

  • State of the Small Law Firm Report

    State of the Small Law Firm Report

    26/10/2020 Duración: 06min

    Small law firms have had to endure not only the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal market, but also the additional challenges of being a small business during the current conditions. The 2020 State of the U.S. Small Law Firms Report looks at how small firms are faring against the recent challenges.  Mark Haddad, general manager of the Small Law Firm Segment at Thomson Reuters discusses the report’s findings, and how the current situation also presents opportunities for firms. 

  • COVID-19  Business Divorces

    COVID-19 & "Business Divorces"

    28/09/2020 Duración: 12min

    The tremendous disruptions caused by COVID-19 may introduce a new term to the business lexicon: business divorce.  Many small, privately-held and family-owned businesses may not have anticipated the kind of business and personal stressors being brought on by the pandemic. Lee Weinberg of Weinberg Gonser LLP discusses how “business divorces” may surge because of the COVID-19 situation.

  • 2020 State of the Legal Market - Canada

    2020 State of the Legal Market - Canada

    24/08/2020 Duración: 05min

    When the year began, 2020 had been expected to be a growth year for the Canadian legal market.  Now the outlook has changed to one of uncertainty. But legal needs remain, and law firms and corporate legal departments still need to meet those needs, and therein remains potential opportunities.  Thomson Reuters is offering the new 2020 State of the Legal Market in Canada Infographic which uses data from the Thomson Reuters 2019 Legal Tracker™ LDO Index and Acritas Sharplegal US, to identify main takeaways from the recently released 2020 State of the Legal Market in Canada report. Among these findings are how these and other strategic priorities have been identified and which are among them are the most important, according to the corporate law department officials surveyed. Maria Cooley, head of Canada for Thomson Reuters, discusses the picture that is coming into focus for Canadian corporate legal department moving forward. 

  • Thomson Reuters HighQ Announces Version 5.4

    Thomson Reuters HighQ Announces Version 5.4

    20/08/2020 Duración: 08min

    One of HighQ’s strengths is its versatility in solving a myriad of problems that law firms and legal departments deal with.  That has taken another leap forward with the introduction of HighQ 5.4.   Stuart Barr, Chief Product & Strategy Officer, discusses the innovations in version 5.4, including seamless integration with Contract Express, allowing more powerful document automation. 

  • Continual Innovation at HighQ - Interview with Stuart Barr

    Continual Innovation at HighQ - Interview with Stuart Barr

    17/08/2020 Duración: 10min

    Legal technology is advancing at lightning speed these days, and HighQ is no exception.  The innovative cloud-based platform is continually bringing new innovations to the legal industry. Stuart Barr, chief product and strategy officer, discusses the some of the advances HighQ has introduced recently. 

  • HighQ Marks One Year as a Thomson Reuters Business

    HighQ Marks One Year as a Thomson Reuters Business

    13/08/2020 Duración: 10min

    It was just over a year ago that Thomson Reuters brought HighQ into the fold.  Irish McIntyre, head of Legal Software & Workflow at Thomson Reuters discusses what the past year has been like planning and executing strategies to continue to grow and improve HighQ’s innovative workflow platform.

  • Webinar Series: Gender Equality  Culture Change During Uncertain Times

    Webinar Series: Gender Equality & Culture Change During Uncertain Times

    25/06/2020 Duración: 07min

    The legal industry faces an uncertain future in many respects, including efforts to advance gender equality.  Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law is doing a series of webinars discussing the evolving circumstances due to COVID-19.  The discussions will include a renewed focus on the future of the legal industry along with practice methods to advance gender quality and support necessary cultural change.  Lucinda Case, head of Legal Professionals, Europe, Thomson Reuters, discusses how the current environment is changing the conversation on how organizations can promote gender equality, and how the COVID-19 crisis has helped reveal the benefits of more inclusive recruiting and hiring practices. Details on the webinar series can be found here: https://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.co.uk/en/products-services/events/twll2020/webinar.html

  • Are You Practicing Safe Social Media Hygiene?

    Are You Practicing Safe "Social Media Hygiene"?

    27/04/2020 Duración: 18min

    Social media is skyrocketing, as people connect with friends and family as shelter-in-place and work-from-home continue.  But as we take advantage as these apps, it’s still important to be careful – others may be seeing the personal & professional information that you’re posting. Robert Braun - co-chair of the Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell Cybersecurity and Privacy Group  -- says it’s important to make “Social Media Hygiene” part of your routine, and to think before you post.

  • Women of Color Attorneys in Sports  Sports Law

    Women of Color Attorneys in Sports & Sports Law

    11/03/2020 Duración: 24min

    While women lawyers and lawyers of color have made many advances in the legal profession, there are still some areas that are particularly challenging.  Sports and sports law are among those. Sharon Sayles-Belton, vice president of partnerships and alliances for Thomson Reuters, talked recently with two attorneys who have made inroads to help increase diversity in those areas.  Demeka Fields is associate general counsel for the Minnesota Vikings. Traci Branford is a partner at Stinson LLP in Minneapolis. She is also an advisory board member for Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color.

  • Stuart Barr on HighQ Technology  Version 5.3

    Stuart Barr on HighQ Technology & Version 5.3

    30/01/2020 Duración: 11min

    HighQ is considered one of the most advanced and versatile technology platforms.  Stuart Barr, Chief Product & Strategy Office for HighQ, discusses how HighQ improves efficiency for law firms and corporate legal departments, and how the recent version 5.3 release takes HighQ to a new level.

  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Interview, part 2 - Special Podcast Series: Wright  Miller’s Federal Practice  Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 5

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Interview, part 2 - Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 5

    04/11/2019 Duración: 25min

    Episode 5 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure continues the discussion between Prof. Arthur Miller, founding author of the treatise, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including her thoughts on what it’s like to argue a case before the High Court with her perspectives and experience on both sides of the bench. Professor Miller and Justice Ginsburg discuss the Justice’s views on what makes for an effective argument before the Court, how lawyers can write more effective briefs, and how Justice Ginsburg feels about the recent RBG documentary on her life. In the previous episode –the first of the two-part discussion -- Professor Miller and Justice Ginsburg discussed their overlapping journeys in the law, first as classmates at Harvard Law School, as attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court, and in their current roles, respectively, as law school professor and supreme court justice. Federal Practice & Pro

  • Special Podcast Series: Wright  Miller’s Federal Practice  Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 4: A Discussion with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, part 1

    Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 4: A Discussion with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, part 1

    08/10/2019 Duración: 24min

    The law and the courts have undergone many changes over the years.  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses what she believes is “the most heartening change” in the legal profession. Episode 4 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure is a discussion between Prof. Arthur Miller, founding author of the treatise, and Justice Ginsburg. In this first of a two-part discussion, Professor Miller and Justice Ginsburg discuss their overlapping journeys in the law, first as classmates at Harvard Law School, as attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court, and in their current roles, respectively, as law school professor and supreme court justice. Federal Practice & Procedure is one of the most respected and enduring legal treatises.  The treatise has been cited by federal courts an astounding 90,000 times, according to Westlaw estimates, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court every year since 1973. Thomson Reuters

  • NFL v. Antonio Brown

    NFL v. Antonio Brown

    20/09/2019 Duración: 14min

    The Antonio Brown saga continues to spawn new revelations.  On the heels of the NFL initiating an investigation into allegations of sexual assault stemming from a civil lawsuit filed by Brown's former personal trainer, an attorney representing a painter commissioned by Brown  has asked the NFL to investigate allegations of additional sexual misconduct as well as threats and initimidation.  The NFL and New England Patriots initially did not take any disciplinary action following these and other disclosures of allegations of personal misconduct and legal issues.   Sports attorney Glen Rothstein discusses the case against Brown and the workings of the NFL's disciplinary policy.  

  • Federal Practice  Procedure 50th Anniversary Episode 3 Evolution  Future of Jurisidiction  Pleadings

    Federal Practice & Procedure 50th Anniversary Episode 3 Evolution & Future of Jurisidiction & Pleadings

    12/09/2019 Duración: 36min

    The cases Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal still reverberate through the Federal court system for setting new standards for specificity and "plausibility" in pleadings. Similarly, cases such as World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson are still much discussed and debated for their impact on personal jurisdiction. Episode 3 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure discusses the current state of pleadings and personal jurisdiction as they apply to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as what potentially lies ahead. Federal Practice & Procedure is one of the most respected and enduring legal treatises. The treatise has been cited by federal courts an astounding 90,000 times, according to Westlaw estimates, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court every year since 1973. In this third episode, Prof. Arthur Miller, founding author of the treatise, talks with Prof. Ben Spencer of

  • White Paper Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color

    White Paper "Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color

    12/08/2019 Duración: 18min

      The Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper provides insights from attorneys on how legal employers can help create opportunities for lawyers of color across the industry. The white paper involved interviews with 23 attorneys of color across generations, ethnicities, geographic locations, and segments of the industry. During these discussions, attorneys of color shared their insights and experiences. Gary Zhao is a partner in SmithAmundsen LLC’s commercial litigation group and was previously a co-chair of SmithAmundsen’s diversity committee. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), is a past president of the Chinese American Bar Association and is the incoming President of the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago. Gary talks about his experience as an attorney of color, and shares best practices for legal employers drawn from his experience.

  • VANTAGE and Legal Geek Conferences on Latest Legal Technologies

    VANTAGE and Legal Geek Conferences on Latest Legal Technologies

    02/07/2019 Duración: 16min

    Two legal software conferences were recently held on opposite coasts – in San Diego the 25th edition of the Elite VANTAGE Worldwide User Conference highlighted new software integrations, and in New York the Legal Geek conference showcased new applications of technology. At both conferences, Thomson Reuters shared their latest innovations and also enjoyed listening to customers describe what is needed from software in order to reach the next level of efficiency and productivity. Brian Peccarelli, Thomson Reuters COO of customer markets and head of its Legal Professionals segment, Elizabet Hardy, Elite vice president, product management, and Irish McIntyre, lead of legal technology innovation discuss what they’re working on and trends they’re seeing in the industry.

  • Special Podcast Series: Wright  Miller’s Federal Practice  Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 2: The Evolution  Future of Class Actions

    Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 2: The Evolution & Future of Class Actions

    25/06/2019 Duración: 27min

    Class action lawsuits have undergone many changes in recent years as a result of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Episode 2 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure discusses those changes as well as the future of class action cases.  Federal Practice & Procedure is one of the most respected and enduring legal treatises.  The treatise has been cited in federal court an astounding 90,000 times, according to Westlaw estimates, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court every year since 1973. In this second episode, Professor Arthur Miller, founding author of the treatise, talks with Professor Mary Kay Kane, Emerita Dean and Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California-Hastings.  Prof. Kane is also co-author of fourteen volumes of Federal Practice & Procedure, including those that cover class actions. Professors Miller an

  • 2019 Elite VANTAGE User Conference Keynote

    2019 Elite VANTAGE User Conference Keynote

    18/06/2019 Duración: 11min

    The Elite VANTAGE 2019 Worldwide User Conference is underway in San Diego.  Thousands of elite cusomters are there to network, share learnings and hear about the latest developments at Elite Eric Sugden, Elite chief technology officer, and Elizabet Hardy, Elite vice president, product management, talk about some of the exciting developments at Elite

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