Joe Bartolo

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A technology-based approach to future-proofing your legal department Legal departments are always looking for ways to limit risk for their organizations. When a legal department itself is not prepared for changes in economic or regulatory circumstances, it could be courting real disaster. Members of the general counsel’s team who fail to implement effective compliance, collaboration, and case management technologies and procedures are insufficiently prepared to reduce organizational risk. Compliance GCs and their staff must stay…
Another year, another ILTACON. That makes 11 of the past 15 that I have been lucky enough to attend. It was a well-attended conference this year, record-breaking in fact, and I congratulate the organizers for an event marked by deeper peer-to-peer engagement than previous years. There are two questions I kept finding myself asking this year’s attendees: Why are you at ILTACON? What problem are you trying to solve? Why are you at ILTACON?…
How regulatory enforcement has impacted those doing business in the EU On July 8, British Airways was faced with a record $230 million fine under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [source: CNN] for a data breach that compromised the private information of nearly 500,000 customers. Since its implementation on May 25, 2018, GDPR has forced sweeping changes across the organizational landscape, sending a clear message that corporations without controls over their data…
EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)/Duke Law podcast series, launched in 2018, recently had the pleasure of including special guest, co-Founder of the EDRM, George Socha, Managing Director in BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice.  George’s remarks regarding the need for eDiscovery education and the continued relevance of the EDRM diagram are worth listening to by any litigation support professional. Each EDRM podcast interview provides the subject matter guest an opportunity to comment about…