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The shift to digital events poses numerous technical and organizational challenges, but it also offers opportunities. COVID-19 has been disrupting our lives for six months now. We all continue to adjust, creating makeshift home offices and figuring out how to best light our video calls. We’re also making big changes in how we conduct business. Thankfully, virtual events are now fully pivoted and ready for us to join. There are many advantages to digital events.…
The shift to digital events poses numerous technical and organizational challenges, but it also offers opportunities. COVID-19 has been disrupting our lives for six months now. We all continue to adjust, creating makeshift home offices and figuring out how to best light our video calls. We’re also making big changes in how we conduct business. Thankfully, virtual events are now fully pivoted and ready for us to join. There are many advantages to digital events.…
By Noa Sharinn Rethinking the legal function is no longer optional for corporate legal departments. It has become essential to ensuring that companies continue to operate effectively during times of business uncertainty. For financial services and insurance companies to thrive, rethinking how Legal operates is a must. Legal workflows have always been labor intensive and costly. With limited automation, it’s clear that Legal is ready for a technology upgrade. The good news is that advances…
Our world has dramatically changed in the last few months, and the legal industry has had to adapt more quickly than it has ever had to do before. But while some changes are violent interruptions to everyday life, others present unique opportunities to gather insight and shift the paradigm in which we operate. While the scale of the economic decline caused by the pandemic is yet to be fully understood, its severity is demonstrated by…
On March 18, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was passed and signed into U.S. law. Effective April 1st, the Act affords American employees relief in the form of paid sick leave benefits related to COVID-19. The FFCRA applies to businesses and tax-exempt employers with fewer than 500 employees, and includes two paid leave components: the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA), and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA). The former…
  Central to Legal Continuity is the need to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff while balancing the core functions of the business. Companies around the globe have taken unprecedented action in rolling out mandatory remote work for their employees, and the consequences of balancing demanding schedules and the impacts to immediate family can lead to significantly high stress levels. Legal leaders should demonstrate a personal commitment to the wellbeing of their teams and…