Monthly Archives: April 2012

Legal expense management news for April 27, 2012

Google Drive enters the cloud storage market – joining DropBox, iCloud, SkyDrive and others – GC’s, do you have a handle on where your lawyers, and your internal clients (with or without your IT department’s permission), are storing documents, emails, … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 20, 2012

Despite projections of increased class action activity, in-house leaders expect to reduce spending on defending class action lawsuits. Techniques cited include “manag[ing] outside counsel terms and expectations” and AFA’s. Go here for more details on the survey, which also has … Continue reading

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A checklist for developing better checklists – for lawyers

I recently read The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right. From the title, you might think that Atul Gawande has written yet another self-help book about how to create and use better to-do lists. However, it’s really about using … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 13, 2012

ACC launches Contract Advisor beta – it promises to analyze “ACC’s vast collection of sample contracts and Member-submitted forms and policies to create model forms” and provide “a clause database with thousands of real-world clauses at your disposal, and a … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 6, 2012

Financial services GC indicates that firms without an LPO offering will be excluded from its litigation panel. I found it equally interesting that the company has “appointed three new specialist firms to the panel of four which provide services in … Continue reading

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