Free eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Working with Scanned PDF Contracts

Legal agreements and customer contracts are the backbone of any organization. These vital documents ensure terms are properly fulfilled and lay the foundation for future negotiations. It’s incredibly important to have a contracts system not only make the data readily accessible to legal teams, it must ensure that data is easily searchable and centrally located. Many… Read more >

Startup Legal Outlook Q&A with Scott Bleier – Veteran Startup Lawyer

Scott Bleier is a veteran member of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton’s practice group and focuses on the representation of entrepreneurs, start-up and emerging growth companies, and venture capital investors. His specialties include corporate and securities law, private financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Scott is a frequent guest speaker on entrepreneurship, start-up companies, and financings, addressing audiences… Read more >

Four Best Practices for OCR Conversion

Successful legal contract management starts and ends with efficient and well-managed document processes. Without a sound approach, management becomes a source of frustration, while costs and legal debt continue to increase.  Lawyers spend countless hours manually reviewing each and every document for vital information, and team members struggle to locate important corporate information. On top… Read more >

3 Reasons to Get Rid of Scanned PDFs

Pretty much every industry over the past 10 years has shared one common goal – to go “paperless.” For example, we’ve seen tremendous opportunities for efficiency and growth in the healthcare industry, which has, little by little, adopted electronic health record (EHR) solutions. Obviously a paperless business offers many advantages. For starters, getting rid of… Read more >

Crisis Management: 3 Steps to Take Back Control

The federal government has been under crisis management for not investing in new servers, software and data protection. The Government Accountability Office reports that the IRS uses 56-year-old computer code to update taxpayer accounts. In addition, security experts say that data threats may create “a crisis bigger than Y2K”, according to Federal Chief Information Officer Tony… Read more >

Incident Response Plan for Finance & Legal Teams

Data breaches, lawsuits and other legal issues are happening with increasing frequency and targeting even larger companies. Cyber criminals are becoming more savvy and effective. As a result, organizations have a lot more to deal with in terms of compliance. An incident response plan to protect your firm and your clients. Nonetheless, the growing threat… Read more >

Legal Debt vs. Technical Debt

    In the world of engineering teams, there is a term called “technical debt.” An informal definition of this term is “a concept in programming that reflects the extra development work that arises when code that is easy to implement in the short run is used instead of applying the best overall solution.” Another… Read more >

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