New Revenue Recognition Standards and How It Impacts Your Contracts

  When you work on finance or legal teams, many business law changes at the federal level can complicate your work and bring headaches and confusion to your business. In this instance, we’re talking about the New Revenue Recognition Standards – an accounting update that is presenting challenges for enterprises across all industries in the… Read more >

GDPR in Europe: What it Means for In-House Counsel

Legislative rules and regulations have been in place for years to ensure businesses effectively manage and protect consumers’ personally identifiable information (PII). This information can include everything from healthcare information to passport information as well as banking and credit card information. Globally-speaking, these rules and regulations have been hit and miss, varying widely and often being… Read more >

In-House Counsel Q&A with Tim Parilla – DraftKings General Counsel

  Tim Parilla spent the last 3 years as General Counsel for DraftKings. During that time, Tim was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company operations with potential legal implications, and acted as a strategic advisor to the company’s top management regarding regulatory issues, litigation and day-to-day operations. Prior to joining DraftKings, Tim was… Read more >

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 >

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 >

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