New research: email thought of as greatest security risk in legal market

News Article - 20/10/2014 : Cyber security, data protection, document exchange service, legal it, legal market, legal technology, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Over half of legal professionals believe email poses the greatest security risk, new research reveals

DX, a leading independent mail, parcels and...

Why information governance matters to your firm

Blog post - 20/10/2014 : ADDS, Archive Document Data Storage, document management, information governance, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, Natasha Rawley, practice management, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

This sponsored blog post was also featured as a column in the October 2014 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine...

Informance further enhances its QlikView portfolio for law firms by launching a new risk management dashboard

News Article - 20/10/2014 : business discovery software, business intelligence software, Finance, guided analytics, Informance, legal it, legal technology, QlikView, reporting tools, risk and compliance, Finance, Technology

Informance, the most experienced QlikView Solution Provider to law firms, has developed a risk management dashboard to further enhance its extensive...

COFA: A practical view (half-day Southampton course)

Event - 16/10/2014 : COFA, Finance, ILFM, ILFM seminar, practice management, risk and compliance, Southampton, training course, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

Useful as a refresher for COFA’s or those supporting the COFA, this half day course takes a practical look at some of the issues faced by COFA’s on a daily basis, including materiality testing and what to consider when categorising...

COFA: A practical view (half-day Cardiff course)

Event - 16/10/2014 : Cardiff, COFA, Finance, ILFM, ILFM seminar, practice management, risk and compliance, training course, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

Useful as a refresher for COFA’s or those supporting the COFA, this half day course takes a practical look at some of the issues faced by COFA’s on a daily basis, including materiality testing and what to consider when categorising...

COFA: A practical view (half-day London course)

Event - 16/10/2014 : Central London, COFA, Finance, ILFM, ILFM seminar, practice management, risk and compliance, training course, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

Useful as a refresher for COFA’s or those supporting the COFA, this half day course takes a practical look at some of the issues faced by COFA’s on a daily basis, including materiality testing and what to consider when categorising...

Thomson Reuters Elite signs Databarracks as latest Alliance partner

News Article - 16/10/2014 : business management solutions, cloud computing, Cyber security, data security, Databarracks, law firm cyber security, legal it, legal technology, risk and compliance, thomson reuters elite, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Cloud services provider equips 3E and envision clients with critical data security

Thomson Reuters Elite,...

Leading law firms are failing online

News Article - 14/10/2014 : law firms, legal it, Legal services online, legal technology, risk and compliance, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Websites of the UK's top 200 law firms are forgetting the 'user experience'

The country's top firms are ignoring the significant power of video to attract clients, a new report has suggested.

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Headache for 1,000 firms with SRA poised to pull out of consumer credit work

News Article - 14/10/2014 : consumer credit, Finance, Financial Conduct Authority, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, Finance, Risk & Compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has said it may have to stop regulating consumer credit work, such as debt collection, from next April.

The regulator said it was aware that around 1,100 firms were involved in debt collection,...

One year on: the real challenges and benefits of cloud computing to law firms

Resource - 30/09/2014 : cloud computing, legal it, legal technology, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

A year is a long time…

A year is a long time in the cloud sector. Last year Databarracks wrote “The Real Challenges and Benefits of Cloud Computing to Law Firms”. In preparing that paper they ...

ILTA 2014 - the electronic record: From wishful thinking to reality

Resource - 29/09/2014 : document management, electronic files, legal it, legal technology, Nikec, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

ILTA 2014 is a 4 day conference event for law firms to get the latest on technologies, best practices in information and organisational management. This year, the event was held in Nashville, USA in late August. Damian Jeal reports on one of the...

SRA guidance on cloud computing in the legal sector a promising start, says Databarracks

News Article - 25/09/2014 : cloud computing, Databarracks, law firm news, legal it, legal technology, risk and compliance, SRA guidance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

‘Silver Linings’ report acknowledges the importance of cloud computing for law firms 

This month the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) released it’s ‘Silver Linings’ report which examines the...

The Briefing Interview: Chris Vigrass, director of risk management, Ashurst

Resource - 22/09/2014 : ashurst, briefing magazine, Briefing risk issue, Chris Vigrass, General, risk and compliance, risk management, Risk & Compliance

This article was first published in Briefing on: Managing risk, June 2014.

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Accountant’s Reports here to stay

News Article - 22/09/2014 : Accountants Reports, Finance, hazlewoods, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Risk & Compliance

Following a Board meeting earlier this week, the SRA has announced a u-turn over its plans to scrap the annual Accountant’s Report.

Instead, the SRA has decided that practices will only need to submit an Accountant’s Report if...

How document scanning helps automate your paper-based business processes

Resource - 18/09/2014 : compliance, disaster planning, legal it, legal technology, offsite archive, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

“Work smarter, not harder,” is an adage most would like to apply to their business, although most organisations perpetually struggle to ever move beyond inefficient, manual processes. Paper-based offices are a prime example of how...