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Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.
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Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

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English


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Your Autonomous Driving Uber is Here - But is the Law Ready for It?

11/12/2018
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Autonomous ride hailing services are here – sort of. Waymo this year launched a pilot ride hailing service using autonomous driving vehicles, and General Motors plans to test a similar service next year. But with the launch of services has emerged a new set of legal issues, intensified by the death of a pedestrian in Arizona after being struck by an Uber test vehicle. Is the law ready for autonomous ride hailing services? Cynthia Cole and Travis Thomas of Baker Botts some of the gaps...

Duration:00:39:39

INSIGHTS FROM THE EDGE EPISODE 5: The Importance of Early adoption

11/7/2018
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Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay informed. Episode 5: Early Adoption It is easy to talk about adopting technology early, but it can be very difficult to take the steps that lead to it. For lawyers and legal teams, taking those steps are crucial and can lead to major competitive advantages. In this episode, Adam Riley,...

Duration:00:05:52

Improving Access to Justice in Africa

10/25/2018
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The ongoing commitment of Thomson Reuters to access to justice and the global rule of law manifests through its long-standing support of programs like Books for Africa – a non-profit organization that sends millions of books, computers, e-books and other educational materials to countries throughout Africa. But the work to strengthen and improve the legal mechanisms in nations like Kenya also comes from “boots on the ground” work led by people like Peter Vincent, general counsel for Thomson...

Duration:00:19:37

Technology for the Global Food Crisis

10/23/2018
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Earlier this month marked the celebration of World Food Day, which recognizes the persistent issue of food security around the globe. As recent United Nations data suggests, hunger impacts 2 billion people worldwide, and of that, 240 million are women, children, and the elderly who live in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a technology company, Thomson Reuters works to innovate and create technology to help people to find answers and solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. But today we...

Duration:00:19:19

Collaborating With Legal Tech Startups - Legal Geek 2018 Conference

10/22/2018
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The Legal Geek Conference in London gathered together legal technologists from around the world. Carlos Gamez, senior director of innovation at Thomson Reuters, presented at the conference on how corporations like Thomson Reuters collaborate effectively with startups to create innovative solutions for the legal market.

Duration:00:05:45

Facebook Ad Rules Have Changed, Are You Ready?

10/16/2018
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Law firm places tens of thousands of ads on Facebook every year. But following controversies such as the Cambridge Analytica, new Facebook rules designed to prevent election-meddling could, in some instances, hamper legitimate non-political ads from law firms. A new FindLaw white paper explains what law firms need to know. Sean Sands, a Facebook digital specialist, discusses the findings from analyzing thousands of Facebook ads. What triggers to avoid and how to succeed in the appeals...

Duration:00:10:16

Insights From the Edge - #4 What Makes Good AI

10/8/2018
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INSIGHTS FROM THE EDGE EPISODE 4: What Makes Good AI Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay informed. Episode 4: What Makes Good AI There's no question that artificial intelligence (AI) is making an impact in the legal industry. However, not all AI-enabled solutions are created equal. When you’re choosing what services to...

Duration:00:00:22

What’s Missing from the Human Trafficking Discussion – ACAMS 2018 Panel Preview with Peter Vincent

10/2/2018
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This week, ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference will be held at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Among the 2,000 public and private sector professionals who will meet and share insights on anti-money laundering and financial crimes at the event is Peter Vincent, general counsel for Thomson Reuters Special Services, who will be among the panelists at a discussion titled, “Crafting Detection and Investigation Systems to Fight Human Trafficking.” We had a chance to...

Duration:00:14:35

INSIGHTS FROM THE EDGE EPISODE 3: Litigation Analytics & Big data

9/13/2018
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Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay informed. Episode 3: Litigation Analytics & Big Data Litigators need strong insights into judges, courts, and opponents to be competitive. The job of a litigator is to win, but they don’t usually have the time to find, let alone fully digest and analyze, all the data that could provide...

Duration:00:07:13

Are You Making Mistakes With Your Employee Performance Reviews

9/4/2018
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Employee Performance Reviews run the gamut from helpful to the subject of Dilbert-esque scron and ridicule. Leigh Goodard, co-chair of the employment law practice at McDonald Carano, warns that fail to make sure their performance reviews are conducted properly, employers may be exposed to potential legal problems.

Duration:00:08:15

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8/21/2018
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Too many organizations are stuck in the status quo and fail to think differently or solve problems creatively. The very structures that are put in place to help organizations grow are now holding them back from innovating. This was the topic for the keynote address at ILTACON 2018. Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink is also the author of the best-selling book Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, which won the 2014 Axiom Best Business Book Award. In this...

Duration:00:11:09

INSIGHTS FROM THE EDGE EPISODE 2: THE MEANING OF AI FOR LEGAL RESEARCH

8/14/2018
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Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay informed. Episode 2: The Meaning of AI for Legal Research Many legal professionals currently use artificial intelligence (AI) in their work, although they may not even realize it. To begin our discussion on what AI means for legal researchers, it’s important to have a common definition...

Duration:00:13:29

What California's new GDPR-like Data Privacy Law Means for Businesses

7/26/2018
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Just as businesses around the world are still trying to come to grips with complying with GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation – the sweeping new data privacy regulations that recently took effect in the European Union, California has passed legislation that will lead to similar regulations taking effect in 2020 that will impact any company conducting business with customers in California. Tyler Newby of Fenwick and West discusses what the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 means...

Duration:00:12:01

Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay well-informed and well-prepared to meet your most p

7/12/2018
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Insights from the Edge This podcast series brings you the latest legal trends and topics as Insight Attorneys sit down with industry experts to discuss hot legal topics. Explore our latest topics to stay well-informed and well-prepared to meet your most pressing legal research challenges. Episode 1: Introducing Westlaw Edge Thomson Reuters Westlaw™ is the legal research platform that generations of lawyers and legal teams have depended on to get work done quickly, efficiently, and with...

Duration:00:17:28

How Firms Are Advancing Diversity in the Legal Profession

7/11/2018
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Firms that have figured out how to retain, champion, develop and advance women partners are solving three significant problems – they are closing the gender gap in law firm partner compensation, they are winning top talent and they are meeting their clients’ demands for diversity. Baker Botts LLP is an excellent example of a firm that has taken a focused approach to solving these problems. Christa Brown-Sanford, Deputy Department Chair - Intellectual Property and Bridget Moore, Deputy...

Duration:00:11:12

AI, Big Data & the Law

7/10/2018
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Duration:00:09:42

Elite VANTAGE 2018 - Day One

6/19/2018
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Elite 2018 VANTAGE Worldwide User Conference - Day One

Duration:00:21:32

KM with Kim - Interview with Scott Bailey, Squire Patton Boggs

6/5/2018
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Welcome to another edition of KM With Kim, with Kim Stein, knowledge management manager at Thomson Reuters, Kim talks with Scott Bailey, Global Director of Research Services at Squire Patton Boggs about his firm’s use of km technologies and the importance to his firm of thought leadership in knowledge management.

Duration:00:11:52

Antitrust Under Trump

5/1/2018
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Developments this week in two mega-mergers are raising questions about what the Trump administration’s approach to corporate mergers. T-Mobile and Sprint announced plans to merge after similar plans were benched in 2014 over concerns the Obama administration would oppose the merger. And closing arguments were held in the Justice Department’s antitrust trial seeking to block the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger. Mark Ostrau, head of the antitrust group with Fenwick & West discusses what...

Duration:00:08:53