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Technology Survey 2016: Simplicity matters

A majority of legal teams use contract and document managment tools. iStock/PongWang

While highly sophisticated e-discovery or digital forensics software may be becoming more readily available in Latin America, LACCA’s second annual Technology Survey reveals most GCs still prefer to invest in simpler contract and document management tools.

GCs ignored on “legally important matters”, study finds

Survey shows GCs face ethical pressure from company executives. iStock/BrianAJackson

In-house lawyers are regularly asked to advise on legally questionable business decisions, which can place them at risk of professional misconduct, according to a new report by the Centre for Ethics and Law at University College London (UCL).

Argentina settles GM dispute with Monsanto

Monsanto has reached an agreement with the Argentine government over royalties for GM soybeans, which lawyers say could encourage further investment in the agribusiness sector.

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LACCA’s Technology Survey reveals the most popular software used by in-house legal departments in the US and Latin America.

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Technology Survey 2016: Simplicity matters

While highly sophisticated e-discovery or digital forensics software may be becoming more readily available in Latin America, LACCA’s second annual Technology Survey reveals most GCs still prefer to invest in simpler contract and document management tools.

More surveys →

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