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Outside Counsel Guidelines & Client Retention Requirements

Records Management, information governance, Information Governance Software

The Information Governance Opportunity

High-profile security breaches and tougher laws and regulations governing data protection and data privacy have led to heightened client awareness of the risks associated with poorly managed information. 

Information Governance: Perspectives from a Law Firm GC at ILTACON 2019

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If you’re part of your firm’s Information Governance Committee and are keen to compare notes with your peers, here is a special session at ILTACON 2019 which you won’t want to miss.

Information Governance Breakfast Briefing at ILTACON 2019

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When Laterals Move, Client Files May Follow: Streamlining Matter Mobility

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We’re pleased to announce the launch of FileTrail GPS: Mobility Manager

Are client file transfers causing a strain on your firm’s resources? FileTrail GPS: Mobility Manager is a solution that streamlines matter mobility, which we’ll be showcasing at ILTACON 2019.

Our CEO Darrell Mervau spoke to Legaltech News about the challenges firms face when lateral hires bring new business and client files with them, and how FileTrail GPS: Mobility Manager makes the review, authorization and transfer process more efficient. Check out the article here. (Log-in required.) 

FileTrail in Focus at ILTACON 2019

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Information Governance Breakout Sessions

As we count down toward ILTACON 2019, be sure to check out the Information Governance Breakout Sessions we have scheduled in our demo room (Egret on the second floor of the Swan). 

Join us in London for the ILTA Summer Social — 10th July 2019

NetDocuments, ILTA, Tikit

Summer is here — and we’re headed to London to join our partners Tikit and NetDocuments UK in sponsoring the ILTA Summer Social.

The ILTA Summer Social on Wednesday 10th July kicks off at 5:30 pm BST on the balcony of Gowlings WLG at 4 More London Riverside.

It promises to be a relaxing and (hopefully) sunny evening of networking with legal tech professionals and friends, and finding out more about what ILTA has planned in the UK over the coming months. 

Be sure to RSVP if you’re planning to attend — as we understand that registration is filling up fast. Click the image or here to sign up:

Akin Gump Adopts FileTrail for Information Governance Program

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Very excited to announce that Akin Gump, a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers globally, has adopted FileTrail GPS to support its information governance program. 

Beyond Paper:  Automating the Destruction of Physical Records

Physical Records Management, Information Governance Software, Records Management Software

In recent years, a growing number of law firms have been moving to “paperless” or paper-light systems, with electronic records regarded as the “official” record of the organization. Certainly, law firms have come a long way in reducing their usage of paper and helping to save trees — striking a positive note this Arbor Day.

But for many firms, the elephant in the room is the large volume of physical records that have accumulated over decades — extremely costly to store and difficult to manage.

Destroying (and recycling) paper files you no longer need seems like an obvious solution. But where do you even start, when there are hundreds or even thousands of boxes residing in off-site storage with contents that could require several hundred man-hours to pull, review and shred securely?

Client-specific Information Governance & Records Retention Requirements: Is Your Firm Ready?

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New ILTA Roadshow Series Sponsored by FileTrail

FileTrail has announced the launch of a new series of educational events in partnership with ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association.

The schedule for its spring 2019 ILTA Roadshow series includes stops in Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Chicago, New York, Miami, Atlanta and Seattle, from April 23-May 30.

Find us at the ALA — New Frontiers in Legal Management — April 14-17, 2019

Does your firm have the right systems in place to support its own information governance policy and procedures?

How is your firm ensuring that it is complying with contractual obligations — as well as any applicable regulations — for document retention and destruction?