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Global E-Billing: A Challenging Regulatory Environment for International Invoicing

Outside of North America, the e-billing process is subject to much more stringent regulatory and reporting requirements. While legal e-Billing falls under well-established broad regulatory controls in the UK and EU, legal operations managers in Latin America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific must also track emerging regulations. As a result, legal e-billing involves considerations of accounting, taxes, corporate governance, customs and the protection of personal data (data privacy).
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New Solution Models Evolve for ELM

As the role of General Counsel and the law department have changed, so, too, has the solution market evolved. As the market expands, the ELM solution providers have developed new approaches to serve the needs of a multifaceted market.
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Dynamic Sourcing: Creating a Multi-Source Enabled Environment

Most corporations have well-established capabilities in multi-sourcing. While lagging their functional colleagues in the adoption of multi-sourcing, the law department is now quickly catching up. Nearly half of Global 1000 law departments reported that they have implemented Shared Services Centers (SSC), and as law departments gain success in shared services, they are applying alternative sourcing approaches to more complex processes and functions.
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The Growing Importance of Legal Technology

The business-aligned model of Enterprise Legal Management requires a more sophisticated IT infrastructure. It also requires an improved attitude about the integration of technology into the day-to-day operations of the corporate legal function. Traditionally, law departments have been reticent to adopt the use of technology. However, as both the operational demands and a generational legal management changeover occur, we see attitudes and expectations about the role of technology shifting.
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NEW SURVEY: Use and Adoption of DMS in Legal

Our 2015 Survey of Trends in DMS for Legal NOW OPEN! Your participation will support Hyperion's Research program to provide on-going fact-based data and trends tolegal operations managers, as well as directly support local charities and organizations benefiting youth and education.
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Legal Process Outsourcing for IP

Intellectual property departments are continuously evaluating their approach to outside professional services. The use of outside counsel, agents, annuity payment services, search services and other specialized expertise are all long-standing examples of outsourced professional services--and certainly are not new to most departments. However, a new service model, legal process outsourcing (“LPO”), is gaining increased traction as a more structured and comprehensive approach to intellectual property services.
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NEW SURVEY: Corporate Legal Technology

Hyperion Research's ongoing survey programs help us benchmark and analyze leading trends and issues in legal operations and performance. OUR CORPORATE LEGAL TECHNOLOGY SURVEY IS NOW OPEN!
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