Legal Management Consulting: Consultants for All Areas of Legal Operations, Technology and Risk Mitigation

By: Duff And Phelps  09-12-2011
Keywords: investment banking, Financial Advisory, supreme court

As our global economy expands, organizations operate under increasingly complex legal and regulatory mandates which inevitably lead to high-stakes disputes. With demands on the chief legal officer and corporate legal department evolving rapidly, companies need an agile partner to help navigate challenging issues.

Duff & Phelps has a specialized team of selectively recruited professionals with decades of experience in all areas of legal operations, technology and risk mitigation. This team helps clients improve their legal management strategies and allows them to successfully negotiate today's challenges, no matter how complex or demanding.

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This article defines records management and outlines the importance of why it is needed.

Developing an outside counsel management program that is in compliance with recent regulations, enhances the efficiency of the legal department and provides insight into opportunities to reduce legal spend is critical to the success of every legal executive.

Duff & Phelps, a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm, is pleased to announce its appointment to the Chartis Executive Liability Panel of Independent eDiscovery Experts.

On June 12, 2010, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) released a statement temporarily reversing its prior position regarding the requirement for persons conducting computer forensic investigations to be licensed under the Illinois Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security and Locksmith Act of 2004.

In a unanimous opinion issued on June 17, 2010 the United States Supreme Court ruled that a search of text messages made from a government issued pager did not violate a government employee's Fourth Amendment right to privacy.

The number of ways to store data has increased dramatically over the past few decades. While this increase in options provides the user with greater flexibility, it also brings challenges and complexity.

Duff & Phelps’ Erik Laykin published in GovInfoSecurity.

Peggy Daley, Co-chair of Duff & Phelps' Global Electronic Discovery and Investigations practice, authored a chapter for ABI's Commercial Fraud Manual titled Computer Forensics.

As an electronic discovery professional, you may be interested in the most recent announcement to address whether individuals who perform computer forensic examinations need to be licensed as private investigators.

Duff & Phelps consultants were engaged by a law firm to assist its client, a private corporation with an intellectual property case.

A corporate mission serves as a foundation for successful corporate strategies. It can do the same for the information management strategy of a business.

Duff & Phelps professionals were engaged by a hedge fund being investigated by the SEC relating to its marketing of collateralized debt obligations.

Senior administrators and directors of operations in corporate legal departments participated in an interactive forum to address their challenges and share best practices.


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Keywords: Computer Forensic Investigations, Financial Advisory, Forensic Investigations, investment banking, Private Security, Professional Regulation, supreme court, Text Messages,

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