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Legal Loop: Attorney-client privilege waived when non-password protected files stored online

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Lawyers have been using cloud computing for nearly a decade now. Nearly 30 different jurisdictions, including New York, have issued ethics opinions permitting lawyers to store confidential client data in the cloud as long as reasonable steps are taken to ...

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Keeping Your Balance: Sky is the limit with cloud-based accounting

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The beginning of the year is the best time for businesses to cleanly make any changes, such as policy, service providers, and especially accounting systems. Over the past several years, more and more small to medium-size businesses have been making ...

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ABA Techshow 2014: Ethics, cloud computing highlight annual conference

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Every year in early spring, legal technology enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada converge upon the Chicago Hilton to attend the American Bar Association’s legal technology conference, ABA Techshow. For those unfamiliar with this conference, it’s sponsored the ...

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Book review: Cloud Computing for Lawyers

“The day of reckoning has come for our profession,” writes Nicole Black in the introduction to her new book “Cloud Computing for Lawyers.” Internet technology has changed the practice of law so dramatically that even the notoriously slow-to-adapt legal profession ...

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ABA ethics proposals could impact small firms, solos

The ABA Ethics Commission 20/20 recently met to discuss a package of proposals that are likely to affect small and solo law firms. At the end of last year and earlier this year, the commission issued a series of papers that address the impact of technology and globalization on the practice of law.

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Google apps get fed security approval

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - E-mail and other Web-based office programs from Google have won the U.S. government's seal of approval. The certification announced Monday means that Google Inc.'s online applications ...

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