How Legal Matters: 3 Habits of a Highly Effective Chief Legal Officer

How Legal Matters: 3 Habits of a Highly Effective Chief Legal Officer

“You’re the boss.” Hearing those three words is the goal of many corporate lawyers. But advancing to the top rung of the legal corporate ladder isn’t easy—and once you’re there it doesn’t get any easier. The top lawyer in a company is usually called the General...
Live From Accelerate: Top 5 Sessions from Day 1

Live From Accelerate: Top 5 Sessions from Day 1

Day 1 of Accelerate is done! Even though we’re only halfway through the Quote-to-Cash event of the year, we’ve already had an incredible amount of excitement. Here are just a few of the great sessions we saw today. Get Your Fingers Dirty: Build Apps with Clicks Not...
LegalTech West Coast: 10 Tips for Creating the Global Law Department

LegalTech West Coast: 10 Tips for Creating the Global Law Department

Once upon a time, the law department was a much simpler thing. A man in a three-piece suit, sitting at a mahogany desk, writing a contract on a typewriter. Things sure have changed. Today’s corporate legal department is diverse, technologically savvy, fast-moving—and...
Use Contracts for What They’re Meant for: Top-Line Growth

Use Contracts for What They’re Meant for: Top-Line Growth

What is a Contract For? Most business leaders would answer that a contract is designed to protect the company in case of trouble: What is the governing law? What are the terms of arbitration? Where are legal notices sent? Yet only 0.007% of contracts lead to a dispute...