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States take the lead on e-cigarette legislation, according to WestlawNext

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

On the heels of today’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rules for electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, 46 states have already proposed or enacted legislation related to e-cigarettes, according to data found on WestlawNext, the leading online legal […]

Threats to profitability and opportunities for growth: A survey amongst the UK’s top 100 law firms

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

What do finance directors view as the most significant threats to commercial law firms’ profitability in the year ahead, and conversely, what are the key areas of growth? Thomson Reuters recently posed these questions, among others, to finance directors at […]

FindLaw survey: Internet is now the most popular way to find a lawyer

Friday 18th Apr 2014

Friday 18th Apr 2014

Long gone are the days of flipping through the Yellow Pages to find an attorney. According to a new survey by FindLaw.com, consumers are most likely to turn to the Internet to find and research a lawyer before hiring them. […]

Key author of the month: Stuart M. Saft

Wednesday 9th Apr 2014

Wednesday 9th Apr 2014

As part of our ongoing series highlighting Thomson Reuters key authors, this month we highlight Stuart M. Saft, a partner in Holland & Knight’s New York City office. Saft is the chair of the firm’s New York Real Estate Practice Group, […]

Patrick Hurley reflects on LawTech Futures 2014 in London

Monday 7th Apr 2014

Monday 7th Apr 2014

In this guest post, Patrick Hurley, vice president of Global Implementation at Thomson Reuters Elite, reflects on his recent presentation at the LawTech Futures 2014 conference in London, England. LawTech Futures grows bigger, more varied, more interesting and more inspirational every […]

March podcast: Facebook bragging, contraception mandating and teddy bear stabbing

Monday 31st Mar 2014

Monday 31st Mar 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: Legal news: Daughter’s Facebook brag costs her family $80,000 Legal trends & insights: Contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act News from Thomson Reuters: Thomson Reuters creates Solutions suites On the legal blogs: Woman stabs teddy bear, faces felony assault […]

Latest enhancements to WestlawNext include Custom Pages and eLibraries

Friday 28th Mar 2014

Friday 28th Mar 2014

In the wake of ABA Techshow in Chicago this week, Brian Quinn, senior product developer for WestlawNext, sat down with Legal Current to talk about the latest enhancements to WestlawNext, including Custom Pages, eLibraries and the addition of PeopleMap. He […]

Karl Florida welcomes guests to ABA Techshow in Chicago this week

Wednesday 26th Mar 2014

Wednesday 26th Mar 2014

Karl Florida, managing director of the small law firm and customer segment at Thomson Reuters, welcomes Legal Current visitors to ABA Techshow in the video clip below. He also talks about the trends he is seeing as law firms are […]

Thomson Reuters creates Solutions suites

Monday 24th Mar 2014

Monday 24th Mar 2014

In today’s legal market, clients are working with slimmer budgets and have a keener desire to allocate their limited funds prudently. That means messages about uniquely tailored service, cost efficiency and an informed, reasonable preparedness for the outcome of a […]

Attorney and author Jeffrey Kessler files high-profile NCAA lawsuit

Thursday 20th Mar 2014

Thursday 20th Mar 2014

High-profile sports and labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler, also a Thomson Reuters key author, filed an antitrust lawsuit on behalf of college football and men’s basketball players in a New Jersey federal court Monday, naming the NCAA and the five richest […]