Podcasts

Podcast: Interview with ABA Techshow keynote speaker Nicholas Carr

Monday 13th Apr 2015

With the Annual Bar Association’s (ABA) Techshow 2015 coming up next week, we talked with WestlawNext-sponsored keynote speaker Nicholas Carr to get a preview on what he will be discussing. In the podcast below, Carr also talks with us about the consequences surrounding our dependence on computers, how our relationship with technology has changed the ...

Wait, What? Episode 6: Remember those pictures you took? Well, mom just found them

Friday 10th Apr 2015

This episode starts off with a question regarding whether or not any of the guys have any embarrassing photos on the internet. This quickly leads into a conversation about the “Right To Be Forgotten” and whether or not people have a fundamental right to have their mistakes removed (or at least suppressed) from the internet. ...

Podcast: Ill Repute episode 2

Monday 6th Apr 2015

The second episode of Ill Repute, a podcast about reputation and the forces in the 24 hour news cycle and social media that impact it, is now available. In this episode, I talk with Alex Cook, senior communications specialist, and Leonard Lee, our resident PR consultant. We discuss election year reputation management, Ted Cruz, issuing a public apology ...

Podcast: The legal implications of private-sector employees using personal email for work

Tuesday 31st Mar 2015

In light of the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton using her personal email while Secretary of State, John Martin, head of the Encompass E-Discovery Group with Nelson Mullins, took some time to discuss with us how common it is for private-sector employees to use personal email for work. Is this practice ever sanctioned, or used as a ...

Wait, What? Episode 5: I was going to go out, but I got lazy

Friday 27th Mar 2015

In this installment of “Wait, What?” your hosts tackle the question of whether technology makes us lazy or not. They cover everything from grocery delivery services to texting at the dinner table. Jason, Rob and Matt spend quite a bit of time in this episode discussing whether people are productive when they work from home and the effects that “work” phones ...

Podcast: Integrated Corporate Reporting

Thursday 26th Mar 2015

Robert G. Eccles is a professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School.  He is one of the world’s leading experts on a global movement for companies to include new, value-related information in their regular reporting to regulators, investors and stakeholders. Prof. Eccles has written two books on the subject, One Report: Integrated Reporting for ...

Podcast: Global tracking cybersecurity with Pauline Reich

Tuesday 24th Mar 2015

At Legaltech New York this year, we caught up with Pauline Reich, JD, and professor at Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan, where she teaches cybercrime, cybersecurity, data privacy and data protection, and Internet-based legal research. In this capacity and also as the director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research ...

Podcast: March Madness and trademark infringements

Monday 23rd Mar 2015

March Madness, as always, is filed with upsets, great finishes and…trademark infringements? Roger Boehle, partner at Foley, Bezek, Boehle & Curtis LLP, discusses the potential pitfalls that await those who dare to try cashing in on March Madness in the podcast below.

Podcast: Allison Chock of Bentham IMF on the 2nd Annual West Coast Legal Executive Forum

Friday 20th Mar 2015

On March 25, West LegalEdcenter will host the 2nd Annual West Coast Legal Executive Forum in San Francisco. Allison Chock, an investment manager with Bentham IMF, a litigation finance company that provides funding to plaintiffs for large legal disputes in the United States and abroad, will be among the experts at the event. We had ...

Introducing Ill Repute: A new podcast about reputation and the forces in the media that impact it

Thursday 19th Mar 2015

The Corporate Affairs team for the Legal business of Thomson Reuters is excited to announce the inaugural edition of Ill Repute, a podcast about reputation and the forces in the 24 hour news cycle and social media that impact it. Our first podcast features Susan Martin, managing editor of social media; John Shaughnessy, vice president of business communications; ...

Wait, What? Episode 4: Hey! I think I saw that in a movie…

Thursday 12th Mar 2015

In the fourth installment of Wait, What? the guys discuss the Science Fact that has come from the Science Fiction of Star Trek, Star Wars, Total Recall, comics, and other media. The show starts with a comparison of the devices that were used in the Star Trek universe of television and movies, and how we’re ...

Wait, What? Episode 3: You gotta have heart, even if you can’t measure it

Friday 27th Feb 2015

In the third installment of Wait, What? the guys jump right into the topic of technology’s impact on sports and athletes. The conversation starts out with quantifying professional and amateur athletes and quickly transitions into “heart” versus analytics. The discussion moves into the topic of the stadium experience associated with professional sports teams and how the events compete with television, video game consoles, and mobile technology. We’d ...

Wait, What? Episode 2: Welcoming our robot overlords

Friday 13th Feb 2015

In the latest episode of Wait, What?, we focus on the use of drone technology and artificial intelligence. In the first part of the show, the guys mull over the different uses of drones, briefly discussing the commercial uses of drone technology and what the benefits and drawbacks are of this technology. The discussion also touches on the privacy ...