Research & intelligence

As 2019 gets underway, law firm librarians find themselves at a crossroads. The explosion of technology, the downsizing or elimination of library space and the new normal of fewer and leaner Big Law firms likely means that law librarians will…

“Fake news,” “alternative facts”—these previously unfamiliar terms and concepts are now part of our lexicon, thanks to a number of factors—like an alarming increase of misinformation and purposeful disinformation across social media platforms and dubious “news” sites. At a time…

We published many articles to the LAC Group blog in 2018, and we reviewed our site analytics to see which topics got the most interest across our various managed service areas. Some of them were no surprise—one of our key…

Although it’s been called one of the biggest changes to United States copyright law in recent history, it’s being seen as less a complete overhaul than it is a closing of some troublesome loopholes in existing copyright law. These loopholes…

Competitive intelligence research is a growing request from our clients in business and law. And, since you're here, we gather it's of interest to you, too. Read on as we share some 2018 trends and insights and compile some additional…

Successful change management involves many principles and criteria, among them: Start at the top with leadership but involve every level. Communicate regularly and engage everyone across all levels and channels. Marry the rational and the emotional arguments, and don’t neglect…

Providers of financial research software are aggressively competing to load more bells and whistles on their products for investors and other financial services professionals. S&P Global Market Intelligence has rolled out its next-generation Capital IQ platform. Capital IQ, like other…

Everybody talks about the importance of competitive intelligence in big law, but what happens less frequently are open discussions by CI practitioners with their peers. I recently had the chance to participate in the ARK Group’s twelfth-annual edition of its…

Some of the most prevalent copyright questions we get are about global protection: Is a US copyright valid in other countries? What is international copyright law? Does US copyright law apply in the UK? (or any other countries) Copyright laws…