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Spend management

Before law firms and corporations enlist the help of spend management consultants, we find they manage their indirect spend internally in several ways. Typically they: Gather recommendations from peers within their industry or markets. Send requests for proposals and bids that includes the peers’ vendors…

One of our clients recently inquired about the resources most frequently used and most helpful for due diligence on European mergers and acquisitions. With rising concerns over information security during M&A transactions and uncertainties over Brexit, it’s never been more important to make well-informed, data-driven…

After visiting Bloomberg's flagship offices in New York City to view demos of newly unveiled enhancements and upgrades to Bloomberg Law, we returned quite impressed with what Bloomberg has in the pipeline and how it may appeal to the decision-makers responsible for managing legal research…

New York City is set to embark on an experiment in traffic congestion management that has never been tried in the United States. The plan is likely to have spend-management implications for businesses large and small that have vehicles driving into Manhattan or that receive…

As EIR (electronic information resources) and SaaS applications become mission-critical in law and business, unscheduled downtime and outages have become an important contract consideration. While efficiency, maintaining normal business operations and cybersecurity protection are chief concerns, the issue of possible cost recovery also is taking…

FedEx or UPS? That’s a question asked daily in mailrooms and shipping departments around the country. Most companies have relationships with both, and good shipping clerks know which one to use based on needs and circumstances. The two carriers have become similar, yet each one…

A few years ago, we published an article on average office supply costs per employee. In recent years, office supply costs have been trending upwards, so we decided it was time to revisit this topic.

Background checks have moved into the foreground with the recent tragedy at valve manufacturer Henry Pratt Company. In a shooting at the company’s Aurora, Illinois facility, several people were wounded and five Pratt employees lost their lives, including the gunman, who was being terminated the…

The legal industry relies on clean, actionable and timely financial intelligence on both public and privately held companies. Private company data is not as readily available as public company data, and while information on publicly held companies is easier to find, there’s a lot more…

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 services is Research and Intelligence,…