Monthly Archives: July 2010

Advancing Innovation and Ronald Coase

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Bruce MacEwen at Adam Smith, Esq. provides a unique perspective on the changes happening in the broader legal profession as a result of “low cost rivals” due to ~onshore and offshore legal outsourcing. MacEwen ties together some interesting themes including low cost rivals, stages of innovation and The Nature of the Firm as they all Continue Reading

Blog Post: Identifying and Mitigating Gaps

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The conference website also features a blog post, LPO ~ Identifying and Mitigating Gaps: The General Counsel Perspective, which references Fronterion’s trending release on the LPO industry. The blog post provides interesting commentary on the potential “gaps” in supply and demand in the LPO industry. Fronterion is cited for our quote regarding the importance of Continue Reading

Forthcoming Global LPO Conference

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One of the first global-focused conferences on outsourced legal services has been announced by KPO Consultants. It’s an honor for me to be invited to speak at this inaugural conference. Other prominent industry leaders scheduled to speak include: • Sanjay Kamlani, Co-CEO, Pangea3 • Rahul Shah, AVP & Head – LPO Practice, Infosys • Abhi Continue Reading

Fronterion “Wall of Silence” Survey Round-up

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Our survey findings released this past week have captured the attention of a number of online publications and blogs. The survey results seem to have number of people hypothesizing why US firms are so hesitant to acknowledge or deny their use of LPO vendors, even on a confidential basis. Based on our experiences, we would Continue Reading

India Writ Petition: Update

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As earlier reported on the blog, a petition was filed in the Madras High Court by the Association of Indian Lawyers against an array of international law firms and one LPO vendor, Integreon. The bases for the petition being that the named firms were practicing law in Indian jurisdictions. Because of what many consider a Continue Reading

SRA Public Announcement

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has released their first public statement on the application of outsourced legal services for solicitors practicing in England and Wales. As originally reported by our LPO Ethics Resource Center (www.LPOethics.com), the SRA release states, “Where law firms are outsourcing some of their legal or administrative work to other law firms Continue Reading

Fronterion Announcements: Study findings and LPOethics.com launch

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We are proud to announce two very exciting developments at Fronterion this week. The first is the 2010 Global Sourcing Study: AM Law 50, which polled 30 of the top 50 US law firms concerning their positions on legal outsourcing. The findings were reported on in today’s ABA Journal, Are Top US Law Firms Outsourcing Continue Reading

C5 Conference Wrap-up

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While a bit thinly attended in comparison to previous events in London, the C5 Legal Process Outsourcing conference was certainly a success in terms of discussion and speaker caliber. One high point was the discussion on captive delivery centers led by three very knowledgeable men who are involved in the field of outsourcing. These included Continue Reading