Issue 7 - March 2018 
Following a long winter and with a hint of spring in the air, we look forward to an interesting year ahead tackling issues of interest to solicitors and law firms up and down the UK.

This issue, we look at the upcoming GDPR legislation, which comes into force in May and question how many law firms are really ready.

We also look at a topic which can’t have failed to have caught the attention of us all - Facebook’s woes following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. We ask is it time to regulate?

Also, we share a fascinating talk about how fear can help us make the best decisions - something that can benefit all law firms.
Top Story

Facebook proves to be a mass surveillance tool, so is it time for regulation? 

A couple of years ago, we warned Facebook users not to take part in a word quiz on the platform, demonstrating this by sharing an article from the Telegraph, showing that such innocent things look trifling but they’re mining us for information.

In light of Facebook’s woes in recent days, with its links to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, being cited for giving away information influencing the 2016 US Presidential election, we’re not sounding so much the conspiracy theorists as maybe we were back in 2015.  

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How GDPR threatens to silence many law firms
The long nights of a hard winter are now getting shorter and with every passing day approaches an event, which will have seismic consequences for law firms up and down the UK.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into force at the end of May and whilst it’s a topic with many ramifications, it seems clear too few law firms are ready for it.

Read more.

How to overcome your fears

Fear is a debilitating condition that affects all of us in some way or another, and unquestionably holds us back in life and business. In this insightful talk, author Karen Thompson Walker explores the connection between fear and the imagination.
This month's quote -
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”
Stephen Hawking, cosmologist and author
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