I've recently authored an updated whitepaper for Databarracks looking at cloud adoption in the legal sector. This takes into account the publication by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of their paper (PDF) on cloud computing since the first paper last year. Again this year, I interviewed IT directors within law firms. They're in agreement that the SRA response was … Continue reading Legal sector in the cloud: 1 year on
The latest edition of independent legal directory Chambers & Partners is out and I've been ranked in the top tier again for cloud / IT & technology in South East UK. I'm also top ranked by Legal 500. Many thanks to those clients and contacts who agreed to be interviewed and who said nice things about … Continue reading The Cloud Lawyer ranked #1
UK and US cloud service providers know that Germany has considerable growth potential for cloud computing services but some say they have been told German data protection laws prohibit any data transfer to data centres outside Germany. This misunderstanding is often erroneously spread by people who haven't read the law or who are repeating internal … Continue reading Dispelling German data myths
UPDATE 2/7/15: Go visit the updated article. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation is on its way. The EU Parliament approved the text in March. The new EU Commission president has recently given a time scale of 6 months to conclude negotiations with member states. Some reckon it won't be in force until 2017. … Continue reading New data reg: 4 things all cloud providers need to know
Last week we had a packed room with delegates who attended the cloud contracts workshop in London. A mixture of providers and customers allowed a healthy debate of the common issues. Customers learned where the risks are in cloud contracts and how to overcome them. Providers learned where the flash points are for customers and … Continue reading Cloud contract risks reduced – workshop done!