February 17, 2023 Edition #146

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February 17, 2023 Edition #146

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Allen & Overy, one of the world’s largest law firms, announced that it had integrated the legal artificial intelligence product Harvey into its global practice, where it will by used by more than 3,500 lawyers across 43 offices operating in multiple languages. More here.

Illinois Supreme Court Allows Biometric Privacy Fines -  The news of the state's Supreme Court decision makes it possible for companies to face millions of dollars in penalties as a separate claim for damages can arise each time they violate the Biometric Information Privacy Act. More here.

Why Some Women are Ditching BigLaw - The search for work/life balance has led many women in the legal industry to transition from BigLaw to smaller firms. Read some individuals' stories here.

Bing's Second Wind? - The search engine has been second place to Yahoo! for years. Now, with the addition of Microsoft's answer to ChatGPT integrated into Bing, the iPhone app saw its best ever day of downloads last week. More here.

EU Banks Restrictive Crypto Rules - All banks in the EU will have to place the maximum possible risk weight on crypt assets under a draft law published last week. More here.

Troutman Pepper Confirms Cyberattack - The BigLaw firm experienced an attack on Feb 8, when all employees were left without access to network resources. More here.

Former BigLaw Partner Convicted in Cyberstalking - Terminated K&L Gates partner Willie Dennis was sentenced to two years in prison following his federal conviction in New York City for cyberstalking three former colleagues. More here.

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