Taking the Pulse on the Global Outsourcing Market: The Lawyer’s Perspective on Contract Complexity

Stan Lepeak, Global Research Director, KPMG LLP Advisory Marc Stark, Director, Management Consulting, KPMG LLP Advisory KPMG released the results of the 2012 edition of the global Legal Pulse survey via a webcast on March 27. This was the third annual edition of the legal Pulse, one of the family of recurring Pulse research studies. [...]

Outsourcing Demand 2011: Growing but Continuing to Evolve and Diversify

Stan Lepeak, Managing Director Global Research One key topic addressed in  EquaTerra’s 4Q10 global Pulse survey, the results of which were released via a webcast on Wednesday, January 26, is predictions for the most impactful trends in the business and IT services marketplace in 2011. Not surprisingly, cloud computing overall – and in lieu of [...]

Is Legal Spend Sacred Ground? 50% Savings is Changing the Game.

Lee Ann Moore, Chief Marketing Officer Patrice Gilles, Managing Director, Legal Processes ‘Can you outsource legal spend?’ How many lawyers do you know that would respond with an affirmative answer? We have asked many, and we have met few open to this discussion. Surely more exist… What if a similar question were posed: ‘What can [...]

Nine Predictions for the Future of Legal Process Outsourcing

Patrice Gilles, Managing Director, Legal Process Outsourcing Advisory The legal process outsourcing (LPO) industry is one of the fastest growing segments of the outsourcing market, thanks to companies aggressively cutting their operating costs—even in areas that were once considered sacrosanct, such as the legal department. To help you prepare, here are nine predictions as to [...]

Emerging Outsourcing Areas: Legal Process Outsourcing

Stan Lepeak, Managing Director, EquaTerra Global Research Lowell Williams, EquaTerra General Counsel and Executive Director, Global Human Resources Services Various EquaTerra research studies, such as the quarterly global Pulse survey,  have routinely identified legal process outsourcing (LPO) – along with document services, pharmaceutical research and development, and real estate and facilities management – as emerging [...]