Legal Geek Meets Rhys Hodkinson
Legal Geek - 16/09/2021

Legal Geek Meets Rhys Hodkinson

This week the Legal Geek team has been speaking to Rhys Hodkinson from the team at Definely. Rhys is speaking at this year’s Legal Geek Conference in October.

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The future of FinTech
Legal Geek - 09/09/2021

The future of FinTech

FinTech is easy to define: any technology that seeks to improve, enable and/or automate the delivery and use of financial services. But the precise origin of this portmanteau word is hard to pinpoint: Wells Fargo became the first bank to offer online accounts in 1995, PayPal launched in 1999, and Zopa became the world’s first peer-to-peer lending company in 2005 – regularly cited as a pivotal FinTech event.

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Innovation and Growth with the City of London
Legal Geek - 22/08/2021

Innovation and Growth with the City of London

We have been catching up with the fantastic team at the City of London Corporation, chatting with Theresa Yurkewich Hoffmann and Mary Kyle.

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Rogue contracts: what they are, why it happens
Legal Geek - 06/07/2021

So, what is rogue contracting, and why does it happen?

To put it simply, rogue contracting is when internal business partners negotiate their terms but leave legal and their processes out of the picture. But why does this happen?

“These ‘business vigilantes’, as we might call them, may circumvent legal mainly because they may perceive them as this tower of ‘No'”, says Sara. “They may want to do it themselves, whether it’s out of urgency, ease, or they’re just a renegade—who knows”. 

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Jimmy’s Pro-Tips – Legal Geek North America!
Legal Geek - 20/06/2021

Tomorrow is the Legal Geek North America Conference (Tuesday June 22nd) and we wanted to share some pro-tips to help you make the most of your time at the event! The first thing to note is this event is only four hours long and we have created the Legal Geek Pledge – if you invest at least 90 minutes you will learn five new things and make five new friends!

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