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Future of Law Firms, Accountancy and Professional Services

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

Future of Law Firms, Accountancy, Management Consultants and other Professional Service Organisations.  Patrick Dixon's clients include Accenture, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Charles Russell, Eversheds, Freshfields, Linklaters, Regulatory Affairs Professional Organisation, Netlaw Media. Many thousands of lawyers and accountants employed directorly by multinational corporations have attended his keynote presentations on global trends, strategy, technology, leadership and the future of Professional Service Firms.

 

Future of Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Corporate Legal, Attorneys, Legal Counsel

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

The practice of law is changing very rapidly, mainly due to a combination of technology and globalization.  Traditional Law Firms and Law Schools are being left behind rapidly. 10 key trends which will impact the future of Law Firms and corporate legal teams.

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Compliance is dead - except to keep you out of prison

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

"Compliance is dead except as a defensive strategy to stay out of prison." New risks, new regulations and additional compliance issues - compliance is about conforming to existing regulations, based on past legislation, created as a reaction to historic events.  You can comply perfectly in every year with every regulation and still find yourself under severe attack in future, with huge reputational damage to business and brand, because public mood and expectations change.  So banks and other organisations need to go beyond mere compliance in order to protect their future.  Implications for legal advice and compliance teams.

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The Future of Corporate Governance

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

Taking personal responsibility for economic and ethical performance of corporations - Corporate governance and business ethics articles by Dr Patrick Dixon, who was ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers50) in 2005. More than 15 million different people have visited this site. Need a world-class corporate governance keynote speaker? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

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Future of Associations in a Digital Age

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

Future of Associations - do such groups still have a role in a digital age, where many traditional functions of formal Associations are being met by social networks, online forums, blogs and websites?

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Accounting Challenge from Web

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Law Firms, Accountancy, Professional Services

"The brave new world of the 21st century, with its increasing dependence on new technology, will pose a major nightmare for auditors. Patrick Dixon, author of Futurewise - Six Faces of Global Change, says that smart cards using high-level encryption, inserted into PCs and mobile phones, all networked together, will make tracking money flows extremely difficult.

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