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The Challenges of Legal Translation

< Back to ULG Blog The Challenges of Legal Translation By United Language Group Translating legal documents can be a challenging endeavor, especially for translators unfamiliar with the industry. Overcoming legal translation challenges requires a combination ...

Topics: Localization, Strategy, Translation, Legal


No Translator or Translation is Perfect

< Back to ULG Blog No Translator or Translation is Perfect By United Language Group No translator's translation is perfect. As the story goes, St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators, made a notable translation interpretation that depicted Moses with ...

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Nietzsche, Zeppelins and Wagner: English Words Derived from German

< Back to ULG Blog Nietzsche, Zeppelins and Wagner: English Words Derived from German By United Language Group You may have heard that English is classified as a Germanic language. Although English has also borrowed heavily from Latin, Greek, French, and ...

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Everything ISO Covers That You Weren’t Aware Of

< Back to ULG Blog Standardizing Musical Pitch + Wine Glasses: Everything ISO Covers That You Weren't Aware Of By United Language Group Since 1947, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has been creating quality control standards to ensure ...

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Conference Connections: ULG to attend LocWorld40 in Portugal

< Back to ULG Blog Conference Connections: ULG to attend LocWorld40 in Portugal By United Language Group Go Global, Be Global: ULG attends LocWorld Portugal 2019 ULG’s goal of constant learning and development is propelled by industry tradeshows and events. ...

Topics: Localization, events, Conference


What Provisions Does MDR Outline for Data Privacy?

< Back to ULG Blog What Provisions Does MDR Outline for Data Privacy? By United Language Group With regulations such as GDPR and the Right to Be Forgotten frequently in the news, data privacy has become a hot-button issue over the past few years. Medical ...

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Protecting the Internet of Things and Data Security in Healthcare

< Back to ULG Blog Protecting the Internet of Things and Data Security in Healthcare By United Language Group Smart watches. Smart homes. Smart cars. Smart...pacemakers? The prime example of the Internet of Things (IoT): smart devices. They have permeated the ...

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Get to Know ULG, Personally: Evelyn Toro, Director of Operations

< Back to ULG Blog Get to Know ULG, Personally: Evelyn Toro, Director of Operations By United Language Group United Language Group is more than just a company for us, it’s a team and a community. The people who make up ULG, make it possible for us to ...

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The EU’s In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation Explained

< Back to ULG Blog The EU's In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation Explained By United Language Group Over the past few years, the EU has enacted a series of new regulations related to healthcare and medical devices. For example, the new In Vitro Diagnostic ...

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Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History

< Back to ULG Blog Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History By United Language Group Like many other fields, translation has been dominated by men for much of its history.  Historically speaking, female translators didn't have the same ...

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What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World

< Back to ULG Blog What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World By United Language Group February 14th is Valentine’s Day. In the US and the UK, that means heart-shaped cards, stuffed animals and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. But what does ...

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Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?

< Back to ULG Blog Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?  By United Language Group Almost two years after its initial publication, many medical device companies are still in the process of ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Tips & Tricks, Translation, Compliance, MDR