ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

The Challenges of Legal Translation

Translating legal documents can be a challenging endeavor, especially for translators unfamiliar with the industry. Overcoming legal translation challenges requires a combination of creativity and accuracy that goes beyond normal translation requirements. The ...

Topics: Localization, Strategy, Translation, Legal


The Crucial Role Multilingual Support Plays In Cross-border M&A Deals

For organizations undergoing an international merger & acquisition or considering one in the future, it is imperative that all parties involved understand the terms and conditions of the deal and act quickly to minimize cost and save time. Many global M&A ...

Topics: Featured, Financial, Localization, Translation, Legal, Legal


EU Privacy Shield and GDPR: Working Together To Create Data Security

  May 11, 2018     In recent years, the European Union has introduced various measures to improve data security and protect citizens’ personal information. To this end, the EU Privacy Shield was implemented in 2016, and the EU’s General Data Protection ...

Topics: Legal, Compliance


GDPR and Breach Response: Making Sure Your Notification System Is Compliant

With the GDPR deadline rapidly approaching, organizations are taking the final steps toward ensuring compliance for their data security systems. In Articles 33 and 34, the GDPR outlines the specific protocol that must be followed in the event of a data ...

Topics: Legal, Compliance


A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements

  The New Year brings new resolutions, goals and strides toward self-improvement. In 2018, it also welcomed a new regulation into the financial world. The Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products Regulation, commonly referred to as PRIIPs, took ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Legal, Compliance, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


The EU-US Privacy Shield: Transferring Transatlantic Data

      Max Schrems nudged himself into the international spotlight in his early twenties. The Austrian law student and privacy activist was not yet 25 when he filed a complaint against Facebook, arguing that the social media company indiscriminately accessed ...

Topics: Global News, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


Looking Ahead: eDiscovery Trends To Watch in 2017

  As with many industries affected by the technology boom, eDiscovery is predicted to grow in economic stature and complexity in 2017, creating both new obstacles and opportunities for legal teams. The global market for eDiscovery software and services is ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


OctaveAPI For Relativity: Streamlining the eDiscovery Process

      More and more, law firms are using multilingual eDiscovery tools to sift through foreign language documents in legal cases. Often times, legal teams need to examine thousands of multilingual documents to see what pertains to a case, searching through ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


E-Discovery Best Practices for Multilingual Investigations

  Sorting through documents in a legal case is a task in itself. Finding relevant materials for trial can mean sifting through thousands of pages of records in order to find documents that are pertinent to a specific legal dispute. And, when you throw in ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


LegalTech 2017: Exploring Digital Advances in the Legal Sphere

  At the end of the month, thousands of legal professionals will gather in New York City for LegalTech, an annual tradeshow that explores technological trends in the legal industry. LegalTech 2017 runs from Jan. 31st-Feb. 2 and provides an opportunity for ...

Topics: Global News, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


International Investigations: What Have We Learned?

  There is so much to keep track of when navigating solutions to your legal translation needs in an international investigation. The pressures of court mandated deadlines and potentially huge amounts of documents to translate make the choices available to you ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consulting, Financial, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Legal


Consolidate Translation to Better Control Law Department Costs

According to Altman Weil's 2015 Chief Legal Officer Survey, law department leaders are taking an increasingly strategic approach to rein in costs. The 2015 survey found that 40% of law departments plan to decrease their spend on outside counsel in the next ...

Topics: Translation, Legal, Legal