Sky high thinking

Freedom in knowing - refreshing regulation, and our brand!

Over the last few months, we’ve been hard at work refreshing the Libyro brand, website and new office space.

April 24, 2018 Read More

GDPR is only one of many relevant data protection laws. Do you know the others?

Because there has been so much hype around GDPR, many people think that it is the be all and end all of data protection regulation. It is not.

March 29, 2018 Read More

GDPR Budgets: How To Avoid The Hidden Costs

If you do a quick Google search for 'GDPR budgets', 'budgeting for the GDPR' or 'how should I budget for the GDPR', most likely you will land up down the rabbit-hole of the enormous, unprecedented and truly frightening fines for non-compliance. This happens only after you've scrolled down an...

February 27, 2018 Read More

Legal registers: filtering out regulation for somebody else's job.

"Legal register" is a familiar term for managers of certain legal domains, namely environment and health and safety. Legal registers are usually found in dusty reports, Excel spreadsheets, and web 1.0 platforms. They are tick-a-box solutions for management systems, which meet the requirements of...

January 24, 2018 Read More

Legaltech & Regtech - Garth Watson of Libryo [Webinar Transcript]

Recently, Garth Watson participated in a webinar with other leading technology companies providing services in the domain of managing compliance with regulation.

December 14, 2017 Read More

Start with why. Why sustainability? Why regulation?

Imagine a community downstream of a factory, suffering waterborne diseases because of the factory’s pollution. The factory did not factor maintaining a clean river into its production costs and left the river and the community to pick up the tab instead.

This kind of thing happens in many...

November 16, 2017 Read More

Libryo selected in top 10 by Legal Geek

Libryo has been selected as one of the top ten legal tech startups by Legal Geek and will be pitching at the Legal Geek Startup awards at the annual Legal Geek Conference in London next week!

October 13, 2017 Read More

LIBRYO NEWS: Libryo secures $1Million seed investment for global expansion to solve regulatory complexity

We are delighted to announce that Libryo recently closed a £787k (±$1million) seed funding round from a range of global Institutional investors. (Update since initial post: Libryo has now raised £950 000.00 by means of a second close of the round).

The news broke on Tech.eu, and subsquently has...

September 28, 2017 Read More

8 Common misconceptions of Legal Registers

In this blog, we look at 8 of the most common misconceptions about legal registers. Let's dive right in...

September 05, 2017 Read More

ISO 9001:2015 Legal Requirements - Why it's critical to drop manual approaches

ISO 9001:2015 legal requirements play a massive part in quality management

Many people are surprised to find out what a large part knowing and complying with applicable statutory and legal requirements play in an ISO 9001:2015 aligned quality management system. The requirement to deal adequately...

July 28, 2017 Read More

The Compliance Officer: The challenge of Knowing, Managing & Assuring

At a high level, we see any organisational compliance programme including these three elements:

July 11, 2017 Read More

Legal Research: Let's automate that!

A really interesting study emerged a few months back and I've been itching to write something about it. The study, the Mattern & Associates LLC’s 2016 Cost Recovery Survey, found that nearly three quarters of law firms stated that their clients refuse to pay for legal research. The survey is...

June 28, 2017 Read More

The radical way to do legal compliance consulting

Doing more of the stuff that really adds value

If you're anything like us, you want to have the best business tools available to mankind, in order to enable you to do the things you can do best for the benefit of you clients.

May 26, 2017 Read More

The key to EHS Compliance

People, Process, balance.

I've been learning so much about different compliance needs over the last few months. While speaking to EHS managers at a range of companies and at different stages of their careers there is one common challenge that we all seem to face. Structure... how best to manage...

April 24, 2017 Read More

Machine Learning, Lawyers and Folding Towels

There are some things that humans are better at. And then there are things that machines are better at.

April 06, 2017 Read More