INSIDE THIS ISSUE Contents 4 WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM | MAR 2022 12 Is theFuture for Privacy Doomed? LawOffices of DaleMFiola WORLD REPORT 6. Monthly Round-Up 8. Lawyer Moves - Recent Appointments FRONT COVER FEATURE 12. Is the Future for Privacy Doomed? Dale M Fiola, Law Offices of Dale M Fiola MY LEGAL LIFE: 18. From Insurance Commissioner to Blockchain Adviser: A Career of Many Challenges JP Schmidt, Abaris Global SPECIAL FEATURES: 22. What are the Highest Paying Law Firms? By Rachel Makinson, Lawyer Monthly 26. The Digitisation of the Legal Process 30. How ‘No-Code’ Can Digitally Transform the Legal Sector 34. The Importance of Employees When Buying a Law Firm 36. Putting Philanthropy at the Centre of Client Engagement EXPERT INSIGHT 40. Dramatic Changes to Sponsor Licences Emel Yilmaz, Global Immigration Law 44. Mediation Amid a Power Imbalance Ann D Carey, Delphi Dispute Resolution Services 48. Delivering Compassionate Class Actions Jacob Whitehead, SW Employment Law 50. Making Immigration Law Work for Clients Emily L Durbin, ERM Immigration Law 54. Managing Fraud and Integrity Risks on a Global Scale Fran Marwood, PwC UK 58. Canadian Immigration: A 360-Degree Overview of the Past and Future 12 Months Michael Niren, VisaPlace Legal 60. Navigating the Fraud Landscape of Japan Yoshie Midorikawa, Miura & Partners THOUGHT LEADER 64. An Overview of Dispute Resolution in Austria Michael Ibesich, IBESICH EXPERT WITNESS 68. Wood Experts and Expert Witness Advice Jim Coulson, TFT Woodexperts Limited 70. Anesthesiology and Developing as an Expert Witness John C Lundell, MD TRANSACTIONS 70. What’s Happening in the World of M&As and IPOs?