Clifford Chance and Neota Logic have developed an automated client toolkit to help financial institutions assess and address the impact of MiFID II, which comes into force in January 2018 and is one of the most complex and wide ranging pieces of legislation to come out of the European Union since the financial crisis of 2008.
Reed Smith has said that it is looking towards technology, including AI, and better work allocation systems as it today (24 February) announced that its global revenue has dropped for a second consecutive year from $1.122bn in 2016 to $1.075bn in the last financial year.
RAVN Systems has entered into partnership with Philadelphia-headquartered legal technology integration and consultancy provider Adaptive Solution to deliver its software monitoring tool RAVN Manage to the North American legal market.
Radiant Law is to collaborate with LexisNexis on the exploration and development of new technology solutions for clients, in particular around contract analysis and process improvement.
Cybersecurity: Most hackers can access systems and steal valuable data within 24 hours says Nuix Black Report
More than three-quarters (88%) of hackers can break through cybersecurity defences and into the systems they target within 12 hours, while 81% say they can identify and take valuable data within another 12 hours, even though the breach may not be discovered for hundreds of days, according to research by global technology company Nuix. The Nuix Black Report, the results of a confidential survey of 70 professional hackers and penetration testers at DEFCON, the world’s largest hacking and security conference, will overturn many conventional understandings and sacred cows of the cybersecurity industry.
In what could turn out to be one of the most significant events this year for European legal technology vendors attempting to expand their presence within the corporate legal sector, Corporate Legal Operations Consortium – better known to the market as CLOC – will launch in Europe at the end of February, led by VMware’s vice president & deputy general counsel for worldwide legal operations, Áine Lyons.
Top stories include: CLOC to open Euro chapter – big news for inhouse legal teams & their tech vendors + Peppermint has a bout of growing pains + the Insider launches legal tech startup initiative – who’s hot & who’s not?
Every day is new when you’re as big as Thomson Reuters, which said yesterday (21 February) that is has entered into a new strategic relationship with Handshake Software to provide seamless access to digital titles on Thomson Reuters ProView and embed eBook content solutions within the legal workflow.
Intapp have just released a teaser video for the company’s Inception 2017 event which will take place in San Francisco on 15-18 May. More details at http://www.inception17.com – currently registrations are running at around three times the rate of this time last year. They must have heard about Kaye Sycamore’s return!
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog is among a raft of law firms to have signed up with cloud-based document management system provider NetDocuments in the past 90 days, the Utah-headquartered company will announce later today (21 February).
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Mills & Reeve has become the 200th firm to select Thomson Reuters Elite’s flagship practice management system 3E. The UK top 50 law firm is swapping out its legacy Tikit (previously ResSoft) FirmWare PMS, following a similar move by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 2015.
In an extraordinary bid to ensure that school children are better educated than parents who “read newspaper headlines describing judges as ‘enemies of the people’”, from today every secondary school in the UK will have access to online classroom resources about the UK’s judges in an initiative led by the Citizenship Foundation supported by the Bar Council.
Backed by recent cyberattack stats and figures, Daryl Flack, CIO and co-founder of Blockphish says that law firms need to be not only training their staff but empowering them to take responsibility for detecting potential attacks.
Andrew Joint, commercial technology partner at Kemp Little, outlines the EU Parliament’s current discussions on giving robots special legal status, the highly complex issue of liability as AI becomes more autonomous, and how genuine legal discussion is not helped by science fiction.