In a white paper published exclusively by Legal IT Insider, Nick Ayton, a Jay Palter Fintech Influencer and number 21 on the Rise Blockchain News top 100 explores the implications of Blockchain technologies on law firms and the broader legal services market.
Casepoint just announced the launch of CaseAssist, what is claimed to be the first artificial intelligence ediscovery case evaluation system available for all clients on all matters hosted in Casepoint, at no additional cost.
Ediscovery trends in 2017: everything from artificial intelligence to mobile data centres say Kroll Ontrack
Kroll Ontrack predicts a year of change in 2017 as organisations prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence. The ediscovery industry will continue reshaping itself to meet these requirements in 2017, building on the huge international consolidation seen in the previous two years.
Welcome to the latest issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter – January 2017 #299 – our top stories include Herbert Smith Freehills go social media with Yammer + Cybersecurity – 80% of law firm disaster recovery now stems from hacks + iManage release Work 10 – the best thing it has done in 15 years + Robots to get civil rights + how not to handle the departure of your CEO
Given the rapid rise in legal operations professionals manning the gateway to the in-house legal world, any insight into their key priorities can be said to be useful and a new report from LexisNexis CounselLink examines just that.
In a significant in-house win for Peppermint Technology, Invicta Law, the legal services company set up in 2016 by Kent County Council, has selected Peppermint Technology to provide the technology platform to underpin its client-centric approach.
Eurotunnel is part of Groupe Eurotunnel and operates the Channel Tunnel, which is a vital connection between the UK and Europe for industry, tourism and culture and generates over £90 billion of trade every year. This case study shows how Ascertus, working with Eurotunnel’s legal department, overcame the technical challenges to deliver a successful iManage implementation.
Moving from a long-established, traditional work culture, in which staff are employed for a fixed number of hours in a workplace that might be the same building for years or decades, to a mobile paradigm of employment, might appear daunting. The reality is different for the adaptable and prepared.
BT Legal is currently trialling a numerical decision framework to triage work coming into the department, as it separately begins rolling out an extensive Microsoft SharePoint-based document assembly tool to the business. The move comes as BT emerges as one of the early corporate adopters of RAVN Systems, in a move said to be saving the telecoms giant “tens of millions of pounds.”
BT has for the past year been working with RAVN Systems within its group revenue and margin assurance team, in an arrangement that it says is likely to save “tens of millions of pounds” in lost revenue.
The latest issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter is out now – read it here free – we’re loving this quote by Daniel Pollick of DLA Piper “2016 was the year Legal AI went from bleeding edge novelty to me-too mimicry but without a clear direction.”
Blockchain Expo will be arriving in London’s Olympia on January 23-24 2017, bringing together more than 1500 people across key industries for two days of keynote presentations and panel discussions with speakers from the likes of Commerzbank, Nordea Bank, Coinsilium, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, BNY Mellon, Blockchain Angels, Innovate UK..you get the picture.
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LexisNexis has collaborated with the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop RightsApp, which is claimed to bethe world’s first mobile application that allows users to quickly and easily search international human rights conventions and declarations by topic and right.
BT has launched an app that enables BT engineers to photograph and record damage caused by or to BT that will enable its claims handling business BT Law to start processing a claim immediately.
The iPhone app – the brainchild of BT Law’s public liability claims team – was built by BT’s technology, service and operations (TSO) group in conjunction with BT Legal, its in-house legal team.
Privacy is the new black but with the EU’s incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force, businesses need to understand the high level requirements and not leave it to the legal department to ensure compliance. There’s too much at stake.