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New appointments at LexisNexis Axxia/Visualfiles division

Yesterday the Insider had a meeting with the senior management – Kate Holden, Edouard Tavernier and the newly appointed Tim Cheadle (see announcement below) – of LexisNexis' Practice & Productivity Management business – that's the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Sep 2008 at 8:51 am 5 comments

E-conveyancing giant warns of 'restructuring' and 'right-sizing'

MDA – the e-conveyancing systems group whose UK business includes the NLIS search channels Searchflow and Transaction Online – has issued a warning warned that its Q3 earnings will be below expectations given on-going weakness […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Sep 2008 at 6:56 am 1 comment

September Legal Technology Insider out now

The September issue (No.212) of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter (UK & EMEA edition) has just gone out digitally and will be hitting email in-boxes just about now. The print edition went out in the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Sep 2008 at 11:38 am No comments

Life imitating art – or something like that

So how much impact do TV programmes such as CSI Crime Scene Investigation have on real-life juries? A new psychological study from the University of Leicester aims to investigate how accurate people’s perceptions about forensic […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Sep 2008 at 9:26 am No comments

More M&A activity & consolidation in UK legal IT market

Here is the full text of a statement just issued by Ultima – which came in 5 minutes ago and too late to include in this week's Insider newsletter…The Directors of Ultima (the 'Directors’) are […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 10:26 am No comments

APAC news… Interwoven deals in SE Asia

Interwoven has issued a round-up of recent business wins in the South-East Asia region, they include wins at J Sagar Associates, which has five offices across India. Plus leading Singaporean law firms Allen & Gledhill, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 8:49 am No comments

Phantom menace returns – no, NOT another Star Wars story

Once again apologies to anyone who has just been resent another copy of the January 2008 edition of the Insider – this is our ongoing struggle with our ex-ISP and content they have stuck in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Sep 2008 at 6:54 am No comments

Have you ever wondered

Have you ever wondered why some of these banks and insurance companies – that are currently being rescued around the world – get themselves into such scrapes in the first place? Have you ever wondered […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Sep 2008 at 12:48 pm No comments

Credit crunch hits takeover market

The attempts by the Informa media group – best know in the UK as owners of the Legal IT Islington, Legal IT Forum and By Legal For Legal events – to find someone to buy […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Sep 2008 at 9:48 am 1 comment

Asia-Pacific news… Interaction rival forms HK partnership UPDATE

Here's an update on a story we filed earlier this week… Next month sees the official launch of a Microsoft CRM package called CRM4Legal, developed for law firms by Microsoft gold partner Client Profiles and […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Sep 2008 at 2:46 pm 1 comment

Another Elite 3E site goes live

United Arab Emirates corporate law firm Al Tamimi & Co – one of the largest firms in the Middle East – has gone live with Elite 3E.The firm's general manager Kevin Hall said the decision […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Sep 2008 at 10:40 am No comments

Does online due diligence increase bidder numbers?

We've had some data in from Merrill DataSite (no relation to Merrill Lynch) on the impact virtual data rooms have had on the due diligence stage of M&A transactions. Admittedly Merrill DataSite have a vested […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Sep 2008 at 10:54 am No comments

Legal Technology Insider FAQs

We've been getting a few questions coming into the Insider office over the past few weeks – they basically boil down to queries about the same two points, so here they are as FAQs…Q.1 – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Sep 2008 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

Legal Technology Awards open for business

The Legal Technology Awards are back for another year and have opened the process leading up to the awards  ceremony in London on January 2009. Here are the details…The 2009 Legal Technology Awards will be […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Sep 2008 at 8:30 am 4 comments

Simmons & Simmons goes live with Recommind

Recommind reports that Simmons & Simmons has completed the deployment of Recommind’s flagship MindServer enterprise search platform across its 20 offices worldwide. The firm’s 2000 employees are now able to quickly locate the most relevant […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Sep 2008 at 2:25 pm No comments