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New survey out now

There's a new survey doing the rounds – see URL links below – however if it lands on the desks of any of your users, please note that it is being conducted by the IRIS/CSG […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2007 at 6:06 pm 6 comments

If you enjoyed Vinasty, you'll like this

In our snail-mail over the weekend we received an anonymous letter containing a printout of an email message apparently doing the rounds. The laws of libel mean we are unable to reproduce this message in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Aug 2007 at 11:52 am 4 comments

All systems go – AIM & Iris launch DMS offering & Arlene comes out fighting

We've had the hype, we've had the controversy and we've had Vinasty. Now it's time for work with the IRIS Software Group this week launching IRIS Document Management for Legal based on Microsoft Windows SharePoint […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Aug 2007 at 10:48 am 12 comments

August – and still no let up in M&A activity

Well it's August, which is meant to be the quiet season in the legal tech market but already we've got two new deals to report.The first – by about 10 minutes – was the announcement […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Aug 2007 at 7:45 pm No comments

Are end of life clauses worth the effort?

We've got a guest article today from Mark Garnish of TFB on that always topical question of whether software end of life clauses are worth the effort…As a leading supplier of legal IT, one of […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Jul 2007 at 7:28 am No comments

BlawgWorld 2007 published today – and available here free

TechnoLawyer, the popular US online network for lawyers and law office administrators, today launches a free e-book: BlawgWorld 2007 (which is published in conjunction with the TechnoLawyer Problem/Solution Guide). BlawgWorld 2007 (blog + law = […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2007 at 1:37 pm No comments

HIPs – they're here next week

The Great British HIPs Non-Event starts next week – on Wednesday 1st August – and just in case you still haven't got a clue what's going on (and we appreciate a lot of you don't […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 27th Jul 2007 at 10:32 am 1 comment

New head of software development at Visualfiles

LexisNexis has appointed Aamir Yusuf as Head of Software Development at LexisNexis Visualfiles. Based in Leeds, Yusuf will play an important role in accelerating the development of applications for LexisNexis Visualfiles in order to meet […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 25th Jul 2007 at 11:30 am No comments

Another former Hummingbird star does his own thing

Yuri Frayman, the man behind the LegalKEY system which was one of the few brights spots in the old Hummingbird DMS empire, is now doing his own thing and has just announced that The Frayman […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jul 2007 at 9:54 am No comments

Miles 33 – a deal that slipped in under the radar

Mea culpa – while we were busily watching the antics of the CS Group we totally missed this deal slip in under the radar. It's slightly historic now but here it is anyway…European Capital SA, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Jul 2007 at 10:16 am No comments

The Vinasty saga continues

We're still getting a lot of reaction on the IRIS/CSG saga – mostly as comments added to previous postings, so keep watching the recent postings box on the right-hand column. This is the latest comment […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jul 2007 at 6:20 pm 7 comments

July Legal Technology Insider out now

The July issue of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter (the only serious source of legal IT news on the planet… probably) is out now. Top stories in our 200th issue include: the new focus Elite […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jul 2007 at 10:23 am No comments

Legal Week now owns Legal Tech (sort of)

Bruce Wasserstein, the chairman of Lazard, has agreed to sell the American Lawyer Media group (which includes the flagship American Lawyer magazine and the Legal Tech trade shows) to Incisive Media in the UK (the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Jul 2007 at 10:25 am No comments

Meanwhile in the US, Lexis just keeps on buying

Amid all the interest surrounding the machinations of IRIS/CSG in the UK, we should not overlook the fact LexisNexis is building up its own legal tech empire in the US. Its latest acquisition is Nashville-based […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Jul 2007 at 12:17 pm No comments

Vinasty – keep watching the blog

No fresh stories to report on the IRIS/CSG/Vin Murria saga (aka Vinasty) however we're getting a lot of interesting comments being posted to both the most recent stories – and it will be interesting to […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Jul 2007 at 2:59 pm 23 comments