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Yahoo automates legal operations to save time and reduce cost

Yahoo’s move to automate thousands of workflows and process saw the company turn to ThinkSmart. Paul Hirner, CEO, ThinkSmart discusses the journey. As an enterprise grows, so do the ... Read More
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UK Outlines Approach to Cross-Border Legal Disputes Post-Brexit

Britain will outline ways on Tuesday to resolve cross-border civil disputes with the European Union after Brexit, adding to a list of proposals for future ties to try to ... Read More

Slow growth for law firms in 2017

Law firms are set for bigger expenses and slower growth in 2017, according to Citibank’s quarterly report. Figures for law firms will feature margin compression, low-single-digit growth in revenue ... Read More

Patents shoot up for new legal services technology

Law firms and legal services technology companies are behind the growth of patents in the legal marketplace with the US leading the way. According to Thomson Reuters, 579 patents ... Read More

The European Central Bank faces a legal challenge

The European Central Bank may be violating laws on monetary financing in its 2.3 trillion euro ($2.7 trillion) asset purchase programme, Germany’s constitutional court said on Tuesday, and it ... Read More

Costco made $3.7 million selling ‘Tiffany’ rings. Now it must pay $19 million to the real Tiffany

Costco must pay the storied jewelry company Tiffany & Co. more than $19 million for selling about 2,500 diamond rings falsely identified on store signs as “Tiffany” rings, a ... Read More

Uber investor sues Uber’s former chief executive for fraud

Travis Kalanick, who built Uber into a transportation behemoth, was ousted as chief executive of the ride-hailing company in June by unhappy investors. Now, one of those investors has ... Read More

‘Robo-Lawyer’ launched for property investing

Legal and fintech startup Bootstrap Legal, brainchild of seasoned lawyer and crowdfunder GC Amy Wan, has launched software that automates the drafting of complex legal paperwork for those raising ... Read More

Europe battles Google News over ‘snippet tax’ proposal

A major battle is brewing in Brussels over an EU reform plan that would force internet aggregators such as Google News to pay newspapers for displaying snippets of their ... Read More
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Brexit fears overshadow UK’s pole position as leading EU legal hub

With Britain having the largest footprint in legal and accounting, a report commissioned by the City highlights the contribution of the sector to the economy and warns of the ... Read More
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