Articles written by David Curle

David Curle Legal Content & Research Lead

David Curle
Legal Content & Research Lead
Kira Systems

David Curle is Legal Content and Research Lead at Kira Systems. He came to Kira from Thomson Reuters, where he provided research and content about legal technology and innovation for the Legal Executive Institute. Prior to Thomson Reuters he led coverage of the global legal information market for the research and analysis firm Outsell, Inc. David writes frequently for legal and legal tech publications and is a regular speaker at legal industry events. David has a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School, and a BA in History from Lawrence University.

Read the blog article: Technology, Competition, and Leveling the Playing Field:  Interview with Foley and Lardner’s Louis Lehot

June 17, 2021 | Customer Stories

Technology, Competition, and Leveling the Playing Field: Interview with Foley and Lardner’s Louis Lehot

Louis Lehot’s legal career has changed shapes a number of times - starting with an M&A role in a Wall Street firm, the launch of his own practice serving startups in Silicon Valley, and more recently his boutique firm L2 was acquired by Foley & Lardner LLP.

Read the blog article: Redefining the Practice of Law: The Legal Workplace as "Experience," and Tech Trends Affecting M&A Practice

May 4, 2021 | Kira Insights

Redefining the Practice of Law: The Legal Workplace as "Experience," and Tech Trends Affecting M&A Practice

What will the legal workplace look like post-pandemic? The topic arose during an Ortus roundtable that was hosted by Kira Systems.

Read the blog article: Why the Music Industry Needs Contract Review And How AI-Powered Software Can Help

May 3, 2021 | Learn Hub

Why the Music Industry Needs Contract Review And How AI-Powered Software Can Help

Goldman Sachs forecasts music revenue will more than double between 2019 and 2030. The growth of streaming is soaring, while physical and downloadable music sales fall.

Read the blog article: What’s on Your Bookshelf? Legal Tech and Innovation Leaders and the Books That Have Influenced Their Careers

April 27, 2021 | Kira Insights

What’s on Your Bookshelf? Legal Tech and Innovation Leaders and the Books That Have Influenced Their Careers

Kira Systems’ co-founders Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander Hudek’s new book, AI for Lawyers, has generated a lot of interest among legal practitioners and law firm leaders who are eager to understand the ways AI will transform the industry.

April 20, 2021 |

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Read the blog article: Total Diligence: Are Law Firms Leaving M&A Due Diligence Work (and Money) on the Table?

March 30, 2021 | Kira Insights

Total Diligence: Are Law Firms Leaving M&A Due Diligence Work (and Money) on the Table?

Are law firms putting clients at risk by NOT proposing the use of AI-based contract review tools to more comprehensively provide due diligence in M&A deals?

Read the blog article: What Impact Will an IBOR Transition Have on Your Documents?

March 23, 2021 | Learn Hub

What Impact Will an IBOR Transition Have on Your Documents?

The Financial Conduct Authority announced the transition from the London Interbank Offered Rates (LIBOR) to Risk-Free Rates (RFRs) by year-end 2021.

Read the blog article: What Is a UCC Financing Statement?

March 23, 2021 | Learn Hub

What Is a UCC Financing Statement?

The Uniform Commercial Code, or UCC, is a set of model rules that govern commercial transactions in the United States. Every state has adopted these model rules in substantially similar form, meaning that the terms of a commercial contract entered into in Connecticut is enforced in the same way as the terms of a commercial contract in Texas or any other state.

Read the blog article: Common M&A Agreement Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

March 23, 2021 | Learn Hub

Common M&A Agreement Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

Startups are in the spotlight these days, especially in the technology sector. They tend to be creative, hungry, and energetic businesses.

Read the blog article: Is Your Contract Technology Secure? A Guide to Security and Privacy Protections

March 18, 2021 | Kira Insights

Is Your Contract Technology Secure? A Guide to Security and Privacy Protections

Contracts contain some of the most critical and sensitive information that an organization wants to protect - information about strategies, relationships, prices, timetables, intentions.