One of the high points of the year in global legal tech is the annual Legal Geek conference in London. Legal Geek is less of an industry conference than it is an ideas festival.
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Kira has its finger on the pulse of global M&A trends through daily interactions with the legal marketplace. In August 2021 we pulled together a group of M&A partners and leaders from the UK for a roundtable discussion.
In any M&A transaction, it’s important to balance process efficiency and risk identification and mitigation, while recognizing that the consequences of missing contractual language can be serious.
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What will the legal workplace look like post-pandemic? The topic arose during an Ortus roundtable that was hosted by Kira Systems.
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?
Adapted from AI for Lawyers by Noah Waisberg and Alexander Hudek. Copyright 2021 Wiley. By: Dr. Thomas Laubert (Vice President and Group General Counsel Daimler AG), Dr.
EY and Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession have collaborated on a survey and series of reports on developments in the legal industry.
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Recently Brian Hwang, Intralinks’ Director of Product Marketing at SS&C Intralinks and Noah Waisberg, CEO at Kira Systems, co-hosted a panel of prominent M&A lawyers to discuss their points of view on traditional M&A due diligence practices and the accepted levels of associated risk, and the role that technology has played in changing the standard of how due diligence is conducted.
Many law firm partners struggle to negotiate prices when technology is leveraged as a part of legal services. In a recent Kira-sponsored webinar, Pricing of Technology-Enhanced Legal Services for Today’s Law Firms, Richard Burcher of legal pricing consultancy Validatum provided a road map for thinking about legal pricing when technology is central to the value that firms provide to clients.
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.