Mergers And Acquisitions Practice Trends

Infographic: Traditional Versus Total Due Diligence and How AI-Powered Software Can Help

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.

Written by: Jennifer Tsai and David Curle
on August 19, 2021

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Mission (Im)possible

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.

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EY/Harvard Law CLP Study: Contracts at the Center of CEO Priorities

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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Total Diligence and Trends

Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Trends

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.

Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Trends

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?

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Q&A with Chris Bell, Senior Manager, Product Partnerships and Alliances at Factor

Factor is the leader in solutions for complex legal work at scale, ranging from deadline-driven regulatory projects to long-term managed services.

Mergers And Acquisitions Practice Trends

Does Due Diligence Still Matter? Four Themes

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.

Industry Trends

Client Choice: A Strategy for Pricing Tech-Enhanced Legal Services

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.

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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.

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Q&A with Edson Kawabata, General Director at Machado Meyer

Machado Meyer is a leading law firm in Brazil with more than 900 employees. For 49 years, the firm has built a reputation for legal intelligence that leverages opportunities and creates value for its clients.

Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Trends

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.