Legal

October 12, 2017

How to spot risks in the M&A process at the 2017 IBA Conference in Sydney

Today, October 13, 2017, Kira Systems’ CEO and co-founder Noah Waisberg will present at the 2017 International Bar Association Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia.

August 4, 2017

Why adopting technology for due diligence contract review is so critical right now

So I work for a company founded by an M&A lawyer who left big law specifically because of the pain and drudgery of the due diligence process.

July 17, 2017

Trends in European M&A deal terms and creating your own deal study with Kira

At the 2017 Mergermarket European Corporate Development Summit, on July 6, 2017, the Kira Systems team had the opportunity to hear Martin Mendelssohn and Alexandra Romert from the law firm CMS give a presentation of their recently published European M&A Study 2017.

July 10, 2017

Myth busting, driving adoption & sharing lessons learned with Freshfields, Kemp Little & Mischcon de Reya

Kira Systems recently had the pleasure of sponsoring an ILTA Lunch and Learn session, hosted by Clyde & Co in London, UK.

March 1, 2016

The robots are coming for Wall Street

As software automates more white collar work, does this mean there will be less white collar jobs? This weekend’s New York Times Magazine features Nathanial Popper’s interesting article “The Robots Are Coming for Wall Street.

January 19, 2016

Spotting issues with assignment clauses in M&A Due Diligence

Although not nearly as complex as change of control provisions, assignment provisions may still present a challenge in due diligence projects.

January 6, 2016

Special Report on Legal Technology – Rise of the Machines

Last month, The Lawyer published “Special Report: Legal Technology – Rise Of The Machines”, which discussed the logistics behind the implementation of the technology and the impact it will have on law firms’ clients.

December 10, 2015

What is change of control and how does it operate?

For many lawyers, as soon as you set foot in a law firm, one of your very first tasks may well be a due diligence project.

September 9, 2015

Free guide: Reviewing change of control & assignment provisions in due diligence

Due diligence may not be the glamorous work that you imagined performing as an M&A lawyer or banker. In due time, you may become the next Harvey Spectre, closing deals in spectacular fashion.

August 26, 2015

Implications of Lola v Skadden for document reviewers and their computer replacements

Recent appeals court ruling means (1) lawyers doing document review may be eligible for overtime back-pay and (2) machines might not be capable of UPL