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LawHawk
Faster, more accurate legal processes: How LawHawk accelerated Laybuy’s business
Last month
Thanks to a solution built largely on Microsoft 365, Laybuy’s General Counsel has automated a contract generation process underpinning the company’s business.
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Business Intelligence
Why is business intelligence important for legal firms and why should you care?
Last month
As the age-old adage goes; “if you can’t measure it you can’t manage it”. In the absence of reliable data, firms are flying blind and effectively making decisions on a whim.
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Artificial Intelligence
Proofpoint launches Intelligent Compliance Platform
Last month
Proofpoint has announced the launch of its Intelligent Compliance Platform, offering enterprises modern regulatory compliance safeguards.
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LawVu
Exclusive: LawVu streamlines the in-house legal struggle
Last month
LawVu is a New Zealand-born company successfully transforming the in-house legal industry with its category-defining workspace.
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Cloud
Appian awarded billions in damages against Pegasystems Inc.
May 2022
Appian has been awarded USD$2.036 billion in damages against Pegasystems Inc as the result of a jury verdict in the Circuit Court for Fairfax County, Virginia.
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Visa
Amazon and Visa reach agreement in ongoing dispute
February 2022
After a substantial ongoing feud, Amazon and Visa have agreed to settle a dispute over the credit card giant's fees.
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Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Australian data breach statistics revealed in OAIC report
February 2022
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released its Notifiable Data Breaches Report for July to December 2021, revealing some surprising results around breach disclosure in Australia.
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Cybersecurity
To disclose or not to disclose?: The significance of data breach disclosure in Aotearoa
December 2021
A data breach can be any company's worst nightmare. Not only can it cause catastrophic damage to systems and workflows, but it can also often be extraordinarily damaging and costly. 
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Law
Thomson Reuters takes law research solution up a notch
February 2020
The new version of Westlaw aims to assist legal practitioners in boutique firms by speeding up the often time-consuming research process.
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Artificial Intelligence
Controlling eDiscovery spend, security, and cloud top priorities for enterprise legal departments
February 2020
"The demand for speed amid escalating risks and ever-growing amounts of data is pushing legal departments and law firms to automate routine tasks and inject machine learning and AI into daily operations."
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Artificial Intelligence
How technology is stimulating M&A in NZ
February 2019
As the number of mergers and acquisitions grow, a major law firm report has explained just how technology is helping the activity along.
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Fintech
Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
May 2018
Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
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Cloud
ConnectWise issues statement on co-founders’ arrest
February 2018
David Bellini was arrested and charged with drug trafficking in Florida on Sunday.
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Marketing
Telstra facing potential legal action over DCB services withdrawal
February 2018
Sydney-based digital marketing provider Impelus says the decision to axe Direct Content Billing will have a 'material impact' on their revenues.
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Machine learning
Rise of 'tech-collaborative lawyers' redefining AU legal sector
October 2017
Will robots be able to replace the role of the lawyer as the trusted advisor?
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Accounting systems
Fuji Xerox files proceedings against former senior executives
September 2017
Fuji Xerox NZ and its parent company have begun civil action against the former senior executives of the Kiwi operations.
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Creative HQ
Legal advice for startups: what to know from the get go
August 2017
Chapman Tripp talks about the three major legal topics most vital to startups: founder agreements, intellectual property, and contracts.
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e-Discovery
Epiq expands legal tech & service offerings in China
April 2017
Relativity hosting is available via Epiq’s ISO27001-compliant Shanghai data center and as a portable, on-site deployment.
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Customer Relationship Management
IT leaders unprepared for e-discovery process, research finds
April 2017
"Business and IT leaders would be well-advised to immediately take a proactive approach to their e-discovery readiness."