Case Management Company Filevine Acquires Lead-Management Company Lead Docket

Media Law

While there, I took a detour to visit Filevine , the case management company that is headquartered in Provo, where I met with Ryan Anderson , cofounder and CEO, and Travis Tidball , SVP marketing and growth. Now the company has news of its first acquisition.

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Should you have a loan-out company for your work in entertainment?

Gordon P. Firemark

I’m frequently called upon by clients to form a so-called “Loan-Out company” for them. What is a Loan-Out company? A loan-out company is a legal business entity established for the purpose of providing the personal services of its owner/employee to third parties. Loan-out companies can take many different forms such as LLC, an S-Corporation or a C-Corporation. A loan out company can confer a number of advantages on its owner.

Chrome Extension Searches Thousands Of Legal Tech Companies and Products

Media Law

Say you are reading an article online about contract lifecycle management and want to know what companies offer products for that. That search for contract lifecycle management takes me to a results page in Legalpioneer listing relevant companies. ” Submit A Company, Win A Jacket.

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Transitioning from Kickstarting to Company Starting

Gordon P. Firemark

This alternate method, which uses a new securities law exemption, allows artists and creators to use the power and reach of the Internet to raise money for their company as a whole, rather than for a specific project. In contrast to the contribution model, an equity funding model raises money by selling equity shares in a project or company. The differences between contribution crowdfunding and equity funding.

Practice Management Company AbacusNext Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Media Law

Lee Partners, a private equity firm that invests in growth companies. AbacusNext CEO Scott Johnson will continue to lead the company and other members of the senior management team will also stay on, the announcement said.

Backed By $200M Investment, AI-Driven E-Discovery Companies Reveal and Brainspace Merge

Media Law

In a deal they say makes them the leading AI-powered e-discovery platform, the companies Reveal and Brainspace have merged under the Reveal name, backed by an investment of more than $200 million by investment firm K1 Investment Management , which is taking a majority stake in the company.

Multiple Clio Announcements: Broader Company Mission, New User Community, and Details on Launch//Code Contest

Media Law

As ABA TECHSHOW kicks off today, the practice management company Clio is announcing a new, broader vision for the company and its future. ” It was a clever double meaning, suggesting that the company wanted to transform law practice both for the better and permanently.

Former Google Employees Allege Company Retaliated Against Them For Union Activity

Media Law Prof Blog

From Buzzfeed: Four Google employees who lost their jobs last month say the company terminated their employment because they were involved in protected labor activity.

New CEO Named for Practice Management Company MyCase

Media Law

A new CEO was named today for the practice management company MyCase , following its $193 million acquisition last September by private equity firm Apax Partners. In 2012, it was acquired by AppFolio , a company that creates software for residential property management.

Contract Lifecycle Company Agiloft Gets $45M Investment and New CEO

Media Law

The contract management lifecycle company Agiloft has received a $45 million growth equity investment from FTV Capital — the first outside investment for this 29-year-old California company.

Atrium, $75M Company that Vowed to ‘Revolutionize’ Law, Shuts Down

Media Law

” Today, founder Justin Kan said he has shut down the rest of the company and laid off all its roughly 100 remaining employees, according to an exclusive report by Josh Constine at TechCrunch. On Jan.

NBCUniversal Sues Company for Infringing on "NBCU" Trademark

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

No, the company isn't suing itself. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Legal Research Company ROSS to Shut Down Under Pressure of Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit

Media Law

“We have made the difficult decision to shut down operations at ROSS Intelligence,” the company said in a statement issued this morning (the full text of which is printed below). ” I asked Arruda what he sees as the company’s legacy.

Legal Management Software Company Rippe & Kingston Rebrands As SurePoint Technologies

Media Law

Rippe & Kingston Systems, a Cincinnati-based company that has provided legal and financial management software to law firms since 1982, has changed its name to SurePoint Technologies. In recent months, the company has invested significantly in product enhancement and expansion.

Two Legal Tech Companies Postpone Conferences Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Media Law

Two legal tech companies today postponed conferences they had scheduled for this month, due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The trademark technology company Alt Legal cancelled Alt Legal Connect 2020 , a trademark law conference which was scheduled for March 22-24 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

John Tredennick On His New Company Merlin and the Magic of Open Source

Media Law

After Catalyst, the pioneering cloud-based e-discovery company he founded and spent 19 years building, sold last year to OpenText for $75 million, John Tredennick was not ready to sit back and rest on his laurels.

Discovery Company EDDCloud Rebrands As PLUSnxt, Partners with RelativityOne

Media Law

EDDCloud, a Los Angeles e-discovery software and services company, is announcing today the change of its corporate name to PLUSnxt , a rebranding intended to reflect the company’s recent technology innovation and rapid growth.

Indicted Founder Of Now-Defunct Legal Tech Company Says In Book He Was FBI Mole

Media Law

In fact, Bluford’s new book mentions that post, saying that he was about to sell his company to LegalZoom at a valuation of $10-15 million when the lawsuit and my report on it caused LegalZoom to back out of the deal.

Kate Hudson's Fashion Company Exec Sues for Wrongful Termination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims the company assumed Talitha Peters was being treated for an addiction to illegal substances while on a temporary medical leave. read more. THR, Esq. Style Style THR Online

Brightflag Adds Qualitative Reports for Companies to Better Evaluate Outside Counsel

Media Law

The news comes fresh on the heels of the company’s news in December that it had raised $28 million in a growth equity investment, which followed an $8.5 The company launched in 2015.

Exclusive: ASG LegalTech Acquires Payments Platform Headnote; We Interview the Two Companies’ CEOs

Media Law

ASG LegalTech, the company that owns cloud practice management platforms PracticePanther , Bill4Time and MerusCase , has acquired Headnote , the online payments platform that provides e-payments and accounts-receivable management for law firms.

Bill Cosby Scores Victory Against Insurance Company

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

AIG Property Casualty wanted out from having to defend the comedian against Janice Dickinson. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Top Law Firm Invests $8.2M in Legal Research Company Casetext

Media Law

Fueled by interest in its new brief-automation product, the legal research company Casetext said today that it has raised $8.2 “I view this investment as validation that the legal industry shares our vision for the future of law — and believes we’re the right company to build it.”

Investment In Relativity Puts the E-Discovery Company’s Valuation At Reported $3.6 Billion

Media Law

Relativity , the Chicago-based company that is widely acknowledged to be the market leader for e-discovery software, yesterday announced a definitive agreement for a strategic growth investment from Silver Lake , one of the world’s largest private equity technology investors.

Edward Norton's Production Company Sued Over Harlem Movie Set Fire

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A man and woman who live in the building claim residents weren't warned by producers when a fire started during filming of 'Motherless Brooklyn.' read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Alternative Legal Service Company Axiom Prepares for IPO; Spins Off Two Companies

Media Law

Major news today regarding the alternative legal services provider Axiom : the company has taken steps to prepare for an initial public offering and, separately, has spun off two companies as separate entities. The result of these spin-offs is three distinct companies: Axiom, which continues as a global marketplace for on-demand corporate legal talent; Knowable, focusing on enterprise contracts intelligence; and AMS, focusing on providing solutions for complex legal work at scale.

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Investments Lag In Women-Founded Legal Tech Companies, Survey Finds

Media Law

Recent years have brought a surge of outside investment in legal technology and other “new law” companies. But a survey out today finds that women-founded new law companies received less than 1 percent of that investment over the last 10 years.

Three Legaltech Companies, All in Contracts, Have Financing Rounds, for Total of $26M

Media Law

This week, three companies, all providers of technology for contract review or management, announced financing rounds, raising a total of $26 million among them. The second company to announce a financing round this week is LexCheck , which is also an AI-driven contract review platform.

The Weinstein Company Hit With Racketeering Class Action

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Weinstein’s widespread sexual misconduct did not occur without the help of others," states the complaint. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online nsfs

Epiq Global Down As Company Investigates Unauthorized Activity on Systems

Media Law

Epiq Global , an international e-discovery and managed services company, has taken its systems offline globally after detecting unauthorized activity. A company spokesperson provided the following statement: “On February 29, we detected unauthorized activity on our systems.

Legal Tech Companies Offer Free Products In Civil Rights Cases

Media Law

Two legal technology companies said this week that they are offering free access to their products to attorneys involved in civil rights matters. Legal research company Casetext is offering free access to its Compose brief automation for Title VII motions through the remainder of the summer.

Media Companies Just Got More Bad News in Gawker Bankruptcy

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A New York judge decides that California's free speech statute conflicts with federal rules. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Former White House Staffer Helms New Cybersecurity, Discovery and Info Gov Services Company

Media Law

Launching today is a company formed to provide cybersecurity, e-discovery, managed review and information governance services to commercial and government organizations, and leading it is the lawyer who formerly served as director of information governance at the White House.

AI Transcription Company Verbit Closes $31M Series B Round

Media Law

Following an $11 million seed round in March 2018 and a $23 million Series A round in January 2019, this brings the total investment in the company to $65 million. Last year, the company opened an office in New York City, and it plans to triple its U.S.

Ava DuVernay's Company Sued in Dispute Over Documentary's Awards Run

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A documentarian says the company didn’t submit his film for awards as agreed — and now won't stop claiming rights. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Ava DuVernay Selma

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Despite Pandemic, Companies Plan to Invest In Updating Legacy Software, New Survey Finds

Media Law

Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies say that updating underperforming or legacy enterprise software is a priority for them in 2020, according to a survey being released today. Conducted by the document productivity software company DocsCorp , the survey polled 500 U.S.

New GDPR Tool Helps Companies Automate Compliance and Documentation

Media Law

Even amid a global pandemic, companies are not exempt from compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which applies to any company that stores or processes personal information about EU citizens, including U.S. companies.

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Legal Spend Management and Analytics Company Bodhala Raises $10M

Media Law

Bodhala , a company founded by two Harvard Law School graduates that seeks to disrupt legal spend management through the use of data analytics, has raised $10 million in a Series A financing round led by the growth-equity investment firm Edison Partners.

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LexisNexis Adds Companies to its Context Analytics on Lexis Advance

Media Law

Today, LexisNexis is launching a further expansion of the product, Context Company Analytics, which will be available to subscribers of Lexis Advance. million public and private companies and is able to recognize the various entities and subsidiaries under which a company does business.

Asked and Answered: Should I have a Loan Out Company?

Gordon P. Firemark

“Asked and Answered&# will be a new occasional feature of this blog. From time to time, I’ll answer some of the most frequently asked questions I receive in my practice. This is intended as general information only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. It is not a substitute for a private, independent consultation with [.].

Coca-Cola, Delta and JPMorgan lead companies in condemning Georgia's voting law

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Coca-Cola, Delta and JPMorgan lead companies in condemning Georgia's voting law Updated on: March 31, 2021 / 4:52 PM By Khristopher J. companies are starting to publicly condemn a controversial new voting law recently passed in Georgia , nearly a week after Black clergymen around the state and voting-rights advocates began criticizing them for their silence and threatening some of them with boycotts.

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Ava DuVernay's Company Sued For Botching Documentary's Awards Run

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A documentarian says the company didn’t submit his film for awards as agreed — and now won't stop claiming rights. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Ava DuVernay Selma

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David Letterman's Production Company Beats Lawsuit from Royalty Collector

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge rejects a lawsuit from Worldwide Subsidy Group. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online