Tabs3 and CosmoLex Launch Their Own E-Payments Services

LawSites

The practice management platforms Tabs3 and CosmoLex, both of which share a common owner, have each launched their own payment processing services to allow their customers to accept credit card and electronic check payments, Tabs3Pay and CosmoLexPay.

Locast (local TV antenna-to-streaming service) suspends ops after devastating court ruling.

Gordon P. Firemark

The service has a few million users for its expanding offering which Locast currently covers roughly 55% of the US with operations in 36 markets. a New York federal court granted partial summary judgements in the high-profile copyright case against the service brought by the four major broadcast networks. Locast is a digital app that live streams over-the-air television stations without a cable or satellite TV subscription.

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LawNext: Reregulation of Legal Services – A Panel of Five Leading Experts Discuss

LawSites

There may be no more critical issue facing the legal profession than reregulation of legal services.

Arizona Licenses First Three Alternative Business Structures for Delivering Legal Services

LawSites

The Arizona Supreme Court has approved the first three entities to be licensed as alternative business structures, enabling businesses owned by non-lawyers to deliver legal services under the liberalized licensing rules the court approved last August.

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Production Services Agreements

Gordon P. Firemark

A commonly used, but often misunderstood type of contract used throughout the entertainment industry is the Production Services Agreement. What is a Production Services Agreement? When would I use a Production Services Agreement? Sometimes a Production Services Contract is also used when the financier is not signatory to a Union Agreement, and desires the Project to be produced using union workers and thus hires a union signatory production company to handle things.

Breaking: Managed Services Company Integreon Acquired By Private Equity Firm EagleTree Capital

LawSites

The global managed services company Integreon has been acquired by the private equity firm EagleTree Capital, the two companies announced this morning. EagleTree also owns ALM, the media company that is parent to Law.com, The American Lawyer, and other publications and services.

Pandemic: Digital music services should accelerate payments and liquidate any royalty minimums they are holding

Music Technology Policy

You may not have noticed, but many music services have a clause in their direct licenses that allows them to delay royalty payments if your accrued royalties are less than a certain amount, often $50. In normal times, one could understand why Pandora (and other services) would want to be able to pay quarterly, take 45 days to render statements, and avoid having to make payments until you were owed at least $50. Pandemic Streaming Meltdown Digital services

Online Dispute Resolution Service FairClaims Takes On AAA and JAMS with New Offering

Media Law

The online dispute resolution service FairClaims is taking on established commercial arbitration services such as JAMS and the American Arbitration Association with a new offering that it says will resolve disputes far faster and at a fraction of the cost.

Rocket Lawyer Raises $223 Million To Meet Growing Demand For Its Services

Media Law

The online legal services provider Rocket Lawyer has raised $223 million in growth capital financing to help it meet what it says has been a strong and accelerating demand for its digital legal documents and advice.

LexisNexis Launches An All-New Premium Legal Research Service

Media Law

LexisNexis is today announcing the launch of a premium legal research service, Lexis+ , that it says takes a bold approach to providing legal research, AI-driven analytics and practical guidance within a unified and fully integrated platform.

Bloomberg Law Offers Free Research to Legal Services and Pro Bono Lawyers

Media Law

Bloomberg Law is helping lawyers provide legal services to the poor by offering free access to its legal research service to legal services and pro bono attorneys.

Client Service Awards Honor 474 Lawyers – But Just One CIO

Media Law

For the 19th year, BTI Consulting Group has announced its honorees as BTI Client Service All-Stars for 2020, 475 law firm professionals chosen by corporate clients to be recognized for their commitment to superior client service.

Work-Outs of Technology and Services Agreements Challenged by COVID-19

New Media and Technology Law

In late 2019, another well-respected consulting group had predicted that, in 2020, “[t]here will be increasing opportunities for technology vendors and service providers to grow their businesses, and for technology buyers to innovate and upgrade their infrastructure, software, and services. ”

On LawNext: Solo Inti Martinez-Alemán’s Award-Winning Approach to Client Service

Media Law

Inti Martinez-Alemán knew from the day he opened his Ceiba Forte Law Firm that he wanted to take a creative approach to client service. In this episode of LawNext, Martinez-Alemán shares his approach to customer service as well as his journey from an abogado in Honduras to solo in St.

Breaking: In Historic Vote, Utah Supreme Court Approves Sweeping Changes in Legal Services Regulation

Media Law

In a historic vote that could set a blueprint for the rest of the country, the Utah Supreme Court has approved the most sweeping changes in a generation to the regulation of law practice and the delivery of legal services.

Court Enforces Arbitration Clause in Online Terms of Service Accepted by a Minor

New Media and Technology Law

This is just one of the most recent cases to illustrate that if implemented properly, EULAs can play an important part in creating certainty and mitigating risk associated with online platforms or services. Epic Games, Inc.

New Site Lets Lawyers Barter Their Services for Other Services

Media Law

A website launched this week, Barterball, enables lawyers and others to barter their services in exchange for other services they may need, such as accounting or website design. The post New Site Lets Lawyers Barter Their Services for Other Services appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

LawNext: Suffolk Law Dean Andrew Perlman On Innovating Legal Education and Legal Services

Media Law

He also served as the vice chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, which produced projects and recommendations designed to improve how legal services are delivered and accessed, and he was the inaugural chair of the governing council of the ABA’s Center for Innovation.

Thomson Reuters Quietly Unveils Premium Legal News Service, But Is More To Come?

Media Law

Thomson Reuters yesterday introduced Westlaw Today , a premium legal news service driven by its Reuters news division and available only to subscribers of Westlaw and Westlaw Edge for an additional cost.

New Service Uses AI To Help Startups Connect With The Right Lawyer

Media Law

” Another factor by which Anü evaluates startups is willingness to pay for legal services. So far, firms have paid nothing to be part of this service. Besides legal services, they hope to add accounting, marketing, copyrighting and other business-to-business services.

Managed Services Veteran Ed Sohn Leaves EY Law To Join Axiom Spin-Off Factor

Media Law

Ed Sohn , a veteran managed services executive who last year joined EY Law when it acquired Pangea3 from Thomson Reuters, has now joined Factor , the managed services company that spun off last year from legal services company Axiom , where he will serve as its head of solutions.

Utah Proposes Sweeping Regulatory Reforms; Will Fast-Track Pandemic-Related Services

Media Law

The Utah Supreme Court on Friday proposed the most-sweeping reforms of the regulation of legal services in a generation and said it will fast-track approval of non-traditional legal-help programs that target problems spawned by the Covid-19 crisis.

His UnitedLex Disrupted Legal Services, Now Ajay Agrawal Aims to Disrupt Contracts

Media Law

Within months, it was providing legal services to clients such as HP, IBM and Microsoft.

New Release of CloudNine Review Platform Enhances Self-Service Productions and Speeds Imaging

Media Law

The e-discovery company CloudNine has released updates to its cloud-based review and productions platform CloudNine Review that includes what the company is describing as the next generation in self-service productions. Highlights of today’s release include: Self-service production.

Two New Services Launch to Deliver Legal and Litigation News

Media Law

Launching today is a new service that will deliver free legal and litigation news derived largely from court dockets, just a month after a similar service launched.

LawNext Episode 58: Jim Sandman, President of the Legal Services Corporation

Media Law

As president of the Legal Services Corporation since 2011, he oversees an organization that funds free civil legal services to more than 130 legal aid programs throughout the country.

Amid Pandemic, Legaler Offers Its Video Meeting Service Free to Solo/Small Firms

Media Law

Is your legal tech company offering products or services free to lawyers during the coronavirus crisis? To help solo and small-firm lawyers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australia-based company Legaler is offering its secure online video chat platform free to firms of 10 lawyers or fewer.

Unique Deal Gives Kentucky Lawyers Access to Two Research Services Plus AI Tool

Media Law

While virtually every state bar offers its members access to a legal research service — typically either Casemaker or Fastcase — this offer appears to be unique in offering access to two distinct services plus an AI tool.

Hands On with Lexis+, New Premium Research Service from LexisNexis That Officially Launches Today

Media Law

Two months ago, LexisNexis announcing its planned launch of a premium legal research service, Lexis+ , which it said would take a bold approach to providing legal research, AI-driven analytics and practical guidance within a unified and fully integrated platform.

Axiom Managed Services Spin-Off Changes Name to Factor

Media Law

In what it is positioning as a relaunch of the company, Axiom Managed Solutions, one of two companies spun-off last year from alternative legal services provider Axiom , is changing its name to Factor and launching a new website at www.factor.law.

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.

New CEO Named for Axiom Managed Services Spin-Off Factor

Media Law

Just last week, I reported here about the name change of Axiom Managed Services, one of two companies spun off last year from alternative legal services provider Axiom.

Track COVID-19 Cases and News with New Email Alert Service from Fastcase

Media Law

An email alert service launched today by legal research company Fastcase, COVID-19 Case Alerts , provides daily updates on new civil opinions, selected pleadings, breaking news, and analyses of legal issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hollywood Studios Rip VidAngel's New Service in Filtering Fight

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"[B]y telling its users that its new service is lawful, VidAngel threatens to confuse consumers regarding the legitimate streaming market," Disney's attorney Kelly Klaus writes. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Russian-Language Video Service eTVnet Sued for Allegedly Streaming Stolen Content

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims the service is harming competitors, customers and copyright owners. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

Reply from the UK Insolvency Service on PledgeMusic Debacle

Music Technology Policy

This is from the UK Insolvency Service regarding the PledgeMusic debacle in response to my tweet yesterday: We really appreciate the Insolvency Service taking the time to respond so quickly We got the first straight answer that we’ve ever heard about PledgeMusic.

As Federal Courts Urge Caution On Docket Services, Vendors Respond

Media Law

Companies that provide services for accessing federal court dockets were caught off guard last week when a number of federal courts began sending notices to attorneys urging them to exercise caution when using such services. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma said in part: Attorneys should be cautious when using third-party services and software (e.g., A third-party service also might resell or republish the case documents and information that they obtain.

Legal Services Company Epiq Acquires Legal Consulting Company Hyperion Global Partners

Media Law

In a move to expand the legal transformation services it offers law firms and legal departments, the global company Epiq has acquired Hyperion Global Partners , a major provider of business and technology services to the legal profession.

Deloitte Targets U.S. Legal Market with New Legal Business Services Practice

Media Law

Big Four professional services firm Deloitte said today it has launched a Legal Business Services practice in the U.S., Richard Levine , managing director, formerly president of corporate support services at Integreon and previously with Bloomberg Law and Thomson Reuters.

Political Corruption Of Secret Service Made Biden Safety A Concern

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Against VidAngel's Streaming Service

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Star Wars is still Star Wars, even without Princess Leia’s bikini scene," states the opinion. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Financial services: transparency through social media?

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ReliefWeb » Document » Iraq / Wikileaks: statement by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights GENEVA (26 October 2010)– "The files reportedly indicate that the US knew, among other things, about widespread use of torture and ill-treatment of detainees by Iraqi forces, and yet proceeded with the transfer of thousands of persons who had been detained by US forces to Iraqi custody between early 2009 and July 2010.

Avvo Begins Offering Fixed-Fee Legal Services in Certain Locations

Media Law

Avvo is beginning to roll out a service that offers fixed-fee, limited-scope legal services through a network of attorneys. The service, Avvo Legal Services, offers a variety of limited-scope legal services at a fixed fee. The services range from review of legal documents such as business contracts and non-disclosure agreements to more involved matters such […].