Transaction Management

As more and more legaltech companies add their product listings to the LawNext Legal Technology Directory, which we launched in February, I am periodically featuring the latest listings. Here are this week’s 10 most recent additions:

  • DeedPro Plotter. “Quickly and easily plot deeds, tracts and legal descriptions by entering metes and bounds descriptions. Ideal for real estate


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In the latest in the video series How It Works, we take a deep dive into iManage Closing Folders. iManage Closing Folders removes the manual, repetitive tasks from legal transaction management so you can focus on delivering more value to your clients.
Through intelligent automation and collaboration tools, Closing Folders is designed to help you run deals with unparalleled
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It was a surprise to many in the legal technology community when the legal tech company Litera announced this week that Avaneesh Marwaha was stepping down as CEO and into a new role as chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Replacing Marwaha as CEO is Sheryl Hoskins, a veteran technology executive who spent the first decade of her
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From : Blog Entry >> Jack’s Blog Entry***Please enjoy this blog post which is posted on behalf of the author, Laura Murphy, Product Manager – Closing Folders, iManage. The past few years have catapulted the legal world into new ways of working. One significant change is the adoption and acceptance of electronic signatures. It is now possible to digitally
Continue Reading Your Signature Please, No Pens Required! Implementing and Leveraging Electronic Signature Software (DocuSign, PandaDocs, Adobe Acrobat Pro)

It has been quite a journey for the document management company iManage. Cofounded in 1995 by Neil Araujo and Rafiq Mohammadi, it was acquired in 2003 by Interwoven for $171 million. In 2009, Autonomy acquired Interwoven for $775 million, and then in 2011 Hewlett Packard purchased Autonomy for $11.1 billion, getting iManage in the deal.
But the Autonomy
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Kira Systems, a 10-year-old Toronto company that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence in contract analysis, is to be acquired by the global legal technology company Litera, its 12th acquisition over the span of two years.
Kira’s CEO, Noah Waisberg, a former corporate lawyer with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York, and its CTO, Dr. Alexander
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You’re getting ready to close the deal. The finish line is near. All you need to do is create signature pages and packets, get signatures from every party, track and organize those pages, then create customized closing books—all manually! Of course, this means heading into the office or copy center and then drowning in a sea of paper.
This typical
Continue Reading Litera transforms deal workflows with its transaction management platform

For many lawyers, the administration associated with the deal process is cumbersome, tedious, and stressful. Collaborating with multiple parties through back-and-forth emails involves running endless comparisons, attaching large files (that hit firewalls and bounce back), manually tracking the status information in a checklist and—perhaps worst of all—constantly searching your inbox for the latest version of a document. Oh! And don’t
Continue Reading Say Goodbye to Old-school Transaction Management with Litera Transact

Last week may have been the first-ever virtual annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association, but just like past years’ face-to-face ILTACONs, this year’s ILTA>ON was the occasion for a flood of major news announcements from legal technology companies.
And given my own perfect storm last week of spending three hours a day hosting live coverage of the
Continue Reading Post-ILTA>ON Round-up: Tons of Legal Tech News – Acquisitions, Launches, Updates and More

A year ago, the document technology company Litera made a major move into the area of deal-management technology with the acquisitions of two of the leading platforms within a month of each other, first acquiring Workshare Transact in July and then Doxly in August, out of which it created a single product, Litera Transact.
Now, Litera has scored a notable
Continue Reading In Win for Litera, Major European Bank Adopts Litera Transact To Manage Deals

On Wednesday, I interviewed Haley Altman for Litera TV, following news last week that Litera had named her its global director of business development and strategy.
Altman is a former lawyer who, in 2016, founded the transaction management platform Doxly. Last year, she sold Doxly to the document technology company Litera, joining the company as general manager of transaction
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Haley Altman, who joined the document technology company Litera in August 2019 when it acquired the transactions management company she founded, Doxly, has today been named Litera’s global director of business development and strategy.
In this new role, the company said, Altman will focus on expanding customer development opportunities and helping to define and execute the strategic vision of the
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As the global pandemic has forced lawyers and clients into working from home, many law firms have realized that standard ways of closing deals and signing documents are no longer viable.
That point was driven home recently when Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, said that its U.S. real estate practice would now use the cloud platform Litera Transact
Continue Reading Dentons Adopts Litera Transact for Managing Major U.S. Real Estate Transactions

Over the last few decades, lawyers have embraced technology for all kinds of tasks. We use artificial intelligence to rapidly identify case law precedents, judicial analytics to better predict how judges will rule on issues, automation and advanced document technology to assemble and check our contracts and other documents, and technology-assisted review to conquer piles of ediscovery.
Continue Reading It’s Time to Start Using Technology to Manage Transactions