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When making deals that involve potentially millions of dollars, years of potential new operations and responsibilities, and the fate of numerous workers’ careers, the last thing either party wants is to see an M&A deal end up in litigation. Yet the high-stakes of M&A frequently necessitates litigation to ensure sellers obtain the maximum value for […] The post How COVID-19 Has Radically Changed M&A Litigation appeared first on Exigent.…
If you’re intrigued by the possibility of robotic process automation (RPA) in your organization, know that you’re in good company. While it’s true that just 12% of organizations currently use AI in their legal processes, nearly half (45%) are also exploring its potential to reduce legal workload, gain additional insight or boost personnel performance. Interest […] The post 5 Steps to Implementing RPA or AI in Your Organization appeared first on Exigent.…
The legal industry hasn’t always been known for its rapid adoption of changes. In the wake of COVID-19, however, it’s been forced to come to terms with new realities in the legal world. It’s tempting to attribute the shifting legal landscape to the transformative effects of the pandemic, but these changes have been in the […] The post Why the Legal Department Will Never Be the Same After COVID-19 appeared first on Exigent.…
Modern legal technology is on the rise. Firms and legal departments of all sizes are discovering that tech like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) can drastically improve critical processes. Top companies leverage these technologies to cut costs, improve accuracy and save time — all without hiring additional employees or dismantling existing processes. […] The post 6 Use Cases for AI and RPA in Law Firms and Legal Departments appeared first on Exigent.…
Eric Eckhardt, Vice President, Legal Solutions weighs in on innovation and how it applies to the future of corporate legal operations. Once upon a time (the year 2000ish) in a land far away (the conference room most often used by the C-Suite) spreadsheets were reviewed and reports were read and everyone scratched their heads asking […] The post Innovating the Future of Corporate Legal Operations appeared first on Exigent.…
Contract management has moved on from the days of being simply an electronic filing cabinet. Today’s technology can help you drive value from your data, better manage risk, and boost cost savings. Whether we’re in a bull or bear market, pre-COVID, or the new normal, increasing value will always pique the attention of your CFO […] The post Five Ways Smart Contract Management Can Reduce Your Costs appeared first on Exigent.…
Developing your data strategy might not be on your priority list right now, but converting your organization to be a data-driven business could be just the transformation you need to bounce back. Hindsight, as they say, is 2020; and we are already finding that this year has proved illuminating for many organizations who, under mounting […] The post Implementing a Data Strategy Can Help You Thrive Post COVID-19 appeared first on Exigent.…
Considering the level of disruption caused by the COVID-19 global health crisis, organizations can’t expect their supply chains to function as intended. In fact, the COVID-19 pandemic has been estimated to impact the supply chains of more than 5 million companies. Managing that impact and minimizing risk is going to require informed legal insights; if […] The post Managing Legal COVID-19 Supply Chain Risk appeared first on Exigent.…
Legal departments and law firms face more demand than ever. From excessive caseloads to ever-evolving legislation, compliance and regulations, legal professionals are struggling to keep up with the rapidly growing workload. Now more than ever, in-house legal departments and firms have a lot to gain from simplifying and streamlining their processes through technology. Robotic process […] The post How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Works with Lawyers appeared first on Exigent.…
Current contract management practices are ill-equipped to deal with the ‘new normal’. It’s time contract management matured and helped rather than hindered the way we do business. Agile Contract Management is now a necessity. To say that your contracts have never been more important is an understatement. As we all find our feet in the […] The post Why Agile Contract Management is Now a Necessity, Not a Choice appeared first on Exigent.…
About fifteen years ago, the world started realizing that the way legal services were delivered, inside the corporate environment and by law firms, was commercially flawed. The COVID-19 Pandemic has shined a spotlight on those flaws in recent months. Eric Eckhardt, Vice President, Legal Solutions weighs in on the The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Providers, […] The post 5 Steps to Getting Started with an ALSP appeared first on Exigent.…
When considering a data strategy, most executives and GCs think first about their data mountain. But it’s the cultural and mindset changes that will have the biggest impact on the success of your data journey – not your data or your technology applications and systems. The biggest element of any data strategy that is usually […] The post Data Strategy: Six Ways to Change Your Mindset for Success appeared first on Exigent.…
“Nurses are now being put in unsafe situations, which will likely end badly. As a nurse colleague, I understand the pressure, and thank you for your service.” – Amy Dennerlein, RN, BSN, Director of Medical Legal Solutions, Exigent Nursing is one of the largest, most passionate communities in the world, spanning every nation, every ethnicity, […] The post COVID-19 and the Impact on Nurses appeared first on Exigent.…
It doesn’t take a prophet to see that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to have lasting consequences on our lives and the way we do business. The nature of these changes, however, is less clear. Each organization and industry will respond differently. Some will find that the pandemic spells the end of their operations, while […] The post COVID-19’s Impact on Law Firm Operations: What’s Next? appeared first on Exigent.…
Accident incidents happen all the time, from slips, trips, and falls to motor vehicle collisions. The individuals involved may claim a host of injuries stemming directly from the incident. How does one determine whether claimed injuries are causally related to the event or not? Here we discuss how biomechanical engineering experts can shed light on […] The post The Role of Biomechanical Engineering Experts in Personal Injury Litigation appeared first on Exigent.…