Intapp acquires OnePlace

Intapp has acquired OnePlace, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for marketing and business development teams. Intapp and OnePlace are joining forces to address the growing need for a unified front office solution spanning the client lifecycle that helps firms cultivate key relationships, drive growth, and better compete in their modern marketplace. OnePlace, founded in 2012, was an early pioneer in cloud-based marketing solutions, helping more than 60 professional services customers replace their legacy CRM. The combination brings together OnePlace’s deep domain knowledge and team of experts in marketing and business development technology, with Intapp’s market-leading Industry Cloud for Professional Services. […]

Melbourne Free Event: Conveyancing Cybercrime – Lessons Learned

Seminar Organised by Smokeball   Date:  Tuesday 18 June 2019 Time:  12:30 pm – 2:00 pm  Where:  City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Flagstaff Gardens, Dudley St, West Melbourne Who is this event for:  Legal and conveyancing professionals in Victoria What will you receive:  You will obtain 1 CPD unit for attending + Lunch is on us! Key takeaways: An understanding of cybersecurity and how cybersecurity differs from IT security Lessons learned from last years electronic settlement fraud incidents Some practical actions to improve your cyber security resilience Presenters Ian Bloomfield, Ignite Systems Managing Director Ian has been developing and delivering cyber security solutions for over ten years. As […]

Four emerging Legaltech companies get support from Lander & Rogers

Lander & Rogers will help four emerging legaltech companies scale-up and generate more clients and revenue. This is the inaugural intake of the law firm’s lawtech hub. The emerging businesses will also get access to facilities and services provided by Melbourne-based YBF Ventures. According to Lander & Rogers: The LawTech Hub by Lander & Rogers, powered by YBF Ventures in Melbourne, is an immersion opportunity for mature startups and scaleups looking to collaborate, grow their companies rapidly, and be part of the up-and-coming legal technology community in Australia. After a robust application process, the first startups to join the LawTech Hub are Anika […]

PropertyX recognises movers and shakers in digital property settlements

Australia’s finest property developers, conveyancers, lawyers and lenders have come together in Melbourne to celebrate those businesses leading the digitisation of property settlements across the country. Now in its second year, the annual PropertyX Awards, presented by Property Exchange Australia (PEXA), pays tribute to those businesses that have demonstrated leadership, innovation and customer-centricity in delivering a safer and more efficient means of transacting property to the Australian market. PEXA CEO Marcus Price said he was thrilled to see so much support from industry in bringing property transactions into the digital-age: “Property is our country’s largest asset class, so the work […]

Lawyers hired to tell chatbots to shut-up

Chatbots monitor Westpac’s staff for compliance breaches but who watches over the chatbots? What if a chatbot goes rogue and starts ‘falsely accusing’ staff of breaching banking regulations? Who has the authority and credibility to know whether it’s the human or the robot that is correct? The obvious answer is a human lawyer. In Westpac’s case it is law firm Allens. The firm has been hired by Westpac to effectively tell the robot chatbots when to shut-up. The AFR reports: Westpac’s group executive of legal, Rebecca Lim, said the bank was keen to use the AI-powered regtech solution known as Red […]

Hall & Wilcox launches CLEAR, a world-first solution for self-insurer personal injury claims

Missing vital information for personal injury claims was one of the key drivers behind Hall & Wilcox’s development of a new web-based application that will solve a long-standing problem for companies that are self-insurers and save them money. Common law personal injury claims for damages against self-insurers are generally made two to six years after a worker is injured, during which time critical evidence can go missing. Once the evidence is missing, claims typically get protracted and expensive. To address this issue for self-insurers, leading independent Australian business law firm Hall & Wilcox has launched a Smarter Law solution, Common […]

eDiscovery: Launch of new Nuix Ringtail software as a service (SaaS) which runs on Amazon Web Services

Nuix (www.nuix.com), a risk, compliance, and security software company headquartered in Australia, has launched Nuix Ringtail under a software as a service (SaaS) model in the Asia Pacific region. Nuix Ringtail SaaS runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS), which has ISO27001 certification, an internationally recognised security standard. Nuix Ringtail SaaS combines powerful functionality with the benefits of a cloud-hosted product, as well as having zero infrastructure costs, robust security, scalability, and automatic upgrades. “There isn’t enough time in the day to discover the traditional way anymore,” says Shane Jansz, Global Head of eDiscovery & Information Governance Solutions for Nuix. “People […]

Baker McKenzie Selects iManage Cloud as its New Global Work Product Management Platform

iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that Baker McKenzie, one of the world’s largest law firms, has selected iManage to replace its on-premises document management system. Baker McKenzie will deploy iManage Work, Share, Records Manager and Threat Manager in the iManage Cloud as its comprehensive and secure productivity and governance platform for its 13,000+ professionals in 78 offices across 6 continents. “To support our lawyers in delivering the best possible legal services to our clients, we needed a secure, world-class, cloud-based system that our attorneys can access on any device, anytime, anywhere around the world – and iManage fit the […]

GlobalX announces property law tech CPD seminars

Legal technology innovator GlobalX has announced a property market insights and technology event series for Australian legal professionals. The ‘Future Frontier of Property’ breakfast seminars are set to be hosted in May and June across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The complimentary events will provide Australian lawyers and conveyancers with the latest insights into the state of the Australian property market, with property and technology experts focusing on what’s set for major infrastructure and residential projects. The seminars will also showcase an exclusive look at the latest technology to transact multi-lot developments. Matter Centre Projects, from GlobalX, is an all-in-one solution […]