We have great clients. And nothing pleases us more than when we can contribute to their success. Take, for example, leading UK law firm Dickinson Dees. The firm originally implemented Exari two years ago to automate information technology and outsourcing agreements.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and recent FSA regulations have put pressure on investment banks and buy-side institutions to consider new methods to manage both legacy and new master agreements (ISDA, CSA, GMRA, GMSLA, IFXCO etc.).
We are pleased to share the news that Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has selected Exari to help streamline its clients’ decision-making process and to achieve efficiencies in delivering legal services to its investment fund clients.
So, you've worked hard to get the deal done. Now all you need is to hand over the sales contract for the customer's signature. That's it. Sounds simple, right? But it may not be.
If you are looking for document assembly resources, there are two groups on Linkedin you may want to check out.
We've been talking a lot lately about ways that sales teams can win more deals. And, we've noticed that others across the blogosphere are too. Tim Cummins has two recent posts on Commitment Matters that speak to this very issue.
The IACCM is currently collecting data for its latest ‘most negotiated’ clause study, which will reveal the terms that are most disputed during contract negotiations. While negotiation will likely continue to require a serious time commitment on behalf of the lawyers, the process can be improved. There are several tools and technologies available to aid in the negotiation process, but the best place to start is with a well drafted contract.
Although a nondisclosure agreement, or NDA, may be one of the most basic legal agreements, it's among the most important. A carefully crafted NDA will prohibit the unauthorized use of confidential information, thereby protecting your trade secrets and that million dollar idea.
For the first time (that we are aware of anyway) Document Assembly will be in the clouds. And by clouds, we mean the white, fluffy kind, not the SaaS kind.
In a recent CIO Update, Jeff Vance wrote a post entitled, 7 Ways to Cut Costs without Firing Your Employees where he talked about cost-cutting solutions that wouldn’t make employees grit their teeth and would actually be smart moves in any economy. It challenged CIOs to consider not only cost cutting ideas, but also those that improved productivity.