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    Nestle Health Sciences CFO Joins Axiom's Executive Team

    Alternative legal services provider Axiom said Tuesday it has added the chief financial officer of Nestle Health Sciences to its executive leadership team, the latest in a string of recent C-suite appointments.

  • Atlanta Risk Management Cos. Riskonnect, Ventiv Combine

    Atlanta-based risk management company Riskonnect announced this week the acquisition of technology provider Ventiv Technology, adding expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning to the company.

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    OpenAI Must Face Defamation Suit From Ga. Radio Host

    A Georgia state judge has given the green light to a defamation suit brought by a conservative talk radio host claiming OpenAI's ChatGPT product published false legal information about him, rejecting the company's bid to toss the case.

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    Researchers Find Legal Errors 'Pervasive' In Top AI Models

    Large language models regularly give incorrect responses when asked legal questions, making it crucial for this technology to be supervised when used in law practice, according to a recently published study by researchers at Stanford University's RegLab and Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.

  • Voir Dire: Law360 Pulse's Weekly Quiz

    This was another action-packed week for the legal industry as BigLaw firms appointed new leaders and expanded their practices. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.

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    Legal Tech Roundup: Mitratech, Relativity

    A legal technology company started the new year off strong with a pair of acquisitions in early January.

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    UnitedLex Hires Breakwater Legal Data Head As Client Lead

    Kansas-based data and professional services company UnitedLex said Thursday it has hired a former legal consultant and founder as its chief client officer, continuing to bolster its leadership ranks since last year.

  • Ex-Atty For Fugees Artist Grilled On Alleged Trial Missteps

    Newly hired lawyers for former Fugees member Prakazrel "Pras" Michel sought Thursday to portray their client's previous attorney as disorganized and ill-prepared to defend the rapper in D.C. federal court against charges of engaging in a vast foreign influence scheme.

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    Harbor Global Hires Ogletree COO As President

    Legal services provider Harbor Global LLC announced Thursday that it has hired Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC's chief operating officer as its new president.

  • Insiders Continue To Cause Most UK Firm Data Breaches

    The United Kingdom legal sector continues to fall victim to data breaches through internal means, with over half of the known reported break-ins recently caused by individuals within an organization who possesses authorized access to sensitive information, according to data compiled by content management and productivity platform NetDocuments Software Inc.

  • Korean Law Firm Shin & Kim Latest To Launch AI Offering

    Korean law firm Shin & Kim LLC has launched an artificial intelligence and data center in response to clients' growing interest in AI-driven data, joining a slew of firms that have formed AI-focused practices and task forces.

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    After 2023 Dive, Legal Tech Funding Aims For 2024 Rebound

    Funding for legal technology companies nosedived in 2023, but experts are surprisingly upbeat about potential investments in the industry for 2024.

  • Wilson Sonsini Tech Unit Releases Free Compliance Tool

    SixFifty, a tech subsidiary of law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC, has released a free compliance tool that helps businesses determine whether they need to file ownership structure information with the U.S. government under a new federal requirement, the company said Thursday.

  • LexisNexis Launches Preview Of Lexis+ AI For UK

    LexisNexis Legal & Professional has joined forces with several leading law firms in the U.K. to test its new generative text platform, as it looks to transform the way lawyers carry out legal work.

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    Ex-Atty For Fugees Star Says AI Was Ideas Tool, Not Author

    Artificial intelligence software was a preparation tool, not the author of closing arguments, for former Fugees rapper Prakazrel "Pras" Michel's unsuccessful defense against charges of engaging in an illegal foreign influence scheme, an ex-member of the musician's legal team told a D.C. federal judge Wednesday.

  • Legal Tech Leader Joins Casepoint As Executive VP

    Casepoint has hired a longtime technology executive to assume all operational responsibilities for its commercial business and collaborate on strategy, the legal technology company said Wednesday.

  • Midwest Litigation Support Co. Merges With 2 Competitors

    Kansas City-headquartered litigation support and e-discovery company Complete Legal has completed its merger with competitors L2 Services in Chicago and Precise Legal in St. Louis, the company announced earlier this week.

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    Pro Bono Platform Paladin Makes First Acquisition

    Free legal assistance platform Paladin has acquired law firm reporting tool Pro Bono Manager from the nonprofit Pro Bono Net, marking its first acquisition, the company said Wednesday.

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    AI Quicker At Contract Review Than Attys But Less Accurate

    The most advanced large language models, or LLMs, left human attorneys in the dust by reviewing contracts significantly faster and cheaper. However, some accuracy issues with the technology still exist, according to a new report viewed by Law360 Pulse.

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    Recruiters' Advice To GCs? Look For Agile, Versatile Lawyers

    Finding lawyers who are agile and versatile, committing to corporate social responsibility and offering fair compensation to attract the best in-house lawyers are among the most effective ways legal teams can prepare to deal with uncertainties in the future, a new report says.

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    Dutch E-Discovery Co. Forcyd Opens Office In Germany

    Amsterdam-based e-discovery services provider Forcyd opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, as part of the launch of its Germany, Austria and Switzerland, or DACH, operations, the company said Tuesday.

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    Infodash Adds Perkins Coie Director As VP

    Infodash, a law firm-focused digital collaboration platform that received more than $2 million in funding last year, has added a Perkins Coie LLP client innovation director as its new vice president of client success and product innovation.

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    How Immediation, Once A Rising Star In Legal Tech, Crumbled

    The now-defunct legal technology company Immediation went from an up-and-coming startup to bust in part because of an overreliance on fundraising, a third-party report to creditors indicates and an investor in the business told Law60 Pulse.

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    LexisNexis Acquires French Practice Management Co. Jarvis

    LexisNexis Legal & Professional announced Monday that it acquired Jarvis Legal, a French legal practice management provider.

  • Court Software Co. Wants Class Cert. Denied In NC Case

    A Texas-based public sector software maker asked a North Carolina federal court Friday to deny certification for a proposed class of people alleging the use of the company's technology in North Carolina county courts led to unlawful arrests and detentions. Proving negligence in the case would necessitate a slew of individual trials that would inherently betray any arguments of commonality between potential class members, the company told the court.

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