It’s been a busy month for the Kira Systems team with the announcement of our SOC2 Certification, enhanced document classifier, and new customers and partnerships. With all this buzz around artificial intelligence (AI), you may be wondering how much of it is real.
The Mergers, Acquisitions, and Exit Strategies Report published in The Times on October 18, 2017, highlighted that Brexit risk management has become the new norm while the regulatory environment continues to evolve in the UK.
Using Kira’s machine-learning technology, Kemp Little has built a tool for in-house counsel that identifies contractual arrangements that are likely to be affected by the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. These can include licenses and authorizations issued under EU provisions or clauses that cover legislative changes.
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Today, October 13, 2017, Kira Systems' CEO and co-founder Noah Waisberg will present at the 2017 International Bar Association Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia.
After a whirlwind week of client visits and travel, Noah will be speaking at this morning's session, entitled "Better Safe Than Sorry", which will focus on the new legal issues to be covered in due diligence when preparing for an acquisition as well as on the new tools that have become gradually available on the market to assist lawyers in their task.
Topics will include investigating how legal advisers can play a key role in preventing or preparing the new owner-to-be and the target to better face future legal constraints or risks that are coming their way. Finally, the panel will review what process can be set up to maintain a close watch on possible issues occurring between signing and closing, and the solutions to address these risks.
Noah will be joined part of an esteemed panel including Valentina Cassata from American Express, Michael Coates from Shell International, Gabriella Covino from Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Hermann Knott from Andersen Tax & Legal, Paola Lozano from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Javier Magnasco, and Claudio Undurraga from Prieto Abogados.
Today, October 12, 2017, Paul Leighton, Senior Account Director at Kira Systems, will present at the 13th Annual UT Law's Mergers & Acquisitions Institute, the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for those looking to stay on top of the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A.
In a lunchtime session at the event being held at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas, Paul will present on the topic of "How Artificial Intelligence Will
Eat Your Lunch Transform The Way You Do Deals" addressing the opportunities and threats facing
The Kira Systems team is pleased to introduce an updated Document Classifier as part of our October 7 update.
Debunking Machine Learning Myths - Case Studies in Contract Review and Analysis
Kira Systems will be in New York City on September 14th, 2017 for an ILTA Lunch and Learn session, hosted at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP's office.
Last night, the Kira Systems team was pleased to join client Allens and fellow technology solution providers, Neota Logic and HighQ Solutions, at the International Legal Technology Association’s 8th Annual Distinguished Peer Awards in Las Vegas.
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So I work for a company founded by an M&A lawyer who left big law specifically because of the pain and drudgery of the due diligence process.
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ILTACON 2017 is about to get started and there are lots of opportunities to learn about machine learning at the conference!
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At the 2017 Mergermarket European Corporate Development Summit, on July 6, 2017, the Kira Systems team had the opportunity to hear Martin Mendelssohn and Alexandra Romert from the law firm CMS give a presentation of their recently published European M&A Study 2017. The presentation highlighted key developments within sale and purchase agreements from the past 12 months, trends in deal structures and how deal terms compare between different European regions and the USA. Inspired by their presentation, we thought we would share some of their key insights with you, and show you how Kira can help you keep track of the shifting legal landscape around the world.
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