We are very excited to be included in the "Best of" lists from the National Law Journal in 2021! It's an honor to receive an award for Contract Lifecycle Management, as voted on by the lawyers and firm administrators who are day-to-day eBrevia users. Access the digital edition for the complete list of categories and to see "the businesses that stand out among their competitors in providing lawyers with the essentials they require to compete in today’s legal market." (source: National Law Journal). Click here.
New Rule 15 for Administration of EDGAR
On December 11, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC") adopted a new Rule 15 under Regulation S-T regarding the administration of the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (“EDGAR") system. Rule 15 was designed to promote the reliability and integrity of EDGAR submissions.
The SEC has not yet provided full disclosure about the specific processes required to achieve these actions, but the new rule includes actions for the following items:
eBrevia accelerates reviews even more with new Provision Compare
The ability to compare provisions while reviewing documents is one of the most highly requested and anticipated capabilities that eBrevia has ever added to its platform. Once you know how the capability works and the benefits to reviewers, you’ll understand why.
eBrevia named in the National Law Journal's Annual Legal Technology Trailblazers List
eBrevia is pleased to announce our inclusion in the annual National Law Journal's Legal Technology Trailblazers for a second time. Keith Edwards, Vice President, Legal Market Leader from the National Law Journal wrote in the publication “We are proud to spotlight a handful of companies and products that are truly agents of change. Unlike other Trailblazer’s sections, the following profiles focus on the company / product rather than the individual.
Investment Outlook: 2021 Looks Bright
Investment Outlook: 2021 Looks Bright – a blog by Craig Clay, President of Global Capital Markets, DFIN
Despite the pandemic, 2020 was the biggest year for IPOs since 2014, and I am confident that the positive trend will continue in 2021.
Roundtable: Beyond Diligence: AI-based Contract Analytics for compliance, post-merger integration, investment intelligence & telecommunications
Panel discussion with insights from leaders at Baker McKenzie, MD7, Aumni, Inc. and Duff & Phelps on leveraging AI-based contract analytics for compliance, post-merger integration, investment intelligence, and telecommunications.
The 2021 proxy season is anticipated to feature unprecedented levels of scrutiny from a range of investors and other stakeholders. During last year’s proxy season, investors understood that many companies had to temporarily switch from “sustainable” to “survival” mode, and they provided some forbearance about company performance, executive pay, meeting formats and other issues.
Key Takeaways from ESG and PE—The Missing Pieces
Board oversight of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues has come to the fore as public and private companies evolve their stakeholder communications to include company-specific ESG metrics and targets, designed to identify risk and long-term value creation. Unlike public companies, private entities are not obliged to make specific ESG disclosures to satisfy regulators and the ratings agencies that monitor actions on the ESG front.
A Private Equity View on how Deal-Making has Changed in 2020
Deal-making has traditionally been and is likely to remain dependent on interpersonal relationships. But technology is playing an increasingly critical role in helping private equity and venture capital firms to not only take quicker, more informed decisions on deals, but also obtain a more thorough understanding of the target company’s business, assets, financial performance and risks in acquisitions. COVID-19 has shown few signs of abating but new waves are still impacting many parts of the Asia-Pacific region.
eBrevia Awarded Contract Management Solution Provider of the Year by Legaltech Breakthrough
eBrevia’s AI-powered contract analytics platform was chosen as Contract Management Solution Provider of the Year in the inaugural LegalTech Breakthrough Awards which attracted more than 1,250 nominations from over 14 countries around the world.
LegalTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top technologies and products within the legal and compliance industry that drive innovation and exemplify the best in legal technology solutions worldwide.