Pushed for time? Here’s what you need to know in brief

A catch up on all our biggest stories from yesterday (24 January).
CLOC’s European Institute 2019 – the key takeaways
CLOC’s London conference went off without a hitch on Monday and Tuesday this week in the very plush Landmark Hotel in London, which certainly felt like something of a statement about how far the organisation has come internationally.
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Exclusive: Peppermint Technology secures over £7m from Accel-KKR and Scottish Equity Partners
In a significant boost for legal technology cloud provider Peppermint Technology, Silicon Valley tech investment firm Accel-KKR and long-term investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) are to invest over £7m to accelerate Peppermint’s growth and further develop its legal software as a service platform, we can reveal.
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Exclusive: ContractPodAi launches Salesforce App as it continues its push outside the legal function
IBM Watson-backed contract management system ContractPodAi is continuing its aggressive push outside the legal sphere with a native Salesforce application launching on the Salesforce App Exchange.
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And yet more legal tech investment: DISCO raises $83m
As we try to go to press on the Orange Rag out next week yet ANOTHER interesting announcement came out yesterday (24 January) that we know you’ll want to hear about, as eDiscovery vendor DISCO raises $83m, bringing the total it has raised to $135m. Legal tech is now firmly on the investment fund radar – we also published yesterday that Silicon Valley investor Accel-KKR has alongside Scottish Equity Partners invested $10m in Peppermint Technology and one of the reasons for that is that the legal tech sector is perceived by investors as a hot and still untapped opportunity.
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