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Westlaw China Goes Global
Our thanks to Sean Hocking for drawing our attention to this item: With the global launch of Westlaw China – – legal practitioners in the US and UK now have access to Chinese legal information and accurate translation on a familiar and effective legal research platform. “Westlaw China’s launch – and its potential as an important resource for global law firms, corporations doing business in China and law schools – is an important step in the growth of Westlaw as a truly global resource,” said Peter Warwick, president & CEO, Thomson Reuters Legal. In this short video interview, Stephen Yao – – president & CEO of Westlaw China, talks about the demand for information on Chinese law in the United States.

Epiq Systems open Hong Kong office
New York-based e-discovery and legal services company Epiq System has opened a new Asian presence based out of Hong Kong. The office will provide local and on-site e-discovery and support services across Asia. The company says its DocuMatrix review platform can support a wide range of South-East Asia languages including Bengali, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Lao, Malay, Nepali and Vietnamese.