In our April Issue 331:

Intapp lays off close to 50
Intapp has laid off close to 50 people out of its circa 800 workforce, we can reveal, with the redundancies taking place globally and across a range of teams including development, sales, and marketing, the latter of which has been particularly badly affected. We speak to president and chief client officer Dan Tacone. 
 
2020 Guide to UK eDisclosure systems out now!
We might be in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, but there is no stopping the irresistible force that is the most definitive Guide to UK eDisclosure systems. Andrew Haslam and Legal IT Insider today (29 April) publish the 2020 edition of the “industry bible”, now in its eighth year.
 
LITI’s COVID-19 survey shows lack of equipment a key regret
The results of Legal IT Insider’s remote working survey are in and if we had given the market a crystal ball that COVID-19 was coming, the main thing that both vendors and law firms would have done differently is have more kit or be better set up from home – equipment is also a key priority to improve going forward.
 
NetDocuments welcomes new CFO (and what that means)
NetDocuments has hired former investment banking head Hugo Doetsch as its chief financial officer in a hire that appears likely to precede further acquisitions, as the document management and collaboration vendor eyes strategic growth and a focus on end-user productivity.
 
Mishcon bans Zoom without client consent
UK law firm Mishcon de Reya has taken the decision not to use video conferencing app Zoom for client communications unless they receive express consent.
 
Webinars: Litera talks business continuity + sign up for our forthcoming webinars
On 17 April Legal IT Insider’s editor Caroline Hill hosted a live webinar with Litera’s CEO Avaneesh Marwaha, in a thought-provoking conversation looking at the shift among law firms to home working, including what has worked well, what has presented more of a challenge, and what the top priorities should be for leadership now.
 
Legaltech AI projects being put on ice
Complex legaltech startup projects involving AI or generally requiring access to data are in many cases being put on hold as law firms and corporate teams freeze their legal technology spend, with many downgrading funding on innovation to ‘discretionary’. But the startup market is proving to be agile and after a three-week complete dearth of communication, conversations are reportedly starting to happen again.
 
Susskind talks about the leap to remote courts
Richard Susskind discusses the COVID-19 driven leap to remote court hearings with Legal IT Insider.
 
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