Contract Law


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    How McGraw Hill uses alternative legal services provider Factor

    The education publishing company said Factor has provided valuable assistance with third-party contracts and permission granting. 

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Congress passes bill voiding NDAs in cases of sexual assault, harassment; Biden expected to sign

    The Speak Out Act would allow those who have experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment in the workplace — and who have signed NDAs — to talk about their experiences.

    By Emilie Shumway • Nov. 16, 2022
  • Lawsuits over Twitter golden parachutes could get messy

    New owner Elon Musk now has access to sensitive internal communications that could touch on his claim the company has more fake accounts than it says it does.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    Are NDAs on the way out?

    As the fifth anniversary of the #MeToo movement nears, Congress is making moves to dismantle some of the workplace roadblocks that brought it about.

    By Emilie Shumway • Oct. 17, 2022
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    How legal teams can use AI-powered contract playbooks

    CLM provider Ironclad says its new feature is designed to help in-house legal departments more efficiently review and negotiate contracts.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    A CLM provider and procurement solution have joined forces

    Ironclad and Zip say their integration will protect legal departments’ time and and help companies strengthen their procurement workflows.

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    The power of CLM integrations for legal teams

    SirionLabs’ integration with Salesforce is one recent example of CLM providers connecting their systems with other software to boost contracting efficiency.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Opinion

    How smart contracts and blockchain are evolving NDA workflows

    Immutability, stake-of-proof, anonymization and other perks of smart contracts and blockchain can help expedite NDA and CLM processes.

    By Naseeha Machingal • Aug. 23, 2022
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    Opinion

    7 ways to ruin your CLM technology implementation

    Legal teams tend to hit the same roadblocks when implementing contract lifecycle management technology. Here’s a roadmap for avoiding them. 

    By Michael Callier • Aug. 8, 2022
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    Using CLM technology to manage risk and strengthen compliance

    ContractPodAi says pre-built contract templates make it easier for legal teams to ensure agreements comply with key legal obligations.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    New DocuSign legal chief hopes to advance company's growth

    Jim Shaughnessy said he will prioritize promoting the company’s CLM products and aim to collaborate effectively with other new executives. 

    By July 12, 2022
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    Twitter said to be in better legal position than Musk in acquisition dispute

    The burden is on Musk to show the company’s spam figures, even if inaccurate, pose a long-term threat to the company’s outlook.

    By July 11, 2022
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    Contract turnaround times have decreased sharply since 2020, report says

    A new Ironclad analysis of more than 1 billion contracts also found that legal teams and other business units are making far more contract amendments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By June 28, 2022
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    Ontra acquires tech platform that helps with subscription documents management

    The global contracts-focused company says purchasing FundFormer will benefit its financial services clients and attorney network.

    By June 28, 2022
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    Using social media posts about contracts to build your brand

    LinkedIn, Twitter and TikTok are among the popular platforms legal professionals are using to share knowledge about contracts and develop new connections.

    By June 7, 2022
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    Contracts software platform also provides lawyers to in-house teams

    Ontra’s "lawyer in the loop" model is designed to assist financial service companies with a variety of contract needs.

    By June 3, 2022
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    New Ironclad product aims to help legal teams defend online contracts in court

    The CLM provider claims Snapshots will help companies capture visual proof of clickwrap contract acceptances.

    By May 9, 2022
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    Consultants urge legal departments to be deliberate in preparing for CLM systems

    A rush to adopt contract lifecycle management software can backfire on companies eager to improve their contracting processes.

    By April 28, 2022