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Medical malpractice litigation is stressful for clients and lawyers, which can result in not achieving the best case outcomes; but there is another way, according to Amy Dennerlein, the Director of Medical-Legal Solutions at Exigent. Our medical malpractice experts can help. There are 850,000 medical negligence claims made in the US every year. Sounds like a staggering amount, but when you consider that medical errors are the third leading cause of death after heart disease…
Exigent’s Global Managing Director Nicola Stott on how legal leaders should develop themselves and their teams in the face of increased technological complexity Would you get on an autonomous aeroplane, piloted by an algorithm? That’s what I was asked at a recent event led by Thimon de Jong about Business Strategy. I was surprised to find myself– the leader of a global legal technology company– thinking “Not a chance!” I was shocked at this very…
Nicola Stott, Exigent’s Global Managing Director, spoke to International Financial Law Review about leadership in legal, diversity and the secret to her success as a female legal leader Exigent’s Global Managing Director, Nicola Stott, was interviewed by the Women in Business Law group (WiBL) to share her point of view on where the industry is going, both in terms of technology adoption and diversity. In the interview, Nicola talks about her background, how Exigent…
As the first big fines start hitting businesses, data privacy and compliance legislation are back at the top of the board agenda. Here’s how you can be prepared and why a GRC strategy is the secret to sustainable compliance. With GDPR a little over 12 months old, British Airways (BA) has become the first public recipient of a fine from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under the new legislation. The fine, a record £183m ($229m),…
Exigent’s CEO talks to Legal Tech News about how legal tech providers should prepare for the approaching recession and how in-house teams should tackle it. “A slowdown will hit legal department budgets, and if they haven’t invested in legal technology during a boom, it’s likely they won’t during a slowdown,” said David Holme, CEO of Exigent and Chairmain of recently launched VC fund Bright Minds. He was talking to Legal Tech News reporter Victoria…
By Matt Hoy, Associate Director, Legal Solutions UK, Ireland and Europe What do rubber ducks and Nikes have to do with legal data analytics? Nothing at first glance. Until you take a closer look. In 1992 a shipping crate fell off the deck of a cargo ship that was making its way to the US from Hong Kong and plunged into the sea. The crate’s contents spilled into the ocean. One particular crate contained 28,000…
As a cornerstone investor in Bright Minds Capital Partners, Exigent’s mission is to change the way legal tech is funded, led and developed. By David Holme, Exigent’s CEO and Bright Mind’s Chairman Legal tech has been getting a lot of attention lately: it has made the headlines with stellar injections of cash and private equity finally moving in on the sector. All good news. Except it has also attracted the dark side of…
Contract management is laborious, time-consuming and, according to multiple statistics, not performed adequately by the majority of businesses, leading to between 5%-40% loss of value on any given deal. The challenge of contract management is fourfold: the sheer volume of contracts to manage; the lack of visibility of your contracts; the absence of uniformity; and the manpower with which to manage the contract process from drafting to storing to execution. Contract management is, to be…
Contract management is laborious, time-consuming and, according to multiple statistics, not performed adequately by the majority of businesses, leading to between 5%-40% loss of value on any given deal. The challenge of contract management is fourfold: the sheer volume of contracts to manage; the lack of visibility of your contracts; the absence of uniformity; and the manpower with which to manage the contract process from drafting to storing to execution. Contract management is, to be…
Everyone knows that knowledge is power. But in our fueled, fast-moving economy, it’s not just any knowledge; yesterday’s knowledge isn’t as powerful as today’s.  In a business context, markets move by the millisecond, environmental and situational disasters occur in minutes and societal shifts arise overnight. All of which can have a serious impact on organizational strategy.So, what happens to businesses and, legal departments, who don’t have ready access to up-to-date knowledge? Contracts are some of…