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Aparajitha set to acquire Allsec Technologies' labour law business
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compliance
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law
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labour
Aparajitha Corporate Services is set to bolster its market leadership in compliance solutions with the acquisition of Allsec Technologies' 'labour law' compliance arm, valued at Rs 27 crore.
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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
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dei
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jobs
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law
Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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Macfarlanes participates in commercial preview of Lexis+ AI
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encryption
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partner programmes
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ai
In a move towards innovation, London law firm Macfarlanes has announced its collaboration with LexisNexis, testing the newly launched Lexis+ AI in the UK commercial market.
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Chief Justice anticipates significant AI impact on law
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ai
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law
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nuance
Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts, urges careful implementation and underscoring the irreplaceable values of human judgement.
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OpenUK announces speaker lineup for State of Open Con 24
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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fintech
OpenUK reveals speaker roster of over 140 leading tech, open source, law, and policy experts for SOOCon24 conference. .
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Predicted growth in cloud-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook market
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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big data
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bi
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data protection
The cloud-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) services market is projected to reach US$701.7 million by 2029, according to a new report.
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Voice analytics market projected to reach USD 9.33 billion by 2030
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
The voice analytics market is set to soar to $9.33bn by 2030, fuelled by growing use of voice recognition tech.
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Semperis appoints Malcolm Turnbull to Strategic Advisory Board
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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law
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growth
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been appointed to the strategic advisory board of cyber resilience company, Semperis.
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CMA introduces Green Agreements Guidance for sustainable business
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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sustainable it
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strategy
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law
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) introduces new guidance to help businesses collaborate on environmental sustainability while complying with the law.
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Secureworks identifies malicious Qakbot ransomware campaign
Wed, 30th Aug 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit researchers have long maintained active monitoring of the botnet and detected the disruption activity on August 25.
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Maddocks streamlines negotiations in the renewable energy space
Wed, 2nd Aug 2023
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app development
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digital transformation
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apm
Using OutSystems, Maddocks built five customer-facing solutions promoting a streamlined collaboration between the company and its clients in less than a year.
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Automation and AI in the law sector: threat or opportunity?
Thu, 27th Jul 2023
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compliance
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ai
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data management
AI and automation can help accelerate the productivity of existing teams, enabling firms to make the most of their resources and boost their overall efficiency.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from G-P
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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payroll systems
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law
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skills shortage
Globalization Partners CEO Bob Cahill discusses updates to the company's platform and the talent shortage in ANZ.
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Why is business intelligence important for legal firms and why should you care?
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
The legal profession in Australia is more competitive than ever before, with a 45% increase in solicitors since 2011.
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Appian Low-Code Platform helps MinterEllison with automated practices
Thu, 25th Aug 2022
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Australian law firm MinterEllison has automated its business process management system using the Appian Low-Code Platform, saving 42,000 billable hours in 2023.
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Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Lack of mandatory reporting for intellectual property (IP) theft leaves Australian industries vulnerable to cyber attacks and foreign competition.
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Mercury charged by ComCom following complaints of misleading customers
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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law
Mercury NZ charged for misleading customers over early termination fees, with ComCom filing seven charges under Fair Trading Act.
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The NZ TCF endorses move by ComCom to promote TDR dispute scheme
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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customers
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commerce commission
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law
New Zealand Telecoms Forum welcomes Commerce Commission's push for greater access to dispute resolution scheme.
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Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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ddos
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dark web
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cybersecurity
‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?.
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Aotearoa gets a new Privacy Commissioner: Michael Webster replaces John Edwards
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Michael Webster, who is currently the Secretary of the Cabinet, will step into the Privacy Commissioner role on 5 July 2022.
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Appian awarded billions in damages against Pegasystems Inc.
Thu, 12th May 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Appian has been awarded USD$2.036 billion in damages against Pegasystems Inc as the result of a jury verdict in the Circuit Court for Fairfax County, Virginia.
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The GDPR and NZ: Why this relationship is so important to the future of data privacy in Aotearoa
Mon, 29th Nov 2021
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cloud services
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data protection
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pam
In 2018, a new unprecedented data privacy law took the EU and, by association, the rest of the world by storm.
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It's time for Kiwis to define the meaning of digital identity in Aotearoa
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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retail
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cios
NZ's push for digital identity gains ground as new bill passes first reading.
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Innovating legal: Why now & how intelligent automation can help
Wed, 19th Aug 2020
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contact centre
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martech
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chatbots
A wave of innovation is impacting every aspect of the legal profession, as the sector becomes more client-centred and future-focused.