Today Lex Machina launched the first
analytics product for securities litigators at event in New York City, which was held at the Park
Avenue Gansevoort Hotel. I had the opportunity to attend today’s event featuring two of  Lex Machina’s top executives. Josh Becker, CEO introduced the company and Owen Byrd, Chief
Evangelist and General Counsel,

 Law360 just announced that they will be breaking out the
champagne to celebrate their “Golden Tour” at the AALL Annual Meeting and
Conference in Chicago July 15-19, 2016. The festivities will mark the release
of Law 360’s 50th specialty newsletter as well as the release of
their In Depth news publication.
Law 360’s Newsletters 2004-2016

Last month LexisNexis 
announced a new release of Lexis Advance which offered customers enhanced news
services and legislative insights. Legislative Outlook offers predictive
analytics and data visualization for proposed legislation.  Legislative
Outlook will be available  at no charge to subscribers through November
30, 2016, except where a gratis subscription is precluded by law (e.g. Federal

 In December, I offered readers the opportunity to respond to a survey on products and processes that they started or stopped using in 2015 or planned to stop or start in 2016. Readers were also asked to describe products or features they are waiting for vendors to invent.

What s the best NEW PRODUCT you

London based Incisive Media  announced in a press release this morning that they had sold their  legal market news publication Legal Week to  American legal news pioneer American Lawyer Media. Ironically ALM was briefly owned by Incisive Media from 2007 to 2009.

As the legal market globalizes it makes complete sense for law firm leaders


Starting in 2016 LexisNexis will manage all  ALM  print and digital news contracts and  provide customer support for the 200  largest law firms in the US. This means that the firm’s LexisNexis Account Manager will now be responsible for negotiating ALM contracts. The accounts that are being transitioned on January 1 will be the accounts that

Today LexisNexis and American Lawyer Media  announced  a new agreement which deepens their strategic relationship while
ensuring the continued availability of archived ALM legal news  on the LexisNexis platform. ALM owns the “grand-daddy” of modern legal news reporting  The American
Lawyer as well as other well known national titles such as
 Corporate Counsel, The National