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EisnerAmper promotes Michael Breit, Christopher Loiacono and Jay Weinstein to Vice Chair

In light of EisnerAmper’s extraordinary growth, the firm has named three of its partners and key leaders to the newly created role of Vice Chair, effective February 1

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Leidos announces $1B acquisition of L3Harris Security Detection

Leidos has entered a definitive agreement to acquire L3Harris Technologies’ security detection and automation businesses for $1B in cash to add complementary technology and products as well as create a comprehensive security and detection portfolio, Leidos said on Tuesday. The Boards of Directors of both companies unanimously approved the transaction.

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Computershare to acquire Corporate Creations

Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the business and assets of Corporate Creations Enterprises LLC (“Corporate Creations”), a highly regarded and growing registered agent business. The transaction is subject to regulatory review and expected to close during the first calendar quarter of 2020.

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Federal Judges Survey from Exterro weighs in on new data privacy laws and evolving e-discovery practices

Note to in-house legal teams: The federal judiciary wants more involvement when it comes to e-discovery activities. According to the 6th Annual Federal Judges Survey, put together by Exterro, Georgetown Law CLE, and EDRM, in-house legal teams have been shirking their duties with regards to meet-and-confer negotiations and must pay greater attention to new data types, specifically the preservation risks associated with ephemeral apps.

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QuisLex achieves HITRUST CSF® certification to manage risk, improve security posture and more

QuisLex announces that it has earned certified status for information security by HITRUST. HITRUST CSF certified status demonstrates that QuisLex has met key regulations and healthcare industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places QuisLex in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification.

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Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions introduces LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer Data Service

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions announces the launch of LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer Data Service, a new managed service that empowers in-house legal bill review teams with AI and data analytics to improve efficiency and reduce legal spend.

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Akin Gump advises MBU Capital on acquisition of Union Bank UK

Akin Gump is advising MBU Capital on its acquisition of Union Bank UK Plc from Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals from the relevant authorities in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Syndeo Capital Limited acted as financial advisors to MBU Capital.

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Barnes & Thornburg adds former federal prosecutor Michelle Bradford to D.C. office as partner

Barnes & Thornburg adds Michelle N. Bradford as partner in the Litigation Department in Washington, D.C. As an experienced litigator and former federal prosecutor, Bradford handles issues in connection with white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.

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Weil secures grant of disability benefits claim for U.S. army veteran

Weil successfully represented a 27-year-old U.S. Army veteran, pro bono, in his veterans benefits appeal.

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Smarsh and Brainspace team up to provide advanced analytics and visualization for electronic communications

Smarsh®, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic communications, announces an integration with Brainspace at Legalweek 2020.

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