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Join Us for Everlaw Summit: Illuminate 2021

The past year forced many in the legal industry to rethink how they have and should conduct legal work moving forward. As a result, there has been an influx of new, fresh ideas and innovation as legal professionals try to figure out what this all means for the industry as a whole. To help navigate this new world, Everlaw is hosting Everlaw Summit: Illuminate 2021, a two-day virtual summit on industry trends and insights featuring 20+ industry thought leaders, including Minnesota Attorney General...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Uncategorized, Keith, Luke, Everlaw, Keith Ellison, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, AJ Shankar, Truth ABA, Andrew Peck Mary Mack of the EDRM Craig Ball, Alexis Hayman, Steven Scholtz, National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, CLE Credit Accreditation, Keith Ellison Dedicating


SixFifty’s Latest Product Automates Every Wilson Sonsini Employment Policy

I’ve written a number of times about SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which has been automating the firm’s legal expertise to create tools that businesses and individuals can use to make legal processes more efficient and affordable. Its first product, launched in 2019, automated compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Others have helped businesses comply with GDPR, create COVID-19 employment policies, safely return employees to w...
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, SixFifty, Kimball Dean Parker SixFifty


The Station: Archer Aviation’s two big scores, a boost for e-bikes and how Uber defines adjusted EBITDA

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox.  Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. There is quite a bit to get to this week, so let’s charge forward. Email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, criticisms, opinions or tips. You also can se...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Asia, Europe, Sweden, Congress, China, Softbank, US, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, Palo Alto, Automotive, United States


The Station: Archer Aviation’s two big scores, a boost for ebikes and how Uber defines adjusted EBITDA

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox.  Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. There is quite a bit to get to this week, so let’s charge forward. Email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, criticisms, offer up opinions or tips. You ca...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Asia, Europe, Sweden, Congress, China, Softbank, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, Palo Alto, Automotive, United States, Ford


20 For 2020: The Legal Tech Trends that Defined the Year

Whoa, what the f*&% just happened? This was a year few of us will ever forget. It brought untold hardships for many and unfamiliar challenges for all of us. To those who suffered losses of loved ones or illness, to those who lost their jobs or their homes, to any and all who suffered scars this year, I offer my heartfelt condolences. But in the world of legal technology and innovation, the phrase I heard often repeated this year was “silver lining.” It was a silver lining in the form of an accel...
Tags: Utah, New York, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Law, California, Massachusetts, New York City, Israel, Uncategorized, America, San Francisco, United States, Arizona, New Zealand, Wisconsin


New Tech Tool Helps Organizations Achieve Diversity and Inclusion

A technology platform unveiled today is designed to help organizations develop and implement plans to achieve greater diversity, equity and inclusion. The platform helps organizations assess their diversity and inclusion efforts, create a plan of action, and generate the policies and paperwork they need to move forward. The platform was developed by SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, in collaboration with employment attorneys at Wilson Sonsini, ...
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, SixFifty, Kimball Parker Head of Wilson Sonsini, COVID, Kimball Dean Parker SixFifty


Guest Post: The Future of Document Automation in the Legal World

Though the debate of whether or not law firms should embrace legal technology continues, the pandemic has brought to light the advantages of document automation.  Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered the way law firms operate. While some firms were forced to adapt on the fly as they spent weeks setting up a viable virtual office, other firms were well-suited to handle the situation as they already had the necessary digital infrastructure in place. As law firms contin...
Tags: Law, Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Mit, New York Times, Deloitte, Thomson Reuters, Suffolk University Law School, Dana Remus, Justice Commission, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Sidley Austin, Allen Overy, USC Gould School of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Dorna Moini


Winners Named in ‘Law for Everyone’ Legal Tech Student Challenge

In June, Documate founder Dorna Moini  and Northwestern Law professor Dan Linna issued a challenge to law students: Build an innovative legal technology application to solve a legal problem using the Documate document-automation platform and win $1,000. Today, the winners of that Law for Everyone Challenge, selected by a panel of independent judges, were announced, with the grand prize going to E-Pikeia, a tool developed by students in Peru that helps women file a suit for alimony or paternity a...
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, Peru, Ucla, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Dan Linna, Linna, Dorna Moini, Kathryn DeBord, Documate Enterprise, Payet Rey Cauvi Pérez Abogados, Nick Levsen Jacob Schuerger, Amy Halverson, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Judging


Latest SixFifty Product Helps Churches Assess Readiness To Resume Services

Last month, I wrote about the launch by SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, of the Return-to-Work Toolset, a tool to help U.S. businesses safely transition their employees back to work as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders expire. Now, SixFifty is releasing another tool in a similar vein, only this one is designed to help religious leaders evaluate whether they are prepared to safely resume in-person meetings and services with their members. Available ...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, Kimball Dean Parker, SixFifty, Worship Readiness Assessment, Worship Readiness Assessment SixFifty


Haley Altman Named Litera’s Global Director of Business Development and Strategy

Haley Altman, who joined the document technology company Litera in August 2019 when it acquired the transactions management company she founded, Doxly, has today been named Litera’s global director of business development and strategy. In this new role, the company said, Altman will focus on expanding customer development opportunities and helping to define and execute the strategic vision of the company, all with the goal of strengthening how customers engage with the Litera brand and overall p...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Haley, Altman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Doxly, Ice Miller, Haley Altman, Litera, Avaneesh Marwaha, Haley Altman Named Litera


New Tool from Wilson Sonsini’s SixFifty Helps Businesses Safely Return Employees to Work

As some states begin to loosen stay-at-home restrictions and allow certain businesses to reopen, and other states prepare to do so, employers face a difficult balancing act between reopening their workplaces and ensuring the safety of their employees and customers. In the early days of the pandemic, I wrote about the launch of a tool to help U.S. businesses create essential policies related to working from home. Now, the developer of that tool, SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Parker, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, One Medical Group, Kimball Dean Parker, SixFifty, Sequoia Consulting Group, Work Toolset, Marina Tsatalis


Free Legal Tool Helps Businesses Create Key COVID-19 Employment Policies

As many businesses across the United States struggle to deal with the employment issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, today released a free automated tool to help them develop essential policies on working from home, sick leave, and other critical issues. Readers may remember that I wrote about SixFifty just last week, when it launched an automated product to help companies automated GDPR compliance and...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, United States, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, Kimball Parker, SixFifty, COVID


New GDPR Tool Helps Companies Automate Compliance and Documentation

Even amid a global pandemic, companies are not exempt from compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which applies to any company that stores or processes personal information about EU citizens, including U.S. companies. Aiming to make GDPR compliance easier for companies, SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, is today launching a product to help companies automate GDPR compliance and documentation. The GDPR tool can ...
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, Eu, Ftc, Parker, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Wilson Sonsini, Kimball Dean Parker, WSGR, SixFifty


Thoma Bravo buys ID from SV

Thoma Bravo has acquired ID, a provider of asset finance software solutions, from SV Investment Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO and MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Thoma Bravo, a leading software-focused private equity investment firm, announced today that it has acquired majority ownership in IDS, a leading provider of asset finance software solutions, from its current owner, SV Investment Partners. Nicholas E. Somers, Chairman of SV Investment ...
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Thoma Bravo buys IDS from SV

Thoma Bravo has acquired IDS, a provider of asset finance software solutions, from SV Investment Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO and MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Thoma Bravo, a leading software-focused private equity investment firm, announced today that it has acquired majority ownership in IDS, a leading provider of asset finance software solutions, from its current owner, SV Investment Partners. Nicholas E. Somers, Chairman of SV Investment...
Tags: Minneapolis, India, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, David, Financial Services, Ids, Kirkland Ellis, Ellie Mae, David Hamilton, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Thoma Bravo, PE Deals, Rohde


Wilson Sonsini’s Tech Subsidiary, SixFifty, Releases First Product, For Calif. Privacy Compliance

In February, I reported here that law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati had launched a software subsidiary, SixFifty, to develop automated tools designed to make legal processes more efficient and affordable for businesses and individuals. Today, it is releasing its first product: SixFifty Privacy, a suite of tools to help businesses comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. “The CCPA is an industry-changing law,” SixFifty President Kimball De...
Tags: Microsoft, Law, California, Uncategorized, Parker, Porter, Bob Ambrogi, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, CCPA, Wilson Sonsini, General Data Protection, BYU Law School, D Gordon Smith, Parsons Behle Latimer, Parsons Behle Lab, Kimball Dean Parker


Wilson Sonsini’s Tech Subsidiary, SixFifty, Releases First Product, For Calif. Privacy Compliance

In February, I reported here that law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati had launched a software subsidiary, SixFifty, to develop automated tools designed to make legal processes more efficient and affordable for businesses and individuals. Today, it is releasing its first product: SixFifty Privacy, a suite of tools to help businesses comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. “The CCPA is an industry-changing law,” SixFifty President Kimball De...
Tags: Microsoft, Law, California, Uncategorized, Parker, Porter, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, CCPA, Wilson Sonsini, General Data Protection, BYU Law School, D Gordon Smith, Parsons Behle Latimer, Parsons Behle Lab, Kimball Dean Parker, Salt Lake City Parker


Nothing Elon Musk has done has stopped the bleeding at Tesla — and things look like they're going to get worse (TSLA)

During the last few months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shut down stores, lowered prices, had layoffs, pivoted the business, and raised billions but none of it seems to be able to restore investor faith in Tesla. The company's stock is down by around a quarter since the start of 2019. What's more, it doesn't look like any of Tesla's lines of business are going to provide the revenue to grow it out of its financial troubles, and there may be more legal troubles on the horizon. Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Hong Kong, Elon Musk, Wall Street, China, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, United States, Shanghai, TSLA, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Musk, Dorsey, Carnegie Mellon


F5 Networks to buy VC-backed NGINX for about $670 mln

F5 Networks Inc has agreed to acquire web server NGINX for about $670 million. The deal is expected to close in the second calendar quarter of 2019. Foros acted as financial adviser to F5 on this transaction while Qatalyst Partners did likewise for NGINX, whose backers include Blue Cloud Ventures, e.ventures, Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, MSD Capital, NEA, Runa Capital and Telstra Ventures. PRESS RELEASE SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO – F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) and NGINX today announced a de...
Tags: Facebook, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Tech, M&a, Mcdonalds, Seattle, Short, Nginx, Company, San Francisco California, GAAP, Nginx Inc, Networks Inc, ADC


Abry invests in Aduro

Abry Partners has made an investment in Aduro, a human performance company. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ADURO, the leading Human Performance company, is excited to announce a strategic investment from Abry Partners (“Abry”). Abry, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, manages over $5 billion of capital in its active funds and has completed more than $80 billion in transactions. ADURO, a top choice of Fortune 1000 corporation...
Tags: Boston, Trends, North America, Darren, Wick, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, PE Deals, ABRY, ABRY Partners, White co, Cascadia Capital, Aduro, Dr White, Abry Partners Abry Abry, Tyler Wick Partner, Chris Dickinson Abry


Bain Capital Private Equity to buy majority of Brillio

Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to buy a majority of Brillio. Financial terms weren’t announced. Brillio’s current management team will continue to lead the company. Brillio, of Santa Clara, California, provides digital consulting and technology services. PRESS RELEASE SANTA CLARA, CA — January 15, 2019 — Brillio, a global digital technology consulting and solutions company, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Bain Capital Private Equity to acquire a majority stake i...
Tags: Verizon, Trends, Bain Capital, Raj, NLP, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, PE Deals, Bain Capital Private Equity, Brillio, Brillio Financial, Brillio of Santa Clara California, Raj Mamodia, Raj Mamodia CEO of Brillio, Yokohama Coats, Mamodia, Pavninder Singh


Vista completes take-private buyout of Apptio

Vista Equity Partners has closed its previously announced take-private acquisition of Bellevue, Washington-based Apptio Inc, a provider of business management software. The value of the transaction was $1.94 billion. As a result of the closing, Apptio will no longer trade on the NASDAQ. Qatalyst Partners served as financial adviser to Apptio, while Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was legal adviser to Apptio. Vista’s legal adviser is Kirkland & Ellis LLP. PRESS RELEASE BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 10, ...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Vista, Kirkland Ellis LLP, Gupta, Vista Equity Partners, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Bellevue Washington, PE Deals, Apptio, Bellevue WA, Vista Equity Partners Vista Equity Partners, Vista Equity Partners Vista, Apptio Inc, Apptio Vista, Austin Chicago New York City Oakland


ChrysCapital takes majority stake in GeBBS Healthcare Solutions

ChrysCapital has acquired a majority stake in Culver City, California-based GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a provider of revenue cycle management solutions for the healthcare industry. No financial terms were disclosed. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to GeBBS Healthcare Solutions on the transaction with Mundkur Law Partners and Clark Hill providing legal advice. And, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised ChrysCapital. PRESS RELEASE CULVER CITY, CALI...
Tags: India, Trends, Healthcare, Him, Culver City California, Los Angeles CA, Culver City, Houlihan Lokey, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, RCM, PE Deals, PRWEB, ChrysCapital, Modern Healthcare, Clark Hill, Healthcare Solutions


Vista Equity to buy Apptio for about $1.94 bln

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to buy Apptio Inc in a deal valued at about $1.94 billion, or $38 a share. The deal includes a 30-day go-shop where Apptio can initiate, solicit, encourage, and potentially enter negotiations with parties that make an alternative offer. Apptio, of Bellevue, Washington, provides business management software. Qatalyst Partners served as financial adviser to Apptio, while Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was legal adviser to Apptio. Vista’s legal adviser is Kirkland...
Tags: US, Trends, Vista, United States, Bellevue, SEC, Oakland, Securities And Exchange Commission, Board, EMEA, Kirkland Ellis LLP, APAC, Vista Equity Partners, Vista Equity, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, PE Deals


Software company Cloudian lands $94 mln Series E

Silicon Valley-based Cloudian, a software company, has secured $94 million in Series E funding. The investors included Digital Alpha, Eight Roads Ventures, Goldman Sachs, INCJ, JPIC, NTT DOCOMO Ventures Inc. and WS Investments. PRESS RELEASE SAN MATEO, CA, August 29, 2018 — Cloudian today announced that it raised $94 million in a Series E funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $173 million. The round includes participation from investors Digital Alpha, Eight Roads Ventures, Goldman Sac...
Tags: UK, US, Trends, Intel, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Ivy League, Idc, Eight Roads Ventures, San Mateo, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, VC Deals, Cloudian, Client Computing Group, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Daniel Auerbach


Outset Medical procures $132 mln Series D

Silicon Valley-based Outset Medical, a medical tech company, has raised $132 million in Series D funding. Mubadala Investment Company led the round with participation from Baxter Ventures, the venture capital arm of Baxter International, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Partner Fund Management LP, Perceptive Advisors, funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. and Warburg Pincus. PRESS RELEASE SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 28, 2018 – Outset Medical, a commercial-stage company delivering...
Tags: Trends, United States, Healthcare, Silicon Valley, Fda, Warburg Pincus, Tablo, SAN JOSE Calif, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, VC Deals, Mubadala, Mubadala Investment Company, T Rowe Price Associates Inc, Outset Medical, Baxter Ventures, Mubadala Investment Company Abu Dhabi


Tesla's board has formed a special committee to consider going private (TSLA)

Tesla's board of directors has formed a special committee to examine CEO Elon Musk's preference to take the company private, according to a statement on Tesla's website.  Three independent board members — Brad Buss, Robyn Denholm, and Linda Johnson Rice — will sit on the special committee. While Musk has not yet presented the committee with a formal proposal to convert Tesla into a private company, he will need the committee's approval before such a move can occur. Tesla's board of directors...
Tags: Elon Musk, Board of Directors, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Azealia Banks, TSLA, Rolling Stone, Wall Street Journal, Musk, Company, The Company, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Tesla Musk


These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women in tech: Part 2

On Friday, we featured 25 founders and VCs who are having a notable 2018 — and who happen to be women. Herewith, 25 more who deserve some kudos for getting it done in the first half of this year. This list, meant to highlight the growing number of women with interesting companies or starting venture firms to watch, could easily be several times longer, we’re gleefully aware. Please feel free to tweet us or nominate in our comments section other women who’ve reached a particular milestone in 2018...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Asia, England, New York, Texas, Craigslist, Greece, Mexico, Stanford, China, Russia, San Francisco, Tech, CMO, Diversity


Startup Doxly Names An Expert In Exits As Executive Chairman

Legal technology startup Doxly, a secure portal for managing corporate transactions, is today announcing that Christopher Clapp, a veteran executive who has led three companies through exits, has been named executive chairman of the Indianapolis-based company. Most recently, Clapp was president and CEO of Bluelock LLC, a company that provides cloud-based “disaster recovery as a service.” In March, Bluelock was acquired by InterVision, a company that provides IT consulting and services to corpora...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Angel, Aba, Miller, Robert Ambrogi, Christopher, Clapp, Altman, Legal Technology Resource Center, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Monica Bay, Within, Intervision