Monthly Archives: April 2014

Legal expense management news for April 25, 2014

IPO legal fees survey shows significant increases in the past two years. The American Lawyer has more on the story. BigLaw and other legal costs begin to mount in New Jersey bridge investigation. From our “how much does it cost?” … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 18, 2014

Washington Post on alternative fee arrangements (AFA’s): Is the legal market moving away from hourly billing for litigation? BigLaw survey shows that companies are spending more on high-stakes litigation and regulatory enforcement actions. The Texas Lawbook has more on the … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 11, 2014

BigLaw bill for Christie bridge inquiry will include 40% discount, according to New Jersey’s Attorney General. District court orders the Department of Labor to pay more than $565,000 in attorneys’ fees to oilfield services company for a case the judge … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for April 4, 2014

For GC’s tasked with responsibility for contracts management: 10 suggestions for increasing effectiveness and cutting costs. Will advanced technologies (think IBM’s “Watson” on TV’s Jeopardy) lead to “huge cost savings for clients”? U.K. panel review news: “drinks giant” appoints three … Continue reading

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