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Webinar: Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024

8 February 2024

In a much-awaited webinar - Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024 Webinar, now available to watch online - Damien Riehl (vLex’s VP of Product), Robin Chesterman (vLex’s Global Head of Product, and Dan Ivtsan (Head of Product at Docket Alarm), got together to answer these questions, recap an unusually exciting 2023 driven by ChatGPT bursting onto the scene the previous year, and talk about how vLex is already harnessing the power of Generative AI across products.

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Webinar: Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024

Fastcase's Cert now includes New York, Texas, Nevada and Washington

8 February 2024

Cert, a cutting-edge negative citator tool for Fastcase, empowers legal researchers by swiftly and effortlessly identifying cases that have been treated unfavourably in subsequent decisions, thus providing a comprehensive perspective on a case's precedential value.

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Fastcase's Cert now includes New York, Texas, Nevada and Washington

Whitepaper: LLMs for Legal Tasks

8 February 2024

This paper presents an analytical overview of some best-practice strategies for using Large Language Models (LLMs) to perform legal tasks — reducing and resolving concerns such as inaccuracy and confabulations (“hallucinations”) — to realize LLMs’ potential to transform legal practice.

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Whitepaper: LLMs for Legal Tasks

vLex Partners with Emond Publishing to Enhance Legal Research in Canada

2 February 2024Press Release

vLex, an award-winning legal technology company, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Emond Publishing, a leading legal publisher in Canada.

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vLex Partners with Emond Publishing to Enhance Legal Research in Canada

2023 Year in Review

6 December 2023

Legal tech always moves at a blistering pace, but it’s easy to see that 2023 was one of the most eventful years in the history of the industry. The combination of vLex and Fastcase certainly pushed the frontiers of artificial intelligence and law. That’s why we’re taking a look back at the end of the year to review everything that’s happened, in one of the most active years ever in the legal information industry.

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2023 Year in Review

vLex partners with James Publishing to launch new collection of practical US law books to global audience

29 November 2023Press Release

vLex and James Publishing have today announced a pivotal new partnership that will support practitioners across the US, as well as those around the world conducting business in the United States. As of November 2023, vLex will host and globally distribute over 200 practical law books and archived titles, as well as forms for federal and select states, as part of the brand-new James Publishing collection on vLex.

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vLex partners with James Publishing to launch new collection of practical US law books to global audience

vLex Awarded 2023 “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” By LegalTech Breakthrough

16 November 2023

LegalTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout legal technology companies, products and services around the globe, today announced that global legal intelligence company vLex, has been selected as “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” for their Docket Alarm solution in the 4 annual LegalTech Breakthrough Awards program.

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vLex Awarded 2023 “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” By LegalTech Breakthrough

vLex Launches Major Upgrade to Vincent AI, Creating the World’s Most Comprehensive AI Legal Research Assistant

17 October 2023

vLex has released a groundbreaking suite of AI tools in its award-winning assistant Vincent AI, creating the world’s most comprehensive AI legal research platform.

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 vLex Launches Major Upgrade to Vincent AI, Creating the World’s Most Comprehensive  AI Legal Research Assistant

vLex announces return of renowned student writing competition

13 October 2023

vLex has officially launched the 2024 edition of the International Law and Technology Writing Competition! Students have until December 1st to submit an entry and be in with a chance of winning.

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vLex announces return of renowned student writing competition

vLex expands Canadian coverage with new collection of specialised books

3 October 2023

vLex has today launched a new collection of specialised Canadian books, designed to provide practitioners in North America with a greater understanding of Canada’s constitutional, political, and legal institutions.

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vLex expands Canadian coverage with new collection of specialised books

Legal Tech Conference Roundup: A Tale of Two Conferences – AALL & ILTACON

8 September 2023

The legal industry's roles and responsibilities are shifting. This is especially true for those tasks that can be performed alternately by humans, Symbolic AI, and Generative AI. Learn more about the key takeaways from the summer 2023 legal-tech conference season.

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Legal Tech Conference Roundup: A Tale of Two Conferences – AALL & ILTACON

vLex Extends Coverage to Support the Nigerian Legal Sector and Continue Global Expansion

23 August 2023

vLex has launched a collection of highly sought-after Nigerian legal materials on its award-winning legal research platform. These authoritative materials, provided in partnership with DSC Publications, offer practitioners in Nigeria a solid legal framework to support their understanding and practice of the law.

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vLex Extends Coverage to Support the Nigerian Legal Sector and Continue Global Expansion

Generative AI Shares a Lot in Common with Knowledge Management – How Do You Like Them Apples? A Recap of AALL 2023 in Boston

27 July 2023

Could law librarians and other knowledge workers in law firms be replaced by artificial intelligence or are information professionals more important than ever? vLex’s Chief Strategy Officer, and founder of Fastcase, Ed Walters, shares his insights from the 2023 American Association of Law Libraries on this topic.

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Generative AI Shares a Lot in Common with Knowledge Management – How Do You Like Them Apples? A Recap of AALL 2023 in Boston

A Recap of vLex’s Cooking Classes at AALL 2023

26 July 2023

The vLex, Fastcase and Docket Alarm team had the honor of hosting a number of cooking experiences at the 2023 American Association of Law Libraries conference. Discover what they got up to with this quick recap.

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A Recap of vLex’s Cooking Classes at AALL 2023

vLex Announces 2023 Fastcase 50 Honorees

13 July 2023

vLex and Fastcase are proud to announce the 2023 Fastcase 50 honorees. Since 2011, the Fastcase 50 annually recognizes innovators, visionaries, and leaders in law. The 2023 honorees have reshaped the legal landscape for lawyers, courts, and the public at large, and have played a significant role in helping the legal world operate to its full potential.

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vLex Announces 2023 Fastcase 50 Honorees

vLex and Docket Alarm launch AI-powered docket analysis tool

12 July 2023

vLex and Docket Alarm have today launched the Batch AI Analyzer. This exciting new tool, which enables pleadings to be downloaded in bulk, summarized, and organized in a spreadsheet, significantly reduces time spent analyzing dockets. Learn more about the Batch AI Analyzer, and start accessing high-quality summaries and outlines today.

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vLex and Docket Alarm launch AI-powered docket analysis tool

vLex becomes the first service to host a unique collection of law books from Wildy, Simmonds & Hill

15 June 2023

As of June 2023, vLex will host a curated selection of law books published by Wildy, Simmonds & Hill (WSH), the publishing imprint of Wildy & Sons. These books have not been available online before, and vLex will be hosting them exclusively alongside the primary law collections that they cite.

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vLex becomes the first service to host a unique collection of law books from Wildy, Simmonds & Hill

vLex partners with the Canadian Association of Law Libraries in a multi-year sponsorship deal

22 May 2023

vLex is delighted to confirm that it has partnered with the Canadian Association of Law Libraries in a multi-year deal that will see vLex sponsoring and supporting the annual CALL/ACBD event in 2023 and beyond.

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vLex partners with the Canadian Association of Law Libraries in a multi-year sponsorship deal

vLex enters the construction law market following new collaboration with leading publisher, London Publishing Partnership

16 May 2023

vLex has partnered with London Publishing Partnership to become the first service to digitise a number of renowned books on construction law, hosting them alongside the case law, statutes, and regulations that they cite to enable researchers to seamlessly navigate between relevant documents for a comprehensive research experience, all on one platform.

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vLex enters the construction law market following new collaboration with leading publisher, London Publishing Partnership

vLex extends Vincent AI’s capabilities with innovative case analysis feature

17 April 2023

Following Vincent AI’s global expansion, vLex has launched a brand-new update that enables the award-winning legal research assistant to use large language model technology to extract and present the key legal issue from judgments, and generate headnotes.

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vLex extends Vincent AI’s capabilities with innovative case analysis feature

Winners announced for vLex’s International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023

15 April 2023

Following an extremely close competition, vLex is delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 International Law and Technology Writing Competition.

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Winners announced for vLex’s International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023

How to Measure Crypto Decentralization: Reconciling a Legal and Technical Approach

14 April 2023

This article was written by Xiaoli Jin of Harvard Law School. Xiaoli won Best in Category: Crypto, Law and Technology in vLex's International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023.

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How to Measure Crypto Decentralization: Reconciling a Legal and Technical Approach

Big Data Analytics in Sports: Controllership, Privacy, and Commercialisation

14 April 2023

This article was written by Juliette Groothaert of the University of Bristol. Juliette won Best in Category: Sports, Law and Technology in vLex's International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023.

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Big Data Analytics in Sports: Controllership, Privacy, and Commercialisation

Keeping Up With Kryptocurrency: How Governments and Regulators Are Catching Up With The Cryptocurrency Industry

14 April 2023

This article was written by Lucy Cameron of the University of Oxford, the overall winner of the vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023.

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Keeping Up With Kryptocurrency: How Governments and Regulators Are Catching Up With The Cryptocurrency Industry

Why Patents and Climate Change Just Don’t Mix

14 April 2023

This article was written by George Jeffreys of the University of Law, UK. George won Best in Category: Climate, Law and Technology in the vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023.

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Why Patents and Climate Change Just Don’t Mix