Legal.io Newsletter - May 7, 2021

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Legal.io Newsletter - May 7, 2021

News 

The Arizona Supreme Court has approved the first three entities to be licensed as alternative business structures, enabling businesses owned by non-lawyers to deliver legal services under liberalized licensing rules. More here.

LawGeex Forms ALSP - the company has formed a small and focused ALSP business to provide legal advice and tech support for clients in the US. More here

New ABA Report Shows "unfair bias" and compensation issues at the heart of the reasons women leave their legal positions in firms and even the legal industry as a whole. More here

InTapp Makes Plans to Acquire Repstor - the cloud-based business applications company announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Belfast-based Repstor. More here

Mitratech Acquires AdvanceLaw with plans to make the outside counsel performance feedback marketplace a part of their offer to GCs. More here

So Far, 38 Law Schools are Requiring Students to Be Fully Vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a requisite for attending. Eric Feldman writes on the legal precedent for schools to require mandatory vaccination here

ContractWorks conducted a survey of a selection of UK companies and found 15% of in-house staff use post-it notes to track contract milestones. Read more about the breakdown here

 

A call to action

Several of our community members are organizing to end discrimination and violence against the Asian community and other marginalized communities in the US. Consider supporting their efforts by signing the petition or donating at https://standwithasianamericans.com

 

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