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Legal.io Newsletter - August 20, 2021

Published weekly on Friday, the Legal.io Newsletter covers the latest in legal, talent & tech.

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Legal.io Newsletter - August 20, 2021

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Regulatory Advances Move to Practice 
- LegalZoom announced it has filed for an alternative business structure license in Arizona. This license would allow the company to operate as a non-lawyer-owned law firm and employ attorneys to advise clients directly. More here

Conga Acquires Contract Wrangler
- The contract management firm announced its acquisition of Contract Wrangler to "extend its ability to help companies manage their revenue contracts". More here.  

Legal Jobs See Huge Recovery in Pandemic Jobs Lost
- The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report shows 3,300 legal jobs were added in the month of July. 66% of legal jobs lost between March and April 2020 have been recovered to law offices and in-house legal teams. More here.  

Legal startups are booming
- 2021 has already brought us five new legaltech unicorns and several IPOs. More here.

Morae Global Corp. Acquires Adaptive Solutions - Morae announced this week that it has acquired the US-based systems integration and consulting services provider Adaptive Solutions. More here

Reed Smith Launches DaTA Transfer Pathway - The BigLaw firm announced the launch of their homemade automated data transfer tool this week. The platform is designed to help organizations comply with the updated EU case law and data protection rules. More here

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