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    How to close quicker by pre-planning a Virtual Data Room

    Removing logistical dealmaking hurdles lessens opportunities for excitement to calm. The result: more deals reach closing. A Virtual Data Room (VDR) brings speed and efficiency to the world of M&A transactions and private equity deals by enabling a secure cloud-based location for documents. A VDR provider offers a safe and regulated virtual environment where all parties can […]

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    Can an A.I. Robot perform Due Diligence better than your Lawyer?

    Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is rapidly impacting and altering the professions around us, whether for better or for worse. In some instances, AI is completely replacing the work traditionally performed by flesh-and-bone employees. Some of the most significant, and perhaps unexpected, industries that are affected are the legal and financial industries. Let’s take a closer look […]

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    Are Robotic systems capable of replacing legal department due-diligence functions

    Does the future have a lot of robots and fewer jobs for human beings? Well, to be honest, this is not a new concern. Since the onset of the industrial age, technological changes have caused fears of spawning mass unemployment. Although it may seem easy to dismiss these concerns as merely speculative in reality, machines […]

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    Mergers and Acquisitions – The Impact of Cloud Collaboration

    The cloud is changing the way companies and individuals perceive online data management. You no longer need to upload a single document every time you want to send it via mail, or wonder if the recipient’s e-mail system will reject your message because of file size. Secure online document sharing accelerates sensitive file distribution, and […]

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    Secure Document Sharing Strategies for the Investments Industry

    Business needs within the financial services industry have accelerated research and development of many technology innovations. The cloud is one realm which has advanced, because of the need for: Frequent collaboration on large, complex document files The need to maintain trusted versions of these files from creation and negotiation to sign-off, and beyond. Rapid growth […]

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    Cloud Computing: Balance Risk and Reward

    Cloud computing has been hailed as a revolutionary IT delivery model. It has changed the ways companies access, store, and share their data with: Privileged employees Customers Business partners Investors Auditors and regulatory agencies To reap the most benefits from cloud and Software as a Service platforms, company executives need to mitigate their risk when […]

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    Artificial Intelligence is changing M&A

    In the search for new ventures, investment firms routinely conduct thorough research as part of their investigation. The goal of this extensive research phase – or due diligence process – is to discover every aspect of the company, as the parties selling or seeking funding are not always entirely forthcoming with information. The results of the research will influence the sale likelihood, investment sum, and terms.

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    How to sell your business from deal marketing to due diligence

    You never know when a good selling opportunity will come up, so it’s always a good practice to groom your business according to some clear best practices and be ready to make that life changing transaction instantly. Constructing an environment surrounding your business where you can assure potential buyers that things are running smoothly is a […]

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    Top Cyber Security Risks Affecting M&A Deals

    Businesses of all kinds are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Lloyd’s estimated that businesses lose up to $400 billion per year due to data breaches. With the recent growth in mergers and acquisitions activity — 2015 was the biggest year for M&A ever, according to the Wall Street Journal — deal activity is drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Although there was always the risk of deal information leaking, now that documents are shared electronically, the possibility of unauthorized access to documents is greatly increased.

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