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LexisNexis(R) Practical Guidance — Leading Legal Know-how in Greater China

LexisNexis® recently acquired Greater China’s leading practical legal information provider, LegalStudio®.  With an extensive library of fully bi-lingual Chinese commercial contracts supported by daily legal and tax news updates, articles and commentaries, LegalStudio® offers critical support to legal professionals in companies and law firms across Greater China and internationally. LegalStudio® services cover all key areas of commercial practice: China Corporate ... Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Appoints Clive Pedder

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced today that it has appointed Clive Pedder as managing director, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).  He will be responsible for leading the overall growth strategy of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ Finance, Risk & Compliance business in the region. Clive Pedder has over three decades’ experience within the financial technology sector, most recently as executive ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Practical Law Service in China

Thomson Reuters announced it has expanded the scope of Practical Law, the leading provider of online know-how to lawyers worldwide, with the launch of a dedicated China service.   Practical Law China is the first legal know-how service of its kind to provide transactional support to lawyers doing business in, or with parties based in, mainland China. Practical Law China was ... Read More »

LexisNexis(R) Acquires LegalStudio(R)

LexisNexis® has announced the acquisition of acclaimed legal information provider, LegalStudio®. Widely known throughout China for its tailor-made bilingual awareness and practice materials, LegalStudio offers daily updated legal and tax news, articles, commentaries, and timely newsletters, together with an extensive library of model contract templates, and a law and case database, providing critical support to legal professionals in corporations and ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters to Slash 3,000 Jobs in Finance and Risk

Thomson Reuters said it would slash 3,000 jobs in its finance operations, after reporting a drop in profits.  The cuts, mentioned in documents accompanying its third quarterly result, are in addition to the 1,000 job cuts the company announced earlier this year. The company said it would incur a $350m (£218m, €254m) charge to speed up a cost-saving plan, which ... Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Introduces Anti-Money Laundering Solution to China

System Helps Institutions Manage Enterprise Risk and Meet National and International Regulatory Obligations Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced the availability of its anti-money laundering (AML) solution for financial institutions operating in China. The company’s system can help institutions detect and report suspicious activity in order to comply with guidelines administered by regulatory authorities governing China and the Asia Pacific region. ... Read More »

LexisNexis Formalises Long-term Relationship with Zylpha

LexisNexis® Enterprise Solutions (www.lexisnexis-es.co.uk), a provider of content and technology solutions, announced a formal partnership with Zylpha (www.zylpha.com),  a specialist developer of legal and secure document bundling solutions that integrate with and are complementary to Lexis® Visualfiles®, the U.K.’s leading rapid development legal and case management system. The partnership formalises the relationship that LexisNexis and Zylpha have enjoyed for a ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Company Investigator

Comprehensive tool to analyze company structures, relationships, assets and more …. Thomson Reuters announced Company Investigator, a comprehensive resource for information on private and public companies. Users can find information on companies to assist with business development, litigation, due diligence and a host of other applications. Company Investigator accesses more than 30 million company profiles — of which 20 million ... Read More »

LexisNexis Legal & Professional UK Lauches SmartWatch

LexisNexis Launches Game-Changing Risk Monitoring Tool for Supply Management Professionals LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (http://www.lexisnexis.com), announced the UK launch of LexisNexis® SmartWatch.   Drawing upon the vast LexisNexis collection of global news content and proprietary risk event tagging, LexisNexis SmartWatch algorithms score and surface concerns about an organisation’s suppliers and supply management partners, based upon each enterprise’s particular risk profile. ... Read More »

Business Information: What Grows and What Does Not?

This is BIIA’s latest update on 2012 revenue growth based on the latest annual reports.  We have mapped the individual growth rates of major business information suppliers against Outsell’s growth estimates for 2012.   Outsell’s Credit & Financial Information segment grew by 6% to US$ 55bn. The company information segment grew by 6% to US$ 5bn.  The Outsell growth benchmark of ... Read More »

Earnings Season Scorecard: What Grows and What Does Not?

Since our last posting on February 8th a number of major industry players announced their Q4 and annual results for 2012. Rating Agencies have taken also the lead in showing an incredible revenue and income growth in ratings and analytics.  Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance Unit raked up an impressive growth of 22% for the quarter (and 42% for ... Read More »