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Reed Elsevier Reports 5% Revenue Growth

After delivering a solid set of results with strong earnings growth, Reed’s recovery has started to gain momentum. Underlying revenue growth was +5% (+3% excluding biennial exhibition cycle) and adjusted operating profit growth was +7%; overall growth +8% at constant currencies.  Adjusted EPS was +11% to 24.7p for Reed Elsevier PLC; +18% to €0.47 for Reed Elsevier NV. Reed said ... Read More »

Equifax Launches Compliance Solutions for Allowance for Loan and Lease Loss Evaluation (ALLL)

New Equifax Portfolio Review Solution Helps Facilitate ALLL Regulatory Compliance and Junior Lien Reclassification Strategies for Financial Institutions Challenging market conditions and recently updated federal regulatory guidelines are compelling financial institutions to enhance portfolio evaluation methodologies in order to accurately compute their Allowance for Loan and Lease Loss (ALLL).  In order to help these organizations, Equifax has announced its new ... Read More »

LexisNexis Acquires Sanction Solutions

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional announced that it has acquired Sanction Solutions®, a leading provider of innovative presentation software and services used by lawyers, paralegals and litigation support directors. Sanction® litigation presentation software provides litigators a single resource to quickly assemble documents, exhibits, transcripts, questions, visuals and video that will be used to manage and present evidence throughout litigation, categorize them, ... Read More »

LexisNexis Announces LexisNexis Digital Library

Agreement with OverDrive creates customized eBook lending and management service offering the largest collection of electronic books for legal professionals LexisNexis(R) Legal & Professional, ( www.lexisnexis.com ) announced an agreement with OverDrive(R) ( www.overdrive.com ), the leading global distributor of eBooks and other digital content to libraries and schools, to create the LexisNexis(R) Digital Library. LexisNexis Digital Library is an ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Direct Intelligence Service for US Insurance

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of its Direct Intelligence Service for Insurance, a direct data feed of live regulatory information that insurance compliance managers can use to better manage risk. The intelligence available includes latest updates, pending and final regulations, regulatory guidance, administrative codes, insurance bulletins, statutes, pending bills, enacted laws, agency guidance, and agency decision material from close to ... Read More »

LexisNexis Acquires Portfolio Media – Parent Company of Law360

LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com) has acquired Portfolio Media, the parent company of Law360® (www.Law360.com), an online provider of speedy and trusted legal news and analysis for business lawyers, primarily in the United States. Law360 publishes breaking news and analysis with a particular focus on high-stakes litigation across more than 30 practice areas. This content is distributed through online daily newsletters that are ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Accelus Compliance Manager, pr

Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance announced the launch of Accelus Compliance Manager, a single platform that allows firms to track, monitor and understand regulatory changes and connect them to their internal compliance process and workflow.  The platform combines Thomson Reuters trusted global regulatory intelligence with its leading software platform for governance, risk and compliance. Thomson Reuters Accelus Compliance Manager ... Read More »

LexisNexis Introduces CaseMap®10

New software version allows litigation professionals to work with all documents related to a case, quickly locate key information and jumpstart case analysis. LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com), announced the introduction of CaseMap® 10, a new version of the company’s award-winning fact and issue management software that now features full-text search capabilities and bulk importing of electronic documents into the CaseMap database. The ... Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services: Helping to Ease the Burden of New Regulations

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services has developed a new checklist to help securities firms’ operations and IT departments prepare and gauge their readiness for the third phase of the cost basis reporting law, which goes into effect for fixed income securities and options acquired as of Jan. 1, 2013. While financial services firms have already done a lot of work preparing ... Read More »

Reed Rules Out Sell-off of Operating Units

Reed Elsevier saw pre-tax profits jump 23pc to £948m, helped by cost cutting and a focus on data products.  Revenues were broadly flat, slipping 1pc to £6bn. Reed Elsevier has ruled out making any major disposals after every one of its five business units grew in 2011 – the first time this has happened in four years.  Reed has come ... Read More »

LexisNexis Answers Customer Requests for on the Move Access via iPad and iPhone

LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced the release of its first U.K. legal applications. Combining the trusted content of LexisNexis and the ease of use and seamless design of mobile applications, LexisNexis is proud to be the first major content provider to create apps for its U.K. subscribers: Legal Terms and On the ... Read More »

LexisNexis Releases Online Resource for Criminal Lawyers

LexisNexis UK (www. www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced the launch of Lexis ® PSL Crime, the latest module of the practice productivity product LexisPSL. Comprised of practical know-how, forms, current awareness, cases and legislation in one user-friendly interface, LexisPSL Crime was specifically built for, and in consultation with, U.K. criminal lawyers. Source: Zecco.com Read More »

Thomson Reuters 2011 Revenues up by 5% – Announces US$ 3bn Impairment Charge

Thomson Reuters reported full-year revenues from ongoing businesses of $12.9 billion, an increase of 5% before currency from the prior year. Adjusted EBITDA increased 20% from the prior year with the corresponding margin up 280 basis points to 26.4%. Underlying operating profit increased 9% from the prior year with the corresponding margin up 50 basis points to 20.0%. The reorganization ... Read More »

Reed Elsevier NV : LexisNexis Launches Social Media Visibility Service for Law Firms

LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today at LegalTech®New York, the launch of the LexisNexis® Social Media Visibility service that enables solo practitioners and lawyers at smaller law firms to establish a solid, comprehensive, and manageable social media presence. The service includes creation of an exclusive blog page as well as guidance and assistance in ... Read More »

LexisNexis Enhances Lexis for Microsoft Office with Real-time Management of Quotes, Citations and Table of Authorities

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, (www.lexisnexis.com) has introduced innovative new real-time legal writing management features within Lexis®for Microsoft® Office that dramatically increase the speed, productivity and confidence with which legal professionals prepare documents for submission to court. Most notably, users can now instantly verify and format citations and quotes, quickly create and update the table of authorities in the required court jurisdiction style, and ... Read More »