V Lex October 2023 Newsletter

We have extended our Canadian coverage

This week, we launched a new collection of specialised Canadian books, designed to provide practitioners in North America with a greater understanding of Canada’s constitutional, political, and legal institutions. The eight titles in this collection, provided in partnership with Irwin Law, offer practitioners valuable insight into the characteristics and evolution of Canadian law, as well as essential information necessary to make quick and informed legal decisions. Learn more here.

Docket Alarm: State Litigation Analytics

We are proud to announce the launch of State Litigation Analytics, a brand-new feature that leverages industry-leading algorithms and a vast legal database to offer simple navigation of high-quality motions, unparalleled insights, and actionable litigation knowledge. This powerful new feature enables practitioners to explore timing and likelihood analytics, and gain deeper insight into different jurisdictions, judges, and clients, in order to make fully informed, data-driven litigation decisions. Register your interest in this game-changing feature today.

Fastcase Cert for Florida, Georgia, and Alabama

At vLex Fastcase, we have combined the best technology with editorial expertise to create a superior citator that you can trust, now available to members of the Georgia, Florida, and Alabama bar associations. Our team has leveraged more than 100 years of collective editorial expertise, combined with proven technology to create this new feature, Cert. Log in to Fastcase today to experience Cert and transform the way you approach legal research.


Explore the latest legal news articles from vLex

Sweet Deal: Smuckers Gobbles up Hostess Brands 
In a major turnaround for Hostess, J. M. Smucker Co. announced it will acquire the maker of Twinkies in a deal valued at $5.6 billion. Smuckers has used the catchphrase… (See article)

An Inside Look at FTC Enforcement Actions in the Last Five Years
Since its inception in 1914, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection watchdog with antitrust oversight, has shapeshifted as  its enforcement… (See article)

Down the Rabbit Hole with Sam Bankman-Fried
It’s been a tough couple of months for Sam Bankman-Fried.  He’s stewing in jail, facing 155 years in prison, while lawyers, accountants, and other experts rack up $700 million in… (See article)

vLex community

Join the vLex Insights Program

We recently launched the vLex Insights Program, offering customers the unique opportunity to voice their opinions on new products to ensure they accurately reflect and meet the diverse needs of legal professionals. Become part of the Insights Program today to gain access to new collections and join the waitlist for early access to Vincent AI’s new skills. Learn more here.

vLex careers

Become part of a global team

A number of new and exciting positions have been added to the vLex job board, including opportunities to join the team as a graphic designer, copywriter, demand generation manager, and senior data pipeline engineer. We are a diverse organisation with staff from all around the world, where different cultures and communities are embraced and celebrated. Visit the vLex careers page today to learn more about what it’s like working with us and the new roles available.


Our student writing competition is now open

The vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition is now open! Returning for its seventh consecutive year, the writing competition invites students worldwide to submit a 1,000-word article on one of three topics by December 1st. Please visit the competition page to explore this year’s topics, prizes, FAQs, and much more. Happy writing!


October: IALL, ClioCon, KM Legal Europe, and LiRN

This month, you can catch us at the IALL, ClioCon, KM Legal Europe, and LiRN conferences. Visit our booth to speak to our team members about the expansion of our global collections and the latest developments with our brand-new, AI-powered tools. If you can’t attend any of these events, you can easily reach our team by emailing [email protected], or via the telephone numbers listed on our contact page.

News from vLex

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Covering over 100 countries, vLex offers regularly updated news from around the world, alongside updates and commentaries from major law firms. This content is provided by LexBlog, JD Supra and Mondaq, or curated by our expert editorial team.

New EU/UK Restrictions on Russian-origin Iron and Steel Products
From September 30, 2023, new EU and UK sanctions will come into effect targeting the imports of specified iron and steel products which are processed in third countries and incorporate Russian-origin iron and steel inputs. Importers will need to declare upon import whether… (See article)

The FTC and States Sue Amazon, Alleging Anticompetitive Practices
On September 26, 2023 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 17 states filed suit against Amazon in the Western District of Washington, alleging the tech giant uses anticompetitive practices to maintain its monopoly power in its online supermarket store and… (See article)

Project will use AI to facilitate public procedures for millions of Chileans
One in five Chileans do not understand the information they receive when they want to do an errand on a public device. An agreement between Cenia and Gobierno Digital will use state-of-the-art technology to deliver accurate and easily explained data… (See news)

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