DLA Piper to use artificial intelligence…

Legal Technology Posted Jun 15, 2016 01:30 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss DLA Piper will use artificial intelligence technology by Kira Systems for due-diligence document review in mergers and acquisitions. Kira’s machine-learning software searches texts in contracts, then creates a summary and analysis, according to a press release announcing the deal. Law.com (sub. req.) has a story. Such software is designed to get smarter as it is used. Jonathan Klein, chair of DLA Piper’s U.S. mergers and acquisition practice, said in the press release that the technology will make due diligence faster and more efficient, and will mitigate risk throughout the due diligence practice. “We believe that this innovative technology will do for corporate transactional work what e-discovery has done for litigation,” he said. DLA Piper already tried the…


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