Press Releases

IACP and Thomson Reuters Recognize Florida Department of Law Enforcement for Investigation of an International Human Trafficking Ring

Wednesday 25th Oct 2017

Thomson Reuters and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today announced that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is this year’s winner of their Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. The FDLE is being recognized for its inter-agency and international effort to confront a human trafficking ring with connections in both Florida ...

Thomson Reuters Expands CLEAR ID Confirm With Business Data

Friday 22nd Sep 2017

Thomson Reuters has expanded its identity verification process — CLEAR ID Confirm — to include business and organizational data. As part of the CLEAR online investigations suite, CLEAR ID Confirm leverages comprehensive, up-to-date public and proprietary data to enable organizations to complete identity verification tasks, including risk evaluation and business vetting. The product is tailored ...

Thomson Reuters Analysis Reveals 484% Increase in New Legal Services Patents Globally as Law Firms Around the World Invest in Legal Tech

Wednesday 16th Aug 2017

There has been a 484 percent increase in the number of patents filed covering new legal services technology globally in the last five years, reveals an analysis from the legal business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of news and information for businesses and professionals. According to Thomson Reuters, 579 patents relating to new ...

Thomson Reuters and Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett Announce Elite 3E Cloud Agreement

Monday 14th Aug 2017

Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC, headquartered in New Orleans, will be the first law firm to adopt 3E Cloud from Thomson Reuters Elite, the global leader in enterprise business management solutions for legal industry and, today, its first true managed cloud-based financial platform. Elite 3E Cloud is a scalable technology used ...

Thomson Reuters Brings Vigilant License Plate Recognition Data to CLEAR Investigation Platform

Monday 19th Jun 2017

Thomson Reuters, in collaboration with Vigilant Solutions, will integrate license plate recognition (LPR) data into its CLEAR investigation platform. Law enforcement professionals will be able to rely on CLEAR LPR to incorporate vehicle location information into comprehensive investigations of individuals and businesses. Relying on CLEAR’s collection of public and proprietary records on people, assets, businesses, affiliations and other ...

Thomson Reuters and CUPL Co-Publish First English-to-Chinese Text on U.S. Constitutional Law

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

EAGAN, Minn. May 1, 2017 – Thomson Reuters and China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) Press, a leading legal publisher in China, have published Constitutional Law: Lectures, Cases, and Resources by Chang Wang, chief researcher at Thomson Reuters. The two-volume, 1,200-page book is the first English-to-Chinese textbook of U.S. Constitutional Law. Wang has lectured ...

Thomson Reuters Names Everyday Heroes Award Winners

Thursday 20th Apr 2017

Thomson Reuters is proud to honor the Detroit Police Department, Reed Smith LLP of Washington, D.C. and Davis & Associates of Denver with its 2016 Everyday Heroes awards. This year marks the first time government, law firm and corporate investigations customers have been recognized across three respective categories – Public Service Heroes, Law Firm Heroes, ...

Thomson Reuters Launches CLEAR ID Confirm

Thursday 16th Feb 2017

Thomson Reuters has launched a new solution to streamline the identity verification process – CLEAR ID Confirm. As part of the CLEAR online investigations suite, CLEAR ID Confirm leverages comprehensive, up-to-date public and proprietary data to enable organizations to verify an individual’s online identity, payee identity and customer identity. CLEAR ID Confirm is designed for ...

IACP and Thomson Reuters Honor Homeland Security Investigations Cyber Division for its Efforts to Confront Child Sexual Exploitation

Wednesday 19th Oct 2016

Thomson Reuters and the International Association of Chiefs of Police today announced that Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Cyber Division has been recognized with their annual Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. In 2015 alone, HSI seized nearly six petabytes of data in the course of criminal investigations, with more than half of this data coming ...

Thomson Reuters Survey Reveals Legal Departments Are Unprepared for Influx of Millennial Corporate Counsel

Monday 3rd Oct 2016

Businesses of all types are dealing with the influx of millennials and the departure of baby boomers, but the impact of a multigenerational workforce is just beginning to shape legal departments, according to The Generational Shift in Legal Departments: Working with Millennials and Avoiding Baby Boomer Brain Drain. The Thomson Reuters report surveyed 153 attorneys ...

Super Lawyers Redesigns Magazine, Website

Tuesday 21st Jun 2016

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business and leading attorney ratings service, has launched a redesign of its Super Lawyers Magazine and website, superlawyers.com. In addition to a new look, the magazine offers expanded editorial content and visual elements for its 1.2 million readers, while the revamped website features new content, an improved user interface and ...

Practical Law Releases Comprehensive Survey of M&A Breakup Remedies

Monday 16th May 2016

Following a record year for mergers and acquisitions activity, Practical Law is releasing its most comprehensive survey ever examining the use of reverse break-up fees and other remedies for buyer breach in debt-financed M&A deals. The seventh edition of the study, Reverse Break-Up Fees and Specific Performance: A Survey of Remedies for Financing and Antitrust ...

Thomson Reuters Practical Law Canada Announces New Law Department Service for In-House Counsel, as well as four New Practice Area Modules

Thursday 5th May 2016

Thomson Reuters Practical Law Canada continues to expand its coverage with the addition of a Law Department service specifically for in-house counsel, and four new practice area modules for transactional, litigation and in-house counsel lawyers. “We’re proud to offer more practice-focused legal resources that will transform the way in-house counsel, litigators and business lawyers in ...

FindLaw Selected as Google AdWords™ Premier SMB Partner

Wednesday 4th May 2016

FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business and leading provider of business development solutions for small law firms, has been named a Google AdWords™ Premier SMB Partner. The designation recognizes FindLaw’s excellence in managing online advertising campaigns that help its law firm clients to grow their businesses. Premier SMB Partners meet Google’s highest standards and criteria for ...

Consumers More Likely to Hire Lawyers With Online Reviews, Says New FindLaw Survey

Tuesday 19th Apr 2016

Consumers are increasingly relying on online reviews for everything from choosing a restaurant to finding a professional, such as a lawyer or doctor. A new survey from FindLaw finds that consumers are more likely to hire a lawyer who has online reviews. In addition, most consumers have used online reviews in choosing providers of professional ...

Thomson Reuters Earns Top Honors in 2016 National Law Journal Readers Poll

Wednesday 30th Mar 2016

The National Law Journal readers honored Thomson Reuters WestlawTM and Thomson Reuters EliteTM with their highest accolades across six categories in the fifth annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings. Elite was named the best in Law Firm Business Intelligence Solution for the second year in a row and best in Matter Management ...

Thomson Reuters Drafting Assistant Adds Locate Precedent Feature

Thursday 17th Mar 2016

Corporate and transactional attorneys now have a way to help ensure that clauses in their legal documents meet current market standards. Thomson Reuters Drafting Assistant has added a new Locate Precedent feature that analyzes document language on a clause-by-clause basis against EDGAR-filed documents, with additional insight from Practical Law What’s Market analysis of recent deals ...

Thomson Reuters ProView eReader Platform Version 2.4 Launched

Thursday 17th Mar 2016

eBook users have more ways to organize their titles and search to find the professional research content they need with the newest version of Thomson Reuters ProViewTM, the leading professional eReader platform. Thomson Reuters ProView is the first eReader platform specifically built for professional use, with advanced features such as full-text search, secured notes and ...

Thomson Reuters Enhances Firm Central Practice Management Suite

Thursday 17th Mar 2016

Thomson Reuters continues to enhance Firm Central, enabling solo and small law firm attorneys to better tackle administrative tasks and increase efficiency – two of the largest struggles commonly faced in their practices. Firm Central, the leading cloud-based practice management solution for solo and small law firms, now offers desktop compatibility with Outlook® 2016 and ...

Thomson Reuters Westlaw Creates iPhone® App, Adds Enhancements

Thursday 17th Mar 2016

Thomson Reuters continues to help customers be more productive, efficient and current with its new Thomson Reuters Westlaw iPhone® mobile app and several powerful new features to Westlaw. While Westlaw users have long had access to a device-customized mobile site, the Westlaw iPhone® app was built specifically for the Westlaw current awareness experience. The app ...

Thomson Reuters Introduces Practice Point

Thursday 28th Jan 2016

Thomson Reuters today unveiled Practice Point – an innovative solution that delivers the most relevant content and tools for a given task or legal issue. It leverages key content, expertise and technology from Practical Law and Westlaw in an entirely new manner through task-based organization and editor-selected content. Practice Point was developed with the help ...

Thomson Reuters Launches eDiscovery Point

Thursday 28th Jan 2016

Thomson Reuters eDiscovery Point™ is set to transform the market with a faster and easier-to-use platform. eDiscovery Point gives legal professionals unprecedented control from processing through production. The new platform combines Thomson Reuters robust power, security and service excellence with cutting-edge technology. “Our recent survey of the market found that 9 out of 10 legal ...

West km Integrating with Handshake SP Bridge

Thursday 10th Dec 2015

West km results will now be available through SharePoint search for users of Handshake Software’s SP Bridge. West km will identify and extract legally relevant metadata, such as judge, jurisdiction, court, attorneys, law firms, etc., and allow users to apply multiple filters using West km criteria for more effective searching. And users can use the ...

Thomson Reuters Expands its Legal Managed Services Business with New Office in Minnesota

Thursday 15th Oct 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Among all the trends reshaping the legal marketplace, perhaps the area of greatest change involves the growing use of managed services providers to perform an expanding set of tasks traditionally done by law firms and corporate counsel, but with greater efficiency and at a lower cost. To support the growing demand, Thomson Reuters, ...

Thomson Reuters Survey of Legal Departments Highlights In-Sourcing, Outside Partners

Wednesday 14th Oct 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Eighty-four percent of legal departments outsource half or less of their company’s legal work to outside counsel, with the average department using outside counsel for only 26 percent of their work, noted the Thomson Reuters Legal Department In-Sourcing and Efficiency Report. The report, a survey of more than 300 attorneys working in ...

Thomson Reuters Sponsoring and Participating in 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Tuesday 13th Oct 2015

NEW YORK – The world’s largest gathering of women technologists gets under way in Houston, October 14-16, and innovation will be center stage for Thomson Reuters during the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the groundbreaking conference that helps to increase the role of women technologists in industry, government and academia. More than 12,000 ...

Thomson Reuters Launches Fourth Edition of Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts

Monday 12th Oct 2015

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters has released Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, Fourth Edition as part of a joint venture with the New York County Lawyers’ Association. Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, Fourth Edition includes 22 new chapters, two new volumes and expanded content across a range of topics that engage ...

Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute to Host 20th Annual Law Firm Leaders Forum

Wednesday 30th Sep 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Legendary investigative journalist and associate editor of The Washington Post, Bob Woodward, will deliver the keynote address at the 20th annual Law Firm Leaders Forum. Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, a comprehensive resource for legal leaders and industry professionals, will host the annual forum Oct. 8-9, 2015, in New York. Woodward will discuss ...

Canadian Lawyer InHouse Announces Second Annual Innovatio Awards

Wednesday 9th Sep 2015

TORONTO – Canadian Lawyer InHouse, a Thomson Reuters publication, has announced the winners of the second annual Innovatio Awards to recognize the innovative work of legal departments among Canadian businesses and their legal service providers. This year’s honourees are: BMO – Innovation of the Year and Litigation Management, Large Department EDC (Economic Development Canada) – Law ...

Kentucky Appellate Courts and Louisiana Supreme Court to Implement Thomson Reuters C- Track Court Case Management Solution

Thursday 13th Aug 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Thomson Reuters announced that C-Track Court Case Management Solutions (C-Track) will serve as the official case management solution for the Kentucky Supreme Court, Kentucky Court of Appeals and Louisiana Supreme Court. C-Track is designed to improve how courts perform by enabling them to efficiently capture, track and process cases, and manage information ...

Drone Restrictions Supported by a Majority of Americans, says FindLaw Survey

Thursday 13th Aug 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – The first drone delivery of a package that was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration recently took place. But an overwhelming majority of Americans say they support restrictions on the use of drones as they become more commonplace, according to a new survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. The ...

Mid-Size and Small Law Firms Confident They Can Succeed

Tuesday 11th Aug 2015

NEW YORK – Leaders of mid-size and small law firms are meeting or exceeding their profitability goals, and are confident in their ability to succeed in the current legal environment. Those are among the findings of a recent survey conducted by Thomson Reuters and the Managing Partner Forum. Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source ...

Peer Monitor Economic Index holds steady for second consecutive quarter

Wednesday 5th Aug 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – The Peer Monitor Economic Index (PMI), which measures the relative health of the legal marketplace, was unchanged for the second consecutive quarter, holding steady at 54. Slightly higher demand was offset by weak rate growth and falling productivity. The PMI is produced by Thomson Reuters, and is a composite index of law ...

Canadian Lawyer Names Top 25 Most Influential in Justice System and Legal Profession

Tuesday 4th Aug 2015

TORONTO – Canadian Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters business, has named the Top 25 Most Influential figures in the Canadian justice system and legal profession. The list, which is in its seventh year and is among the publications’ most-read features, honours select Canadians in one of five categories: Government/Associations/Non-Profit, Changemakers, Criminal and Human Rights Law, The World ...

Thomson Reuters and the Counsel General for Wales Launch Free Online Resource for Welsh Legislation

Tuesday 14th Jul 2015

London – Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce that its Westlaw UK solution is to help form the nucleus of an authoritative online guide to Welsh law which will assist lawyers, businesses and the public to better understand devolved law in Wales. The new bilingual service, Cyfraith Cymru / Law Wales, has been spearheaded by the ...

Thomson Reuters launches Forum magazine

Thursday 9th Jul 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Thomson Reuters announced today the debut of Forum magazine, a thought leadership instrument for legal professionals that will instill conversations and debate while addressing the challenges facing the global legal industry. “Forum magazine is a true thought leadership resource touching all segments and all geographies,” said Mike Abbott, vice president of Client ...

Thomson Reuters Announces ProView eReader Integration with SirsiDynix eResource Central

Wednesday 8th Jul 2015

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters today announced an integrated e-library management solution that combines the power of Thomson Reuters ProView, the leading professional eReader platform, with SirsiDynix eResource Central, the leading e-content distribution and management system. End users will now have faster, more convenient access to ProView titles within a library, and ProView library managers will ...

Thomson Reuters ProViewTM eReader Platform Version 2.2 Launched, New Global Markets

Wednesday 1st Jul 2015

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters today announced that Thomson Reuters ProView, the leading professional eReader platform, has launched version 2.2 and expanded its global footprint by adding South Korea, Mexico, Uruguay and Paraguay as new ProView markets. ProView now includes many new features to streamline workflow – including enhanced search and filter – that help users ...

Transactional Practices are New Growth Centers for Law Firms, Says Peer Monitor Report

Thursday 25th Jun 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Transactional practices are becoming increasingly important sources of growth for large law firms, helping to offset a persistent weakness in litigation. Those are among the findings of a new report from Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor. Peer Monitor tracks and analyzes law firm market performance using real-time data drawn from major law firms ...

Thomson Reuters Forms Legal Executive Institute

Thursday 25th Jun 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Thomson Reuters has created a comprehensive resource for legal leaders and industry professionals: the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute. The Legal Executive Institute provides legal news, expert views, analytics, benchmark reports and industry-leading events to inform those who lead and manage the delivery of legal services. “We formed the Legal Executive Institute to ...

Magna Carta Anniversary Commemorated with Magna Carta to Minnesota: the Rule of Law

Thursday 18th Jun 2015

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –Thomson Reuters and the Airport Foundation MSP celebrate last week’s Magna Carta anniversary by creating Magna Carta to Minnesota: the Rule of Law, a unique art exhibit in Concourse C at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Freedom from unlawful searches and seizures. Protection from loss of life, liberty or property, without due process. The ...

Thomson Reuters and CodeX Announce 2015 Legal Tech Open Innovation Challenge

Thursday 18th Jun 2015

EAGAN, Minn. — Thomson Reuters and CodeX today announced the 2015 Legal Tech Open Innovation Challenge, a unique open call to forward-thinking technologists and entrepreneurs to develop next-generation technology solutions that can advance the legal system. Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. CodeX — The Stanford Center for ...

Parents Worry More, But Doing Less to Protect Their Children on the Internet, Says New FindLaw.com Survey

Tuesday 16th Jun 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – A new survey says parents are worrying more – but doing less – to protect their children from Internet dangers, such as cyberbullying, online predators, inappropriate content and revealing too much personal information. According to a survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, 76 percent of parents are either extremely worried, ...

Thomson Reuters and University of Wisconsin-Stout Collaborate on New Digital Marketing Technology Major

Thursday 11th Jun 2015

Eagan, Minn. – Thomson Reuters and University of Wisconsin-Stout have collaborated to create a first-of-its-kind undergraduate major in digital marketing technology. This unique public-private partnership has resulted in an innovative degree program that prepares students for employment in some of the fastest-growing technology fields and helps employers meet their growing needs for qualified talent. The ...

Biased jury claims rarely convince judges to change venue

Friday 29th May 2015

EAGAN, Minn. — Attorneys seeking a change of venue over concerns of biased jurors may figure it doesn’t hurt to ask. But it rarely helps. In fact, according to data from Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the leading legal research service, change of venue is seldom granted. Recently, attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sought ...

Thomson Reuters Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data on Global Energy Providers

Thursday 21st May 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Thomson Reuters today released new research – Global 500 Greenhouse Gas Report: The Fossil Fuel Energy Sector – revealing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data from 32 global energy companies, a key subset of the world’s largest publically traded businesses. The report, written in collaboration with global sustainability consultancy BSD Consulting, is the ...

Super Lawyers Names 2014 Pro Bono Award Recipients

Friday 15th May 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, has announced the eight recipients of its fourth annual Pro Bono Awards. The awards honor legal professionals, students, firms and organizations that demonstrate excellence in the practice of law by offering volunteer legal services to the poor, disadvantaged or the exploited. The 2014 Pro Bono Award ...

Peer Monitor Economic Index Holds Steady in First Quarter

Tuesday 5th May 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – The Peer Monitor Economic Index (PMI), which measures the relative health of the legal marketplace, was unchanged at 54 in the first quarter, the same as the previous quarter. Despite slightly higher demand, weak rate growth and falling productivity held back gains in the market The PMI is produced by Thomson Reuters, ...

Thomson Reuters Launches iOS app for 10th Edition of Black’s Law Dictionary

Monday 4th May 2015

EAGAN, Minn – Thomson Reuters has released the iOS app for Black’s Law Dictionary, 10th Edition. For more than a century, Black’s Law Dictionary has been the gold standard for ensuring a common understanding of the growing language of law. It also is the most widely cited resource in legal arguments and judicial opinions. Black’s Law ...

Americans Say Freedom of Speech is the Most Important Constitutional Right, According to FindLaw.com Survey for Law Day, May 1

Monday 20th Apr 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Freedom of speech is the most important constitutional right, according to a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. In honor of Law Day (May 1), FindLaw.com asked 1,000 American adults to rank the rights enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights in order of importance. ...

Thomson Reuters Adds CQ Roll Call Coverage of the Insurance Industry to WestlawNext

Friday 17th Apr 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – Thomson Reuters announced the addition of a new practitioner-focused page covering the insurance industry on WestlawNext. For the first time, regulatory and legislative coverage for the insurance industry will be provided by CQ Roll Call Washington Briefings, building on the collection of authoritative content that CQ Roll Call provides to Practitioner Insights. Coverage ...

Thomson Reuters to Sponsor Opening Reception, Keynote at ABA TECHSHOW

Monday 13th Apr 2015

EAGAN, Minn.  – Thomson Reuters will join with ABA TECHSHOW in support of key sponsorships at this year’s conference including the Arrival Reception, Appathon, and the keynote address featuring bestselling author Nicholas Carr. Carr’s conversation will center on technology, culture and the Internet, and their impact on the legal industry and legal professionals. Carr is ...

Thomson Reuters Earns 13 Top Honors in 2015 National Law Journal Readers Rankings

Thursday 2nd Apr 2015

EAGAN, Minn.  – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, took top honors for key products and services across 13 categories in the fourth annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings. Thomson Reuters (Westlaw) was recognized as the top Legal Research Provider, including software as a service, digital and print ...

Thomson Reuters Named One of Ethisphere’s 2015 “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

Thursday 12th Mar 2015

NEW YORK – For the seventh consecutive year, Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. “As an enterprise, you could say that ethics is at the center of everything that Thomson Reuters strives ...

Thomson Reuters Legal Current Blog Introduces New Podcast: “Wait, What?”

Tuesday 10th Mar 2015

EAGAN, Minn.  – The Legal business of Thomson Reuters recently launched a new twice-monthly podcast. “Wait, What?” – equal parts Socratic instruction and casual end-of-the-bar conversation about the technologies that have become too close and large to be ignored. Hosted by Matt Angelicola, Joe Harris, Rob Russell and Jason Thomas – all Thomson Reuters Government segment ...

Serengeti Touts Substantial Growth, Global Expansion

Wednesday 4th Mar 2015

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Serengeti Law, a Thomson Reuters business and provider of Serengeti TrackerTM – the legal profession’s most widely used and highest rated e-billing and matter management platform – continues to solidify itself as the market leader, closing 2014 with more than 800 client companies on its roster. This marks an increase in its client’s ...

Justice Ginsburg Tops Super Lawyers Supreme Court Lunch Date List

Tuesday 3rd Mar 2015

EAGAN, Minn. – The dream of sharing a meal and conversation with a Supreme Court justice would seem to be the ultimate lunch date. But which justice? And where would you take them? Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, surveyed 99 of the top lawyers in the U.S. and asked them, “Which U.S. Supreme Court ...