USA: The cutting edge
The US has been at the forefront of the majority of legal IT growth worldwide, so when it turned its attention to e-disclosure, the rest of the world was bound to follow suit. Kieran Flatt reports
The US is the spiritual home of legal technology. The world’s one remaining superpower supports such a vast domestic legal industry – and such a fiercely competitive market for legal services – that it is bound to foster more innovation than the smaller global markets. The oft-quoted axiom that “whenever America sneezes, the rest of the world catches ‘flu” holds as true for legal technology as it does for popular culture and international relations.
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