SCCA GC20 Dinner
7 September 2018 | Asia Business Law Journal
Luminance featured in a round-up of a private dinner for general counsel based in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific, organised by the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) and attended by foreign counsel belonging to the International In-house counsel Worldwide and Asia-Pacific Corporate Counsel Alliance. The function was a rare opportunity for regional general counsel to discuss pertinent issues concerning some of the largest ASEAN companies.
Beyond the Hype - How AI is revolutionising the legal profession
28 August 2018 | Modern Law Magazine
Emily Foges, Luminance, seeks to demystify AI and explain the advantages of working with AI in the legal profession.
SNP Schlawien adopts Luminance’s technology in Germany
28 August 2018 | Press Release
Full-service law firm SNP Schlawien has adopted Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence platform to enhance its due diligence processes for M&A transactions. The announcement marks the first German law firm to publicly adopt Luminance Diligence.
BBC Radio 4 Today Show - AI and the Legal Profession
22 August 2018 | BBC Radio 4
Luminance CEO Emily Foges discusses how humans will still be an integral part in the artificial intelligence future of law (starts at 1:33:00).
Vendors Say AI Will Allow Attorneys To Do Better Legal Work
21 August 2018 | Law360
The legal technology professionals touted artificial intelligence’s ability to increase efficiencies in law firms and law departments. Increases in efficiency can exceed 50 percent in some instances, for example in due diligence and contract analytics, Luminance’s Tziahanas said. “It’s real and it’s repeatable,” he said.
1st Legal AI Session Write Up, Looks Like ILTACON Loves AI
21 August 2018 | Artificial Lawyer
"Monday saw the first legal AI session of the massive ILTACon legal tech conference at National Harbor, USA. The theme was ‘where is AI having an impact?’ and it was clear that just as a subject the use of NLP and machine learning is certainly making waves still among the ILTA members." - read panel moderator Richard Tromans' take on Luminance's panel appearance at ILTAcon.
Vieira de Almeida deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence for M&A
21 August 2018 | Press Release
Portuguese law firm Vieira de Almeida (“VdA”) has selected Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline the firm’s contract review and due diligence processes for transactions. VdA is an international law firm recognised for its innovative and cutting-edge approach to top-tier legal advice. The firm selected Luminance following an extensive trial period, where Luminance was tested against a manual due diligence review of an M&A transaction.
Penningtons Manches selects artificial intelligence from Luminance
2 August 2018 | Press Release
Leading UK law firm Penningtons Manches LLP (‘Penningtons’) has selected Luminance’s AI technology, initially to enhance its due diligence processes for real estate transactions. Penningtons trialled ‘Luminance Property’, the platform’s real estate functionality, using a large volume of documents from a historic transaction.
BDK Advokati adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology
27 July 2018 | Press Release
Leading Balkan law firm BDK Advokati has become the first law firm in the Serbian market to adopt Luminance’s AI technology to enhance its due diligence processes across a diverse spectrum of legal practices. BDK Advokati, a full-service law firm with offices in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina, selected Luminance after a thorough review of the marketplace and an initial demonstration of the technology.
Shortlist announced for Computing's Women in IT Excellence Awards
19 July 2018 | TheINQUIRER
Computing has revealed the shortlist for this year's Women in IT Excellence Awards. The awards, now in their second year, are set to be one of Computing's biggest events of 2018, championing and celebrating the finest female success stories the IT industry has to offer.
Is PwC Report a Reality Check for AI Sceptics?
18 July 2018 | Emily Foges
AI is set to transform every aspect of how we live and work across many industries but, with the longstanding, industry wide concerns about the potential of AI leading to a jobless future, the clear benefits AI can offer are easily overlooked. However, as today’s PwC report shows, AI is not the enemy.
Luminance's Emily Foges nominated for Women in IT Excellence Awards 2018
17 July 2018 | computing.co.uk
Luminance CEO Emily Foges has been nominated for two awards at Computing's prestigious Women in IT Excellence Awards 2018, including Woman of the Year and Innovator of the Year for SMEs.
Eversheds Sutherland signs deal with Slaughter and May-backed artificial intelligence software
17 July 2018 | Legal Cheek
Eversheds Sutherland has become the latest law firm to sign a deal that will see it use artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Based on research and development by boffins at the University of Cambridge, Luminance is a sophisticated AI system designed to “think like a lawyer”. It can read (and understand) legal documents just like a human, only more efficiently, according to its creators.
Eversheds Sutherland seals deal to use Slaughters-backed AI platform Luminance
16 July 2018 | Legal Week
Eversheds Sutherland has agreed a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) platform Luminance, becoming the latest in a string of law firms to sign up to use the Slaughter and May-backed company’s technology. Luminance, which was founded in September 2016, uses pattern recognition and machine learning algorithms to read legal documents, making contract review processes more efficient.
Eversheds Sutherland joins forces with Luminance
16 July 2018 | Eversheds Sutherland
Eversheds Sutherland announces that it has partnered with technology platform Luminance to enhance the global legal practice’s firm-wide Artificial Intelligence (AI) capability for clients. The adoption of legal technology, such as AI, is an important part of Eversheds Sutherland’s wider innovation agenda and the addition of Luminance will increase their stable of Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation tools available across their global office network.
Jalsovszky transforms M&A due diligence with Luminance
16 July 2018 | Press Release
Jalsovszky has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline the M&A due diligence processes at the Hungarian firm. Jalsovszky selected Luminance following an initial demonstration of the technology which was particularly suited to their expertise in M&A, tax, and corporate finance.
Holst deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Denmark
12 July 2018 | Press Release
Danish firm Holst has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to transform its M&A due diligence processes. Holst, a full-service law firm encompassing the legal competencies required by large and small clients, adopted Luminance’s technology following an initial demonstration of the platform.
AI and the Law Firm of 2030: An interview with Emily Foges of Luminance
10 July 2018 | Legal IT Insider
Ari Kaplan speaks with Emily Foges, the CEO of Luminance, an artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession.
Luminance wins ‘Outstanding Innovation’ award
10 July 2018 | Press Release
Luminance, the leading AI platform for the legal profession, has been named winner of the ‘Outstanding Innovation’ category at the 2018 Global Business Excellence Awards. Luminance was selected due to the success of its proprietary AI technology and outstanding global growth.
Luminance exceeds 100 customers in 35 countries
9 July 2018 | Press Release
Luminance, one of the world’s fastest growing AI platforms for professional services, today announces that it has been adopted by over 100 customers across 35 countries, less than two years since launching. To support this growing international demand, Luminance now has 70 employees across the company’s London headquarters, and offices in Cambridge, Singapore, and Chicago, a three-fold increase within the past year.
UMBRA Law Firm adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Indonesia
6 July 2018 | Press Release
Independent law firm UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions (“UMBRA”) has become the first Indonesian customer to adopt Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence platform. UMBRA, which was established in November 2017 by lawyers from one of the largest and leading law firms in Indonesia, selected Luminance following an initial demonstration of the technology.
COBALT Law Firm deploys Luminance across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
5 July 2018 | Press Release
Leading Baltic law firm COBALT has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to streamline its M&A due diligence processes across its Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian offices. Following an initial demonstration of the technology, the firm chose to implement Luminance across its Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian offices to enhance the work of more than 180 attorneys and lawyers within the network.
Castrén & Snellman adopts artificial intelligence from Luminance
29 June 2018 | Press Release
Finnish law firm Castrén & Snellman has adopted Luminance’s market leading AI technology to enhance its due diligence processes for real estate, employment, and M&A transactions. Castrén & Snellman, which is the oldest law firm in Finland, selected Luminance after a competitive bid and two-week pilot of the technology using both English and Finnish documents. The firm was attracted to Luminance’s technology, holistic platform and time-saving potential.
Luminance: the startup using AI to shake up the legal sector
29 June 2018 | Techworld
Despite launching just two years ago, Luminance already counts 10 of the global top 100 law firms among its customers. Arguably the company's rapid success should come as no surprise. Luminance's pitch is easy to comprehend. Its technology reads and understands contracts and legal documents, picking out significant information or anomalies. It doesn't require any instruction and is able to sift through documents in any language.
Top Portuguese Firm MLGTS Picks Luminance’s Legal AI Tech
26 June 2018 | Artificial Lawyer
It’s Tuesday again so it must be time for another Luminance client announcement…and it is, this time in the shape of leading Portuguese law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados (MLGTS). Last Tuesday the AI company was also signed up by Israel’s Tadmor Levy law firm.
MLGTS adopts Luminance’s artificial intelligence in Portugal
26 June 2018 | Press Release
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados (“MLGTS”) has recently selected Luminance’s leading artificial intelligence technology to streamline the M&A due diligence processes at the top-tier Portuguese firm.
AI and the Law Firm of 2030
21 June 2018 | Reinventing Professionals
Ari Kaplin spoke with Luminance CEO Emily foges about the genesis of Luminance, the challenges associated with the adoption of technology at law firms, characteristics of the law firm of 2030, and what the emergence of technology like Luminance means for the future of legal services.
Israel’s Tadmor Levy Law Firm Chooses Legal AI Co. Luminance
19 June 2018 | Artificial Lawyer
It’s Tuesday, so it must be another client win announcement by Luminance...this time the UK-based legal AI company has bagged its first Israeli law firm in the shape of Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co (AKA ‘Tadmor Levy’).
Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co become the first Israeli law firm to adopt Luminance’s artificial intelligence
19 June 2018 | Press Release
Luminance, the artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, today announces that Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co (‘Tadmor Levy’) has become the first Israeli law firm to adopt its market-leading technology. The announcement marks the twenty-sixth country to deploy Luminance’s machine learning platform in 18 months. Tadmor Levy, one of Israel’s premier law firms, selected Luminance to streamline the due diligence processes for domestic and international M&A transactions.
Luminance wins Best AI Start-Up at the prestigious AIconics awards
13 June 2018 | Press Release
Luminance, the leading AI platform for the legal profession, has been awarded ‘Best AI Start-Up’ at The AIconics 2018, held at Kensington Palace last night. An esteemed panel of judges comprised of companies including Atomico, BNP Paribas and Innovate UK selected Luminance for its sophisticated AI technology, rapid growth and innovative approach to contract review.