e.law completes acquisition of CCH Workflow Solutions

On 20 November 2009, Australia’s  e.law completed its acquisition of the business assets of CCH Workflow Solutions from Wolters Kluwer.

The news of the acquisition broke whilst I was between conferences and although I heard from both Allison Stanfield at e.law and from Scott Gillard at CCH Workflow Solutions, I have not really had the chance to catch up with the full implications for the merged business, for their clients and for the Australian e-Discovery market.

There is a brief announcement here, but the only way to find out all about it is to go there and see for myself which I hope to do in the first half of 2010. The arc which extends from Melbourne through Singapore to Hong Kong has hit my radar a fair bit this year and I want to follow this up.

Both parties to the deal had very good names in the market and I wish them well together.

Meanwhile, I seem to have missed an apparently rather larger transaction. One of the web searches which hit my site yesterday was < FTI Consulting acquires Australia >. Such searches are often the first tip-off I get about companies in this market, often beating even Twitter as  a source of news. FTI is a large and ambitious company with wide global interests, but  that sounds a mite ambitious even for them.

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About Chris Dale

I have been an English solicitor since 1980. I run the e-Disclosure Information Project which collects and comments on information about electronic disclosure / eDiscovery and related subjects in the UK, the US, AsiaPac and elsewhere
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