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February 01, 2011 02:00 ET

The CLO Programme and Datacert Enter Strategic Technology Partnership

Datacert Named First-Ever Network Advisor of Legal Technology Solutions for One of Europe's Most Elite Legal Networks

LONDON--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - Datacert, Inc., the premier global provider of enterprise legal management solutions, announced today the company has been selected as a Network Advisor for The CLO Programme, a dedicated senior management development network for Chief Legal Officers (CLOs), General Counsel, and Heads of Legal departments of the FTSE 250. Datacert was chosen because of its industry expertise regarding the legal management concerns unique to global companies with EMEA operations. Datacert will provide strategic advice to the exclusive network on the latest legal technology trends and industry best practices.

"Datacert is committed to empowering all legal professionals by not only equipping them with innovative technology solutions that simplify the legal process and reduce spend, but also by continuously engaging industry leaders and sharing our broad industry knowledge and expertise", said Rajitha Boer, vice president/director EMEA business development, Datacert. "When utilised correctly, advanced technology provides numerous benefits to legal process management and has a direct effect on an organisation's competitive edge. We are honored to serve as a Network Advisor to The CLO Programme and look forward to advising their elite membership on better ways to leverage technology-driven innovation to address current challenges, and respond to future issues." 

The CLO Programme aims to keep members at the forefront of new innovation so they can lead and manage their team and resources to optimum effectiveness, anticipate and surpass job duties and corporate obligations, and increase the performance of their respective organisations, thus enabling accomplishments to be benchmarked against peers. Datacert will be instrumental in helping members meet these objectives by providing strategic guidance on topics such as utilising advanced technology to advance collaboration, enhance visibility, and provide better more strategic management in the areas of spend, compliance, and risk. 

"We are delighted to have appointed Datacert as The CLO Programme's Network Advisor on managing legal spend. This is an important area for our members who aim to manage it in the most cost effective manner given the current economic climate. We are very excited about this partnership and look forward to working together to provide our FTSE 250 members unrivalled benefits", said John Jeffcock, CEO, Winmark Ltd

About Datacert, Inc.

Datacert is a technology innovator and the premier global provider of enterprise legal management software and services that empower law departments to collaborate more effectively, manage legal systems more efficiently, support changing business needs and their global workforces, and make more strategic business decisions. Datacert's offerings include its flagship product, Passport, a patent-pending technology platform and legal spend and matter management applications. Datacert solutions are relied upon by Fortune® 500 corporations, Fortune® Global 500 corporations, and 100 percent of the AmLaw 200. Headquartered in Houston, with offices throughout North America, EMEA, and APAC, Datacert has law firm, vendor, and agent connections in more than 150 countries. Visit www.datacert.com for more information and follow us on Twitter for real-time updates http://twitter.com/DataCert

About The CLO Programme

The CLO Programme is a dedicated senior management development network for Chief Legal Officers (CLOs), General Counsel and Heads of Legal Departments. The network, which operates on an annual membership basis, comprises more than 200 members belonging to legal teams of varying sizes from large organisations. Members are drawn from all industries and sectors and are principally from the FTSE 250, Fortune 500, and major public sector organisations.

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