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LexisNexis® and Legasis announce strategic association to empower Indian legal and corporate customers with the best of commentaries and compliance solution

November 10, 2016, New Delhi. LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of legal information and research solutions, and Legasis Services Private Limited, a provider of integrated legal and information technology solutions specializing in the compliance domain for corporates, have gotten into a strategic association. As a part of this pivotal arrangement, LexisNexis® will provide access to some of its finest commentaries loaded on its innovative and portable new solution, LexisGreen™ - Law books and Bare Acts on a Pen Drive, to the Legasis clients. Along similar lines, Legasis will provide access to ‘Legatrix’- Do-it-yourself Toolkit for Compliance Programme to LexisNexis® customers. The association is also expected to provide a superior experience to the customers of both LexisNexis® and Legasis and elevate the overall branding and visibility for both the companies.

During the announcement, Mr. Mohan Ramaswamy, Managing Director, LexisNexis® India-South Asia said, “The need for practical and compliance solutions has grown manifold in India since the new Companies Act 2013 came into effect. We at LexisNexis believe in empowering our customers with the best of content and technology that enables them to stay ahead and win more. We are proud of our association with Legasis and are confident that our association will enable our respective customers to experience superior value with some of the best and authentic works/solutions published/developed by each of us. Our partnership with Legasis concurs well for our customers’ growing need for Practical and Insightful solutions and our new workflow based solution – Lexis® Practical Guidance, which provides procedural know-how from expert authors and leading law firms on various areas of law. This is just the beginning and we aspire to bring more significant value for our respective customers in the times to come as we broaden and expand the scope of our association with Legasis.

Commenting on the strategic association with LexisNexis®, Mr. Suhas Tuljapurkar, Founder Director of Legasis said, “Our ‘Legatrix’ - Do-it-yourself Toolkit for Compliance Programme, vitally needed for compliance professionals, empowers them and their organizations to set up an effective compliance programme and enables them to go a step further and effectively roll out this programme taking into consideration the size, structure, nature and complexity of their operations. The basic elements of this toolkit include: Corporate Governance aka Commitment from the Top, Designing a Compliance Management System (which will include, inter alia, identification of the scope and non-compliance monitoring), Policies and Procedures, Evaluation and Compliance Reporting, Consistent Action and Monitoring, etc. This toolkit will benefit organizations to design, implement and monitor a compliance programme conforming to, inter alia, the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and also apply for an ISO 19600 Certification. Our association with LexisNexis will enable us to offer ‘Legatrix’ Compliance Solution to reach a much wider array of customers and institutions.”

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, government, corporate, tax, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. The company has some of the finest brands and imprints like Butterworths, Halsburys, Wadhwa, Universal Law Publishing and powerful legal information and research solutions like LexisGreen™, Lexis®India, and Lexis® Practical Guidance.

About Legasis

Legasis, which stands for Legal System and Integrated Solutions, is supported by Legasis Partners, an Indian multi-practice law firm. Founded in the year 2006, Legasis’ business differentiation is predicated through a 'Fusion of Lawyering and Information Technology‘. Having pioneered the extensive use of knowledge and technology to deliver customized solutions like Legatrix, LIPS, Roznama, CARRAR. ‘Legatrix’ covers all industry verticals and compliance under all laws and its client coverage represents over 10% of market capitalization and over 20% of installed power capacity in India. Legasis is the acknowledged leader in Compliance & Ethics, Litigation Management, Intellectual Property and other legal support solutions in India. It also provides services in Counter Fraud, Company Secretarial and hosts the annual Compliance Awards in India under a banner ‘Compliance 10/10’.  Through its  team of over 150  dedicated legal experts, Legasis has emerged as specialized business enterprise and a niche player supporting requirements of over 500 clients.

Media Contact for LexisNexis India-South Asia:
Vikesh Dhyani
Director Marketing & Innovation
+91 124 4774444

Media Contact for Legasis:
Suhas Tuljapurkar
+91 22 33544000


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