9 November 2018: Today, the FT announces the shortlist for the 2018 FT/RSG Intelligent Business Forum and Awards, to be held on November 14th in San Francisco.

The FT/RSG Intelligent Business Forum and awards will bring together C-suite representatives from companies that have lead the legal and professional services industry’s digital transformation. The one day forum will highlight the rapidly evolving need for integrated business solutions, and the solution-providers making the most impact.

The complete series, which is part of the FT Innovative Lawyers programme, will consist of a special FT report, rankings and awards, and the one day forum.

Nominees include (by category):


  • AXA
  • Capgemini
  • Dropbox and Ironclad
  • eBay and LawGeex
  • HPE and Apttus
  • London Stock Exchange Group, Radiant Law and Lawyers on Demand
  • Shell International Limited
  • The AA, Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services, Syke, Contract Express and eBrevia
  • The University of North Carolina and Axiom
  • VMware, QuisLex, Apttus and Mitratech

Use of Legal Data

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Ansarada and Quantium
  • BHP
  • BT and iManage
  • Cisco and DataNovo
  • D2 Legal Technology
  • Huawei and Lex Machina
  • HUB International and Exigent
  • Savills and LEVERTON
  • Westpac Group, Lawcadia and Red Marker

Cybersecurity & Privacy

  • AIG, KPMG and Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Ankura
  • CyberBox
  • Kroll
  • PayPal and Enigma
  • PrivacyRules
  • PwC
  • Schillings
  • Siemens
  • VMware and OneTrust

Supply Chain Management

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • BHP
  • CargoX
  • De Beers Group
  • Flex and Elementum
  • Hyundai Motor Europe
  • Kenco Group and Smart Gladiator
  • Nestlé and Starling (Airbus, The Forest Trust (TFT) and SarVision)
  • Provenance
  • Unilever

Legal Technology: One to Watch

  • Bodhala
  • DataNovo
  • IBM Watson Legal
  • LawGeex
  • Nivaura

Legal Technology Company

  • Apttus
  • Everlaw
  • HighQ
  • iManage
  • Intapp
  • Kira Systems
  • Mitratech
  • Neota Logic
  • Relativity
  • Thomson Reuters Contract Express

Use of Legal Technology

  • AIG
  • Aviva Investors and Kim Technologies
  • Deloitte
  • Everlaw
  • NetApp and Mitratech

Managing Legal Costs

  • Anglo American and Exigent
  • Barclays
  • BT and Elevate
  • Deutsche Bank and QuisLex
  • DXC Technology and AdvanceLaw
  • GSK
  • Hearst and Priori Legal
  • The Serious Fraud Office and iManage
  • ShaveLogic and Burford Capital
  • Shell

Market Shaper

  • Rose Battaglia (Deutsche Bank)
  • Connie Brenton (NetApp)
  • Liam Brown (Elevate)
  • Tassilo Festetics (Anheuser-Busch InBev)
  • Aaron Karczmer (PayPal)
  • Tom Linton (Flex)
  • Piet Hein Meeter (Deloitte)
  • Christopher Price (EY)
  • Daniel Reed (UnitedLex)
  • Noah Waisberg (Kira Systems)

Integrated Services

  • Deloitte
  • Elevate
  • Exigent
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Schillings
  • Thomson Reuters
  • UnitedLex
  • ZICO Holdings

The FT Intelligent Business Award

  • AIG
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • BHP
  • BT
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Flex
  • NetApp
  • PayPal
  • Shell
  • VMware

Find more information, including the full agenda, here.


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