Verdict Systems, of Tempe, Ariz., will provide its Sanction trial presentation software to the U.S. Department of Justice. Sanction gives prosecutors the ability to perform such functions as synchronizing wiretap transcripts to audiotapes so juries can view the text while listening to the audio.
Prosecutors also can instantly display scanned documents and exhibits to the jury. As part of the contract, Verdict Systems will give a Sanction site license to every U. S. Attorney's office in the country.
Gibraltar law firm Triay & Triay has selected Elite Information Systems Inc.'s Practice Management System. The firm cited PMS' multi-currency and multi-language capability as a reason for the purchase.
Triay & Triay practices in the areas of banking and finance, company and commercial, estate and financial planning, litigation, and shipping and admiralty. It employs a staff of more than 50, including 10 partners.
Elite also announced that London-based Sinclair Roche & Temperley has chosen Elite's Enterprise Practice Management System. The Enterprise product is a 32-bit application, targeted at NT/SQL infrastructures. Sinclaire Roche & Temperley has 35 partners and 230 staff worldwide, and operates offices in Hong Kong, Bucharest, and Shanghai.
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue has signed on as a licensed subscriber to law.com's Practice Center service, which provides Web-based access to news, decisions, practitioner profiles, practice papers, and practice tools in five areas: corporate law, employment law, intellectual property, litigation, and tech law. Law.com, based in San Francisco, is a sister company to American Lawyer Media Inc.
TAXWARE International Inc., Pitney Bowes Inc., and esalestax.com have been awarded contracts to be certified service providers (CSP) in a pilot program that will be launched by the Streamlined Sales Tax Project.
These companies will implement sales tax collection technology in North Carolina, Kansas, Michigan and Wisconsin, with merchants who have volunteered to participate in the project. The Streamlined Sales Tax Project is a multi-state project with a mission to develop a simplified sales tax collection system for all types of commerce, including both Internet and traditional transactions.
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