December 2015


Access Workflow Solutions Through Main Navigation Menu

Use the Practice Center tab to access Bloomberg Law’s workflow solutions for Banking, Corporate Transactions, and Privacy and Data Security.

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In addition to traditional primary and secondary legal materials, these solutions incorporate state-of-the-art technology, such as Draft Analyzer for corporate transactions attorneys. Also, utilize a task-oriented user interface that aligns with a practitioner's daily workflow that helps attorneys be more efficient."

 New Enhancements to BLAW Privacy & Data Security

  • Global News Heat Map now includes a “roll-over” for the “Other” category so you can see what topics are included in it.
  • Stay Current Section:
    • Recently selected topics are now a separate section; select the topics you use the most.
    • In Stay Current and Global Search, specify your search across only Insights content or both Insights and Stay Current
  • Alert yourself to the following sections of our website: Stay Current, U.S. Code, State Statutes, CFR, State Regulations, Court Opinions, Agency Materials, Legislation, Workplace Requirements, Global Data Protection, and Treatises.
  • New "Upcoming Enhancements" Functionality:
    • International enactments now link directly to country profiles
    • Domestic enactments link directly to the statute(s) affected
    • Both domestic and international enactments link to relevant law report stories
    • o Multiple enactments on the same date and in the same jurisdiction are now listed in a single entry
New Equity Offerings Deal Analytics Tool

 

We’ve enhanced our powerful Deal Analytics tool to include equity offerings transactions. Using Bloomberg Terminal financial data on thousands of public and private transactions, “Equity Offerings Deal Analytics” gives you the ability to search over 130,000 equity offerings. You’ll gain a more comprehensive understanding of the marketplace, provide more effective client advice, and close the deal faster than ever before. “Equity Offering Deal Analytics” features:

 

  • A cleaner, more streamlined user interface
  • Useful filters to parse the data by fields, including:
    • Security type
    • Industry
    • Offering size
    • Offering type
    • Greenshoe
    • Use of proceeds
    • Exchange
    • Advisors

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New Dockets Functionality

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  • New filter over docket entries
  • A new docket stylesheet for better visibility of the content
  • Expandable and collapsible docket sections
  • More efficient content loading and rendering
PTAB Dockets Now Available on BLAW

 

You can now search, track, and set alerts on Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) dockets through Docket Search. The database provides access to ALL documents and underlying pleadings for all PTAB cases in every PTAB docket since September 2012. Use this feature to:

  • Gain faster, easier, and more targeted access to PTAB dockets
  • Seamlessly link to PTAB dockets from BBNA Reports for additional context
  • Expandable and collapsible docket sections
  • Explore ALL documents and ALL underlying pleadings for ALL cases

You can access PTAB Dockets under the Dockets Search page:

  • Click on Browse. Then expand Federal Court Dockets to select the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) option.

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