Our annual members meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 6th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern.  The meeting will include reports from subcommittee heads on current projects, including the API version 2 schema, and should run about 90 minutes.  Non-members are welcome to attend.  Register  to attend the meeting using this link,  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uce6rqT8pHNdo1rP-QiviLrGVft_MV_Pa.         

The LEDES Oversight Committee is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the ILTA Europe Conference, November 15 and 16, for the very first time. If you are interested in legal ebilling or other legal data exchange, please stop by our booth. Ask about the LEDES API!!!

LEDES Oversight Committee is pleased to release a draft of the API version 2 for review by the public, opening the public comment period which will end on October 31, 2023.. The API is intended to enhance and automate system-to-system communication while maintaining historic detail and functionality standards.  It is based on data exchange and

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The LEDES Board is please to announce the ratification of new UTBMS codes specific to Patent Prosecution. The new code set is the result of a Subcommittee formed in 2022, tasked with investigating the existing model for initiating, tracking, and invoicing IP matters and to recommend potential improvements in data definition and communication that would

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This is an important update, please read this post completely to the end. The LEDES Oversight Committee Board of Directors is pleased to announce the ratification of updates to the XML Ebilling formats, with new versions released  for XML Ebilling 2.0.4, XML Ebilling 2.1.4 and XML Ebilling 2.2.1. The newly ratified versions deliver a number

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XML Ebilling Format Updates:  Webinars Scheduled; Public Comment Period Open As reported earlier this month, the Ebilling Format Revision Subcommittee has proposed significant updates to the XML ebilling formats.  The proposed changes represent a fundamental change in the way client systems will validate rates to support multi-currency invoices.  Literally every client system will need to

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Earlier this year, the LEDES Oversight Committee proposed revisions to the LEDES XML 2.0x, 2.1x and 2.2 ebilling standards.  The public comment period for these changes closed on July 25, 2022 and there were no objections to the proposed changes. While preparing the final paperwork to ratify these changes, additional discussion occurred on deficiencies that

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