Two subcommittees have provided work product for ratification. The Ebilling Subcommittee has proposed revisions to XML 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2. More on this effort can be found here. The IP Subcommittee has proposed a new UTBMS code set for Patent Prosecution matters. More on this effort can be found here. The public comment period for […]
Join the LEDES Oversight Committee at the ILTA Annual Educational Conference, scheduled 21 - 25 August, 2022 at the Gaylord National Harbor in National Harbor, Maryland, in Booth 534. Attending on behalf of the LOC will be Jane A. Bennitt, LOC President and Global Legal Ebilling, LLC founder, and Nadia Strobbia, Thomson Reuters powerhouse and
The LEDES Oversight Committee Board of Directors announced today that the LEDES 2000 format is officially retired and will not be part of any future development of this organization. As such, LEDES 2000 will not be included in the LEDES API. Vendors utilizing this format should immediately begin development of the LEDES XML Ebilling formats
In an abundance of caution, the Board decided in early June to hold our mid-year meeting via webinar only. And with the recent uptick of the pandemic, it seems like a wise decision! Our annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 11:00 Eastern via webinar, which is later in the year than
Subcommittee Chair Cathi Collins has announced that the Phase 2 effort to expand the LEDES Standardized is set to begin. Anyone interested in participating in the effort can contact Cathi via this link.
There is no change this year in the composition of the LOC Board of Directors. President – Jane A. Bennitt, Global Legal Ebilling, LLC Vice President – Cathrine J. Collins, Legal Systems Automation, LLC Treasurer/Membership – Jim Hannigan, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP Secretary – Nadia Strobbia, Thomson Reuters Standards – Nicholas Puschak, Mitratech
The UTBMS (Uniform Task-Based Management System) codes used in legal ebilling have been created by numerous different bodies, and most were created with consideration of the American legal system. This makes the codes difficult for global users because in some cases (i) they don’t fully understand the English documentation and (ii) they don’t understand the
We are pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the LEDES Error Codes have been ratified and are now available on this web site here. Error Codes are a new type of LEDES standard established to provide a standardized structure to ebilling invoice errors. The codes will serve to standardize the identification of LEDES file