Ex-citing News – MLex joins RELX Group

LexisNexis Announces Major Acquisition

BbKeL3yr_400x400MLex, an independent media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk, has found a new home. That’s right, it is soon to be independent no more. According to a new press release, LexisNexis has agreed to acquire this indispensible darling of the regulatory practice.

Practitioners are well-enamored of MLex’s offerings. On a global scale, the company provides up-to-the-minute coverage of regulatory threats and opportunities with an eye on mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and trade defense, as well as data privacy. They also monitor sector-specific regulation in technology and media, energy, and financial services.

This acquisition significntly strengthens LexisNexis’ hand in the field of regulatory practice and increases its offerings to its customers.  From the press release:

“Access to breaking news and expert analysis of the latest developments in regulatory risk is becoming ever more critical for our customers,” said Mike Walsh, CEO of LexisNexis Legal & Professional. “With the addition of MLex, LexisNexis will be able to provide global in-depth coverage of key developments in regulatory risk allowing our clients to keep abreast of the changing regulatory landscape. MLex’s regulatory news offerings will be a great complement to our leading portfolio of news assets including Law360, Nexis and Moreover.”

Read the full press release here.

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