Datacert AIMS e-billing and legal spend management application

By: Datacert  09-12-2011
Keywords: service providers, legal service, Corporate Counsel

AIMS Since its first release in 2003, Datacert Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS®) has provided corporate counsel with the tools and information needed to gain visibility into legal spend, streamline the invoice approval process, and more strategically manage outside counsel relationships. AIMS is a standalone e-billing and legal spend management application that facilitates the approval and payment of invoices between the corporate legal department and its legal service providers. AIMS provides the ability to automatically enforce billing guidelines and reduce invoice review time, thus driving cost savings and efficiency throughout the legal department. And, with the comprehensive analysis and reporting capabilities provided by AIMS, legal spend data becomes actionable information that helps corporate counsel make well-informed, strategic business decisions.

Key features of AIMS include:

  • E-billing with legal service providers
  • Automated enforcement of outside counsel guidelines and alternative fee arrangements
  • Automated workflows that facilitate invoice review and approval
  • Robust reporting capabilities, including role-based reports and dashboards
  • Collaborative tools to support the exchange of budget, timekeeper, accruals, and matter information with legal service providers
  • Support for international LEDES format
  • Advanced multi-currency capabilities and support for compliance with VAT (or country-specific equivalent, such as TVA, MOMS, etc.)
  • Integration with matter management, accounts payable, ERP, and other systems

All of the proven legal spend management capabilities of AIMS can now be found in , powered by PassportTM.

Keywords: Alternative Fee Arrangements, Corporate Counsel, Legal Department, legal service, legal service providers, service providers, Spend Management,

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