TITLE

Banks Give Legal Bills A Good Scrubbing

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, John
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Bank Technology News;Apr2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Barclays and America Online's use of Web-based applications to itemize what their lawyers are charging them and should not be charging them. Spend management may also be used to control the costs of professional services like legal fees. DataCert's technology roots out those unexpected or unauthorized items.
ACCESSION #
24688106

 

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