In today’s highly-regulated commercial environment, its critical that lawyers assess contracts for potential issues of non-compliance as well as identify areas of opportunity for additional revenue recognition. Using the latest in machine learning, structural analysis, metadata extraction and natural language processing techniques, contract discovery and analytics software can be used to find the “needle in a haystack”, replacing manual labor with cheaper and more accurate automation. LegalShift understands the use of these tools–often grouped under the banner of “artificial intelligence (AI)”–to support contract review and analysis in areas of M&A, accounting requirements, and financial regulation.