Projectfusion Updates March 2021

We’ve got an update to tell you about this month, as well as some key insights from one of our clients. Client Case Study: Paris Smith LLP🗼 We recently sat down with Paris Smith to discuss how Projectfusion, and in particular our auto-numbering feature, has helped them make the deal-handling process easier and more efficient. […]

Does your DR plan include total destruction? Check ours out!

OVH

On Tuesday Night (March 10th 2021) a fire destroyed most of our primary French Datacenter in Strasbourg, where OVH host thousands of servers. Luckily nobody was injured, but it took over 100 firefighters 6 hours to get things under control. Our service is running fine – we had 40 mins downtime. How we handled it […]

Projectfusion named best Virtual Data Room provider for 2021

Digital.com have voted Projectfusion as a standout virtual data room provider, being one of their best picks for 2021! As a virtual data room provider, we’re delighted to be listed as one of the go-to names in the industry for those looking to conduct due diligence, mergers, or just store and collaborate on documents securely. […]

Prevent Data Leaks with View-Only Permissions

“John’s business sale is going well, with 4 companies showing strong interest in the data room. Little known to John, one of the companies, a competitor, is happily downloading details of all of John’s senior staff, including contracts and packages.”     “Jane is working on a big transaction, and sees that the firm is […]

Protect your deal with Multi-Factor Authentication

Data rooms hold super sensitive data. Unauthorised access could be disastrous. Strong cybersecurity means less worrying over people seeing something they shouldn’t, or sending things to people who shouldn’t see them… Enter MFA What is it? MFA (Multi Factor Authentication) aka 2FA (2 Factor Authentication) – (computer geeks do love their acronyms!) works by adding […]

Brexit & Your Data

Well a happy GDPR New Year! The EU and UK have agreed that its ok to keep sending personal data from the EU to the UK and vice versa – for now. This gives the EU 6 months to ratify the UK as an ‘adequate’ place for data, which I’m pretty sure will happen. This […]

How to do better M&A with Zoom and online document collaboration

Here’s an insightful 3 minute read from M&A expert Mona Sabet about how to help a virtual M&A deal using old fashioned long form writing plus online collaborative tools. “Slack, email, Zoom are poor substitutes for the kind of in-depth discussions a deal requires. The always-on-from-anywhere quality that makes these communication devices so convenient also […]

Schrems II, File Sharing, and Projectfusion

In July 2020, the EU ruled that ‘Privacy Shield’, the legal way to transfer personal data to the US was invalid, causing confusion amongst data controllers everywhere. This was the work of privacy advocate Max Schrems, who previously got ‘safe harbour’ revoked. These data transfers take place all the time, and the EU don’t think […]

How to run your ISO audit with a Data Room, Zoom & Trello.

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COVID just made having an audit easier… So in the time of COVID, having an audit just got a bit easier! Usually Auditors insist on rocking up and hanging out for days in your office. Now they can’t. Yay! 😂 Here’s a way to run your audit with your advisor, remotely, using Zoom/Teams and your […]

Giving back to people and the planet

We are an innovative firm and have been at the forefront of many innovations in our sphere, from crazy developments (don’t ask!) in advertising, to the first online data room. Way back in 2011 we started giving some of our profit to charity. Then in 2016 we changed the model to 1% of turnover. A […]