ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA, a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals, has received an Award of Outstanding Achievement from the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) in the technology category for BNA Insights, an app for the iPad which delivers exclusive articles and videos that provide original analysis from leading practitioners and thought leaders on the latest legal, legislative, regulatory, and business developments. ACLEA serves the CLE profession worldwide through leadership, education, and professional development.
The BNA Insights apps, for practitioners who require either focused analysis on a specific area of the law or broad coverage across all practice areas, is offered in six versions with more to come. Five practice-specific versions are currently available – Labor & Employment, Health, Intellectual Property, Benefits Practice, and Bankruptcy. These bring together convenience and accessibility for legal practitioners who can now access them from anywhere. A Comprehensive version of the app offers access to the entire 2010-2011 catalog of over 1,800 BNA Insights articles and videos covering 18 different practice areas. All versions of the app are updated frequently with new articles and videos tracking major legal issues.
"BNA Insights go far beyond practical convenience and flexibility," said Michael Eisenstein, Vice President and Group Publisher for BNA's Legal & Business Publishing Group. "They are relied on by practitioners for influential perspectives and key guidance to support their decision making. With this expansive selection of articles and videos now just a click away, practitioners have access to expert perspectives and real-world advice whether in their office, on the way to a meeting, or in the courthouse," said Eisenstein.
The comprehensive BNA Insights app, which launched in November 2011, was the first-of-its-kind for this unique content in the legal publishing industry.
"We are honored by this recognition from ACLEA for the BNA Insights iPad App," said Edwin Jackson, Director of Publishing for BNA's Legal & Business Publishing Group. "This app offers unparalleled convenience to today's busy legal professionals. Expanding the accessibility of this growing collection of critical thinking by top attorneys to the iPad will be invaluable to attorneys who are always on the go. The convenience and the iPad interface match-up extremely well with this current awareness content."
The five practice-specific versions of the BNA Insights iPad Apps are available as a free download to current Bloomberg BNA Resource Center subscribers, or for a fee to non-Resource Center customers. The Comprehensive version of the app is available for a fee. For more information about the new BNA Insights iPad Apps, please call BNA Client Services at 800.372.1033 or visit www.bna.com/insights-app.
Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance in the full range of legal practice areas, including tax & accounting, labor & employment, intellectual property, banking & securities, employee benefits, health care, privacy & data security, human resources, and environment, health & safety.
SOURCE Bloomberg BNA