Category Archives: Technology

Behind Singapore’s meteoric rise as a top blockchain hub

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“To stay competitive, Singapore has been trying to stay ahead of the technology curve,” says Soh Siow Meng, Asia technology market analyst at GlobalData. “This often means making regulatory changes to facilitate the adoption of new technologies, providing funding support where appropriate, and working with various education and industry bodies to develop the right talent.” […]

What’s Artificial About Intelligence? The Ethical and Practical Considerations When Lawyers Use AI Technology

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The legal profession is constantly changing, often prompted by new technology. Typically lawyers will not adopt new technology until market forces make doing so necessary to effectively represent clients. Under pressure to manage costs and work efficiently, lawyers must continue to adopt smarter and more efficient technological solutions that assist in delivering legal services. Analytical […]

Singapore Mediation Highlight:  Telecommunications and Media

Singapore has embraced mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method, including recent amendments to law and proposed process enhancements for the mediation of employment claims and telecommunications and media disputes. Organisations should consider updating their contracts and equipping key representatives with mediation skill sets to stay current and prepared for the growing wave of mediation […]

Venio Systems Enters Asia Market With Litigation Edge Partnership

Venio Systems Enters Asia Market With Litigation Edge Partnership

Washington, D.C. and Singapore – 06 April 2018: Venio Systems (“Venio”), a worldwide leader in unified eDiscovery and litigation support software, today announced a partnership with Litigation Edge, Asia’s Premier Litigation Support, Paper & Electronic Discovery Specialists. Venio Systems announced the new partnership with Litigation Edge during the 2018 TechLaw.Fest conference in Singapore.  Organized by the Singapore Academy of […]

The Rise of Legal Tech Incubators and Why Allen & Overy’s ‘Fuse’ Has the Right Stuff

Allen & Overy’s ‘Fuse’ Provides a Case Study for How to Launch a Legal Tech Incubator and to Harness its Potential   Allen & Overy, the venerable Magic Circle firm, launched its incubator, ‘Fuse,’ less than a year ago. Fuse is much more than a dedicated, innovative space where a group of legal tech companies work. […]

Singapore lawyers back national IT plan

A world-first initiative to drag an entire jurisdiction into the digital age is under way in Singapore. The Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), organised by the agency responsible for developing the country’s legal profession, will encourage firms to adopt new technology, bring lawyers and entrepreneurs together and help ‘lawtech’ startups. FLIP, launched last week by the […]

Decoding Artificial Intelligence: What Does It Really Mean For Lawyers?

Legal AI takes many forms, and is particularly useful in tasks that involve answering standard and recurring questions from information contained in significant data sets. The following are examples of what that looks like in a real-world law firm: eDiscovery. Legal AI has perhaps seen the most success in the realm of eDiscovery. Since businesses have […]

For Facebook and Alphabet, the Road to China Comes with Conditions

For Facebook and Alphabet, the Road to China Comes with Conditions

China is the largest consumer market of any country in the world: With 1.37 billion citizens and counting, it has 18% of the global population. This has drawn the attention of some of the world’s largest companies seeking to capitalize on its rich opportunities. Even more enticing are its 751 million internet users, many of […]