Blockchain-based technology for secure digital signatures wins legal tech hackathon in Singapore

Singapore Legal Technology

A team using a -based technology to provide a cost-effective, reliable and secure system for conducting and recording transactions online won a hackathon organised by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL).

The hackathon was a held as part of a regional legal tech forum, the TechLaw.Fest 2018 held from 4-6 April 2018. The competition challenged participants to come up with out-of-the-box solutions to everyday problems faced by lawyers, in-house counsels, users of legal services and data protection officers (DPOs) in . To emphasise the importance of personal data protection, teams were also asked to incorporate by Design in their solutions.

The winning team, from Singapore-based legal technology company LegalFAB Pte Ltd, addressed privacy and cyber security concerns in using digital signatures on legal documents.

Source: Priyankar Bhunia | OpenGovAsia