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The ‘Metaverse’ – Why Lawyers Are Drawn to the Seductive Metaverse

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Reed Smith release their Metaverse White Paper On The Technology Transforming How We Connect If there is anything we have learned from the global pandemic, it is that people crave connection. This has made the concept of a global metaverse attractive, with the capacity to transform the way we work, play and socialize. While the …

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‘Magic’ Australian-Based Josef Legal Platform Gets $2.5 Million Funding

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Australian-based legal software platform Josef, has raised $2.5 million in a funding round led by Australian venture capital company Carthona Capital along with US investors that include The LegalTech Fund. Added to the startup’s $1 million seed round in 2019, it has total funding to $3.5 million. Josef’s software enables legal professionals to automate legal tasks …

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Online Trials – Is A Trial Less Real When It Appears On Screens?

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Does an online trial mean that justice is just “virtual” rather than real? Ken Broda-Bahm* – With the extended pandemic restrictions and the resulting court backlogs across the country, we have moved tentatively into the world of online trials and hearings, with participants joining from different locations. In that distributed setting, many critics have argued …

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Dechert – European Commission Proposes Regulation on Artificial Intelligence

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This OnPoint summarizes key provisions of the European Commission’s Proposed Regulation on Artificial Intelligence and offers some practical takeaways and strategic considerations for impacted organizations. Given the heightened interest in AI by EU and U.S. authorities, and the success European lawmakers have had in exporting the European privacy legal framework globally, companies will want to start considering the impacts …

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Biden Administration Looks At High Speed Electric Vehicle Adoption

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Seyfarth Shaw – President Biden campaigned on a platform that included a commitment to take dramatic action to address climate change; within a week of taking office in January 2021, he issued an executive order establishing a task force to develop a plan to create a carbon pollution-free electricity sector no later than 2035 and to transition …

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What Do Legal Professionals Expect To Be The Biggest Legal Tech Trends in 2021?

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What are the biggest trends in legal tech in 2021? What are the types of technologies organizations planning on investing in? And what are the metrics we all might want to start measuring?  Those are exactly the kinds of questions we asked top corporate legal leaders in a recent survey commissioned by Mitratech  It revealed …

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Clifford Chance: What are your hopes and fears for Tech in 2021?

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Dr. Carissa Véliz, best-selling author of Privacy is Power and an Associate Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute for Ethics in AI at University of Oxford, and Jonathan Kewley, Partner and Co-Head of the Tech Group at Clifford Chance provide illuminating answers to this and other insightful questions posed by Clifford Chance associate, Herbert Swaniker in …

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AI Law Trends in 2021: What Can We Expect?

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The Morgan Lewis ‘Spotlight’ blog looks at developing trends with law firms, including this interview with Andrew Gray, a partner in Morgan Lewis’s intellectual property practice who advises companies on blockchain, cryptocurrency, computer and internet law issues, and financing and transactional matters that involve technology firms and the sale and licensing of technology. Currently, Andrew …

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