On 31 May 2019 the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) announced the creation of an Unreliable Entity List designed for foreign companies and individuals (UEL). Initial hints at what draft criteria would place a company on this list were few. However it was widely reported that it would affect businesses who ” … deviate […]Read More
Virtual hearings in international arbitration have received significant attention, both among scholars and practitioners, since the start of Covid-19 pandemic. Before the pandemic it was used in exceptional cases or less significant hearings, such as case management conferences. Suddenly it has gained worldwide attention among the general business community and arbitration professionals alike. Virtual hearings […]Read More
Introduction After many years of obscurity, the legal tech market is now booming and is trying to take over parts of the legal market. The very wide term “legal tech” may not be defined legally yet but commonly denotes the use of software for document management or specialised legal research databases, and the automatic creation […]Read More
If you think Brexit means that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) is no longer relevant you are entirely mistaken. Not only does the transnational nature of the GDPR mean that companies dealing with EU citizens or businesses must be compliant. The GDPR was also incorporated into UK legislation as the UK […]Read More
The pandemic will leave us with a new perception of the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for decision making. All over the world people are acknowledging that this technology has been used on a daily basis without their knowledge. But they are also recognising that its implementation has become a necessity to the public […]Read More
Following International Women’s Day 2020, the French National Bar Council (CNB) gathered fifteen women lawyers, engineers, professors, researchers, programmers and entrepreneurs to seek solutions to gender bias in artificial intelligence algorithms. Although the first ever programmer was a woman, today machines and algorithms are designed mainly by men. In 2020, only 17 percent of workers […]Read More
Judicial officers have over the past year faced a high risk of contracting Covid‑19 in their exchange with lawyers and litigants. Accordingly, measures were enforced around the world settle disputes with minimal physical interaction. In China and Switzerland this involved the effective use of digital technology. China China has operating a virtual court system in […]Read More
Despite specific conditions in the financial sector, legal constraints for implementing a blockchain-based information sharing system could be overcome. Here's how.Read More
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