Sunday LegalTech Review 11th November 2018

Does AI Ethics Need to be More Inclusive?

Panos Kakoullis, Global Audit & Assurance Business Leader at Deloitte writes in Forbes about MIT Media Lab’s recent publication of its results from its global survey on autonomous driving ethics, focussing on the observation that the survey was not large or diverse enough.

How Legal Hackers Are Changing The Legal Industry

Valentin Pivovarov writes in Forbes about how he believes the global Legal Hackers community is changing the face of the legal services industry.

To regulate AI we need new laws, not just a code of ethics

Paul Chadwick writes for the Guardian, advocating that “new global regulations must be created to avoid an unhealthy concentration of power in too few hands” and that a regulatory framework for AI is needed.

Revealed: The best law firms for tech 2018-19

The results of the Legal Cheek Trainee and Junior Lawyer Survey 2018-19 highlights which law firms “scored an A* for tech”.

ALTA Holds First International Event in San Francisco

The Australian Legal Technology Association held its first international event at DLA Piper’s San Francisco office recently, showing off new legal tech from the region – as reported in LegalTech News.

Paralegals Report Automation Replacing Some Tasks, But Technology ‘Essential’

Victoria Hudgins writes in LegalTech News about how automation is replacing some legal tasks. In a recent survey 63% of paralegals said some of their work had been replaced by technology, though many are being called on to help with e-discovery and guiding outside vendor use.

3 Ways Legal Teams Can Overcome AI Hurdles

Rebecca Yoder writes in LegalTech News, arguing that “adopting tech like AI isn’t optional; it’s a necessity to meet evolving business demands”, noting that there are ways to do it more successfully.

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