Legal Technology

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, smart contracts, and cloud computing are just a few buzzwords that have found their way into the legal practice in recent years and are already changing the way legal departments and large corporate law firms work.

The introduction of new and innovative solutions will have a profound impact for legal departments and company lawyers in general. In this section of In-House Legal, the different solutions are presented and explained in depth, assessing how they can be used by company lawyers effectively, and establishing how they affect the workflow in legal departments.

Legal Technology

Legal Technology: allnex counts on Knowliah

The chemical company needed to replace their document management system and have not looked back since

Balancing privacy concerns with opportunities offered by Blockchain Technology

In this first article of ECLA’s Tech Series, Head of Legal Maria Teresa Zucchelli addresses the rise of Blockchain technology and its potential implications in data protection.

“AI is nothing to be afraid of”

At a panel discussion jointly organised by ELCA and hosted in the European Parliament, experts discussed the challenges posed by AI within the legal field.

Website offering litigation support for tenants against landlords within the law, German high court rules

German court ruling allows company to provide online legal services in landmark ruling for consumer protection

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German court rules legal bot is against the law

Cologne’s District Court has ruled that Smartlaw, an automated system allowing users to generate contracts online, cannot continue because it is not provided by a law firm.

Bitcoin and blockchain: Disruptive potential not only for the financial sector

Initial coin offerings, tokens, smart contracts: In the environment of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain there is an ever increasing number of terms with complex contexts.

Heading into new legal territory with blockchain technology

Everybody’s talking about blockchain: A technology that could revolutionize entire industries and enable completely new business models to emerge. Company lawyers should

What will lawyers be required to do in the future?

Professor Dr. Körner regularly addresses questions in our column concerning personnel, law and digitalization. Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Feel free to

eDiscovery – Eletronic tools to detect compliance violations

Compliance violations are everyday events in many companies, especially in an international context. And they can result in serious damage. Many companies use electronic analysis tools to track them down.

Norway – Law firms experimenting with Artificial Intelligence
24 September 2018 Artificial intelligence Norway – Law firms experimenting with Artificial Intelligence In Norway, law…

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