• China intends to be the world leader in AI by 2030, and late July’s second annual Legal+Technology New Champions Annual Convention was consistent with that theme. The western participants in Hangzhou included folks from Neota Logic, Thomson Reuters, IBM Watson, Ross and Richard Susskind. “The event  was hosted by Shanghai-based ‘BestOne Information & Technology Co.’, a legal services provider whose flagship offering is a consumer-facing platform for quick legal consultations delivered through an online and voice platform. (Since 2009, BestOne has delivered more than 21 million legal consultations.)” I look forward to learning more about ‘BestOne.’ A quick web search yielded little info.

 

  • Here’s a good overview of the applicability of AI to smaller firms.