• All “deal lawyers” should be honing their AI expertise. I will not do this every day as AI deals could easily be their own blog, but just today I found these stories about AI transactions:

Loup VenturesToyota Research Institute, Skycure, SenseTime, Xero, Qloo, FPT Software, CDx Diagnostics, Google

  • The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) has announced the launch of a two- year pilot programme called “Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP) to help law firms cope with the disruption in law practices caused by advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. AI was mentioned by the Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, at the Singapore Ministry of Law Commencement Opening Ceremony.



  • This blog post by Cushman Wakefield goes into some depth as to how “Artificial Intelligence has already begun to reshape the way work is carried out in commercial real estate: chat bots are changing the way real estate services are delivered; recommendation engines are revolutionising the way we find property and automated – and more efficient – ways of tracking and analysing mountains of unstructured data are unlocking new opportunities for value.”



  • Wunderman (part of WPP), today announced at Microsoft Inspire the launch of a new division, Wunderman AI Services, to provide enterprise level artificial intelligence solutions for marketers. The new division will develop and deploy enterprise grade artificial intelligence solutions for marketers across customer care, acquisition, product development and customer retention. Wunderman AI Services will be powered by Microsoft Azure and takes advantage of Cortana Intelligence Suite.