• I was intrigued by the title (Ghosts in the Machine: Revisited), enthralled by the infographics and impressed by the content. If you’re at all interested in the impact of AI on financial institutions, check out this beautiful report from Baker McKenzie. “…(I)t’s clear that institutions, from banks to insurers, asset managers to payment

  • These thoughts by Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of Baker McKenzie and sobering and realistic. Will lawyers become extinct in the age of automation? His observations include, “…(T)he market will kill those who don’t adapt. They are the ones who should be scared of the machines. For them, the robots are coming. The really wise lawyers,

  • Freshfields has focused on tech deals lately, many of which have included AI components. This includes their latest, advising Cinven on the £475m sale of Northgate Public Services Limited to NEC. (“…(C)apitalising on NEC’s biometric and artificial intelligence technology….”)
  • Press release from Nixon Peabody: “The StartOut Growth Lab, a groundbreaking startup accelerator to

  • This post from “legal automation provider,” Plexus exposes much of the hype associated with AI in legal (largely because of systems masquerading as AI that aren’t really), but predicts that, “in the short-term, clients should expect to be disappointed by promises of A.I. In the long term, they should expect to be astounded.”
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