• This article is an outsider’s look at AI’s applicability to legal work. Legal AI: How Machine Learning Is Aiding — and Concerning — Law Practitioners.
  • Here, Skadden has more to say about the Export Control Reform Act. “The review process is expected to focus on cutting-edge technologies, including robotics; artificial intelligence; machine

  • Baker McKenzie steps toward next-generation contract analytics. “The global law firm has partnered with ContraxSuite by LexPredict, an open-source contract analytics and legal document platform.” “The custom software reduces time spent on legal document review, making sure human talent is focused more on high-value work, he said. ContraxSuite uses AI and human input to augment

  • Implementation of the GDPR is only a couple of months away, so from Healthcare IT News, here’s “Europe’s GDPR privacy law is coming: Here’s what US health orgs need to know.”
  • “GE Inks Legal Outsourcing Deal With UnitedLex, Eying Big Savings.” UnitedLex says the agreement will help GE shave 30 percent off its

My favorite new phrases this week: “A.I. Anxiety,” and “Sex, Lies and A.I.”

  • If your firm has a capital markets practice or does IP, you should form an Artificial Intelligence Industry Team. There is much legal work being generated here and it is not going to slow down; maybe not in our lifetimes. Every one

  • AI is heavily involved in “fake news,” both in its creation and targeted distribution via bots, and with the algorithms designed to find and combat it. This essay from the International Bar Association (IBA) cautions that regulatory efforts to limit fake news could lead to censorship which could give too much control to those in