- Dec 10, 2018
Canada has added its voice to the global chorus of data protection and privacy commissioners calling for fairness, transparency and privacy by design as 'core values' in the development of artificial intelligence by co-sponsoring the Declaration on Ethics and Data Protection in Artificial Intelligence.
- Nov 19, 2018
I am a strong advocate for the adoption of legal technology and artificial intelligence. Not only do I believe that the adoption of legal tech will make lawyers more efficient and able to provide better more affordable services to clients, but I believe there will be a time, very soon, when not using legal technology tools will risk a lawyer being found to be in a possible breach of their professional obligations.
- Nov 19, 2018
On Sept. 28, California became the first U.S. state to specifically regulate the security of connected devices, otherwise known as the Internet of Things or IoT devices.
Nov 12, 2018
The size of the chatbot market is growing exponentially.
- Oct 15, 2018
Oct 1, 2018
Throughout 2018, Canadian Lawyer, with research partners RSM Canada and CIBC, invited members of the legal community to provide input on six critical topics facing the legal community.
Oct 1, 2018
Law firms are under increasing pressure to run their businesses more effectively. Throughout 2018, Canadian Lawyer, with research partners RSM Canada and CIBC, invited members of the legal community to provide input on six critical topics facing the legal community, including diversity, succession planning, talent, growth/capitalization, expense control and technology.
Sep 11, 2018
B.C.’s Okanagan incubator atmosphere for new technology startups is spurring work for the legal sector as support ranges from incorporations and patents to multi-million-dollar transactions. According to a local 2016 study, the technology sector is valued at $1.3 billion — and growing — with 600 companies employing 8,000 individuals.
Jul 31, 2018
Judge ordered man to turn over the equivalent of $3.7 million in "PlexCoin" tokens to the court-appointed administrator by the following day or be found in contempt of court.
Jul 23, 2018
Puneet Tiwari always knew he wanted to be a tech innovator despite the uncertainties.
- Jul 16, 2018
On July 11, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued its first notices of violation to two Canadian companies that allegedly contravened the installation of computer program prohibitions under Canada's anti-spam legislation.
Jul 12, 2018
Electronic billing, Skype for business and document management software. In-house counsel are embracing technology to streamline operations. They are also looking to embrace other practices to help serve their business units better. In this third of four videos covering the 13th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable, the participants discuss how they are looking to technology to get work done faster.
Jul 3, 2018
For our 13th annual General Counsel Roundtable, we decided to focus the conversation on the impact of technology on in-house departments.
- Jun 25, 2018
Notwithstanding the price volatility, the benefits of mining Bitcoin remain attractive for those that know where to look. And by look, I mean look for cheap electricity.
- Jun 18, 2018
On May 24, Canada’s federal privacy regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, released a critical interpretation document intended to guide how companies subject to the federal private sector privacy act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, will be allowed to collect, use and disclose personal information, as viewed from the perspective of the reasonable person.
May 29, 2018
All 70 partners with Montreal’s BCF Business Law are pooling their money in what is believed to be the first super angel fund created by a law firm in Canada.
- May 22, 2018
Getting back to time management, associations come up with suggestions to maximize time available for billing such as the following:
May 14, 2018
The game-changing technology underpinning crypto-currencies such as bitcoin threatens to supersede lawyers and other trusted intermediaries.
- May 14, 2018
Every few years, the legal profession is told that some new breakthrough technology is going to change the profession forever.
- May 14, 2018
Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are hot subjects (and buzzwords) for lawyers in 2018. Beyond the hype, however, lies a plethora of legal and business issues.