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  • Tech Adoption, Cybersecurity, and Professional Services Firms: 2020 Mid-Year Review
    by SebK on June 19, 2020 at 12:09 am

    “To be prepared is half the victory” –Miguel de Cervantes. McKinsey published a report in May 2020: the competitive rankings of law firms often reshuffle after an economic downturn. How firms fare depends on their preparedness to cope with the changing market and their ability to help clients move forward. FortNynja E-Fintech School hosted a web Continue reading The post Tech Adoption, Cybersecurity, and Professional Services Firms: 2020 Mid-Year Review appeared first on SebKo.

  • Machine learning and the challenges of digital transformation in the law
    by SebK on May 29, 2020 at 4:14 pm

    On May 29, 2020, I was invited by the Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development (CFRED), a research center of the Law Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to present a webinar on “Machine learning and the challenges of digital transformation in the law.” Over 70 attendees joined the webinar, including legal Continue reading The post Machine learning and the challenges of digital transformation in the law appeared first on SebKo.

  • Would Hong Kong COVID relief funding fan flames of legal innovation? Three key questions
    by SebK on April 28, 2020 at 3:36 am

    HK LawTech Fund is open for applications today. From April 28 to June 26, HK law firms and barristers’ chambers with 5 or fewer practitioners may apply for reimbursement of up to HK$50,000 for procuring and upgrading approved IT systems and training. Further details on the Law Society and Bar Association websites.   The legal Continue reading The post Would Hong Kong COVID relief funding fan flames of legal innovation? Three key questions appeared first on SebKo.

  • More Technology in Hong Kong Courts: Easy Consensus … or Formidable Challenge?
    by SebK on March 27, 2020 at 9:39 am

    The shutting down of many courtrooms and drastic reduction of court services in Hong Kong in February and March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to major concerns about a significant backlog of cases and applications piling up. The public has raised questions relating to why readily available technologies, such as telephone and Continue reading The post More Technology in Hong Kong Courts: Easy Consensus … or Formidable Challenge? appeared first on SebKo.

  • Hong Kong pegs US$58 million to rule of law project: An investment in the future of law?
    by SebK on February 27, 2020 at 9:50 am

    As I heard the news about the new government budget pegged to the “Vision 2030 for Rule of Law” project, three questions floated in my mind: What does the rule of law of mean in this project? What does the rule of law look like in contemporary Hong Kong?  What are the implications on the Continue reading The post Hong Kong pegs US$58 million to rule of law project: An investment in the future of law? appeared first on SebKo.