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No-code and the blank canvas dilemma

When I entered the world of legal technology 6 years ago, the concept of no-code in the legal industry was relatively unknown. Tech buzzwords back then centered mostly on ‘AI’ and its many forms. Time has certainly changed. I always like to say that the concept of legal technology has ‘evolved into the practical’ and the rise of no-code platforms was inevitable.

The basics and challenges of legal holds

The proper execution and management of legal holds have long been considered a critical aspect of legal work, and the compliance protocols and strategies deployed by legal teams can significantly impact the final outcome of litigation. But as legal work has evolved over the years and shifted to the crowded and complicated world of electronically stored information, the margin for error in the process has only increased.

Will valuers become the superheroes of the future?

Considerations around sustainability are increasingly driving tenant, owner and investor behaviour, and are also beginning to impact the way that commercial buildings are being valued. But sustainability is just one of the components that valuers need to consider when calculating the potential rent and yield of a property. So, how can we accurately quantify the value of green assets, especially in relation to other kinds of assets?

The choice of forum: a local court or international arbitration?

Due to the independence of the judiciary in each country or region, an award or a judgment rendered in one jurisdiction does not necessarily mean that it can be naturally enforced in other jurisdictions. Therefore, when choosing a dispute resolution forum, the very first consideration should be whether the award or judgment made by this forum can be enforced in the jurisdiction where the parties’ property is located.

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