Posts from Kemp IT Law

Balancing act: cloud benefits versus cloud security

The cloud (access to on-demand, scalable, pooled, remote IT resources paid for “as you go”) is now in mainstream and IT on-premise (traditional IT infrastructure located at the user’s site) is rapidly migrating to it.

What’s new for corporate counsel in IT law in 2018?

It’s a 2 x 3 matrix for what’s new in IT Law in 2018. First, there’s a lot happening at the intersection of financial services and IT law, and of course there’s GDPR and Brexit. Second, we’ll all be seeing more “Fourth Industrial Revolution” legal work (such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), … Continue reading What’s new for corporate counsel in IT law in 2018?

What has AI ever done for us?

At the moment, legal AI is at the “frothy” part of the hype cycle. It’s a bit like the scene What did the Romans ever do for us? in the film the Life of Brian, but in reverse. The scene’s premise is that the Romans did little, but of course they did a lot. Legal … Continue reading What has AI ever done for us?

Law firm AI adoption: picking up the pace

“Until you know what it does, it’s artificial intelligence (AI); then it’s just software” is a good way to demystify AI and works just as well for law firm use of AI as for any other sector. Almost halfway through 2016, AI software in the legal services market looks like it is really starting to … Continue reading Law firm AI adoption: picking up the pace