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Blockchain: technology making in-roads but not yet to transform legal sector
Blockchain technology in the legal industry is moving from hype and speculation about the impact, to a deeper understanding of its potential impact.
This article discusses the positive impact blockchain will have in real estate investment, development and in the market, as predicted by a CEO in the tech industry.
Blockchain Explained: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding How Blockchain Works
Blockchain technology explained in simple terms.
Blockchain for Legal Services: Revolution or Evolution!
This article discusses the prediction that the legal industry may be slow to adopt blockchain technology, only after clients and customers move to adopt blockchain.
Blockchain impact on the legal industry is sure to be long-lived
This article speculates that blockchain technology will revolutionize the legal industry and that will significantly disrupt the legal profession.
Learn about what blockchain is and how it works, including public vs. private blockchains, discussion of practical applications, and more.
Top Emerging Blockchain Technology Trends in 2019
Blockchain technology has made its way into various industry verticals, thus making blockchain trends the most searched for keywords.
The biggest companies in the world are using blockchain
This article discusses the impact blockchain technology has had on some of the biggest companies in the world, including JPMorgan and Citigroup.
Blockchain Consortia: A legal roadmap to a dynamically changing regulatory landscape in the US and the EU
This article speculates that companies will continue to dedicate resources to blockchain consortia.
Washington State signs bill recognizing blockchain technology into law
On April 26th, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed SB 5638 – an act recognizing the validity of distributed ledger technology into law.
Blockchain trial claims property transaction process can be cut from 3 months to 3 weeks
GLBC member, Search Acumen, participated in a trial to see how much faster certain property transactions could be using blockchain technology.
As Blockchain Booms, Law Firm Recruiting Tries to Keep Up
Legal recruiters say there’s still huge demand for blockhain expertise, as well as lawyers who understand data privacy.
The Current and Future Implications of Cryptocurrency for the Legal Industry
While this article focused on cryptocurrency, it acknowledges there are plenty of practical blockchain applications that can benefit attorneys.
Blockchain’s Transformative Technology and Its Potential Impact on the Law: Are We There Yet?
This article argues that, despite its shortcomings, blockchain technology is here to stay.
Ohio County Auditors Explore Blockchain for Real Estate Transactions
This article discusses the formation of a working group to explore the use of blockchain for the effective transfer of property deeds.
The Rise of Smart Legal Agreements
Watch a panel of industry experts discuss Smart Legal Agreements during the DC Blockchain Summit.
Blockchain: Separating the fact and fiction
In spite of the fact that many think blockchain is overhyped, this article discusses several very good practical reasons why it should be on everyone’s radar.
The State of Law FIrm Innovation 2018
Based on the results of a survey, the author discusses what firms think about innovation, how their culture supports it, and how much they invest in it.
How Blockchain Will be a Game Changer for Real-estate Industry
This article discusses how the use of Smart Contracts will drastically simplify the processes for both buyers and sellers in real-estate transactions.
Blockchain 101: A General Counsel’s Guide
This article discusses what general counsel’s need to pay attention to with regards to blockchain, both the potential risks and the opportunities.
David Terrar discusses the GLBC, the GLH and GROWL. All things blockchain and legaltech.
Demo of a Real World Developed Blockchain
During the Hyperledger conference in Switzerland, David Berger discusses real-world use-cases for blockchain in legal.
How opportunistic regulation can stifle innovation in blockchain
This article discusses the opinion that regulating technology with overly simplistic views can stifle innovation.
IBM and Columbia University To Accerate Blockchain Ventures
IBM and Columbia University launched two accelerator programs for blockchain startups.
Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better
Even with blockchain technology, do we still need to trust the person inputting the data? This article discusses that question.
Five Crucial Challenges for Blockchain to Overcome
Deloitte has highlighted five hurdles that the technology must overcome to hasten widespread adoption.
Ethereum Cofounder Invests $6.5 Million In A Former Competitor
In a rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem, two former competitors come together.
Austin is Piloting Blockchain to Improve Homeless Services
This article argues that the real potential of blockchain is its capability to solve real human challenges in a decentralized, private, and secure way.
ARAA Group Becomes Dubai’s First Blockchain Law Firm
Araa Group of Advocates and Legal Consultants has become Dubai’s first blockchain based law firm after signing a collaborative partnership with e-Mal.
Roll Up, Roll Up! Clause’s Smart Contracts Open To All, From Tomorrow
Clause makes their smart contracts open to everyone as of September 26.
Blockchain for Digital Advertising – Cure All or Disruption?
Many believe blockchain based platforms could fundamentally transform major industries, especially financial services and global trade. But how could blockchain impact digital advertising?
Mishcon Chairs Smart Contract Accord Project Real Estate Group
The Accord Project, the smart legal contract consortium co-created by Clause, has announced the launch of a new working group for real estate and construction industries.
NetDocuments Discusses Blockchain Integration
Hear Peter Buck and Brad Clements from NetDocuments talk with Legal Talk Network about their blockchain integration.
Being a Blockchain Enabled Firm
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, Glynna Christian from Orrick and David Fisher from Integra Ledger discuss how law firms can integrate blockchain.
Blockchain Unlocked is a three-day executive and certificate academy at Berkeley consisting of lectures, workshops, and guest presentations from the industry’s foremost educators and leaders..
Mastercard Patent Filings Tout Blockchain for Immutable Data Records
Payment services giant Mastercard is looking at the use of blockchain for keeping track of consumer payments, newly published patent filings suggest.
ALA Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual meeting, James Cornell discusses the blockchain project that the Association of Legal Administrators took on during the Global Legal Hackathon.
Legaler Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, Stevie Ghiassi from Legaler discusses and demonstrates their blockchain integration.
NetDocuments Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, NetDocuments demonstrates the 2 ways they have integrated blockchain into their platform.
Brian Kuhn Discusses Blockchain and AI
Brian Kuhn discusses how he thinks blockchain and AI will intersect and how blockchain will benefit the AI of the future.
ILTACON 2018 hosted a 4-part blockchain series. In this podcast, hear from panelists about how blockchain will impact the business of law.
In this podcast, hear panelists from the ILTACON blockchain series discuss considerations when developing a blockchain app.
Get a sneak peak into what was discussed during the ILTACON session – Blockchain 101. Speakers Jay Hull and Glynna Christian.
Real World Examples for Blockchain Use
Listen to several panelists share their real-world uses cases for blockchain in the legal industry.
Thomson Reuters Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual meeting, Thomson Reuters demonstrates the blockchain integration with Contract Express.
Wolters Kluwer Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, Wolters Kluwer discusses and demonstrates their blockchain integration.
Legal Beagles Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, Legal Beagles demonstrates how they have integrated blockchain into their platform.
ServeManager Demonstrates Blockchain Integration
During the GLBC Annual Meeting, ServerManager demonstrates their blockchain integration for Service of Process.
Technology Trends that Legal Departments Need to Know
Four trends to be aware of: Cybersecurity and GDPR, AI, Mobility and Blockchain.
It’s Time We Burst These Misconceptions About Blockchain
With so many misconceptions about blockchain, it’s hard for many to truly understand its potential. This article discusses those misconceptions as well as some of the advantages of blockchain.
Smart Contracts: The Future of Contracts, Brought To You By Blockchain
Smart contracts are a transformative new technology that can revolutionize the way businesses process deals.
Learn about blockchain for business and explore key use cases that demonstrate how the technology adds value.
Blockchain for Business: An Introduction to Hyperledger Technologies (edX)
Discover the power of business blockchains and distributed ledger technologies with an overview of Hyperledger and introductions to its key frameworks.
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FutureLaw 2018 | Beyond ICOS: Blockchain as Legal Tech
Watch a panel discussion about how blockchain works, its use cases and the excitement that decentralization is causing in the industry.
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Blockchain and the Law: What Lawyers (and their clients) Need to Know
This webinar examines what blockchain technology is, discusses use cases, and talks about regulatory and enforcement issues.
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Blockchain: Are You Ready for Cross-Industry Disruption?
These three steps will put you in an excellent position to learn more about blockchain and give your clients (and legal career) a much-needed advantage.
ABA TECHSHOW: Securing Law With Blockchain
A discussion about the various applications of blockchain, how it establishes security and authenticity, and how their companies are currently allowing blockchain to add functionality to their existing software.
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Blockchain: Disrupting Industries and Transforming Legal Roles
Lawyers who embrace the opportunity to learn more about blockchain technology will be more effective advisors in the coming years.
The Impact of Blockchain on the Legal Profession
This article discusses what blockchain is and how it will impact the legal industry through smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, and beyond.
Blockchain Technology Catching On In Legal Industry
This article discusses the way blockchain may impact day-to-day legal practices, and in some firms such as K & L Gates, already is.
Blockchain Disruption Beyond Bitcoin
With so many industries facing disruption from the blockchain revolution, it’s easy to see how any lawyer can benefit from learning more about this emerging technology.
How Blockchain Technology Can Drive the Legal Industry
This article considers the most significant implications of decentralized technologies in the legal industry. The conclusion? Law firms owe it to the profession and their clients to learn more about how disruptive technologies can help them provide cutting-edge services.
7 Ways Blockchain Will Change the Legal Industry Forever
The 7 ways blockchain will impact the legal world: smart contracts, intellectual property, blockchain law, property rights, chain of custody, financial transactions, and notary public.
Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies in Legal
Watch an ILTACON panel discussion about what is happening now with blockchain in legal and what we might see in the future.
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Changing the Legal Game with Blockchain
Listen to this panel discussion about the benefits of using blockchain and its application in the legal industry.
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Blockchain 101 For Lawyers: Part 1
The three things lawyers need to understand about blockchain: what it is, how it’s impacting clients, and how it will impact the legal profession.
Blockchain 101 for Lawyers: Part 2
Learn about how blockchain will impact the practice of law and what new opportunities may exist because of it.
TED Talk: How the blockchain is changing money and business
Blockchain represents the second generation of the internet and holds vast promise.
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