InCounsel Weekly #50: Transformative Women GCs, e-Signatures, The Art of Sole Counsel, Microsoft on AI <> Law and Hiring Outside Counsel

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Meet the women GCs transforming the legal world

Great to see two Australian GCs amongst 2017's all-female list of Transformative Leadership honorees by Corporate Counsel and Inside Counsel. Full profiles have now been published (sign-in required).

 

Electronic signatures: A guide for lawyers

Practical Law Australia's head of corporate, Tim Perry sets out a useful guide on an issue that divides many lawyers: when and how to use e-signatures.

 

The art of in-house lawyering as a solo GC

Our friends at Priori Legal interviewed Yayoi Shionoiri, general counsel of Artsy – an online platform to discover and collect the world's best art, staffed by over 150 people in three countries, and one sole counsel.

 

Microsoft: ‘AI Law’ as a legal field is inevitable

Artificial Lawyer's Richard Tromans summarises an epic paper that looks set to become a reference text for lawyers with an interest in AI. Read the summary or download "The Future Computed" by Microsoft here.

 

Global trends in hiring outside counsel

The Lawyer and Globality have surveyed over 300 General Counsel across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific on the factors that are most important when identifying and appointing law firms.

 

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