32% of participants to a survey have already begun to modernize or plan to do so in 2020 and 87% consider that there will be fundamental changes in the legal service industry (this percentage reaches 100% in law firms with 11 to 100 lawyers). Those are the main figures that emerges from the first extensive […]
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Due to the enormous risks of Covid19, companies will have to process highly sensitive health data of employees. This situation generates lots of questions on how data protection compliance can be ensured in these exceptional circumstances.
Putting together some different 2019’s surveys results, the outcome is similar: alternative legal service providers are globally on the rise and often use used by in-house legal functions.
To keep up with external threats, such as alternative legal service providers and in-house growth, law firms should fill tech gap and take the opportunity side of this pandemic
In the legal field, emotional intelligence is intended to be used both with the client and inside the team and could be the ingredient to achieve goals at every stage of the transaction
Changes of the last decade would probably be nothing compared to what could happen in the next 20 years. This is a global trend, Switzerland included.
Homburger have adopted Kira, one of the market leading artificial intelligence and machine learning software for contract and legal documents analysis.
Marius Stucki joined Altenburger legal and tax in Zurich as a new associate.
The main concern is the gender pay gap, which ranks particularly highly in Switzerland. The Federal Statistical Office of Switzerland shows that women were paid 18% less than their male colleagues in 2016.
The number of deals of at least Usd 10 billion in Europe hit the lowest number since 2009, but two out the top five major deal are in Switzerland.