Commentary

LEGALTECH

AI is out, augmented intelligence is in for 2018

Chatbots and conversational search will be the focus for legal technologists next year, say Jeff Pfeifer of LexisNexis and Josh Becker of Lex Machina who give their predictions on what's hot and what's not.

FINANCIAL REGULATION

UK financial regulator widens its net

The financial regulators are already enforcing breaches of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, aimed at supervising more financial services employees.

COMPETITION

Coty ECJ win provides a degree of comfort

Whilst the Coty win is good news for luxury, companies must beware of restrictions in distribution agreements which could breach competition law, say Trudy Feaster-Gee and Richard Butterworth of Walker Morris.