Economy - Sales of new passenger cars slumped by some 10% in January compared to that of the January before. Whilst optimism is permeating our economic outlook for the year, this figure is disturbing: it would appear to be a marker of economic sentiment which does not auger well.
For this edition of Friday Tech Tips, we asked Andrea Cannavina, Matt Spiegel, Jerry Ting and Anand Upadhye for their takeaways from Legalweek 2019, which took place Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in New York City. Here are the legal tech pros’ perspectives on the big event.
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The billable hour has been the ubiquitous billing model for litigation services in South Africa since anyone can remember. The model is that lawyers charge their time out to their clients at a set rate per hour. This devoted time is itemized in increments (e.g.: 6 minutes or 15 minutes) and then tallied up and presented in a monthly account for work done.
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While 2018 was a challenging and dynamic year for business professionals in the legal and regulatory domain, it was also a year of great advancement towards the Rule of Law in the South African business and legal spheres.
As a recognised leader in the South African information industry, Sabinet recognises the need for research. Sabinet is committed to being a partner for African publishers by adding value and providing support to the publishers making use of its www.journals.co.za platform.
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) and leading global law firm Baker McKenzie are delighted to announce that Global Legal Hackathon is returning to South Africa this February.
What is the law but a series of algorithms? Codified instructions proscribing dos and don’ts—ifs and thens. Sounds a lot like computer programming, right? The legal system, on the other hand, is not as straightforward as coding.
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Food...No Shabbat meal is complete without left-overs.