[Interview] 32. Maya Markovich: legal tech experience across the world [English]



Maya Markovich, Head of Product at NextLaw Labs, the lab founded by Dentons in 2015 (www.nextlawlabs.com) shares her experience in legal tech across the world. 

This episode covers:

– Innovation in the legal industry

– Automation of legal tasks

– T-shaped lawyers

– NextLaw Labs’ mission and projects

– Access to justice and the role of tech to close this gap

– Investments in legal tech and how venture capital is shaping the legal tech scene

– A global journey to the most active geographies in the legal tech space

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[Interview] 31. Maria Rubert: leading arbitration lawyer in Dubai [English]



María Rubert is a leading arbitration lawyer in Dubai, founder of Rubert & Partners: rubertpartners.com María’s youtube channel and instagram

In this episode you’ll find about working in arbitration law in the UAE, making major decisions in your career, navigating cultural differences in negotiation and litigation, business etiquette in the Arab world, women in law, how to built an international career, how to better communicate with clients and much more!

Stay tuned until the end of the episode to hear about Maria’s latest project: the Legal Coaching Institute. A project meant to support legal practitioners and law students.

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[Interview] 30. Miriam Gonzalez: a conversation on critical issues for the future of the legal industry [English]



Are you looking for some inspiration? This is your episode! Miriam González Durántez (our guest) is a partner at Dechert, co-chair of the firm’s International Trade and Government Regulation practice and president of the charity Inspiring Girls: www.inspiring-girls.com  She has built a stellar international career and more importantly she dares to speak up, to address critical issues for the future of the legal industry and the society at large.

In this episode you’ll find about:

1. Building an international career and practicing trade law (minute 2:15)

2. The need for lawyers to embrace advocacy roles (minutes 5:03)

3. Women in law (minute 6:00)

4. Leading by example, building up confidence and losing the fear of failure (minute 8:52)

5. Inspiring Girls Campaign (minute 10:07)

6. Lawyers and social media (minute 13:20)

7. Advise for the next generation of lawyers and what needs to change in the legal industry (minute 15:54)

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29. La Fintech Week 2018 de Georgetown [Español]



Fintech Week 2018 organizada por el Institute of International Economic Law ( http://www.iielaw.org ), de la Facultad de Derecho de Georgetown y The Institute for Financial Markets, del Fondo Monetario Internacional.

En este episodio podrás descubrir:

  1. El papel de los legisladores como facilitadores de innovación en el ámbito Fintech (minuto 4:50)
  2. Innovación en África (minuto 7:04)
  3. Smart Regulations – normativa inteligente (minuto 8:45)
  4. Experiencia Fintech Shark Tank (minuto 15:58)
  5. Capital humano (minuto 17:21)

Para más información sobre las actividades de LabCFTC: www.cftc.gov

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29. Highlights on Georgetown’s Fintech Week 2018 [English]



Fintech Week 2018 was co-hosted by Institute of International Economic Law, from Georgetown University Law Center and The Institute for Financial Markets, from the International Monetary Fund.

This episode covers:

1. Regulators Involvement with Fintech Companies (minute 4:17)

2. Innovation in Africa (minute 6:28)

3. Smart Regulation (minute 8:00)

4. Fintech Shark Tank Experience (minute 13:19)

5. Human Capital (minute 14:48)

LabCFTC aks innovators for competition ideas: https://www.cftc.gov

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[Español] 13. Los 3 secretos de los proveedores alternativos de servicios legales



Los abogados ya no somos los únicos involucrados en la prestación de servicios legales. Y no podemos ignorarlo. Un conjunto de empresas apoyadas en las nuevas tecnologías y con modelos de negocio más eficientes han surgido para dar respuesta a las necesidades no satisfechas por el modelo de abogacía tradicional.

Este episodio desvela los 3 factores que les están haciendo ganar presencia en el mercado jurídico.