Technology

There is an old saying, “to err is human”. But what about machines? Is humanity imposing double standards on artificial intelligence? Introduction COVID-19 has wreaked havoc of magnitude...
July 2020
Introduction The Great Depression was one of the worst economic downturns in the history of the United States. During this period, a substantial number of banks went bankrupt which in turn caused...
June 2020
“The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change, the realist adjusts the sails” - William Arthur Ward Introduction From a litigator’s perspective, in every...
May 2020
Two recent Hong Kong High Court judgments provide a glimpse into how courts are applying long-standing legal concepts to the ever-evolving digital world. Given the interconnectivity of global markets...
May 2020
The price of Bitcoin bounced back above USD10,000 in the midst of fears over the economic uncertainties created by the new coronavirus, the COVID-19; undoubtedly, investors have taken Bitcoin and...
April 2020
Cutting-edge technology provides fraudsters with new twists on old schemes. Although it often takes years for legislation and case law to directly address novel technologies, two recent Hong Kong...
April 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI), the capability of machines to imitate human behavior, has transformed our lives for the better. Through AI, machines can analyse images, comprehend speech, interact in...
September 2019
Since 2017, the InnoTech Committee (“ITC”; formerly, the Technology Committee) of the Law Society of Hong Kong has been developing the Technology Roadmap for the Law Society (“Roadmap”). “The...
August 2019
Within a short period of six months, ‘software glitch’ has been the blame for a number of catastrophic breakdown of services suffered by the MTR Corporation, with the most recent incident resulting...
June 2019
Despite the widespread popularity of initial coin offering (ICO), the volatility of the cryptocurrency market earlier this year has however highlighted the murky status of ICOs, particularly when it...
January 2019
With the rise of blockchain technology in recent years and the surge in prices of cryptocurrencies in 2017, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have taken investors (both institutional and private)...
December 2018