Predictions 2017.10 – Gideon Shirazi

December 8, 2016

1. Hacking will stay big news – and victims of hacking will begin bringing large hacking-related claims in court.
2. The law on good faith will continue to expand and will be found to have a much more general application.
3. AI systems will draft complete contracts.
4. The project to create the Online Court will collapse.
5. Zero-knowledge proof will replace the blockchain as the hot term for 2017.
6. No board meeting will be complete without a mention of data protection.
7. Self-driving cars will start to appear on the roads, and new legislation will be passed covering their regulation.

{b}{i}Gideon Shirazi is a barrister at 4 Pump Court.