Articles by Mark Beer

How Legal Technology will Improve Justice for All

In Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Jack Cade described the Utopian world he would establish when he became king. A world in which all people are equal, there is no poverty and ‘there shall be no money’, A world, his sidekick Dick the Butcher pointed out, that could only exist if they got rid of all lawyers.…

Astana International Financial Centre Set to Become Beating Heart of Banking in Central Asia

The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) hosted three important events last week. The first was the meeting of it’s Management Council, chaired by Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The second was the AIFC Law Conference 2020 and the third was Astana Finance Days 2020, held for the first time entirely online. Although there was much discussion…