How Shawn Curran has automated the removal of force majeure language from contracts 

In this environment, technology has an important role to play. Overnight, technologies like DocuSign have become mission-critical across the city and our firm has had to quickly scale up to support this. To retain some level of information governance, we have taken the approach of applying matter-centricity to the DocuSign platform by creating a clear relationship between a DocuSign matter and a matter within our document management system. 

There are challenges in this approach, specifically in the effort required to set up an email account for each individual matter. The question also remains: if economic activity returns to normal, while the world remains in some form of lockdown or social distancing, will usage of electron...

Shawn Curran
Head of legal technology
Travers Smith

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