Crowdsourced book providing key insights into the fintech revolution launches

Date: 20 July 2020
Author: FINTECH Circle

FINTECH Circle, a global fintech community that connects entrepreneurs, investors, and senior financial professionals, has today, launched the newest edition to The FINTECH Book Series, The LEGALTECH Book. The publication, which is the 6th edition in a series of fintech publications, aims to become the ultimate quarantine read for fintech experts. It is the first crowdsourced manual of its kind on legal technologies and innovations for the financial and legal services sector.

Containing expert insights into better collaboration, workflow management and new legal technology solutions, FINTECH Circle hopes it will become a must read as remote working continues into the future. According to a survey from Gartner, 88% of organizations have encouraged or required employees to work from home globally since the pandemic first took hold.

The LEGALTECH Book Editors (from L to R): Dr. Drago Indjic, Susanne Chishti, Sophia Adams Bhatti, Akber Datoo

The LEGALTECH Book aims to help readers keep up to speed with the latest trends in legal technology, while also providing critical advice and information from legal technology experts. It is the brainchild of four highly established fintech and legaltech professionals who have been the Co-Editors of the book:

  • Sophia Adams Bhatti – Head of Strategy and Policy, Simmons Wavelength
  • Susanne Chishti – CEO, FINTECH Circle
  • Akber Datoo – Founder and CEO, D2 Legal Technology
  • Dr. Drago Indjic – Managing Director, Oxquant

More than 60 crowd-sourced experts exclusively share their visions and unique insights on the nature of legal technologies and their relationship with data, Internet of Things (IoT), AI, cybersecurity and distributed ledger technologies/blockchain as well as ethical considerations of technological advancement and future projections. Each book in the series has been published by WILEY, an American multinational publishing company that focuses on academic publishing and instructional materials.

Legal technology is in the process of overhauling the services market through the use of innovative technologies and software platforms. According to The 2020 Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer Survey, 76% of legal professionals say the increasing importance of legal technology will be the top trend to impact their organizations over the next three years.

You can find out more about the book by clicking here.

Speaking about the launch of The LEGALTECH Book, Susanne Chishti, CEO of FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor commented:

“We are delighted to extend our successful partnership with global publishing house WILEY, to launch The LegalTech Book – which is focused on the global fintech and legal space. In this book, experts from various sectors provide readers with unique insights into latest industry developments and provide advice on how to grasp the market dynamics of the ‘fintech revolution’. It will also provide a higher level of comprehension as to the sector’s potential and impact on related industries, while providing readers with expert insight into industry opportunities.”

For further information please visit The LEGALTECH Book site: https://fintechcircle.com/legaltech-book/ and the FINTECH Book Series: https://fintechcircle.com/the-fintech-book-series/

About the Editors

Sophia Adams Bhatti – is Head of Strategy and Policy at Simmons Wavelength. Sophia is a public policy expert, with 20 years’ experience in AI, data governance and ethics, legal services, financial services, competition and consumer affairs, health care, and international diplomacy. Having worked for the FCA, Whitehall and the UN, Sophia was most recently the Director of Policy at the Law Society of England & Wales where she was credited with supercharging the society’s role in legal technology and was the creator of the ground breaking Commission on the use of AI in Criminal Justice.

Akber Datoo – is Founder and CEO of D2 Legal Technology, a global award-winning legal data and change consultancy operating at the intersection of FinTech & LegalTech, and an appointed member of the Technology and Law Committee at the Law Society of England & Wales.

Dr Drago Indjic – is Managing Director at Oxquant, a data science and investment advisory firm, and co-founder of several alternative funds and tech companies across Europe.

Susanne Chishti – is CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europe’s 1st Angel Network focused on fintech investments and Founder of the FINTECH Circle Institute. Susanne is considered as one of the leading fintech influencers globally and is top advisor to management in financial services companies.


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