TORONTO, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Dentons is proud to announce the launch of the Firm's Transformative Technology and Data Strategy practice group.
First of its kind in Canada, the launch includes a customizable suite of innovative products and services –Dentons Data – enabling businesses to convert their complex data into concrete actionable elements, while avoiding privacy pitfalls, cybersecurity breaches, and other regulatory obstacles.
Dentons Data offers a full suite of phased, scalable solutions for businesses across their data lifecycle.
"In the digital economy, providing legal advice is simply not enough," said Kirsten Thompson, Partner in Dentons' Toronto office and National Lead of the Transformative Technologies and Data Strategy group. "Businesses adopting artificial intelligence or blockchain have complex, multi-faceted needs. This suite of services is unique as it allows us to be an integrated one-stop-shop for clients, and enable them to solve business problems, not just legal issues."
Dentons Data enables clients to select from a menu of modular solutions, and apply them to their business challenges. The cost certainty, scheduled deliverables, and phased approach supports businesses to minimize disruptions during its implementation.
"We are seeing a critical mass of client demand for capability with transformative technologies," added Thompson. "We have responded to that demand by providing our clients with new types of lawyers to solve new types of challenges."
Transformative technologies refers to all areas of data driven technology, such as smart cities, internet of things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, blockchain, fintech, artificial intelligence, open banking and others.
This new practice area will help clients navigate the interconnected legal and business challenges that both established companies and startups face. Dentons' national multidisciplinary team of lawyers and advisors will focus on the full lifecycle of technology innovation.
Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com.
SOURCE Dentons Canada LLP
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