Tag Archives: Estonia

Estonia set to introduce ‘AI judge’ in small claims court to clear court backlog

Our associate Tara Vasdani recently wrote about the modernization of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice via the launch of an electronic document delivery system. Now, Tara has written an article for The Lawyer’s Daily about how one country plans … Continue reading

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Can AI be a fair judge in court? Estonia thinks so

Enlarge / An honorable Estonian future judge, presumably. (credit: Getty Images | Charles Taylor) Government usually isn’t the place to look for innovation in IT or new technologies like artificial intelligence. But Ott Velsberg might change your mind. As Estonia's … Continue reading

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Danske Bank Closes Operations in Russia and Baltics After Estonia Orders Its Closure

On February 19, 2019, Estonian Financial Supervision Authority (the Estonian FSA) gave Danske Bank 20 days to submit an action plan to close its local branch within eight months.  In December, Estonian authorities detained 10 former Danske Bank employees on … Continue reading

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In Estonia, students’ transit, school meals, and textbooks are all free

Enlarge / Mailis Reps has been Estonia's Minister of Education since November 2016. (credit: Estonian Ministry of Education) It's no secret that I have a deep love for the Baltic nation of Estonia. Ever since I read an article describing … Continue reading

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Passenger Ferry Collides With Pier in Estonia

Late last week, on Friday, June 15 at 3:00PM EEST, an Estonian ferry with the capacity for 400 passengers and 100 passenger cars — Regula, operated by TS Laevad — was involved in a allision accident when it struck the … Continue reading

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