The Geneva-based Libra Association has announced that Steve Bunnell, formerly GC of the US Department of Homeland Security, has replaced Robert Werner as its new chief legal officer
John Buyers, Osborne Clarke’s head of AI, reports on the rapidly evolving field of automated facial recognition and the relevant legislation
Bryan Bach provides a step-by-step guide to how law firms should set about implementing their first AI-powered project
The fallout from the demise of New Zealand exchange Cryptopia is adding to a growing body of law on the legal treatment of cryptoassets, write Kushal Gandhi and James Highfield
A collection of recent deals from the tech industry
Space law advisor Chris Johnson asks whether the law can keep up with the rapid pace of new developments in space exploration
HSBC’s Stuart Levey takes up CEO role with Robert Werner joining as general counsel
Automated vehicle leader turns to Jeff Bleich to help get its market-leading tech over the finishing line
While military needs have historically driven advances in AI and robotics, the fight against Covid-19 holds out the enticing prospect of an acceleration in their use to improve medicine. Dr David Cowan reports
The European Commission and the UK Information
Commissioner’s Office unveiled white papers on AI regulation on the same day. Jo Joyce and Jean-David Behlow ask whether the EU and UK can become world leaders in AI regulation
Mark Lewis argues that a sensible balance can be struck between encouraging the development of AI and protecting citizens from harm
Fountain Court Chambers reports on a major judgment by the Singapore Court of Appeal
Facebook's Emer Cassidy argues that that not only facial recognition’s use but also its creation and accuracy must be regulated
A recent court decision in New Zealand signifies a growing consensus on treating cryptocurrency as property.
Bhupinder Randhawa is head of engineering and technology law and co-head of AI at Bereskin & Parr, which has become a founding partner of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative (HCI), Canada’s first incubator for tech hardware startups.
The UK government and an array of regulators, industry bodies and think tanks are hoping the UK can punch above its weight in AI, automation, fintech and cryptoassets
From judgebots to Intellectual Property to killer robots, China is pushing the legal boundaries of AI and robotics as it fights for market share and power.
The power that online information and the routes of its dissemination have recently been made aware to the wider world in the wake of the 2016 US presidential election and the UK’s referendum to leave the European Union – the term “Cambridge Analytica Scandal” is a very familiar one.
An artificially intelligent system called DABUS (Device for the Autonomous Bootstrapping of Unified Sentience), developed as part of “The Artificial Inventor Project”, is challenging the notion of whether AI can be listed as an “inventor” of patent applications.
An interview with Tim Deeson, CEO of Green Shoot Labs, which has partnered with the Cybercrime Helpline to create a new chatbot aimed at helping everyday users deal with issues of cybercrime.