We address the worldwide regulatory landscape facing the autonomous vehicle market.
It’s all about you: The integration of biometrics into autonomous vehicles
Our latest white paper addresses the planned and actual use of biometrics—the measurement of unique human physiological and behavioral characteristics — in today’s (and tomorrow’s) vehicles. This White Paper explores the legal issues raised by the increased use of biometrics in cars and how to manage the risk that they raise for vehicle developers, manufacturers and operators. It explores eight countries (US, Australia, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey) and their impact on biometric use.
On June 2, 2020, the EU Commission (EC) launched two major consultations: one relating to a possible new competition tool to allow the EC to intervene in vulnerable markets without the need to find that any company has violated EU competition law (the Ex Ante Tool Consultation), and the second relating to the forthcoming Digital Services Act package (the DSA Consultation).
In Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (in Liquidation)  NZHC 728 the New Zealand High Court held that cryptocurrencies, as digital assets, are a form of property that are capable of being held on trust.
Over recent years, the importance of sustainability, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and the impact that companies have on the environment, individuals, and local and global communities has risen up the corporate agenda.
This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.
With the ever expanding uses of social media, corporations and businesses struggle to stay abreast of the legal impact these technologies could have on them.
In the second article of this two-part series, we consider whether AI machines should be recognised as the ‘owners’ of the IP create.
In the first article of this two-part series, we explore how existing Australian copyright and patent legislation deals with ownership of AI-generated IP.
On 22 Nov 2019, McKerracher J handed down his decision in Repipe Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents  FCA 1956, the latest in a line of cases considering the patentability of computer implemented inventions
“What” information can be used, and “how” can that information be captured?
Biometrics in technology has been increasingly incorporated into our daily lives; however, there has not been a proliferation of laws on how to regulate this data.
Automated vehicle technology is likely to produce and retain data about vehicle behavior and vehicle occupants. Some of that data will sit only in-vehicle.
Under the Made in China 2025 plan, China saw the issuance of a number of key policies and regulations on intelligent vehicles in 2017.
French consumers are less worried about the collection and the sharing of their biometric data by connected vehicles than elsewhere in Europe.
The German government and the European Commission have declared biometric technologies to be key enablers for a digital economy.
As in the case with the operation of AVs, there is no specific regulatory framework for the uses of biometrics in Indonesia.
Korea has seen an increasing use of biometrics in vehicles and related electronic products.