Archive: April 2021

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FinTech Pulse Podcast

April 30, 2021

In our ‘FinTech Pulse’ monthly podcast we explore the latest global news, regulatory developments, trends and hot topics in the FinTech sector.

Anatomy of an NFT

April 29, 2021

What, exactly, is a non-fungible token and how is it different from a fungible, or any other, token?

EU proposes new Artificial Intelligence Regulation

April 22, 2021

On April 21 the EU Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation (the AI Regulation) on artificial intelligence systems, which it describes as “the first ever legal framework on AI.” This briefing explains the scope and impact of the new law.

Is social media regulation on the way?

April 22, 2021

Content takedowns, rolling internal reform and recent banning of high-profile individuals and content on social media platforms has caused some tech commentators to question whether this could be a defining moment in determining how social media businesses moderate content published on their platforms.

CIS General Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom

April 19, 2021

In this blog we explain the 5 key learnings for technology contract negotiators and litigators from the CIS General Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom High Court case.

Blockchain law: Cryptocurrency offers no escape from international sanctions

April 16, 2021

Recent US enforcement activity illustrates how the government is taking strong action against persons involved with misuses of cryptocurrency in order to meet this threat and deter others.

Global interactive guide on returning to the workplace

April 12, 2021

As the global economy looks to begin the recovery, some companies are exploring ways to gradually reopen their workplaces and face new questions over how to reintegrate their workforces in a safe, efficient, and legally compliant manner.

Hill review: A mountain of changes to the UK listing regime?

April 08, 2021

The UK Listing Review (led by Lord Hill) sets out a series of wide-ranging recommendations for changes to the UK listing and prospectus regime.

Market rationalisation and exit risk in global supply chain management

April 06, 2021

This briefing explains why market rationalization and exit risk is critical to global supply chain management and highlights the factors which can cause major loss and damage.

A smarter choice? Technology solutions for supply chain management

April 01, 2021

This briefing examines the potential role of various disruptive technologies in a business’ supply chain and considers key legal factors in digitalising supply chain processes through the implementation of such disruptive technologies.