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Cryptocurrencies are property capable of being held on trust New Zealand High Court holds

May 05, 2020

In Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (in Liquidation) [2020] 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.

BoE and FCA joint report on machine learning in UK Financial Services

November 05, 2019

Imogen Garner and Albert Weatherill discuss the joint report published by Bank of England and the FCA on machine learning in UK financial services.

Singapore court’s cryptocurrency decision: Implications for cryptocurrency trading, smart contracts and AI

September 16, 2019

Singaporean court’s decision in relation to cryptocurrency trading has implications for cryptocurrency trading mistakes, smart contracts, artificial intelligence and whether cryptocurrency is property

European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence Publishes Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines

April 11, 2019

The Guidelines are the first deliverable under the European Union (EU’s) April 2018 Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe.

European Patent Office provides guidance on artificial intelligence patentability

November 13, 2018

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently issued guidance on the patenting of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. What does this mean for businesses in the field?

The Database Directive, AI and the data economy

September 03, 2018

Does the Database Directive protect machine-generated data and AI?  That is one of the questions the European Commission considered in its recently published second evaluation of the Database Directive.

Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

June 20, 2018

AI’s impact on the workplace is contingent on many variables - the level of employees’ education and training, the cost of the technology, its adoption rate, regulation, ethics and how far AI creates new jobs.

AI and Insurance: Getting your house in order – planning for an intelligent future

May 15, 2018

The insurance industry is looking at the means to develop new business models that rely on the mining of large data sets in order to identify customers, price risk and analyse claims.