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EU to propose new Artificial Intelligence Regulation

April 16, 2021

On April 21, the EU Commission is expected to adopt a proposal for a regulation (the AI Regulation) of “artificial intelligence systems” (AI systems), imposing new obligations that will impact businesses across many, if not all, sectors of the economy. A leaked draft of the AI Regulation (the Draft) illustrates the potential scope and impact of the new law.

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.

The Future of Supply Chains

March 29, 2021

Businesses are increasingly looking to make substantial changes to realign their supply chains globally, a trend accelerated recently by the global pandemic.

Privacy commissioners take position on using facial recognition technology

March 11, 2021

In a joint investigation report, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, together with the commissioners of BC, Alberta, and Quebec concluded that Clearview AI violated Canadians’ privacy rights under federal and provincial privacy laws by scraping billons of images of people available online to be continually used in what amounted to a virtual “police lineup.”

Proposals for the ePrivacy Regulation: A telecommunications focus

March 10, 2021

We consider some relevant areas of interest of the recently agreed position on the ePrivacy Regulation for telecommunications companies.

Autonomous Vehicles – The UK Law Commissions’ Third Consultation

February 25, 2021

The Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (together, the Commissions) have jointly launched their third consultation paper on the regulatory framework for automated vehicles.