New Immigration Routes in Innovation Strategy
August 16, 2021
The UK government has a vision to make the UK a global hub for innovation by 2035.
Ground-breaking arbitration rules for digital disputes released
August 09, 2021
The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules (the Rules) is a revolutionary set of arbitration rules designed to provide a framework to govern disputes relating to disruptive novel technologies.
Rise of the machines: Federal Court of Australia holds that artificial intelligence can be a patent ‘inventor’
August 08, 2021
This decision represents the first judicial step worldwide towards the recognition of AI machines as inventors of patents, and is significant as it may signal a divergence between Australian patent law on this issue and other jurisdictions who have recently taken a different approach, including the EU and the UK.
The Payment and Electronic Money Institution Insolvency Regulations 2021
July 26, 2021
This blog post examines the Payment and Electronic Money Institution Insolvency Regulations 2021 which provide for a new special administration regime for payment and electronic money institutions.
Artificial Intelligence in UK Financial Services
July 22, 2021
The much anticipated report published by the Alan Turing Institute provides an articulate and succinct overview of the technical aspects of AI in three key areas of innovation relevant to the financial services sector (machine learning, non-traditional data and automation) and the consequential challenges in design and deployment.
Electric vehicles: Charging up the UK’s energy transition
June 18, 2021
Electric vehicles (EV) and EV-charging infrastructure will play an important role in the decarbonisation of the transport sector. In this context, Stephen Rigby recently spoke to Dan Kaufman, legal counsel at bp pulse.
Technology Joint Ventures - Partnering for the Future
May 06, 2021
This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.
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.
Brexit’s impact on the technology and innovation sector – what do we know so far?
February 02, 2021
What does the UK-EU Trade Cooperation Agreement mean for those operating in the tech and innovation industry?
Inside Tech Law Talks - Supply Chain Realignment: Part One – Dealing with distressed suppliers
September 15, 2020
Our second video explores some of the legal issues and risks that companies may face when entities within their chain fall into distress or face financial difficulties.