On 31 August 2023, the UK Parliament’s House of Commons Science, Innovation, and Technology Committee issued its interim report (“Report”) on the governance of artificial intelligence (“AI”) – a matter that has for some time been the focus of policy development across the world. The reportContinue Reading UK Parliamentary Committee sets the stage for the future of artificial intelligence governance policy
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New mobile roaming alert – protections for UK holidaymakers
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Ofcom has opened a consultation that sets out proposals for new rules and guidance…Continue Reading New mobile roaming rules proposed by Ofcom to protect UK retail customers
Formula 1’s largest ticket operator, Platinum Group, made a ground-breaking move in the auto-racing industry by introducing NFT ticketing for their upcoming events, starting with the Monaco Grand Prix earlier this summer. This movement follows in the recent footsteps of other industries and companies by exploring opportunities in the digital…Continue Reading Formula 1’s NFTs: A new era in ticketing and digital technology
It is quite common to find wording in commercial contracts that seeks to “water down” an absolute requirement to do something to a qualified level of effort, with phrases such as ‘reasonable endeavours’ or ‘best efforts’ all too familiar to those negotiating contracts. It is, of course, important to understand…Continue Reading Navigating Contractual Commitment: Unveiling Effort Levels and Qualifying Phrases in Legal Obligations
On 13 July 2023, China’s Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and six other regulators have jointly passed the Interim Measures for the Management of Generative Artificial Intelligence Services (GenAI Measures) which come into force on 15 August 2023. The new law, which is the first of…Continue Reading China: New Measures on Generative Artificial Intelligence
More than half a year since the public launch of ChatGPT in late 2022, AI and generative AI remains a hot topic all around the globe. Companies and businesses of all sizes and from all regions are still looking for ways AI can help them deliver better products and services…Continue Reading AI-sia: What’s happening in Asia on AI?
“How will this affect my job?”
“It could never do my job!”
We hate to disagree, but it is almost certainly the case that at least part of your current role could be performed by an AI.
The discussion of the possible impact of AI on the workforce is being…Continue Reading Working Assumption: Factors Slowing AI’s Impact on Jobs
The Chilean parliament has begun to discuss a Bill aimed at incorporating legal and ethical issues into the creation, distribution, commercialization, and use of artificial intelligence (AI). It also attempts to ensure a balance that guarantees the protection of citizens’ fundamental rights without unduly hindering or preventing development of and access to…Continue Reading Chile takes first steps towards regulation of Artificial Intelligence
Over the course of 13 and 14 June, European members of Parliament have sought to finalise their position on the latest version of the EU AI Act, Europe’s approach to the future regulation of AI in the market. Should a parliamentary position be settled, despite uncertainty caused by several…Continue Reading The Final Countdown? EU begins trilogue discussions on the latest EU AI Act text and calls for interoperable codes of conduct
On 1 June, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) issued their response (“Response”) to the UK Government’s (“Government”) AI White Paper (“Paper”) consultation, detailing their considerations on the proposed framework the UK seeks to implement in the regulation of artificial intelligence…Continue Reading Maintaining the Competitive Edge: Competition and Markets Authority responds to the UK Government’s AI White Paper
An ‘AI’ on the future
The Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) of the National Science and Technology Council have recently released their latest update to the US Government’s National AI Research and Development (“R&D”) Strategic Plan (the “Plan”). Updated to account for the…Continue Reading US National AI R&D Strategic Plan 2023: A comprehensive look into the future of AI