The senior leadership that will be responsible for white collar enforcement under the Biden Administration is starting to crystalize. In January 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. announced several key nominations for the US Department of Justice (DOJ), including DC Circuit Judge Merrick Garland for Attorney General, veteran prosecutor Lisa
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The member states of the European Union (EU) has recently adapted their regulations of electronic communications, including telecommunications, in accordance with the new European Electronic Communications Code Directive (the “EECC Directive”) of the European Union (EU). Its full title is Directive (EU) 2018/1972 of the European Parliament and of the
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On 28 January 2021, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) launched a public consultation on data access and sharing in the insurance industry. Data is a key industry asset, available in quantity and widely used – from risk identification to pricing. The increase of partnerships with technology vendors
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On 14 December of last year, as somewhat of an early Christmas present for those in the technology, artificial intelligence or dispute resolution space (and everything in between), BAILII (the British and Irish Legal Information Institute) agreed to provide access to Oxford University to conduct AI analysis on its central
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The UK Government is consulting on changes to the Electronic Communications Code. The Code is the legal framework underpinning rights to install and keep electronic communications apparatus on public and private land.

The Government intended the most recent version of the Code, which came into effect in December 2017, to
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This article was first published in TheHill.com

By: Tony Samp

Tucked away in the 4,517-page annual defense bill that just became law is an overlooked piece of legislation on artificial intelligence (AI).

Don’t worry, America. It doesn’t make every military weapon system autonomous or require brigades of robotic infantry. Instead,
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This year has seen increased public scrutiny of Big Tech, not least following the release of films (ironically on a streaming platform) like this year’s Netflix documentary ‘The Social Dilemma’, which, through interviews with many former employees and executives from top tech companies, explores the rise of social media and
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By: Tony Samp, Steven R. Phillips, Charles Dent and Nathaniel J. Bell

The House and Senate have voted to send this year’s National Defense Authorization Act – which includes the most substantial legislation addressing artificial intelligence (AI) approved by Congress to date – to President Trump, who has
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By: Paul Hemmersbaugh

On December 3, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) initiated a rulemaking seeking ideas and input on proposals for a regulatory framework for automated driving systems (ADS).  This is the first time the federal government has proposed affirmative regulation of ADS, and offers a rare opportunity
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On Monday (30 November 2020), the UK Government published its 5G supply chain diversification strategy (the “Strategy”) (found here), which outlines the Government’s plans to grow and diversify the UK’s telecoms supply chain and make it more secure and resilient to future threats.

The Strategy sets out
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