As AI systems have evolved and become more sophisticated, the risk of fraud targeting corporations and consumers has increased. In a recent cybercrime case, artificial intelligence-based software was used to pressure the CEO of a UK-based energy company to transfer funds to what he believed was an outside supplier.

The CEO, who believed he was speaking on the phone to his boss, was asked to send the money − $243,000 − to a Hungarian supplier within an hour.
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US regulation of autonomous vehicles remains nascent and dispersed. This fragmented environment means that states have emerged as important laboratories of democracy. Since 2011, when Nevada became the first state to authorize the operation of autonomous vehicles, more than 30 states have enacted legislation or issued executive orders relating to
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Compliments of our colleague Imran Syed, Legal Director, IPT London.

As a new era of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies emerges, companies in almost every industry are exploring how they can use AI to drive improvements to their business. After all, the commercial gains are tantalizing, offering businesses a better understanding of their operations and their customers than ever before, as well opportunities for significant cost reduction and quality improvement.
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Part 1 – Blockchain-based smart contracts and transactions automation

The traditional real estate industry is being reshaped by the emergence of blockchain technologies, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things. These technologies help real estate “incumbents” execute transactions more efficiently and consistently. But this is only a small part of
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This article first appeared on dlapiper.com on May 31.

DLA Piper is pleased to announce the release of a special report titled “Cryptocurrency and its impact on insolvency and restructuring.” The firm prepared the report on behalf of INSOL International, a global federation of national associations for accountants and lawyers
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Many people have been following the progress of the legislation introduced in the House of Representatives as the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) pretty closely for some time now.  Today’s protests by popular websites Wikipedia and Google, however, brought much more attention to the legislation.  Wikipedia blocked access to its
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