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On 25 March 2024, the Cabinet Office published Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 02/24: Improving Transparency of AI use in Procurement.  This PPN provides guidance on the use by bidders of Artificial Intelligence in public procurements and in the delivery of government services.  In particular, it highlights the need for

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The sci-fi fascination with AI is well established, long in the tooth and a lazy way of looking at the opportunities (and moreover the threats) presented by AI. But perhaps these once-fantastical ideas are rapidly becoming technological reality. That legislators, including the UK’s House of Lords, are looking seriously at

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While much attention has been paid to the finalisation of the EU’s AI Act in recent weeks, developments in AI continue at a frenetic rate. On 2nd February 2024 the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee (HoL) published its report on large language models (LLMs

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On 22 November, Lord Holmes of Richmond (Conservative) introduced the Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill (“Bill”) into the UK’s House of Lords. Introduced against a backdrop of rapid advancement in international regulatory development targeted at artificial intelligence (“AI”), it is interesting to see a Private Members’ Bill

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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 report

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Many of us will by now have played around with Chat-GPT, Dall-E and other generative AI products. We will have seen how powerful and impressive these tools are. We have probably also wondered exactly where this is all heading, what it means for our business, and how quickly things will

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The technology sector faces a critical moment as economic signs continue to point to a possible downturn. Yet, despite this, our latest Technology Index findings show the industry has managed to remain optimistic thanks to forecasts of increased revenue and ESG opportunities.

As a firm, we launched this unique report

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The technology sector faces a critical moment as economic signs continue to point to a possible downturn. Yet, despite this, our latest Technology Index findings show the industry has managed to remain optimistic thanks to forecasts of increased revenue and ESG opportunities.

As a firm, we launched this unique report

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On 6 December 2022, the Council of the European Union (“EU Council”) announced that it had adopted a position on its general approach to the development of a harmonised regime for regulating AI in the EU (the proposed EU AI Act (“AI Act”)).

The adoption is

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