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 digitalContinue Reading Formula 1’s NFTs: A new era in ticketing and digital technology
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…Continue Reading Pathways to Growth in a Troubled World
On 7 June 2022, a new EU-wide regime to ensure the swift take-down of online terrorist content within one hour – on pain of civil fine – entered into force. This insight will discuss what EU Regulation 2021/784 (Regulation) means for hosting service providers (HSPs) in…Continue Reading What does the new EU Terrorist Content Regulation mean for Hosting Service Providers?
The recent enrolment of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the special section of the so-called “Organismo degli Agenti e Mediatori” (OAM) in Italy is something that should not go unnoticed for at least two reasons: (i) first of all, we will observe for the first time how…
Continue Reading Cryptocurrency exchanges officially in Italy. What are the applicable regulatory requirements?
The UK High Court’s ruling in CISGIL v IBM has been overturned by the Court of Appeal. The judgment of Soteria Insurance Limited (formerly CIS General Insurance Limited) v IBM United Kingdom Limited  EWCA Civ 440 was handed down on 4 April 2022, in which Coulson, LJ declared that…
Continue Reading CISGIL v IBM: The Court of Appeal decision
This month’s Digital Law Alert brings you a selection of tech law news from March 2022:
- Full text of the UK Online Safety Bill introduced to Parliament
- AI regulation: Recent developments
- UK/Singapore Digital Economy Agreement
- EU Digital Markets Act agreed by European Parliament
- Summary of responses to the UK’s Plan
Welcome to the first edition of our new regular tech law newsletter, DLA Piper’s Digital Law Alert. Our inaugural edition features:
- Our top tech predictions for 2022
- Key tech and sourcing alerts at the start of 2022
What has 2022 got in store for tech?
- In 2022 the world will
The introduction of the new investment screening regime will mark a watershed moment for the UK Government’s powers to intervene in corporate transactions.
DLA Piper’s new podcast series Understanding the UK National Security & Investment Regime guides listeners though what is driving the new regime, how it will operate in…
Continue Reading What is the impact of the UK National Security & Investment Regime on the Tech Sector
If I could tell you how you could make your AI system do nearly ten times as much work on the same hardware, would that be worth something to you, eh…?
Transformers – more than meets the eye
So how can we make our AI ten times more efficient? Well,…
Continue Reading Definitely not a zero sum game: Sparsity and next generation AI
Before we get to the death scene, let’s step back in time…
History tends to focus on the addition of new sources of power, such as water wheels and steam engines, as the transformative aspect of the Industrial Revolution. Arguably, separating the production of goods into distinct tasks,…
Continue Reading Serial killers: The massively parallel processors driving the AI and crypto revolutions (fava beans and a nice chianti not required)