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Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…

USA - March 26 2018 At a recent seminar discussion on smart buildings, I was reminded of the Mr. Robot episode where the general counsel of a multinational corporation…

Come Harvest Time, Who Owns the Fruits of Machine Learning?

USA - March 13 2018 Famously dramatized by the disembodied voice of HAL in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, artificial intelligence has been the subject…

How to Buy AI: Ten Top Tips for Buying Automation Technologies

United Kingdom - February 5 2018 Does Artificial Intelligence (AI) matter? “AI is probably the most important thing humanity has ever worked on. I think of it as something more…

Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud

USA - February 1 2018 Oracle recently published a policy document entitled “Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud Computing Environment” which sets out specific…

DPO as a Service - Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - December 12 2017 Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the…

Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

United Kingdom - November 16 2017 You can’t move in the outsourcing industry without hearing about Robotic Process Automation (RPA). And while it might sound like terminology cribbed…

EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny - What Next For Model Contract Clauses?

European Union, Ireland - November 16 2017 On the 3rd October 2017, Ms Justice Costello delivered her judgement on behalf of the Irish High Court in the case of The Data Protection Commissioner…

The ICO’s Draft Guidance Leaves Unanswered Questions on Processor Obligation to Notify Infringing Instructions

European Union, United Kingdom - November 13 2017 Those of us who have been grappling with how best to approach GDPR compliance in outsourcing and other commercial contracts will be all too familiar…

Legal issues in Additive Manufacturing Technology - peeling back the layers

European Union - November 13 2017 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the term coined by Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, to describe the…

UK Government Publishes Statement on GDPR Compliance, Post-Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - August 9 2017 The UK Government has published a statement of intent containing details of its proposed Data Protection Bill. The full text of the Bill is expected…