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This purpose of this Practice Note is to explain the basics of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and potential applications. It covers: • What is artificial...

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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to legal issues surrounding the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology including...

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This Practice Note considers the following data protection, privacy and security issues arising in connection with the use of autonomous and connected vehicle technology:...

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This Practice Note considers the impact of Part 1 of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (AEVA 2018) on the UK’s motor insurance framework, looking at: • The...

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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as driverless cars or...

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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the development in the UK and Europe of autonomous and driverless vehicles including publications and...

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Blockchain has erupted into mainstream consciousness with multiple consultations and discussions by regulators underway or completed around the world. Significant...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 4 May 2016. Its provisions became...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), includes a right to data portability. This right allows individuals to obtain from a...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) contains a set of core data protection principles that controllers must comply with. These are...

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Drone is the term of art commonly used to describe an uncrewed (or unmanned) aircraft that is flown under power (usually electric) and controlled remotely. Other terms...

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This Practice Note considers the key legal issues arising in relation to the use of small drones (small unmanned aircraft or SUA) with an operating mass of less than 20...

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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the development of civilian drones including consultations, legislative changes and related guidance, reports...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) significantly raises the bar on what constitutes consent and in relation to obtaining, managing and recording consent. This...

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