Advancements in technology, changing business models and the evolution of workforces, are transforming the global economy. Boards and business leaders need to prioritise digital transformation, cyber security and ethics, and embrace emerging technologies to remain competitive in the digital age. In this series we explore the opportunities and challenges arising from technology, data and cyber, and the ensuing regulatory changes. To stay informed, please visit www.herbertsmithfreehills.com/latest-thinking/hubs/inside-tech
EP4: Discussion of recent updates on the status of cryptoassets and smart contracts under English law
Dorothy Livingston, Andrew Moir and Charlie Morgan discuss the UKJT legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts and a recent decision from the English court, which builds upon the conclusions of the legal statement. They comment on some of the...
EP3: The impact of emergent technology on law, governance and ethics
Susannah Wilkinson, Ariane Garside, Anna Jaffe and Holli Sargeant discuss the challenges presented by the velocity, complexity and convergence of emerging digital technologies and consider the potential individual and societal benefits.
EP2: AI, algorithms – competition law and consumers
Annalisa Heger and Amalia Stone discuss some concerns raised by the ACCC in relation to how algorithms are likely to impact on Australian competition and consumer law
EP1: Pricing algorithms – some competition and consumer implications
Amalia Stone and Michael Coutts discuss some potential competition implications that arise in the context of pricing algorithms