A podcast series brought to you by the barristers of 4 Pump Court. This series covers key areas relating to all aspects of commercial law and addresses other topics currently facing the Bar and the wider legal sector.
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Bias and Discrimination in Artificial Intelligence
The latest episode of 4PC Podcast is brought to you by Quentin Tannock.Quentin talks with Minesh Tanna, Managing Associate and AI Lead at Simmons & Simmons LLP, on the topic of bias and discrimination in AI technologies. Their discussion covers how bias enters AI systems, the regulation of discriminatory AI system outputs in the UK (including the UK’s Equality Act 2010), the relevance of the GDPR and related data protection laws and regulations, the trend towards achieving ethical or responsible AI and top tips for corporations developing and deploying AI systems.
Halliburton v Chubb: The Supreme Court decision
This short bonus episode sees Sean Brannigan QC discuss the recent Supreme Court judgment in Halliburton v Chubb with Nick Vineall QC and Andrew Stevens who appeared in the Supreme Court to intervene on behalf of the LMAA.
Mastering International Arbitration
This episode focuses on International Arbitration both in the Far East and in London and will be of interest to users of arbitration, advocates, lawyers and aspiring arbitrators. Christopher Moger QC and Andrew Stevens, two experienced practitioners in Far-Eastern arbitration, as arbitrator and as counsel respectively, discuss:- tips for successful advocacy in arbitration (from the point of view of the tribunal),- awareness of cultural differences, and- becoming an arbitrator.
This episode focuses on another topical area of tech law: smart contracts. Laura Wright and Rebecca Keating take us through a whistle-stop tour of what smart contracts are, how they can be used and how they should be treated by lawyers and those who use them.
With the next round of pupillage applications soon to open, our latest episode of 4PC Podcast focusses on the transition from applications, to starting pupillage to becoming full time tenants.Neil Dowers chats to Elliott Cook and Samantha O’Brien O’Reilly who share their first hand experience of pupillage at 4 Pump Court and share their top tips for the application process. This episode is not to be missed by anyone looking to start a career at the Bar!
The ICO perspective on AI and data protection
Quentin Tannock talks with Simon McDougall, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Deputy Commissioner, on the topic of AI and data protection. Their discussion covers the ICO perspective on AI and data protection, the recent ICO Guidance on the topic, key challenges and opportunities for industry in the space and top tips for those corporations deploying AI and their legal advisors.