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The Danish Tax Authority is now able to pursue VAT fraud within the international...

The Danish National Tax Board has given the ok for checking online stores' payment of VAT. The development comes after years of foreign online...

Influencing the Digital Consumer & Platform Economy – European Consultation for a Revision of...

Recently, the European Commission (EC) opened a public consultation for all citizens and organisations with regard to a revision of EU consumer law. The...

Does your machine mind? Ethics and potential bias in the law of algorithms

The Law Society in London held a stimulating debate last week (June 14th, 2017) with the splendid title "Does your machine mind? Ethics and potential...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 2: IP in AI Generated Content

Part One of this series looked at the IP issues involved in developing AI systems. Part Two looks at an area where AI has...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 1: Developing AI systems

What are the IP challenges for those building AI systems? Much will be familiar; today's AI systems are based on software and all the...

When AI goes wrong – part 2: autonomous vehicles

In this second of two articles considering liability for the mistakes of AI systems, we look at driverless cars and who might be responsible...

When AI goes wrong – part 1: trading algorithms

Artificial Intelligence applications are appearing everywhere with promises to transform our lives in many ways. But what happens when things go wrong? In this...

From idea to market: Key issues start-ups should consider during the innovation process

As a leading international law firm focussing on business sectors where technology plays a key role, we work with some of the most inventive...

Funding trends for innovative tech start-ups in 2017

Innovative and technology driven start-ups have typically attracted the most investment and limelight compared to other early stage companies. Yet the funding landscape has...

Wearable Tech – the legal considerations

See our new infographic showcasing our wearable tech capabilities. Contact Ben Hughes or Francesca Longsworth for more information on how we can support you.      

Innovating your business & working with start-ups – key challenges

Many of the commercial deals we advise on have technological innovation at their heart, with clients seeking to achieve a competitive advantage.  Whether the...

The innovation imperative

It is well-recognised that the ability to innovate is a key factor in corporate success but the speed of disruption is increasing so this...

Can I use an electronic signature?

Since the EU eIDAS Regulation came into force in July last year there has been a noticeable resurgence of interest in the legality of...

There’s something very familiar about all this… Ben Hughes explores current and impending disruptive...

The technological developments depicted in Back to the Future Part II - the one in which Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel forward from...

G‑Cloud 9 is Open for Applications

G-Cloud is the UK public sector framework through which public bodies can purchase cloud services. It is now well-established and consists of a series...

Do We Need Robot Law?

Roger Bickerstaff recently spoke at a joint British Academy/Royal Society event looking at this topic from the perspective of law, computer science and psychology...

Data ownership in the context of the European data economy: proposal for a new...

Our International Tech & Comms team in Brussels has made an extensive analysis of the EU legal framework related to data ownership. They performed...

Post-Truth Regulation: Born in the USA, Coming of Age in Europe?

Following Donald Trump's dramatic and, some might say, surprising rise to power, questions remain as to the extent to which fake news stories such...

Legal Practice on the Edge of Disruption

The history of “disrupted” industries has one thing in common: At the beginning, the prevailing view in the industry is always that disruption could...

Enforcement of open source licenses?

What happens when codes are released under an open source license? Has the developer in effect written off his right to the code? Can...