Privacy Law Podcast

Can law and regulation keep up with the accelerating pace of technology and online threats?

Join our Privacy Law Podcast to hear expert views and actionable insights from members of our Global Elite Top 25 Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets team. Learn how your business will be affected by the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI), connected and autonomous vehicles, the internet of things and digital assets.

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Episode 1: Why Are Data Protection Authorities so Concerned About ChatGPT?

In March 2023, the Italian Data Protection Authority sparked headlines by imposing a temporary ban on ChatGPT. Although Italy’s ban was lifted after only a few weeks, the European Data Protection Board established a joint taskforce to investigate continuing privacy concerns relating to the use and development of ChatGPT and similar services. In this episode, Bartolomé Martín, who leads our Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets team in Madrid, explains why data protection authorities are so concerned about the development and deployment of generative AI. 

Listen to Episode 1 here.

Episode 2: Is Generative AI Safe For Use by Enterprise Customers?

In this episode, we hear from accredited legal technologist and AI expert Jonathan Bowker on the controls and safeguards that you need to build in to ensure that your deployment of generative AI is properly managed and free from “hallucination,” “overreliance” and bias.

Listen to Episode 2 here.

Episode 3: What Steps Should Organisations Take To Prepare for the EU AI Act?

The European Union is making progress towards what it describes as the world’s first comprehensive law governing artificial intelligence (the “AI Act”).

What does that mean in practice? Does the lack of a comprehensive law mean that AI is currently unregulated? How will the AI Act affect the design, risk assessment and deployment of AI systems? Hear from Charles Helleputte, Brussels-based partner and head of our EU Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice.

Listen to Episode 3 here.

Episode 4: How Will Singapore's Open Source Toolkit Benefit the Financial Sector's Use of AI?

In this episode Singapore-based partner Charmian Aw examines the latest developments and looks forward to the next steps towards fulfillment of the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy.

Listen to Episode 4 here.

Episode 5: How Significant is India's Digital Personal Data Protection Act for Organisations?

After a five-year legislative process, India’s new data protection law has passed and will be coming into force over the next 10 months. Although similar in many ways to GDPR, India’s law includes some significant exceptions and sector-specific rules. It brings a new compliance challenge but also significant opportunities for business in India, and for any organisations looking to do business in India.

In this episode we unpick the complexities and explore opportunities with data law expert Arjun Khurana.

Listen to Episode 5 here.