Tag: regulation

  • Chief Justice Andrew Bell flags generative AI as major challenge for justice system as Supreme Court of NSW celebrates bicentenary

    The Chief Justice of Australia’s oldest court, the Supreme Court of NSW, highlighted generative AI as a significant challenge to the justice system. He discussed the potential impact of AI on evidence admissibility, fraud, expert reports, and legal education.  The use of AI in the legal field requires caution and responsibility, and legal organisations are developing […]

  • IBA: UK’s plans to become AI hub could present opportunities for law firms

    The UK government aims to position itself as a hub for AI innovation, with the potential to present opportunities for law firms. The country wants to attract tech entrepreneurs, simplify visa processes, and encourage investment to draw global talent. However, the lack of dedicated AI laws addressing data protection, equality, and intellectual property could hinder […]

  • Where Generative AI Meets Human Rights

    The use of generative AI has become a prominent topic in every sphere of life, and its impact on human rights has been felt by millions of people. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, believes that people must be at the center of the technology to ensure that everyone benefits from AI. […]

  • The responsible machine problem

    The legal system faces challenges in extending its principles to machines. Liability, accountability and agency are complex issues attributing to entities without consciousness or intent. As technology advances, the legal system must evolve to address the unique challenges posed by integrating machines into societal roles traditionally held by humans. AI systems are becoming increasingly capable […]

  • GenAI Has Split the Legal Information Atom – Now What?

    Generative AI has enabled us to break legal information into smaller parts, empowering us to reshape the legal industry. It is essential to decide whether we will only utilise this technology to save time here and there or use it to make significant changes to the legal sector.  Will we use LLMs to transform the […]

  • Securing Canada’s AI advantage

    There is great potential for AI to transform the economy, improve the way we work, and enhance our way of life. Canada is at the forefront of this technology, and the government is focused on creating more good jobs in innovation and technology. AI is already unlocking massive growth in industries across the economy, and […]

  • Tennessee enacts landmark law to shield musicians from AI exploitation

    Tennessee has become the first U.S. state to pass a law to protect musicians and artists from the unauthorised use of their works by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Governor Bill Lee signed the Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security (ELVIS) Act, which updates Tennessee’s personal rights protection laws, extending safeguards to encompass the voices of […]

  • Maybe We’ve Got The Artificial Intelligence In Law ‘Problem’ All Wrong

    When Lawyers use AI in legal briefs their responsibility is to verify their citations regardless. The debate about AI in legal practice should focus more on the tool’s flaws and inaccuracies than its ability to mimic human intuition and judgment. AI should be viewed as a powerful and dependable machine rather than a flawed and […]

  • AI Agents and the Law

    John Nay, CEO of Norm Ai, gave a presentation about the potential for AI agents to reduce regulatory burdens in the legal profession. Nay believes that AI is a tool of efficiency and innovation for humans. The challenge in aligning AI with societal values and goals is in the specification and societal aspects. Nay outlined […]

  • Senate Committee AI inquiry announced

    The Select Committee on Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been established by the Senate to inquire and report on the opportunities and impacts of AI technologies in Australia. The Committee will consider recent developments and opportunities regarding the adoption of AI technologies, risks and harms that may arise from the adoption of AI technologies, emerging […]