A series of concise webinar trainings for you

We are pleased to announce four new episodes available in our series of webinar trainings to help you navigate the evolving issues of new tech. Covering AI and Industry 4.0, to ESG requirements in business agreements, our global tech and sourcing team explore the current key topics in the business.

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Overview of the episodes

Session 8: Data Commercialisation for Industry 4.0

Chloe Forster, James Clark and Jeanne Dauzier take a close look at ‘Data Commercialisation for Industry 4.0’, first by establishing what is meant by ‘data commercialisation’ and then discussing their observations on how it is being dealt with. Our speakers also consider the practical considerations that need to be taken into account when a business is progressing the commercialisation of data before going on to take a look at the legal and regulatory frameworks surrounding data commercialisation.

Session 7: Contractual mechanisms to reflect ESG requirements

In the second of two sessions focusing on Environment, Social and Governance, Nichola Donovan, Nick de Lacy-Brown and Anthony Day take a dive into the contractual mechanisms that may be used to address ESG requirements in business agreements. Our speakers also consider how to flow down such requirements through the supply chain and how to work towards the goal of meeting carbon reduction targets.

Session 6: Distributed Ledger Technology: Key issues and Contracting Approaches

Greg Manter, Jessica Sanders and Giacomo Lusardi consider the fundamental question of ‘what is DLT?’, before diving into some of the key issues, benefits and potential challenges posed by DLT. Our speakers explore potential contracting approaches as part of this analysis and close out with a brief consideration of some of the issues often faced when contracting for DLT-based solutions.

Session 5: AI: Successful contracting

Part two of our discussion relating to AI delivered by AI experts Gareth Stokes, Mark O’Conor and Imran Syed explores issues specific to how AI is used by businesses, both in a general sense and also in their business agreements. Alongside considering how the future of AI regulation might steer the way contracts dealing with AI are drafted, our speakers also provide a brief overview of some key contractual terms that may be used to deal with AI.

Session 4: ESG and the regulatory landscape
Anthony Day, Nichola Donovan and Nick de Lacy-Brown focus on what is meant by ESG and its importance to businesses today, before going on to take a look at the regulatory landscape surrounding ESG, including those requirements relevant to the UK’s public sector. Our speakers then consider some of the reporting requirements that are relevant to ESG.

Session 3: Enterprise cloud – disruption and rethinking the standard contracting model
Kit Burden, Alessandro Ferrari and Linzi Penman provide an overview of different cloud deployment methods before moving on to consider the main issues lawyers need to bear in mind when contracting for the enterprise cloud under models impacted by financial services regulation. Later in the session, our speakers look at how the activities of both financial entities and cloud providers may be impacted by the new EU Digital Operations Resilience Act.

Session 2: AI – the business issues in future technology
Imran Syed, Mark O’Conor and Gareth Stokes provide a brief overview of AI before picking through the myriad of global approaches to governing AI, from the guidance to the hard regulation. Our speakers go on to discuss how businesses might seek to address AI governance in light of the current regulatory climate.

Session 1: What do we mean by Digital Evolution?
To open the Tech and Sourcing Digital Evolution Series, speakers Chloe Forster, Vinny Sanchez and Paul Allen consider what we mean by ”digital evolution” and what the key features of a digitally evolved business might look like. Paul, Vinny and Chloe also discuss which emerging technologies have the greatest potential to disrupt in the near future and take a walk through the upcoming sessions.

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