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March AI Update – The EU AI Act

The EU AI Act – now a virtual reality? The form of the EU’s AI Act looks increasingly certain after members of the European Parliament approved the form of the Act on 13 March. While not the final assent (the Act will still be subject to a final lawyer-linguist check…

February AI Update – UK White Paper 2024

AI Update – UK White Paper – February 2024 The UK Government anticipates adopting legislation regulating the development and use of Artificial Intelligence – but not any time soon, according to the government’s latest AI policy paper, issued on 6  February. The paper, a consultation response to last year’s AI…

Corporate Practice Highlights | 2023

White & Black Corporate Highlights. After a very strong 2023, it has been a great start to the year for our top-ranked Corporate Team. The Team have already completed two transactions and been instructed on another nine (five cross border), four involving new clients to the firm. Read more of…

White & Black Supports Nium in the roll-out of Nium Airline Payments

The service allows the booking of airline tickets and payment to the airline outside the usual industry “payment rails”. Travel agents and others generate tokens and have them validated through Nium’s proprietary systems, linking with Nium’s industry partners. The innovative combination of this technology and regulated payment services it provides…

Victoria Wright nominated for Women and Diversity in Law Awards

Congratulations to White & Black CEO, Victoria Wright who has been nominated for Law Firm Leader of the Year – Small-to-Medium-Sized Practice – in the Women and Diversity in Law Summit and Awards. With more than 260 nominees across all categories, the line up reflects the inspirational work taking place…

Artificial Intelligence and Product Liability

AI and Product Liability – Emily Read, Associate Background On 14 June 2023, the European Parliament voted to adopt the proposed European Union Artificial Intelligence Act (the ‘AI Act’) to regulate the use and development of artificial intelligence (‘AI’) across the EU. The UK’s proposals for regulating AI were set…