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News TCC 22nd Dec 2020

The Law of Artificial Intelligence published by Sweet & Maxwell

Toby Riley-Smith QC and Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers have contributed to the 1st edition of The Law of Artificial Intelligence published by Sweet & Maxwell.

Their chapter addresses Liability for Physical Harm and covers in particular product liability and negligence issues arising from Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The Law of Artificial Intelligence is an essential practitioner’s reference text examining how key areas of current civil and criminal law will apply to AI and examining emerging laws specific to the use of AI. It explains the fundamentals of AI technology, its development and terminology. The book also covers regulation, ethics and the use of AI within legal services and the administration of justice.

The book is edited by Matt Hervey of Gowling WLG (UK) LLP  and Matthew Lavy of 4 Pump Court.  The chapters are by specialists from the bar, private practice and academia.

Topics include:

  • The Technology
  • Law, Ethics and AI
  • International Regulation of AI
  • Liability for Physical Damage
  • Liability for Economic Harm
  • AI and Professional Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Competition
  • Criminal Law
  • AI and Smart Contracts
  • AI in the Justice System
  • AI in the Legal Profession

The Law of Artificial Intelligence can be purchased from Sweet & Maxwell’s website.

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