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European Commission Proposes Reform on Liability Rules for Artificial Intelligence

The directives aim to assist claimants in proving the causation of damages and product defectiveness in complex AI systems, creating legal certainty for providers. By Deborah J. Kirk, Thomas Vogel, Grace E. Erskine, Ben Leigh, Alex Park, and Amy Smyth On 28 September 2022, the European Commission issued two proposed directives to reform and clarify … Continue Reading

UK’s MHRA Seeks “Bold New Regulatory Regime” for Medical Devices and Diagnostics

The agency’s consultation on the post-Brexit regulatory framework for medical devices and diagnostics aims to support innovation and sustainability, among other goals. By Eveline Van Keymeulen, Ranulf Barman, Oliver Mobasser, and Frances Stocks Allen A 10-week consultation launched by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on the future regulation of medical devices, … Continue Reading

Healthcare AI Deals a Tonic for Private Equity Investors

Healthcare artificial intelligence is a promising sector for PE investors that requires careful navigation, particularly given divergent regulatory approaches. By Jon Fox, Frances Stocks Allen, Catherine Campbell, Tom Evans, and David Walker PE funds invested more than US$14 billion in healthcare (including pharma) in 2019, up from US$3.5 billion in 2013, and interest is likely … Continue Reading

Is Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Private Equity Dealmaking?

With the explosion of AI applications, private equity houses and their portfolio companies must understand where key opportunities lie. By Tom Evans, Kem Ihenacho, David Walker, Laura Holden, Hector Sants, Claudia Sousa, Catherine Campbell, and Patricia Kelly Artificial intelligence (AI) developments provide increasing opportunities for private equity, including deal sourcing and portfolio company analysis/enhancement, particularly in businesses that can adopt … Continue Reading

UK Budgets for Fintech Growth

By Andrew Moyle and Stuart Davis The UK government’s 2017 Autumn Budget included some measures of particular interest for fintech firms, demonstrating the government’s continued commitment to making the UK a world-leading fintech hub. The government has provided only scant detail on these measures at present, but no doubt firms will be watching closely to … Continue Reading
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