Thought leadership

Innovation is imperative in modern business, at a time when new technologies are transforming entire markets and new economic models are tearing up the playbook, no organisation can afford to be left behind.

Featured Publications

March of the blocks, GDPR and the Blockchain

A joint report authored by Slaughter and May and US law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, following a commission by The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE), a leading, non-profit research institution. March of the blocks evaluates the challenges posed to the implementation of Blockchain solutions by the EU GDPR privacy regulation. Our report seeks to counter commonly held views that it is not possible to implement GDPR compliant Blockchain solutions.

Innovation Explored

While we don’t pretend that this is an exhaustive instruction manual for innovating in business, this is intended to be a useful starting point for any organisation embarking on some form of innovation project. We have co-authored the Innovation Explored report with Richard Tromans, the law firm strategy and innovation consultant.

Superhuman AI Resources

Slaughter and May and ASI Data Science, the high-growth British Technology firm, have published Superhuman Resources, a joint white paper on the responsible deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business. We believe that AI could become the most transformative workplace technology of the 21st Century, with the associated need for business leaders to assure themselves that they are deploying AI effectively and responsibly.

Blockchain settlement

Regulatory and legal aspects related to the use of distributed ledger technology in post-trade settlement

Will the UK regulate AI?

As part of its industrial strategy, the UK Government has set itself the ‘Grand Challenge’ of putting the UK at the forefront of the artificial intelligence and data revolution. AI and digital development were also discussed in the Government’s recent white paper on Brexit, and in both the House of Lords AI report and the Government’s response to it. But what does this mean for AI regulation?