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The need for businesses to be agile, innovative, and data-savvy to compete and thrive in the dynamic economic landscape is very clear. Digital transformation ranks high on corporate agendas but so do concerns around privacy, security and integration with legacy IT systems. In its seventh year, Baker McKenzie’s Digital Transformation & Cloud Survey captures major trends and attitudes through a global lens. Explore the issues from all angles across legal, technology, and procurement roles, and from…

The roller coaster of comprehensive state data privacy laws continues in earnest.  California has now double dipped: first with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and second with the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).  With all eyes on New York, Washington State, and other potential early movers for more state legislation, Virginia has surprised the nation by coming out very quickly with its own version of comprehensive privacy law, which Governor Ralph Northam signed into…

Host Bradford Newman is joined by Adam Aft and Danielle Benecke to review what AI regulation may look like under the new Biden administration.   We cover: The status of AI regulation in the US, including recent legislative and policy initiatives;Initial signals from the Biden administration on what direction they might take when it comes to near-term AI law and policy;Key developments clients should be looking out for in 2021, both in the US and more…

Adam Aft and Peter George join the show to discuss the findings of Baker McKenzie’s latest Digital Transformation and Cloud Survey, which captures major trends and attitudes toward the use of data through a global lens of respondents in legal, technology and procurement roles, across major industries. Listen to hear: What’s new in this edition of the surveyKey trends identifiedWhat’s on the horizon for cloud with the new Biden administration https://open.spotify.com/episode/57jSf7g9JbmIlRJuYZ69mg?si=_ZgAr-A_T52sbde2ar-iDg

Baker McKenzie’s new Eye on AI video chat series covers the need-to-know legal issues surrounding artificial intelligence and machine learning. In our first episode, Bradford Newman is joined by partners Adam Aft and Marcela Robledo to discuss three AI must-knows in the context of technology transactions. Click here to view Baker McKenzie’s North America AI and Machine Learning team features a cross-disciplinary team of industry ranked and recognized attorneys who can help you with the technical, transactional and regulatory issues…

Digital transformation enables organizations to better understand and manage the data they hold, and has now become intertwined with the concept of business agility. Our new 2020 Digital Transformation & Cloud Survey: The Future of Enterprise Data explores the links between digital transformation and the use of data through a global lens of respondents in legal, technology and procurement roles, across a large cross-section of major industries. In this post, we draw out the benefits…

The need for businesses to be agile, innovative and data savvy to compete and thrive emerges loud and clear, but so, too, do concerns around privacy, security and integration with legacy IT systems. In its sixth year, Baker McKenzie’s 2020 Digital Transformation & Cloud Survey: The Future of Enterprise Data captures major trends and attitudes toward the use of data through a global lens of respondents in legal, technology and procurement roles, across a large cross-section of…

In today’s digital economy, companies are seeking ways to leverage the data they collect. From contracts to privacy and intellectual property, there are many issues at stake for which businesses should seek guidance to avoid common pitfalls and adhere to best practices. Another equally relevant business opportunity: using influencers on social media to boost brand recognition and sales. This session will also cover the mistakes to avoid in the increasingly scrutinized field of influencer advertising,…

In this episode of Connect On Tech, your host Brian Hengesbaugh is joined by Adam Aft and Peter George, two partners in Baker McKenzie’s Chicago office. Together they will discuss the 2019 Cloud and Data Survey. Tune in to learn: Key trends identified through the surveyTips and strategies for managing multiple provider cloud implementationsBest practices for navigating data residency requirements https://open.spotify.com/episode/3yTXAmfHkVQp0Ju2ARTEP2