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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…

Introduction Digital transformation has gained traction in recent years and affects employment relationships more than ever. The emergence of the so-called platform economy is certainly the epitome of this development. However, new technologies and methods of collaboration also need to comply with legal requirements. At the end of 2020, the Federal Labour Court (FLC) likely turned the platform business model upside down, when the judges decided that a crowdworker using a platform’s app on a…

Modern tech innovations are often focused on data-driven products, which incorporate mining data and then processing this data using algorithms to enable AI applications to perform what human beings have previously accomplished. In such innovations, there are two valuable commodities – the data itself, and the algorithms/systems that process it and produce a useful result. Today’s Laws The key types of IP relevant to the creation and use of data are patents, copyright and confidential…

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

Many bold decisions were taken by TMT players in 2020 to protect their workforces and to ensure that they continue to be able to deliver technology, connectivity and digital transformation across sectors. Significant trends are now expected to impact the TMT industry in 2021. In the 2021 edition of TMT Looking Ahead, our industry expert lawyers identify key global trends, provide helpful insights and offer practical tips for TMT businesses in the following areas: Digital Transformation…

A global conversation exploring the key issues re-shaping the workforce in light of heightened disruption, technological advancements and cultural shifts. Companies are facing critical business challenges in regard to their most important asset – their people. While workforce transformation is not a new concept for global organizations, the pandemic has forced us to rapidly adapt our standard ways of working and how we engage with employees to ensure the long-term viability of the business. We…

Our Annual Tech Seminar returns this year as Tech Week 2020 in a new virtual format to deliver our market-leading content to you during these unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen technology and digital transformation rise to the top of the agenda for many businesses. Companies are increasingly relying on tech to help drive their business forward both internally and externally. When it comes to the interplay between technology and law, it’s a fast paced, constantly…

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…

What are the legal challenges of bringing such innovative and scalable products to the market?  In this webinar, we will explore a case study on a drug-device combination product with a strong digital component. These types of products are becoming increasingly sophisticated and they raise new opportunities, but also new challenges from a legal point of view. We will discuss the legal challenges for a company bringing a digital health product to market with a specific focus…