In this episode, your host Brian Hengesbaugh is joined by Raffaele Giarda, a partner in our Rome office and Chair of Baker McKenzie’s Global Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, to discuss a hot topic in the mobility space: connected cars.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The differences between connected cars and autonomous vehicles
  • An overview of key legal developments surrounding the technology, including liability and data protection issues
  • Raffaele’s thoughts on how future regulation will need to strike the right balance for all stakeholders involved
Related Resources
Baker McKenzie’s Global Driverless Vehicle Survey 2018
Global TMT Hub
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Brian provides advice on global data privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, digital media, direct marketing information management, and other legal and regulatory issues. He is Chair of Baker McKenzie's Global Data Privacy and Security group.


Raffaele Giarda is the global head of Baker McKenzie's Technology Media & Telecoms Industry Group and co-heads the IPTech and Corporate/M&A practices in the Firm's Italy offices. Raffaele assists domestic and multinational clients in the areas of technology, telecoms, media, M&A, corporate law and commercial contracts. He advises on regulatory matters as well as on wireless networks and services, infrastructures rollout and provision, satellite networks, media platforms, mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), interconnection and access, the Internet of Things (IoT), other internet protocol scenarios, disruptive technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and connected vehicles.