Legal and Ethical Issues in Artificial Intelligence 2021
Northeastern University's School of Law and Roux Institute is pleased to partner with the Center for Law + Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law to host a virtual conference a virtual conference that will bring together leading attorneys, data scientists, business executives and academics from the US and EU to discuss law, policy, ethics and careers. Registration is open to all (lawyers and non-lawyers).
The one day virtual conference is part of Maine Law’s 2021 Information Privacy Summer Institute. Northeastern Law Professor Woodrow Hartzog will serve as a panel chair for the Privacy and Policy Responses to AI session.
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Contact Rhonda Rittenberg, Director of New Markets, to request a complimentary access code.
Lunch & Learn Speaker Series
In October 2018, New Markets joined forces with two of the law school’s Centers of Excellence – the Center for Health Policy and Law and the Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) – to launch a Lunch & Learn Speaker Series aimed at increasing student access and engagement with graduates and practitioners in non-traditional legal roles. Monthly lunch conversations took place throughout the academic year and connected to broader initiatives that the School of Law is establishing to expand its cooperative legal education program and post-graduate opportunities for students.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | 12:10 - 1:10 PM
Chris Fletcher ’13, Business and Human Rights Specialist, Wells Fargo
Marion Werkheiser, Founding Partner & Attorney at Law, Cultural Heritage Partners
ESG, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability - A Bridge Between Public Interest and the Private Sector
Please join us for The Power of Your JD In An Interdisciplinary and Innovative World Lunch & Learn Series with our upcoming guest speakers, Marion Werkheiser, managing member with Cultural Heritage Partners and Chris Fletcher ‘11, human rights specialist with Wells Fargo. Werkheiser works with investors, financial institutions, and companies on ESG and corporate governance matters to reduce the impact of infrastructure projects on indigenous people and cultural heritage worldwide. As part of the Environmental and Social Impact Management team, Fletcher works to identify, assess and mitigate human rights risks in the context of corporate lending and financing.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Learn Speaker Event Featuring:
Fatima Jafri ’13, Lead Product and Privacy Counsel, Facebook.
Privacy and Big Tech: An Inside View
This will be an interactive and informal discussion about working as a lawyer in the technology industry sector with a focus on privacy and product development.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:40 PM
Microsoft Agile Diversity Mentoring Program
The Office of New Markets and the Centers for Co-op and Career Development and Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) are pleased to invite you to a kickoff event for the Microsoft Agile Diversity Mentoring Program. The program will consist of a one-hour panel presentation followed by a half hour of smaller mentoring sessions. Microsoft panelists will share their career journeys and offer guidance on effective networking. This program is designed to help students build relationships with corporate attorneys serving in different roles and functional areas and foster a diverse pipeline of law student talent for careers in technology law. Advance registration via Symplicity Events is required.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 12
Lunch and Learn Speaker Event Featuring
Daniel Wu, Privacy Counsel and Legal Engineer, Immuta
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 12:10 - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Learn Speaker Event Featuring:
Michael Kasdan, Partner, Wiggin and Dana
David Morris, Vice President and Associate General Counsel for TripAdvisor Inc.
New Markets hosted an interactive and informal discussion about the evolving dynamics between in-house and outside counsel in the digital economy where agility, entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit, and technological and business competence are highly valued.
Artificial Intelligence and the Law
“Microsoft’s Brad Smith Announces Company Will Use AI to Take on Humanitarian Challenges,” Corporate Counsel, September 24, 2018.
“Artificial Intelligence in Health Care-What You Need to Know,” Crowell Moring Alerts, May 22, 2018.
“The AI Tech That’s Saving Walmart’s In-House Lawyers Time,” Corporate Counsel, May 7, 2018.
“AI Is Besting Human Lawyers at Parsing Contracts. What Do Lawyers Think?,” LegalTech News, March 6, 2018.
“AI and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty,” New York Times, January 1, 2018.
Changing Landscape for Big Law and the IP Market
“A Foreshadowing of Big Law’s Future: Intellectual Property’s Turbulent Decade,” Law.Com, October 31, 2018.
“The State of Clean Energy Innovation in Boston,” Boston Business Journal, October 23, 2018.
Compliance’s Growing Role in Corporate Governance
“Emerging Regulatory Risk for 2019: Consumers Joining to Drive Corporate Behavior,” Corporate Counsel, December 19, 2018.
Cryptocurrency and the Regulatory Landscape
“Bitcoin ATM Virtual Currency License Approved by NY Dept. of Financial Services,” Corporate Counsel, November 1, 2018.
“Over Half Of Companies Are Far From GDPR Compliance, Report Finds,” Corporate Counsel, October 18, 2018
“Federal Data Privacy Legislation Is Likely Next Year, Tech Lawyers Say,” Corporate Counsel, November 29, 2018.
“An American GDPR? Companies’ Privacy Gurus Discuss Future Federal Data Law in DC,” Corporate Counsel, September 26, 2018.
“Do You Have A Privacy Right To Your DNA?,” Daily Business Review, September 10, 2018.
“Tech Industry Pursues a Federal Privacy Law, On Its Own Terms,” Boston Business Journal, August 27, 2018.
“Not a ‘Gotcha Law’: How Corporate Legal Can Prep for Colorado’s Cyber Law,” Corporate Counsel, August 24, 2018.
“Say Goodnight Privacy Shield…,” Legaltech News, July 16, 2018.
“Not Just Corporate: Law Firms Too Are Struggling With GDPR Compliance,” Legal Tech News, June 11, 2018.
“Data Privacy and the Cambridge Analytica Scandal,” The Compliance & Ethics Blog, March 27, 2018.
“The New Sports Compliance Program,” Corporate Counsel, October 9, 2018.
“Emerging Fintech Industry ‘Shows No Sign of Slowing Down’,” Boston Business Journal, September 20, 2018.
“The PwC/Fragomen Alliance Unpacked: A Peek Inside The Big Four’s Legal Market Playbook,” Corporate Counsel, September 26, 2018.
“General Counsel’s Evolving Leadership Role: A New Kind of General Counsel Innovator,” Corporate Counsel, July 9, 2018.
“Deloitte Will Acquire Part of US Law Firm in New Legal Venture,” The American Lawyer, June 6, 2018.
“Simpson Thacher Launches New Associate Training Program,” The American Lawyer, June 5, 2018.
“Google, Square Officials Point to Hot Market For Legal Operations Experts,” Corporate Counsel, December 13, 2018.
“From Legal to Operations: AppDynamic’s GC on His Move to COO,” Corporate Counsel, October 11, 2018.
“Gazing Into the Crystal Ball, What will the law department of the future look like?,” Corporate Counsel, September 4, 2018.
“Legal Ops On the Rise As In-House Budgets Get Tighter, Survey Says,” Corporate Counsel, June 26, 2018.
“Operationally Speaking: A Chat with Tania Daniels of the Walt Disney Company and ACC Operations,” Corporate Counsel, June 25, 2018.
“How Today’s In-House Counsel Are Improving Strategies and Compliance,” Corporate Counsel, June 2018.
“The Benefits of Digital Transformation Through Contract Lifecycle Management,” Legal Tech News, June 15, 2018.
“4 GCs, 4 Different Strategies for Reducing Cost Through Legal Operations,” Corporate Counsel, June 12, 2018.
“Corporate Law 2.0: What It Means to be a ‘Chief Legal Innovation Counsel’,” Corporate Counsel, May 6, 2018.
“Lawyers Continue to Dominate Legal Ops Role, CLOC Study Shows,” Corporate Counsel, April 23, 2018.
“Legal Ops Leaders Less Afraid of AI, but Many Still Haven’t Adopted Tools,” Corporate Counsel, February 7, 2018.
Legal Technology, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
“Five Biggest Tech Laws of 2018,” Corporate Counsel, December 21, 2018.
“Legal Analytics, The Next Frontier: Using Language Analytics to be More Persuasive in Court,” LegalTech News, December 18, 2018.
“Legal Tech’s Predictions for 2019 in Cybersecurity and Privacy,” LegalTech News, December 18, 2018.
“Of Blockchains and Supply Chains: Crypto Technology Is Still Going Strong,” Corporate Counsel, December 3, 2018.
“Fidelity Launches 100-Employee Cryptocurrency Business,” Boston Business Journal, October 15, 2018.
“The Blockchain and GDPR,” LAW.COM, October 4, 2018.
“Walmart’s Lettuce Project Is Reminder That Blockchain Is About More Than Just Crypto,” Corporate Counsel, September 26, 2018.
“Blockchain Brings Opportunities, Challenges to Legal Discovery,” Legal Tech News, September 18, 2018.
“Crypto on K Street: New Blockchain Lobbying Group Pushes for Increased Regulatory Clarity,” Corporate Counsel, September 13, 2018.
“Blockchain Gains Currency in Higher Ed,” Inside Higher Ed, August 13, 2018.
“The Job in Crypto Found Me: A Q&A with Robinhood Assistant General Counsel,” Corporate Counsel, July 6, 2018
“Former McGuireWoods Attorney Now GC at Human Rights Blockchain Startup,” Corporate Counsel, July 18, 2018
“The Rise of the 'Crypto Czar,' the Fall of a 'Blockchain Evangelist',” Corporate Counsel, June 7, 2018.
“Fidelity is Staffing Up On Cryptocurrency Projects,” Boston Business Journal, June 6, 2018.
“Four Takeaways From the ABA Institute’s Blockchain Conference,” The Legal Intelligencer, May 5, 2018.
“The FTC Prepares for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Fraud Crackdowns,” Arent Fox Alert, April 4, 2018.
“Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain,” New York Times, April 1, 2018.
“Blockchain Education Heads to Canadian Capital,” Legaltech News, March 21, 2018.
“With a Growing Number of Regulators Eyeing Crypto, Are Companies Being Scared Off?,” Corporate Counsel, March 20, 2018.
“Viewpoint: Can Boston’s Inner City Be the Next Innovation District?,” Boston Business Journal, March 19, 2018.
“Millennials Changing the Face Of Legal Tech,” Corporate Counsel, March 19, 2018.
“Coca-Cola, US State Dept to Use Blockchain to Combat Forced Labor,” Reuters, March 16, 2018.
“When I grow up, I wanna be a Chief Legal Strategist,” Legal Evolution, March 8, 2018.
“Banks Begone: UN’s World Food Programme Builds on Ethereum Blockchain Money Transfers,” CCN Blockchain News, February 19, 2018.
“Microsoft, Hyperledger, UN Join Blockchain Identity Initiative,” Coindesk, January 23, 2018.
“UN Supports Blockchain Technology for Climate Action,” United Nations Climate Change News, January 22, 2018.
New Law Firm Business Models
“The Big Four Are Coming for Your Clients…Are law firms doing enough to prepare?,” Law.Com, December 14, 2018.
“Why Lawyers of the future will need tech savviness as well as legal know-how,” LegalWeek, October 9, 2018.
“Gazing Into the Crystal Ball,” Corporate Counsel, September 4, 2018.
“PwC to Launch US Law Firm as Big Four Expand Legal Offerings,” The American Lawyer, March 14, 2018.
The Legal Profession
“A Future of J.D. Advantage Jobs? Why the future may be full of J.D. Advantage jobs,” Evolve The Law, November 8, 2018.
“Calling All Lawyers: The Blockchain Opportunities Are Waiting,” Above The Law, August 27, 2018.
“Will My Lack of Law Experience Come Back To Haunt Me?,” The Recorder, August 22, 2018.
“Millennial Gcs Mean Business-Next Gen Lawyers Are Poised to Change Law Departments Dramatically,” Corporate Counsel, September 24, 2018
“The Reviews Are in: EY’s Acquisition of Riverview Law Has Grabbed Legal Departments’ Attention,” Corporate Counsel, August 10, 2018.
“Building a Niche Law Practice Rewards Extra Work, Special Training,” ABA Journal, June 2018.
“New Initiative Aims for 100 Black GCs at Top Companies by 2025,” Corporate Counsel, May 16, 2018.
“Prime Time for Privacy,” Bloomberg Law, May 2, 2018.
“3 Ways the GDPR Will Change How Legal Professionals Work,” Corporate Counsel, May 2, 2018.
“Seven Changes in the Legal Job Market Impacting New Lawyers,” The National Law Journal, March 30, 2018.
“What Is A Lawyer's Duty of Technology Competence,” National Jurist, February 2, 2018.
“Five Advancements in Tech that GC’s Can Expect,” Corporate Counsel, December 12, 2018.
“What is Article 13? The EU’s Divisive New Copyright Plan Explained,” Wired UK, September 18, 2018.
“Does the US Need Its Own GDPR to Unify How Companies Handle Data?,” Corporate Counsel, July 30, 2018.
“In-House Counsel’s Growing Role in Data Protection and Security Risk Management,” LegalTech News, July 27, 2018.
“At Net Neutrality Panel, Tim Berners-Lee Says Open Internet is 'a Human Right',” Boston Business Journal, April 20, 2018.
“Reed Smith Launches Tech Program for Select Summer Associates,” The American Lawyer, April 19, 2018.
“GE Regulatory Lawyer Michael Fitzpatrick Helping to Shape World of Tomorrow,”Corporate Counsel, April 5, 2018.
“FinTech Roundup: Pump and Dump Schemes, Toughening Regulators,” Corporate Counsel, February 22, 2018.
“Bitcoin and Blockchain: What Will Survive if the Bubble Bursts?,” Corporate Counsel, February 20, 2018.
“Navigating the Uncharted Waters of the Blockchain,” Nutter McLellen & Fish IP Bulletin, February 5, 2018.
“In 2018, What Are Top IP Concerns for In-House Counsel?,” Corporate Counsel, January 8, 2018.
Technology and Access to Justice
“7 Ways 2018 is the Year of Access to Justice,” Corporate Counsel, March 22, 2018.