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The capabilities and use cases for AI and ML are moving at lightning speed, and the law is trying to catch up. Legal, compliance and governance functions must manage risk and develop processes and policies for AI projects that work with the law as it is today, while also anticipating the coming wave of legal, regulatory and technological change.
In this webinar series, our EMEA team discussed the IP and data privacy issues raised by AI, the developing regulatory landscape and practical issues when contracting for AI.

Baker McKenzie is proud to launch a series of webinars aimed at helping employers understand current employment trends and issues in the South East Asia region. Some of the topics discussed are Alternatives to the Traditional Employment Model, and complexities of Workforce Optimization.

As attacks on transgender communities around the world continue to rise, BakerPride and our Texas ID&E Committee are proud to host this fireside chat about the uplifting true story of Danielle—an attorney in Sugar Land, Texas who, at age 57, came out as a trans woman. During this program, we will play clips from the award-winning film, “Our Dad, Danielle,” and chat with Danielle and the filmmakers. We will also hear from our own Baker colleagues who navigate LGBTQ+ issues with their families daily.
This event will be held in person in Houston, and will be broadcast via zoom to the rest of North America.

ESG litigation risk is on the rise for corporates. They are facing the prospect of real monetary liability and challenges to their business models and corporate governance, whether as a result of shareholder activism, or claims by individuals, groups or communities impacted by the company’s activities or those of its subsidiaries or supply chain partners. And directors of those companies find themselves particularly under the spotlight, with claims being crafted in some cases around breach of director duties. In this latest instalment of our Demystifying ESG series, we will be delving into what this evolving liability landscape means for companies, their directors and those advising boards, with perspectives from the US, the U.K. and Europe.

In this fifth and final installment of ID&E IMPACT, our Labor and Employment team in the US and UK chat about what’s fueling the trending surge in pay equity audits, the risks and rewards, what organizations should keep top of mind in the pay equity review process, and what employers can expect as a result of the EU Pay Transparency Directive reporting requirement.

“Nearshoring” in Mexico is currently a hot topic for multinational companies considering moving business and manufacturing closer to home. COVID-19-era global supply chain disruptions and changes to the global economy are causing companies to reexamine their sourcing options and relocating to Mexico has much appeal. According to an analysis by the McKinsey Global Institute, in 2021, American investors put more money into Mexico – buying companies and financing projects – than into China.

In the second episode of our Digital Transformation in the Healthcare Industry series, the Healthcare and Life Sciences team at Baker McKenzie brings us up to date with the current laws and regulations relating to telemedicine and telepharmacy in Thailand and associated issues.