2022.01.13 News

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[Seminar Information] Trends in AI, Privacy and Data Protection Laws in the EU, US and China

Covington & Burling LLP Co-sponsored Online Seminar

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

 FRONTEO Inc. will hold an online seminar "Trends in AI, Privacy and Data Protection Laws in the EU, US and China" on January 1th, co-sponsored by US law firm Covington & Burling LLP.


 In this webinar, three lawyers based in the United States, China, and Europe will discuss the current status and future impact of regulatory frameworks applied to artificial intelligence (AI) systems on Japanese companies developing and deploying AI systems. I will explain.First, we will introduce the definition of AI provided in the regulatory framework for AI around the world, and then how existing laws, especially the privacy and data protection laws of the United States, China and Europe, will be applied to AI systems. Discuss the law.In addition, we will present the expected AI regulations in these regions and the impact on Japanese companies working on the development and deployment of AI systems.Finally, I would like to explain the important points in the business of a company.


 Starting with the video of this seminar, FRONTEO's membership-based media site for corporate legal affairs and intellectual property personnelFRONTEO Legal Link Portal (FLLP)Attorneys at Covington & Burling LLP will publish a series of video content covering AI, privacy, and other related technical regulatory topics.


[Seminar Outline]
Date and time:Thursday, January 2022, 1 20: 9-30: 10
form:Held online (Zoom)
 --Covington and AI / AI Definitions / Privacy / Data Protection Law and AI / Future AI Regulations
  Framework outlook-Practical lessons for AI projects
 - panel discussion
 --Q & A session
 Lindsey L. Tonsager (Covington & Burling LLP Partner Attorney)
 Sam Jungyun Choi (Covington & Burling LLP Associate Lawyer)
 Zhijing Yu (Covington & Burling LLP Associate Lawyer)
 Vlad Lobatchev (Director of Engagement Management & Data Science, FRONTEO USA)
 Shiho Tanaka (FRONTEO USA Discovery Consulting Division Vice President)
Participation conditions:Law firms and free email addresses are not allowed to participate.


<Click here for details and application for participation>


About Lindsey L. Tonsager Lawyer
Tonsager helps clients in diverse industries around the world anticipate and effectively assess legal and reputational risks under federal and state data privacy and communications laws. He is co-chair of Covington & Burling LLP's Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practices Group and previously co-chaired the Artificial Intelligence Initiative.In addition to supporting strategic collaboration with clients in the US Federal Trade Commission, the US Parliament, the California Privacy Authority, and other federal and state regulators, we have also experienced informal investigations and enforcement measures. increase.

About Sam Jungyun Choi Lawyer
Choi is an Associate in the Technology Regulatory Group in the London office.He is primarily responsible for new policies and legislation related to innovative technologies such as European data protection laws, artificial intelligence, online platforms, digital health products and autonomous vehicles.It also deals with issues related to child privacy and online safety policy initiatives.He advises leading technology, software and life sciences companies on a wide range of data protection and cybersecurity issues.He has also advised global companies on compliance with European data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), UK Data Protection Law, e-Privacy Directives and relevant EU and global legislation.He is also familiar with various European policy developments, including providing strategic advice on EU and national initiatives related to artificial intelligence, data sharing, digital health and online platforms.

About Zhijing Yu Lawyer
Yu is an associate at Covington & Burling LLP's Beijing office.Our main business is to advise major multinationals and Chinese companies on complex issues related to data privacy, cybersecurity, international trade, corporate transactions and more.To date, he has represented leading companies in a variety of industries, including consumer goods, banking and financial services, entertainment, healthcare, internet services and pharmaceuticals.

About Covington & Burling LLP https://www.cov.com/
Covington & Burling LLP is a law firm founded in 1919 in Washington, DC, USA.It has 13 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, and has more than 1,300 lawyers. Accenture's Outstanding Counsel Diversity Award (2021), The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards (2017), The A-List (2003-2006, 2008-2012, 2014, 2016-2018) and many more Has an award-winning history.


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