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TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Contract Corner
It is no secret that usage of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies continues to expand at a rapid pace. In fact, Flexera’s 2023 Tech Spend Pulse, which is based on a survey of 506 information technology executives across the world, found that investments in AI technologies are surging to a 68% planned increase in use. That figure was the highest of all technologies in the survey.
The landscape of public procurement in the United Kingdom is primed for a significant shift in 2024 following the introduction of the Procurement Act 2023, which received Royal Assent earlier in 2023. The act, which comes into force in October 2024 and replaces the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and Concessions Contracts Regulations 2016, is set to revolutionize how the UK government engages with suppliers, with a view toward ensuring a more transparent, competitive, and inclusive procurement process.
Morgan Lewis partners Christopher C. Archer, Anastasia Dergacheva, and J. Daniel Skees as well as associate Arjun Prasad Ramadevanahalli will discuss developments and trends in cybersecurity and digital transformation for the energy industry on Wednesday, November 29.
Deloitte has issued a biennial report that identifies trends that are impacting customer/client contact center operations. The respondents surveyed by Deloitte represented both internal- and external-facing contact centers. This blog post summarizes some key trends outlined in the report.
In this blog post, we provide a summary of the different types of agency relationships in the United Kingdom and United States.
Contract Corner
It is often appealing for businesses that are under pressure to get contracts signed to turn to template documents. While these templates can be very convenient, it is imperative, especially with regard to liability provisions, to carefully consider the actual intentions of the parties and what, if any, amendments will be needed to such template provisions.
Morgan Lewis is hosting our annual Tech & Sourcing Summit in New York on Wednesday, October 25. The summit will include a full day of sessions starting in the morning with breakfast, followed by a networking lunch.
Contract Corner
While the regulatory landscape around artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve, navigating contractual arrangements and apportioning risk for the use of AI may seem like stepping into the unknown. In this blog post, we consider how a few familiar concepts within commercial contracts may be applied to the provision and use of AI tools as part of services.
The first half of 2023 was one of the most active six months for legislative and regulatory developments around artificial intelligence (AI). Our colleagues recently noted the European Parliament’s adoption of a draft AI Act as well as the significant activity in the United States related to regulating AI, both at the federal and state level. AI is also increasingly giving rise to data privacy concerns.
We recently wrote about the emerging trend of content moderation outsourcing. In this blog post, we turn our attention to another growing trend: legal process outsourcing.