Data-driven business: AI toolkit

Ethical, safe, lawful: a practical guide for AI projects

We have prepared this AI toolkit in collaboration with our colleagues at Linklaters. It is based on our shared experience of advising clients on these issues and deploying AI tools in our own business. It draws upon the expertise of lawyers from our technology, privacy, intellectual property, competition, employment and financial services regulatory groups.

Whilst the toolkit uses Australian law as its reference point, it draws on experiences from the EU and the insights apply equally in other jurisdictions. However, it does not consider autonomous vehicles or robotics, which raise their own regulatory and commercial issues.

The toolkit starts with a short technical primer. This describes some of the recent advances in artificial intelligence and the likely limitations of this technology.

We then address five key issues: