Tech as a carbon chimney and other matters: Some reflections and predictions – Rebecca Keating

Rebecca Keating casts her thoughts for the SCL on the fast-developing world of technology including quantum computing and the value of data and environmental concerns. Read Rebecca’s full predictions for future tech.

13th January 2022

Lloyd v Google – “Doomed to fail?”- Simon Henderson and Rebecca Keating

Simon Henderson and Rebecca Keating Introduction The Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Lloyd (Respondent) v Google LLC (Appellant) [2021] UKSC 50. The judgment clarifies the law regarding (i) when damages may be awarded to individuals for the loss of control of their data and (ii) representative actions. The Supreme Court unanimously […]

11th November 2021

AI projects: Dispute prevention and resolution

AI is changing the way businesses operate. Alongside the enormous potential benefits are a host of legal implications and potential pitfalls. DLA Piper’s Technology Disputes group are partnering with the authors of The Law of Artificial Intelligence (Matthew Lavy, Iain Munro, and Rebecca Keating) for a practical webinar on AI projects from contracting to dispute resolution. Whether you are […]

Artificial Intelligence Moot – 4 November

Registration is now open for the Artificial Intelligence Moot on 4 November 2021, jointly organised by 4 Pump Court and the Society for Computers and Law Student Bytes team. This moot is an exciting opportunity for students to hone their advocacy skills and to learn about the legal issues arising from AI. Registrations close on […]

Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] EWHC 2168

The High Court has handed down judgment in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] EWHC 2168. The judgment is of significance to claims for compensation following data breaches, particularly where breaches are accidental (e.g. following a cyber-attack). The case will also likely have an impact on the recoverability of ATE premiums, allocation […]

5th August 2021

The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules: the future of digital disputes

Rebecca Keating wrote an article for the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law which has been published in the July/August edition. The article entitled “The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules: the future of digital disputes” addresses the new rules published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKLT), chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the […]

4th August 2021

Society of Computers and Law: Tea & Tech with Matthew Lavy and Rebecca Keating

The new series of Tea & Tech with the Society of Computers and Law is a lively review of the week in tech law. On 26th March 2021, Matthew Lavy and Rebecca Keating will be joined by Ashley Winton, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP to host the online event. Registrations are available directly with the SCL.

Opening innovation or opening up to risk? The potential liability framework for Open Finance

Originally published in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Rebecca Keating has written an article on Open Finance summarising some of the key points in the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent Call for Input regarding Open Finance. Certain risks associated with Open Finance are highlighted and possible issues surrounding assigning legal liability inOpen Finance […]

2nd February 2021

Book Launch – The Law of Artificial Intelligence

“The Law of Artificial Intelligence” edited by Matthew Lavy of 4 Pump Court and Matt Hervey of Gowling WLG has been published this week. The new title provides an essential overview for practitioners working with the law of artificial intelligence, covering how key areas of current civil and criminal law apply to artificial intelligence and […]

17th December 2020

SCL Student Tech Law Challenge 2019

This year’s Society of Computers and Law Student Tech Law Challenge took place on 22nd February at The University of Law. The event was organised by Laura Wright and other members of the SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group. Challenges on the day include negotiating the commercial terms of an IT/Technology Contract and some reactive tasks that […]

22nd February 2019

Society of Computers and Law Women in Tech Group

We are delighted to announce that Rebecca Keating has been selected as one of seven committee members of the new Women in Tech Law group formed by the Society of Computers and Law. The group will be organising a number of exciting events and new initiatives. The first event will be held on 14th November […]

25th September 2018

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