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Understanding the Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence and Other Emerging Technologies (online)
Understanding the Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence and Other Emerging Technologies (online)


Singapore Management University Law Academy


This Intensive Course aims to provide with foundational knowledge about key legal and regulatory issues around the use of AI and other emerging technologies. Participants will learn how they can harness technology to better manage internal court and policy processes and improve on the efficiency and quality with which services are delivered to the general public. They will further acquire a nuanced appreciation of the impact of technologies across a range of legal domains and gain insights into the available strategies and approaches that they can embrace in response to, or anticipation of, technology adoption and innovation. The two-day programme culminates in a Fireside Chat with The Honourable Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Supreme Court of Singapore


Topics include:

  1. Automating Legal Proceedings
  2. Principles of Legal Design
  3. Case Study of Singapore Judiciary
  4. AI, Robotics and the Law
  5. Fundamentals of Smart Contracts and Blockchain
  6. Privacy and Data Protection Law
  7. Information Security and Cyber Crime
  8. Internet Jurisdictional Issues and Dispute Resolution in e-Commerce
  9. FinTech, Cryptocurrencies and Anti-Money Laundering


Start Date

November 26, 2020

End Date

November 27, 2020

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The course is suitable for: ● Judges from Singapore, ASEAN countries or overseas jurisdictions who are or expect to be confronted with disputes arising from AI or other new technologies; ● Those seeking to harness new and emerging technologies to transform internal work processes, e.g. to deliver more efficient services or better access to justice. ● Judges seeking the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of AI and new technologies.

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