Nov 30, 2021
17:00
18:00

AI and Data Protection: Key Issues and Cross-jurisdictional Comparative Analysis

Join us with Christopher Götz & Nina Fischer from Simmons & Simmons’ Munich and Dubai offices. They will give an initial overview of the application of data protection principles to the AI space, looking at Germany, the EU, and beyond. The presentation gives participants an understanding of the applicable data protection frameworks and recent enforcement trends, thereby enabling them to pick up on potentially relevant touchpoints with their business at an early stage. This talk is perfect for companies applying principles of AI or heavily relying on data for their business across industries.

Christopher Götz

Christopher is a partner at Simmons & Simmons’ Munich office and is heading the firm’s German “Digital Business” practice. Christopher has his legal expertise in IT and data protection law. He advises with a focus on complex IT - outsourcing and cloud computing projects, on projects relating to Artificial Intelligence and (big) data as well as on digital platform projects. As far as data protection is concerned, Christopher carries out GDPR compliance projects, amongst others with a focus on new technologies. Christopher’s legal expertise plays a vital role for any technology or data-driven M&A transaction. Christopher, who is qualified to practice law in Germany and in New York, US, is part of the firm’s AI group and lead’s Simmons & Simmons data group. As host of the annual Simmons & Simmons “Digital Day” in Munich and regular speaker on legal topics such as artificial intelligence, cross-border data transfers, and “digitalisation of companies”, Christopher is well aware of the challenges international companies and tech start-ups are facing.

Nina Fischer

Nina is a Simmons & Simmons Supervising Associate in the firm’s Middle East financial markets and regulatory practices. She has experience advising a variety of clients on various compliance and regulatory issues. Her practice includes advising leading institutional asset managers and VCs as well as clients in the crypto and FinTech space, including start-ups. Nina has a background in competition law and has previously worked on a range of transactional and behavioural antitrust cases, including on the application of antitrust rules to big data. Nina is an English law qualified solicitor and has previously worked in London and Hong Kong.

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