Video: Allianz’s Phil Ruse discusses experts, enablers and enthusiasts

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14 January 2016


Allianz 200Listen to Phil Ruse; head of legal protection sales and distribution discuss enablement the first of Allianz Legal Protection’s three videos on Experts, Enablers and Enthusiasts.



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Algorithms and the law

Jeremy Barnett

Our aim is to start a discussion in the legal profession on the legal impact of algorithms on firms, software developers, insurers, and lawyers. In a longer paper, we consider whether algorithms should have a legal personality, an issue which will likely provoke an intense debate between those who believe in regulation and those who believe that ‘code is law’. In law, companies have the rights and obligations of a person. Algorithms are rapidly emerging as artificial persons: a legal entity that is not a human being but for certain purposes is legally considered to be a natural person. Intelligent algorithms will increasingly require formal training, testing, verification, certification, regulation, insurance, and status in law.

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