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Talking Tech

Talking Tech Podcasts feature experts from around the firm discussing pressing issues and trends faced by the business world today.

From live recordings of our events to deep-dives into politics, technology and more, we offer a wide range of insights for you to listen to on the move. View our complete Talking Tech collection below.

Latest podcasts

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    The Climate Lawyer: Climate Meets Venture Capital (with Rich Kim & Mona Alsubaei)

    10 May 2022

    There's no path to net zero without innovation, and nobody knows innovation like venture capital. What does it mean to be a climate VC investor? Find out in the fourth episode of The Clifford Chance Podcast series, 'The Climate Lawyer', where host Richard Kim (counsel, Düsseldorf) is joined by Mona Alsubaei, a member of the investment team at Union Square Ventures (USV) and specialist in climate tech investing.

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    Talking Tech: Asia Pacific Antitrust - Japan in 2022 (with Peter Coney and Masafumi Shikakura)

    25 April 2022

    In the second episode of our series on tech antitrust, Peter Coney and Masafumi Shikakura analyse the most significant antitrust developments in the past three years, and new developments to expect over the course of this year. They also discuss the impact of such developments on tech companies and investors as Japan steps up on regulatory action within the sector.

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    The Climate Lawyer: Tech – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly (with Rich Kim, Jamie Andrew and Laura de Arroyo Garcia)

    1 March 2022

    At the intersection of tech and climate: This is where the third episode of Clifford Chance's podcast series, The Climate Lawyer, comes in. Host Rich Kim (Counsel, Düsseldorf) is joined by senior associate Jamie Andrew and trainee solicitor Laura de Arroyo Garcia (both London) to explore tech trends impacting climate change.

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    A digital syndicated loans market: fact or fiction (with Puja Patel, Alice Jefferis and Bram Kocken)

    7 February 2022

    In a podcast originally recorded for the Loan Market Association, Clifford Chance lawyers and tech experts Puja Patel, Alice Jefferis and Bram Kocken share their insights on digitalisation in the syndicated loan market, exploring technological developments, the challenges faced by the industry and debating the elusive question – is a digital syndicated loans market fact or fiction?

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    Talking Tech: Asia Pacific Antitrust - China in 2021 (with Zibo Liu and Ingrid Cheung)

    31 January 2022

    In the first episode of our Asia Pacific Antitrust podcast series, we take a closer look at the latest technology antitrust developments and regulations in China. Senior associates Zibo Liu (Beijing) and Ingrid Cheung (Hong Kong) discuss the broader trends behind the increasingly complex and challenging antitrust environment in China and the impact and considerations for tech companies and investors, from enforcement actions to merger control.

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    Talking Tech @ Singapore Fintech Festival 2021 - Key highlights from Day 2 (with Janice Goh, Mary Jane Yoon, Laura Douglas, Alex Sisto, Sharon Zhang and Andrew Foo)

    15 November 2021

    Every year, at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Clifford Chance lawyers from around our global network share insights and predictions on the development of financial services, public policy and technology, giving you an insider's view from the world's largest Fintech festival. In the second episode of this 2021 podcast series, Janice Goh (Singapore) leads the conversation with Mary Jane Yoon (New York), Laura Douglas (London), Alex Sisto (New York) and Sharon Zhang (Hong Kong) to dive into Day 2 of the Festival. Special guest (and Clifford Chance alumnus) Andrew Foo, Legal Counsel at global payments platform Airwallex joined and provided his perspectives to the discussion.

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    Talking Tech @ Singapore Fintech Festival 2021 – Key highlights from Day 1 (with Paul Landless, Stephanie Peacock, William Wong, Jesse Overall, Samuel Kwek and Matthew Yee)

    11 November 2021

    Every year, at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Clifford Chance lawyers from around our global network share insights and predictions on the development of financial services, public policy and technology, giving you an insider's view from the world's largest Fintech festival. In the first episode in our 2021 podcast series, Paul Landless (Singapore), Stephanie Peacock (London), William Wong (Hong Kong), Jesse Overall (New York) and Samuel Kwek (Singapore) are joined by special guest speaker Matthew Yee, Senior Legal Counsel at digital trade finance network Contour to discuss Day 1 of the Festival.

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    Talking Tech – KI: Künstliche Intelligenz, eine Frage der Haftung? (mit Dr. Jan Conrady, Eva Lange)

    31 August 2021

    Welchen Haftungsmaßstab wird die EU-Kommission zukünftig bei Künstlicher Intelligenz anlegen? Und was kommt haftungsrechtlich auf KI-Hersteller und Unternehmen, die Künstliche Intelligenz einsetzen, zu? Das diskutieren Counsel Dr. Jan Conrady und Senior Associate Eva Lange in der 3. Folge der Clifford Chance-Podcastserie "Talking Tech – KI" mit der Journalistin Pia Lorenz. Bei einem sind sich die beiden einig: Ohne eine geregelte Haftung wird es keine breite Akzeptanz für den Einsatz komplexer KI-Systeme geben.

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    Talking Tech – KI: Neue Compliance-Pflichten für Anbieter und Nutzer Künstlicher Intelligenz? (mit Dr. Claudia Milbradt und Dr. Thomas Voland)

    14 June 2021

    Bis Anfang Juli 2021 können Unternehmen und Verbände noch Stellung nehmen zum Entwurf zur Regulierung Künstlicher Intelligenz (KI), den die EU-Kommission vorgelegt hat. Im Interview mit der Journalistin Pia Lorenz sprechen Partnerin Dr. Claudia Milbradt und Partner Dr. Thomas Voland über diskriminierende Algorithmen und ein Wertebekenntnis der EU, das für Unternehmen vom KI-Anbieter bis zum KI-Nutzer ganz neue Pflichten mit sich bringen würde – Teil 1 der deutschsprachigen Clifford Chance-Podcastserie Talking Tech – KI.

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    Talking Tech – KI: Künstliche Intelligenz im Gesundheitswesen, wohin geht die Reise? (mit Dr. Gunnar Sachs und Yannick Frost)

    13 July 2021

    Wo findet KI im Gesundheitswesen bereits heute Anwendung? Welche Risiken und Chancen bietet sie und wie können sich Medizinproduktehersteller in puncto Compliance für die Zukunft wappnen? Zu diesen und weiteren Aspekten rund um den Regulierungsansatz der EU-Kommission für Künstliche Intelligenz sprechen Partner Dr. Gunnar Sachs und Senior Associate Yannick Frost im zweiten Teil der deutschsprachigen Clifford Chance-Podcastserie "Talking Tech – KI" mit der Journalistin Pia Lorenz.

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    Talking Tech at the Singapore Fintech Festival: Green Finance, Digital Ecosystems and Inclusion in Fintech (with Paul Landless, Allison Tan, Andrew Foo and David Adams)

    21 December 2020

    Clifford Chance lawyers from around our global network discuss with Paul Landless, co-head of the firm's global Tech Group and one of the leaders of the Fintech practice, the key highlights that surprised, challenged and inspired them at this year's Singapore Fintech Festival. In the final episode of this series, they discuss green finance, digital ecosystems and inclusion in fintech.

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    Talking Tech at the Singapore Fintech Festival: Major shifts in AI, Digital Currency and Cybersecurity (with Paul Landless, Brian Yin, Allison Tan, David Adams, Jesse Overall, Andrew Foo, Iris Mok, Xide Low and Fadeia Hossian)

    18 December 2020

    Clifford Chance lawyers from around our global network discuss with Paul Landless, co-head of the firm's global Tech Group and one of the leaders of the Fintech practice, the key highlights that surprised, challenged and inspired them at this year's Singapore Fintech Festival. In this second of three podcasts, they discuss major shifts in artificial intelligence, digital currency and cybersecurity.

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    Talking Tech at the Singapore Fintech Festival: Perspectives, Predictions and the 'Pandemic Push' (with Paul Landless, Lena Ng, Jesse Overall, Xide Low, Andrew Foo and Fadeia Hossian)

    14 December 2020

    Clifford Chance lawyers from around our global network discuss with Paul Landless, co-head of the firm's global Tech Group and one of the leaders of the Fintech practice, the key highlights that surprised, challenged and inspired them at this year's Singapore Fintech Festival. In this first of three podcasts, they discuss perspectives and predictions from the Festival, and the impact of the pandemic on fintech.

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    Cybersecurity and international arbitrations (with Robert Tang, Alexandra Zhu and Haeran Chung)

    1 October 2020

    In this fourth and final episode of Australian arbitration podcast series, counsel Robert Tang and associates Alexandra Zhu and Haeran Chung discuss cybersecurity risks that could arise in the context of international arbitrations and explore some of the solutions that parties can adopt to protect their sensitive and confidential data from these potential risks.

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    A competition regime fit for the digital age (with Gail Orton, Michel Petite, Katrin Schallenberg, Ashwin van Rooijen and Stavroula Vryna)

    22 July 2020

    A group of our antitrust and tech specialists - Gail Orton, Michel Petite, Katrin Schallenberg, Ashwin van Rooijen and Stavroula Vryna - talk us through the latest thinking from the European Commission about how to address competition concerns in the digital age and bring outdated e-commerce laws up to date.

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    Electronic signing: a practical and legal guide (with Kate Gibbons, Jessica Walker, Juliet McKean and Avril Forbes)

    27 April 2020

    Partner Kate Gibbons talks to knowledge directors Jessica Walker, Juliet McKean and Avril Forbes about electronic signing and the practical and legal questions around it from an English law perspective.

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    Talking Tech - Innovating in sukuk capital markets (with Jack Hardman and Rafe Khokhar)

    23 January 2020

    Counsel Jack Hardman and Senior Associate Rafe Khokhar are in conversation with Dimitrios Vourakis, Chief Product Officer at Wethaq, and Ron Akram, Head of Advisory Board (Markets & Regulatory Structuring) at Wethaq about their work on a groundbreaking digital sukuk pilot using blockchain technology.

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    RealTime: James Dearsley and the evolution of PropTech (with Matt Taylor and Rob Donell)

    14 October 2019

    James Dearsley, who is recognised as one of the prominent thought leaders in PropTech, is in conversation with Matt Taylor and Rob Donell, where they discuss the evolution of PropTech.

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    Spotlight on InsurTech: Exploring the challenges and opportunities (with Eamma Eaton, Sarah Johnson and Robin Merttens)

    18 November 2019

    Senior associate Emma Eaton and trainee Sarah Johnson sit down with Robin Merttens, an independent consultant and analyst in the London insurance market, to talk all things InsurTech.

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    Cyber attack: regulatory and litigation action in the aftermath (with Ellen Lake and Haafiz Suleman)

    8 August 2019

    Regulatory and investigations specialist Ellen Lake and litigation specialist Haafiz Suleman discuss their thoughts on some key regulatory and litigation steps for businesses in the aftermath of a cyber attack.

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    In Conversation with Sir Dermot Turing (with Kate Gibbons)

    19 August 2019

    Partner Kate Gibbons is in conversation with Sir Dermot Turing, alumnus and former partner of Clifford Chance and nephew of renowned cryptanalyst and mathematician Alan Turing.

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    Cannabis: a new high for regulation in Europe? (with Gail Orton, Gunnar Sachs and Ann-Catrin Bergstedt)

    2 June 2019

    Head of EU Public Policy Gail Orton is joined by Healthcare and Life Sciences partner Dr Gunnar Sachs and lawyer Ann-Cathrin Bergstedt to discuss the developments in legislation for cannabis in medical and consumer products across Europe.

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    Talking Tech with Misha Glenny (with Kate Gibbons)

    8 November 2018

    Misha Glenny, the best-selling author and executive producer of hit TV show McMafia and Clifford Chance partner Kate Gibbons explore the evolution of cyber-crime, its increasing links with organised crime, and the critical role we all play in cyber defence.

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    Talking Tech on AI: 7 Legal Questions (with Brian Harley)

    8 November 2018

    From facial recognition to recommendation engines, Tech Group associate Brian Harley considers some of the legal implications raised by the dawn of this new era of technology in our podcast Artificial Intelligence: Seven Legal Questions.

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