The Future of the Corporation: Law and A.I.


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As our planet changes and acclimatises to new technologies, join Professor Richard Susskind author of ‘Tomorrow’s Lawyers’ and Professor Colin Mayer, author of ‘Prosperity: Better Business Makes the Greater Good’as they discuss how businesses should adapt to changing technology and A.I., and how tomorrow’s laws can adapt to our changing world.


Professor Richard Susskind OBE is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to major professional firms and to national governments. His main area of expertise is the future of professional service and, in particular, the way in which the IT and the Internet are changing the work of lawyers. He has worked on legal technology for over 30 years. He lectures internationally, has written many books, and advised on numerous government inquiries. He has advised on many government inquiries and, since 1998, has been IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. Richard is President of the Society for Computers and Law, Chair of the Online Dispute Resolution Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council, and Chair of the Advisory Board of the Oxford Internet Institute where he is also a Visiting Professor. He also holds professorships at UCL, Gresham College, London, and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA is Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, and academic lead of the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation programme. Colin was the first Professor at the Saïd Business School in 1994, the first Director of the Oxford Financial Research Centre between 1998 and 2005, and Peter Moores Dean of the Business School between 2006 and 2011. He has assisted in establishing prestigious networks of economics, law and finance academics in Europe at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the European Corporate Governance Institute. Colin was chairman of Oxera Ltd. between 1986 and 2010 and was instrumental in building the company into one of the largest independent economics consultancies in Europe. He is an Ordinary Member of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, a member of the UK Government Natural Capital Committee, and a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute.


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