On August 27, 2020, Vincent Pitaro of the Hedge Fund Law Report published:

Debevoise Attorneys Discuss AI Regulation With of FINRA’s Office of Financial Innovation.  The article summarizes our discussion with Mr. Workie on:

  • FINRA’s Office of Financial Innovation and its report on AI
  • Common uses of AI in the securities industry
  • Regulatory and reputational risks associated with AI
  • How firms are managing those risks
  • Trends in AI regulation

A full copy of the article is available here.

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Avi Gesser is Co-Chair of the Debevoise Data Strategy & Security Group. His practice focuses on advising major companies on a wide range of cybersecurity, privacy and artificial intelligence matters. He can be reached at agesser@debevoise.com.


Anna R. Gressel is an associate and a member of the firm’s Data Strategy & Security Group and its FinTech and Technology practices. Her practice focuses on representing clients in regulatory investigations, supervisory examinations, and civil litigation related to artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. Ms. Gressel has a deep knowledge of regulations, supervisory expectations, and industry best practices with respect to AI governance and compliance. She regularly advises boards and senior legal executives on governance, risk, and liability issues relating to AI, privacy, and data governance. She can be reached at argressel@debevoise.com.