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 a Debevoise cybersecurity and litigation partner. He is a member of the Debevoise Data Strategy & Security Group, as well as the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. Avi has extensive experience advising on a wide range of cybersecurity matters, incident response issues, data strategy concerns and artificial intelligence risks. He can be reached at agesser@debevoise.com.


Anna R. Gressel is a senior commercial litigation associate at Debevoise and a member of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Data Strategy & Security groups. She actively advises clients on the legal and regulatory implications of artificial intelligence (“AI”) and other emerging technologies. Her practice includes not only representing companies in regulatory inquiries concerning AI, but also assisting companies in developing AI principles and governance mechanisms. She can be reached at argressel@debevoise.com.