On October 8, 2021, Eric Dinallo and Marshal Bozzo of Debevoise’s Insurance Regulatory practice and Avi Gesser and Anna Gressel of Debevoise’s Data Strategy & Security Group, held an engaging webcast on on the recent focus by insurance regulators on artificial intelligence (AI) and discrimination. Topics included:

  • Recent NAIC activity, including its investigation into racial discrimination in the insurance industry;
  • Regulatory landscape around AI and discrimination, including developments in New York, Colorado, and Connecticut;
  • How “proxy discrimination” fits into the current legal landscape; and
  • Practical steps companies can take to mitigate regulatory and reputational risks when using AI.

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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.