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 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.