Our ninth annual cross-disciplinary discussion on predictions and priorities for the upcoming year took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 8:30 to 10:30 AM Eastern. Our Debevoise practice leaders shared their insights, predictions, and action items for 2023, including what companies, their boards of directors, and financial sponsors can do now to get ahead of these key issues. Avi Gesser and Anna Gressel of the firm’s Data Strategy and Security Group shared strategies for reducing cyber and AI risk. The full webinar addressed the following:

  • SEC Enforcement Priorities – Andrew Ceresney & Arian June
  • Challenges and Strategies for Reducing Cybersecurity and AI Risk – Avi Gesser & Anna Gressel
  • Getting Deals Done in the Current Antitrust Environment – Ted Hassi & Erica Weisgerber
  • Tax Reform Risks and Opportunities – Erin Cleary & Peter Schuur
  • SEC Rulemaking Agenda – Eric Juergens & Ashley Yoon

If you missed the discussion, please click here to access the on-demand recording.


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.