Artificial Intelligence

The white paper examines how generative AI might shape the global derivatives markets, including new opportunities for industry stakeholders.

ISDA Future Leaders in Derivatives (IFLD) is a cohort of emerging leaders in the derivatives space representing financial services institutions, buy- and sell-side firms, and law firms (including Latham & Watkins, represented by associate Naffie Lamin).

In the white paper, IFLD provides guidance to regulators, financial institutions, technology providers, and other industry stakeholders to understand and explore potential use cases for

The initiative covers a wide array of insights and guidance for the blockchain ecosystem, while a Latham-led working group explores the convergence of blockchain and AI.

By Latham & Watkins’ Fintech Team

Latham & Watkins collaborated with Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) and industry leaders to release the Global Standards Mapping Initiative (GSMI) 4.0. GSMI 4.0 is the most comprehensive effort to map and analyze the blockchain and digital assets landscape across key areas. It builds on previous releases since 2020 by mapping, cataloging, and analyzing data to provide a holistic view of the blockchain and digital assets industry’s global activity.

A new publication from the UK’s financial regulator signals to firms that they should take steps to manage risks in the use of AI.

By Stuart Davis, Fiona M. Maclean, Gabriel Lakeman, and Imaan Nazir

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its latest board minutes highlighting its increasing focus on artificial intelligence (AI), in which it “raised the question of how one could ‘foresee harm’ (under the new Consumer Duty), and also give customers appropriate disclosure, in the context of the operation of AI”. This publication indicates that AI continues to be a key area of attention within the FCA. It also demonstrates that the FCA believes its existing powers and rules already impose substantive requirements on regulated firms considering deploying AI in their services.