Podcast: The Legal Impact of Autonomous Vehicles (Part 2) with Phil Yannella of Ballard Spahr

Originally published in the Legal Executive Institute.

By Joseph Raczynski, Gregg Wirth, and Phil Yannella

In the second of our podcasts on autonomous vehicles, I speak to Phil Yannella, the co-practice leader of Ballard Spahr’s Privacy and Data Security Group, about security and regulatory issues around driverless vehicles.

 

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Phil Yannella of Ballard Spahr

In his capacity at the firm, Phil advises clients on the transfer, storage, and use of digital information, and has advised automobile companies on compliance with evolving cybersecurity and data privacy standards.

In the podcast, the pair discuss security issues, such the potential for hacking and data theft of driverless cars and trucks, as well as the state of the regulatory environment for this new technology both here in the U.S. and around the world.

Podcast: The Legal Impact of Autonomous Vehicle Connectivity with Neal Walters of Ballard Spahr

Originally published in The Legal Executive Institute.

By Joseph Raczynski, Gregg Wirth, and Neal Waters

In a new podcast, Neal Walters, the practice leader of Ballard Spahr’s Product Liability and Mass Tort group, speaks with Joe Racyznski, a legal technologist and futurist for Thompson Reuters Legal, about the legal impact of the connectivity issues involving autonomous vehicles.

The pair discuss the safety profile of autonomous vehicles, and how these futuristic cars will talk to each other and to surrounding infrastructure. Plus, what will be the impact on traffic jams?

Podcast: The Legal Implications of Driverless Car Technology with Akerman’s Gail Gottehrer (Part 2)

Originally published in the Legal Executive Institute.

By Joseph Raczynski, Gregg Wirth, and Gail Gottehrer

In a new two-part Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute podcast, Joe Raczynski, Legal Technologist and Futurist with Thomson Reuters Legal, discusses the hot topic of driverless car technology and its impact on the legal industry with attorney Gail Gottehrer, partner at Akerman LLP.

In part 2, (available below) Joe and Gail will discuss the opportunities for law firms in this evolving area. For example, law firms focusing on driverless cars can advise clients about various issues including: (i) changes in insurance coverage models; (ii) regulatory changes in affected industries, (iii) workforce/employment issues, (iv) data privacy and security issues, and (v) anticipating potential use of data in litigation.