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Barbara Zapisetskaya

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages Russian, English

Barbara Zapisetskaya is a senior associate in the London office of the Technology and Media practice. Barbara’s experience lies in the areas of commercial and technology law. She has been advising clients on a variety of commercial matters, including sale, distribution and supply of products and services to the market and consumer protection. Barbara’s other areas of practice are technology and business process outsourcing and technology projects, such as software licensing, support and system development and integration.

Barbara joined CMS in 2019. She has previously worked for one of New Zealand’s leading private practice firms as well as in-house for a large New Zealand financial institution.

Barbara has a particular interest in the regulation of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies as well as their application. She has recently co-authored a UK chapter of the book titled “AI, Machine Learning and Big Data 2020” published by Global Legal Group.

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  • 2011 – LLB (Honours), The University of Auckland, Auckland.
  • 2004 – BA (Modern History), Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg.
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Man­aging AI Risks ef­fect­ively: a North Amer­ic­an per­spect­ive
The Na­tion­al In­sti­tute of Stand­ards and Tech­no­logy (“NIST”), the U.S. gov­ern­ment agency, has re­cently pub­lished the second draft of its AI Risk Man­age­ment Frame­work (the “Frame­work”) ac­com­pan­ied...
UK Gov­ern­ment sets out pro­pos­als for a new AI Rule­book
On the 18th Ju­ly 2022, the UK Gov­ern­ment pub­lished a policy pa­per titled ‘Es­tab­lish­ing a pro-in­nov­a­tion ap­proach to reg­u­lat­ing AI’ (the “Pa­per”). In­stead of giv­ing re­spons­ib­il­ity for AI gov­ernance...
Gov­ernance of AI by or­gan­isa­tions: Do's and Don'ts ex­plained in new ISO...
In April 2022 the In­ter­na­tion­al Stand­ards Or­gan­isa­tion (“ISO”) is­sued a new stand­ard ISO 38507, titled “Gov­ernance im­plic­a­tions of the use of ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence by or­gan­iz­a­tions” (“ISO...
Com­ply­ing with fu­ture AI reg­u­la­tions in Europe: capAI
Ex­perts at the Uni­versit­ies of Ox­ford and Bo­logna have re­cently launched capAI, an as­sess­ment pro­ced­ure for AI sys­tems which aims to as­sess them in line with the EU’s pro­posed Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence...
AI, ma­chine learn­ing & big data laws and reg­u­la­tions 2022
The United King­dom has an am­bi­tion to be­come the world’s lead­er in Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence (AI) tech­no­logy and policy and AI is in­creas­ingly be­ing ad­op­ted across a wide vari­ety of sec­tors in­clud­ing...
AI, Ma­chine Learn­ing & Big Data Laws and Reg­u­la­tions 2022
The United King­dom has an am­bi­tion to be­come the world’s lead­er in Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence (AI) tech­no­logy and policy and AI is in­creas­ingly be­ing ad­op­ted across a wide vari­ety of sec­tors in­clud­ing...
Amer­ica's gold stand­ard on AI bi­as
Man­aging AI bi­as The EU may want to cre­ate a glob­al stand­ard for AI through reg­u­la­tion, but new guid­ance from the U.S. could make “trust­worthy” AI a real­ity a lot soon­er. In a sig­ni­fic­ant new re­port...
Pro­posed ISO Stand­ard on Risk Man­age­ment of AI: What Busi­nesses Should...
Earli­er this year the In­ter­na­tion­al Or­gan­isa­tion for Stand­ard­isa­tion (ISO) began its pro­cess for de­vel­op­ing a new stand­ard for AI risk man­age­ment, ISO 23894 (“AI Risk Stand­ard”). The AI Risk Stand­ard...
‘AI Hub’ in­tro­duced – Next step in the UK’s AI Strategy
Last month the gov­ern­ment an­nounced the cre­ation of a new AI Stand­ards Hub (the “Hub”), set­ting the UK on track to shape and im­prove glob­al tech­nic­al stand­ards for ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence.  The Hub...
Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence at Work and “people first” AI Reg­u­la­tion
In Novem­ber 2021 the All-Party Par­lia­ment­ary Group (“AP­PG”) on the Fu­ture of Work (“Fu­ture of Work”) pub­lished its re­port titled “The New Fron­ti­er: Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence at Work” (the “Re­port”)...
What the UK’s AI strategy means for busi­ness
The pub­lic­a­tion of the UK’s Na­tion­al AI Strategy rep­res­ents a step-change in the coun­try’s na­tion­al in­dus­tri­al, policy, reg­u­lat­ory, and geo-stra­tegic agenda.   Join CMS law­yers and a seni­or ex­ec­ut­ive...
“Na­tion­al AI Strategy”: Step change for the AI eco­nomy in the UK
On 22 Septem­ber 2021, the Sec­ret­ary of State for Di­git­al, Cul­ture, Me­dia and Sport pub­lished the Na­tion­al AI Strategy (the “Strategy”), set­ting out the UK’s am­bi­tion to be­come a world lead­er in...