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Barbara Zapisetskaya

Barbara Zapisetskaya


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

Barbara Zapisetskaya is an 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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03 March 2021
Plan­ning for the AI land­scape of the fu­ture: the latest from the UK Gov­ern­ment
Fol­low­ing the pub­lic­a­tion by the House of Lord’s Se­lect Com­mit­tee (the “Com­mit­tee”) of its Re­port “AI in the UK: No Room for Com­pla­cency” (the “Re­port”) – a sum­mary of which can be found...
02 March 2021
“AI Roadmap”: UK AI Coun­cil calls for a na­tion­al strategy
The com­ing months and years will be cru­cial in de­term­in­ing where the UK places its de­sired level of am­bi­tions in AI.  This is one of the key mes­sages in the re­cent Roadmap pub­lished by the AI Coun­cil...
19 January 2021
“AI in the UK: No room for com­pla­cency” and no room for a sep­ar­ate AI reg­u­la­tion
A week pri­or to Christ­mas, the House of Lords’ Li­ais­on Com­mit­tee (“Li­ais­on Com­mit­tee”) pub­lished a re­port “AI in the UK: No Room for Com­pla­cency” (the “2020 Re­port”), a fol­low up on the...
10 November 2020
Reg­u­lat­ing high-risk AI: EU Par­lia­ment calls for a new civil li­ab­il­ity...
On the 19 Oc­to­ber 2020, the European Par­lia­ment (“EP”) ad­op­ted pro­pos­als on reg­u­la­tion of Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence (“AI”) pre­pared by the EP’s Com­mit­tee on Leg­al Af­fairs (“JURI Com­mit­tee”)...
13 March 2020
“High-risk AI”: a European ap­proach to ex­cel­lence and trust
Last month, the European Com­mis­sion pub­lished a White Pa­per en­titled ‘On Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence - A European ap­proach to ex­cel­lence’. The pa­per pro­poses a com­mon reg­u­lat­ory ap­proach that is in­ten­ded...
3 March 2020
Pay.UK and ISO 20022: One step closer to a new pay­ments eco­sys­tem?
Last month Pay.UK, the lead­ing re­tail pay­ments au­thor­ity, pub­lished a con­sulta­tion pa­per set­ting out its pro­pos­als for the ad­op­tion of ISO 20022 and oth­er key stand­ards for the clear­ing and set­tle­ment...
10 July 2019
All roads lead to Lon­don?!
At Lon­don Fintech Week, Lord An­thony St John has shared his view on why Lon­don is the fu­ture of fintech, des­pite the in­nov­a­tion hap­pen­ing at large scale in oth­er re­gions.Pro­gress­ive reg­u­lat­ory frame­work...
4 July 2019
AI driv­en cul­ture - what does it take?
By the looks of it – a lot of ef­fort.A joint pa­per re­cently pub­lished by UK Fin­ance and Mi­crosoft provides some use­ful in­sights in the con­text of im­ple­ment­ing AI by fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tions. These are...
3 July 2019
Spare change? Fintechs will get you covered.
Earli­er this week Re­volut in­tro­duced a new in-app fea­ture called Dona­tions. Now five mil­lion Re­volut users can donate spare change to char­ity. There is also the abil­ity to make one time and re­cur­ring...