A lecture on the importance of Artificial Intelligence(AI) Ethics, a growing concern and topic in a world where AI is disrupting various economic sectors.

Author Bio:

Dr Ikpenmosa (Ike) Uhumuavbi brings an extensive track record of cross cultural and multidisciplinary achievements in business law research, consulting, legal case management, compliance audit, client relations spanning over two decades. He is currently a senior lecturer, postgraduate research/knowledge exchange coordinator and postgraduate program leader where his primary focus is providing leadership in teaching, assessment, research, undergraduate, masters, and PhD supervision. Ike’s duties also include document drafting, development, and regulatory compliance to meet organizational goals. As a recipient of various scholarship awards, including full and partial study grants, he has obtained several advanced academic degrees and professional certifications in Nigeria, United Kingdom, and the United States. During his studies in the United States, Ike was a recipient of the prestigious Cali Excellence for the Future Award and Book Award for outstanding performance in Rule of Law (American Context).

More recently, he has benefitted from study grants for short courses on global biodiversity framework, sustainable development, and the law from the University of Cambridge. Ike’s teaching and research experiences cut across three interrelated themes. These are emerging technologies, finance, and sustainability. More specifically, he specializes in the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the Law with insights that cut across artificial intelligence law, regulation, governance, ethics, securities, fintech, cloud computing, and cyber-security law. His work pursues the adoption of functional contextualize frameworks in addressing fundamental and structural misalignments in governance architectures across legal, institutional, cultural, and power structures as they relate to emerging technologies, finance, and sustainability issues. Ike’s research activities have supported consultancies with several organizations including the Ministry of Communication and Orientation – Edo State Government, Schools Management Board – Edo State Government, and Africase Attorneys (a Legal 500 and Chambers UK listed top tier International Business Law firm in Africa). Within this area of specialty, Ike has successfully produced several masters and PhD graduates. He currently supervises some PhD students and welcomes more applications. As a qualified Barrister and Solicitor in the Commonwealth, Ike manifests significant practice experience in litigation, subrogation, alternative dispute resolution, and negotiation of commercial transactions.

Apart from his consultancy roles, he is currently a Central Asian Legal Research Fellow at the Tashkent State University of Law, Uzbekistan. Ike is also an adviser to the editorial board of Integral Law Review, Integral University in India, and a tutor/mentor in African Law Students (an organization of law students across the continent of Africa). Ike’s external engagements are ably complemented by his internal activities across the university. He is actively involved in the decision-making organs of the University of Bolton. This includes:

• Member, Board of Studies for Research Degrees, University of Bolton
• Member, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Committee, University of Bolton
• Member, Joint Research Committee, University of Bolton
• Member, University Ethics Committee, University of Bolton
• Facilitator, Postgraduate Research Workshop, University of Bolton
• Member, Scientific Committee for REF2028, Greater Manchester Business School
• REF2028 Lead, School of Law, University of Bolton

Research Interests and Research Subject Specialisms:
1. Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and the Law
2. Fintech (digital assets, platforms, and infrastructure)
3. Cybersecurity and the Law
4. Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing and associated services
5. Intelligent and Complex Systems
6. Governance Systems and Architectures
7. Financial and Economic Crimes
8. Corporate, Finance, Structured Investments, Securities Law, and Regulation
9. Sustainability and the Law

Teaching specialisms;
1. Artificial Intelligence Law, Governance, Regulation, and Ethics
2. Corporate Law and Governance
3. Financial and Economic Crime
4. Fintech/Legal Tech
5. Intellectual Property Law
6. Research Methods

7. Public Governance, Human Rights, Access to Justice, Sustainability

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Moderators: Olajuwon Yakub & Rukayat Balogun