We see tomorrow’s world differently to most law firms.
Autonomous vehicles have been described by the New South Wales Transport Minister as one of the greatest changes in the history of mankind. But it’s not just the automotive sector that will undergo a period of rapid transformation. The applications of this technology are far-reaching and straddle a variety of different sectors including aerial, marine, public roads, private and public transportation, space, military, agriculture, mining and many others.
While this technology undoubtedly presents a wide range of business opportunities, the pace at which it is developing, combined with the evolving global regulatory landscape, poses a number of novel and challenging legal issues.
Herbert Smith Freehills has formed a global Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Group to advise clients on the various business and legal issues arising from the development and commercialisation of connected and autonomous driving technology.
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