Assessing the state of artificial intelligence

January 2024

A technology as transformative as artificial intelligence has tremendous implications for companies as they expand adoption. Board directors and senior executives discuss how to unlock the potential of AI while balancing an increasingly complex web of strategic, operational, legal, and political considerations.

On November 28, 2023, board members, executives, and subject matter experts joined teams from Clifford Chance and Tapestry Networks to discuss the current AI wave, emerging applications, public policy and regulation, and responsible adoption. This ViewPoints highlights the following key themes that emerged from the meeting and related conversations:

  • A new AI ecosystem is emerging
  • Companies are moving at very different speeds
  • Risks associated with AI abound
  • Governance and oversight are racing to keep up with the technology
  • The regulatory landscape is fluid and fragmented