13 March 2020

AI Guides | AI & Legal Personality

Would you let an AI program be a member of your board? Own property? Employ staff?

Legal personality is an artificial concept. Certain non-human entities also have legal personality.

Legal personality is generally defined as the capacity to hold and exercise rights, and to incur and perform obligations. With it comes the ability to hold property, and to sue and be sued. You, the reader, have legal personality as a natural person. Certain non-human entities also have legal personality.

Our experts explore the issues that could arise from granting AI legal personality and how it would navigate such ‘human’ responsibilities. 

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