Newstead Examines Autonomous Vehicle Liability Issues in UK

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner/Solicitor Alison Newstead presented “Autonomous and Connected Vehicles and the Product Liability Regime,” an overview of upcoming challenges to the European auto industry, to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders in London, June 29, 2017. Newstead discussed potential changes in product liability law, how EU member states are dealing with the legal issues surrounding intangibles and software, and how Brexit may affect liability law.

Newstead is a regular contributor to Shook’s Autonomous and Connected Vehicles Update, a monthly report on the emerging technologies and liability theories in the global auto industry.