Experts: AI risk mitigation second nature for compliance professionals


Lisa LeCointe-Cephas comes from an investigative background. She spent significant hours in the past digging through emails, looking for evidence of corruption and bribery.

Today, that task can easily be performed by an artificial intelligence (AI) model trained to read and flag emails that might point to a violation, said LeCointe-Cephas, partner and chair of law firm DLA Piper’s life sciences sector, during a session at Compliance Week’s Women in Compliance Summit held in Atlanta on June 3-4.

“It’s like setting millions of first-year law students on it,” said LeCointe-Cephas, who discussed AI in compliance alongside Asha Palmer, senior vice president of compliance solutions at software company Skillsoft.

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