The American Bar Association (ABA) International Law Section's 2023 Asia/Pacific Conference was successfully held at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, from October 10 to 13th. This annual gathering brought together legal elites from the Asia-Pacific region to delve into pressing topics in business involving high-tech, covering everything from artificial intelligence and cybersecurity to biotechnology and digital platforms.

The conference, themed "Law and Technology in a Changing World," aimed to explore how technological advancements profoundly impact both legal practice and theory. Among the many hot topics, " Not Too Fast, AI! Exploring Legal Ethics and Regulations in the Era of AI-Powered ChatGPT" stood out as a crucial area of discussion. Partners at GEN Law Firm participated in the program, with He Jing acting as the co-chair and Annie Xue serving as a guest speaker.

The panel discussion was co-chaired and moderated by Jai Lee, foreign attorney at Yulchon LLC in Seoul. The speakers included Jordan Crenshaw, Senior Vice President at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Technology Engagement Center in Washington, D.C.; Kyungtae Ma, partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in Seoul; James Sherer, partner at BakerHostetler in New York, NY; and Annie Xue, a senior counsel (partner level) at GEN Law Firm. Collectively, they provided an extensive analysis of Generated AI, such as ChatGPT. The integration and application of those technologies across diverse industries, examining both the opportunities and the challenges that arise. The discussion delved into the intricacies of artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on generative AI's impact on legal ethics, contributing insights from the vantage point of experienced legal professionals.

Drawing on her practical experiences, Annie Xue discussed the legal challenges AI applications face in data compliance. Her contribution provided valuable insights and enlightenment to the legal fraternity.