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Deloitte CIS launches legal skill for voice assistant Alice

Moscow, 06 June 2018. Deloitte CIS launches a legal skill for a voice assistant called Alice created on the basis of the Yandex.Dialogues platform that will allow users to understand whether the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable to their organizations.

The GDPR, regulating the collection and processing of personal data for EU residents, came into force on 25 May 2018. It applies to all operators processing the personal data of data subjects residing in the EU.

The skill, which currently recognizes Russian speech only, is available through the Yandex app for iOS and Android and the Yandex. Browser for Windows. In order to find out if GDPR criteria apply to an organization, a user needs to ask Alice in Russian: «Запусти навык «Делойта» (Launch Deloitte skill)» and answer a few questions.

The skill for Yandex.Dialogues is yet another legal technology solution developed by Deloitte CIS. Deloitte had previously launched a free Telegram bot advising high tech companies on tax benefits.

Artem Tolkachev, Director of Legal Services for Technology Projects at Deloitte CIS, commented: “We believe that Deloitte’s technological solution will allow Russian companies to quickly evaluate the impact of the GDPR on their businesses, avoid conflicts with regulators and high fines, and preserve their customers' trust. Such products will make the future of legal services: users will be able to instantly receive answers to typical questions, while the lawyers’ expertise will become more accessible.”

Elena Kuznetsova
Press Service
Deloitte CIS
Tel.: +7 (495) 787 06 00, ext. 1477

About Deloitte CIS

With over 263,900 employees, Deloitte has grown to be one of the largest professional services firms worldwide with a presence in over 150 countries. Deloitte offers unrivalled depth, breadth and quality of professional expertise to serve the needs of clients across various industry sectors.

Deloitte CIS is one of the leading international professional services firms that offers audit, consulting, corporate finance, enterprise risk, and tax and legal services leveraging professional experience of approximately 3,700 employees in 19 offices of 11 countries across the region. Today, Deloitte has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Novosibirsk in Russia, Kyiv in Ukraine, Minsk in Belarus, Tbilisi in Georgia, Baku in Azerbaijan, Aktau, Almaty, Astana and Atyrau in Kazakhstan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Dushanbe in Tajikistan, Ashgabat in Turkmenistan and Yerevan in Armenia.

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