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Our services are specially designed for organizations of any size who wish to innovate, develop and implement responsible AI systems or plan to embark on digital transformation. We help you build and maintain digital trust.


Consulting Services

Legal and Ethical Consulting Services for Organization Using Artificial Intelligence


We advise on legal and ethical matters regarding AI, data protection, cyber security and risk management strategy for any organizations wishing to harness the power of data in any industry.

We fit your unique business needs by offering different types of legal services tailored to your AI development or transformation.

We also have extensive experience in the healthcare sector.



Unlock the full potential of your data

We have extensive expertise to guide you through all levels of a solid data management plan.

We regularly advise on:

  • Improving privacy, data use, data sharing and transfers, breach response policies
  • Data analysis service agreements
  • Privacy and cyber security
  • Drafting data protection terms for service provider agreements
  • Data protection obligations under various federal, provincial and international legislations
  • Educating board of directors, the C‑suite, IT managers and your employees on the risks of data breaches
  • Risks associated with data collection and retention

Build a responsible AI solution

We advise you on how to create the right ethical framework, to build trust into the design of your AI solution. We also provide ethics analysis for projects and products in all phases of innovation.

This can include:

  • Integrating the concept of “privacy by design” into the development of your system or process
  • Training designers and developers of AI systems on salient ethical and privacy considerations
  • Building with your team a code of ethics in alignment with your organization’s objectives and with the norms and values of your user group
  • Protecting User Data Rights
  • Avoiding AI Biases

Mitigate your risks

We can help you evaluate your AI supplier, conduct your ethical self-assessment before integrating a new AI system, and evaluate how your data will be used by third parties.

  • Create tailored ethics, privacy, and algorithm impact assessment tools
  • Specialized checklists for you industry
  • Drafting a guide or white paper on your best practices
  • Drafting clear and legal disclaimers to limit your risk of liability and reputational damage
  • Performing comprehensive due diligence audits with the help of our expert partners:
    • Database architecture and security
    • Algorithm biases and ethical blindspots
    • Compliance with the highest cybersecurity standards

Building a legal strategy to protect your IP

We help you to develop your IP strategy and protect your IP as it relates to your business objectives; this is critical to maximize the commercial value of your business.

  • Copyright
  • Patent
  • Trade secret
  • Trademark
  • Industrial design

Improve Corporate Governance

We will help you to protect the shareholders' investment in the company, to establish a fair relationship between the shareholders and to setup a solid corporate governance.

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Share purchase agreements
  • Add or remove a Shareholder or Director
  • Vesting or reverse agreements
  • Compliance with corporate regulations
  • Corporate Bylaws

Limit your personal liability - entrepreneur or employee

We support entrepreneurs, whether as an executive, shareholder or senior employee, with regards to shareholder disputes, employment issues, and protecting your own interests.

  • Indemnification agreements
  • Release agreements
  • Engagement agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Share purchase agreements

Secure your business relationship

Our expertise in business law and management will help you setup contracts and navigate complex agreements related to starting or expanding your business.

  • Non-disclosure agreements (NDA)
  • Transfer of intellectual property agreements
  • Employment or Services agreements
  • Client, commercial contracts
  • License agreements
  • Term sheets
  • Terms and conditions for your website or mobile app
  • Online sales conditions

Seminars & Training


Tailored information sessions and workshops on Artificial Intelligence


We offer customized legal, ethics, and technical training sessions for private and public organizations in any field or industry interested in using AI technologies.

We offer sessions covering a diverse subject matter and we use practical case studies and discussions grounded in real life professional experience to help you learn how to implement AI successfully within your organization.

 All sessions are available in English or French.


Educational courses and other learning sessions offered through our partner Elite Quebec, an organization accredited by SOFEDUC, will offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


Ethics in AI & AI Governance

We help you identify, analyze and apply AI principals and values throughout the operational lifetime of your AI systems and your business models. We provide your creators and your managers with best-practice tools to build responsible AI systems and prevent complex issues related to AI Blindspots.

Objectives:

  • Implement Ethical AI Design in building AI systems
  • Sensitize your team to the ethical aspect of AI research, design and development
  • Learn to create an AI Code of Ethics tailored to your organization
  • Align your company's culture, structure, and ways of working to support broad AI adoption
  • Turn your company's AI culture into a competitive advantage

Data Privacy & Security

From Canada's PIPEDA and Quebec's LPRPSP to the EU's GDPR, our privacy data compliance training will help protect you, your colleagues and your clients from the consequences of a Data Privacy breach and to foster digital trust in your organization.

Objectives:

  • Learn the foundational elements needed to embed privacy in technology through Privacy by Design and value sensitive design
  • Identify inherent risks throughout the stages of the data life cycle and explore how software security helps mitigate privacy threats
  • Learn where to store and how to transfer your data
  • Protect User Data Rights

Data Risk Management

For executives and managers, we bring you comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge on the standards, processes and procedures needed for effective data risk management and on how to coordinate these efforts across your entire organization.

Objectives:

  • Define the scope of risk analysis based on your infrastructure and technology
  • Identify and define threats and risks
  • Evaluate the quality of existing controls
  • Develop, test, and implement policies for risk prevention
  • Be aware of the standards involved in incident response to create an effective and tailored incident response plan

Industry Case Studies

We have an in-depth understanding of the industries listed below and strive to make AI-related legal, ethics and technical information accessible to wide ranges of audiences.

  • Technology industry
  • Healthcare industry
  • FinTech and the Banking industry
  

Machine learning training

Expert data science training to build and strengthen your data driven organization. Your employees and executives know your use cases, infrastructure, and stack. We provide training to fill in the gaps and empowers your workforce to tackle data-related projects in-house.

Objectives:

  • Interactive presentations of key concepts including business translation, big data, data analytics and deep learning through concrete examples of your industry
  • Understand how to collect quality data in a responsible and ethical fashion
  • Identify AI use-cases to generate value
  • Learn different steps of data science projects and how to deliver them successfully

Startup Training

We provide you the keys to success: legal, ethics and technical tips and srategies for building and implementing responsible AI systems.

Objectives:

  • Innovate and protect your IP
  • Build responsible AI systems
  • Manage Data privacy and security
  • Limit your liability
  • Improve corporate governance
  • Gain and maintain trust from clients, users and investors.

Legal Services and Consulting for Startups
Expert legal advice for startups in the fields of artifical intelligence and machine learning

The easiest answer to the question of when to engage a lawyer is: “From the very first day you decide to launch your business.”

We want to help you start your business with all the legal protection you need at an affordable cost

We offer Startup Packages *
Consultation hours: 50% off our standard hourly rate for the first 15 hours of our services, renewable under certain conditions.
Fixed-price packages: Special fixed rates on a selection of standard and essential contracts and services based on your specific business needs.
Step 1
  Choose and create your business structure
We help you to launch your business with prudence.
  • Incorporation at the federal or provincial level
  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Co-operative
  • Registering your business
Step 2
   Organize your current business corporation
We help you organized your corporation to manage it easily.
  • Preparing shareholders’ and board resolutions
  • Updating corporate registers
  • Issuing share certificates
  • Amending your share capital structure
  • Annual updating declaration
Step 3
  Protect yourself as an entrepreneur or employee
We support entrepreneurs, whether as an executive, shareholder or senior employee, with regards to shareholder disputes, employment issues, and protecting your own interests.
  • Indemnification agreements
  • Release agreements
  • Engagement agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Share sale and purchase agreements
Step 4
  Building a legal strategy to protect your IP.
We help you to develop your IP strategy and protect your IP as it relates to your business objectives; this is critical for any business looking to reap the most value from its intangible assets.
  • Copyright
  • Patent
  • Trade secret
  • Trademark
  • Industrial design
Step 5
  Secure your business relationship
Our expertise in business law and management will help you setup contracts and navigate complex agreements related to starting your business.
  • Non-disclosure agreements (NDA)
  • Transfer of intellectual property agreements
  • Employment or Services agreements
  • Client, commercial agreements
  • License agreements
  • Term sheets
  • Terms and conditions for your website or mobile app
  • Online sales conditions
Step 6
  Take care of your shareholders and secure funding
We help you to secure funding by giving your potential investors what they need: knowledge to make informed decisions to trust their investment in your company
  • Shareholder’s Agreements
  • Restricted stock agreements
  • Vesting agreements
  • Creating a Stock option plan
  • Establishing the terms of Convertible debenture or Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE)
  • Adding or removing a shareholder
  • Preparing for due diligence

Throughout all steps
  Build a responsible AI solution
We advise you on how to create the right ethical framework to enable your AI solution to be deployed with trust built into the design.
  • Training designers and developers of AI systems on salient ethical considerations
  • Building with your team a code of ethics in alignment with your organization’s objectives and with the norms and values of your user group
  • Protecting User Data Rights
  • Avoiding AI Biases
  • Limiting your liability
Throughout all steps
  Unlock the full potential of your data - mitigate your risks
We have extensive expertise to guide you through all levels of a solid data management plan. We regularly advise on:
  • Improving privacy, data use, data sharing and transfers, breach response policies
  • Data analysis service agreements
  • Privacy and cybersecurity risks
  • Data protection obligations under various federal, provincial and international legislations
  • Educating board of directors, the C‑suite, IT managers and your employees on the risks of data breaches
  • Risks associated with data collection and retention

* Are you a STARTUP eligible for our Startups Packages?
We define a Startup as one individual or a team not yet incorporated or a young company incorporated within the last 2 years. Startups are usually small and initially financed and operated by a handful of founders or one individual. They do not yet have a predictable revenue stream.

About Us

Our mission is to create a global hub focused on helping organizations to build responsible and successful AI technologies.


Dobah Carré
Founder & CEO | Prudence AI
Senior Lawyer, Data protection and AI ethics

Dobah completed a post-doctorate in AI law and ethics in health, a doctorate in International Business Law and Technology Law at the University of Montreal and the University of Panthéon Sorbonne Paris I (France). She also holds a master’s degree in Business Law from the University of Montreal and a master’s degree in Private Law from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France).
Dobah regularly advises AI and technology companies on issues related to their collection, storage and use of data and on implementing responsible AI systems. She is also building AI ethics and privacy tools and methods to translate principles into practices to help organizations of all types manage and mitigate their risk when developing and implementing AI systems.
Dobah is a member of the Bar of Quebec since 2006. She has been a Lecturer of Business Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal since 2008. Dobah is also a Legal Coach at Montreal Inc.

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Our Collaborators

Prudence AI is proud to collaborate with successful individual experts to build a strong interdisciplinary team.


Stéphane Draï
Senior lawyer & Compliance consultant, Fintech and Banking
Of Counsel for Prudence AI

With more than 10 years of experience as an International Corporate Lawyer and Compliance Advisor in the Banking and Financial sector, Stéphane is specialized in Cross-border Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and International Transactions.
Stéphane is regularly consulted by high-profile companies across a range of industries, such as Banks, Financial Institutions as well as international companies and private individuals for his Regulatory Compliance Expertise. He has also extensive knowledge in Cryptocurrency and Regulatory Compliance for Financial Institutions and Fintech Companies as well as International Prudential Authorities.
Stéphane holds an LL.M. in international comparative law from McGill University Canada, a Master of laws in international law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne Paris I (France), graduated from Oxford Brookes University UK (diploma in advanced studies) and holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (France).
Stéphane is a member of Quebec Bar since 2008.
Jean Loup P. G. Le Roux
Consultant & Speaker in Defence, Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Expert counsel for Prudence AI

Mr Le Roux is a seasoned consultant and speaker, with 12 years experience in defence, intelligence and cybersecurity. He is the founder of the Canadian Consulting Community and CEO of I&I Strategy, a Canadian information strategy consulting firm.
Mr Le Roux received a Thales Innovation Award for his Critical Infrastructure Protection achievements. He also teaches at Polytechnique University in Montreal and frequently contributes to Canadian media on cyber security, intelligence and privacy matters.
Mr Le Roux holds multiple industry credentials such as US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Critical Infrastructure Protection, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
His past clients include Fortune 100 corporations, Wall Street firms, industry leaders and governments.

Our Partners

Prudence AI is proud to partner with corporations and foundations who share our mission: to help you build successful and responsible innovation through AI.



AI Partners
Legal Partners

SeedAI offers technology and AI strategy services such as business translation, big data and data analysis.
Prudence AI is proud to work with SeedAI to bring the legal and technology industries together.
Prudence AI is working with Hub6 to offer you support with all of your general business needs, including corporate lawyers and accountants.


Continuing Education Partners

Prudence AI is proud to add this strategic partner to help you earn Continuing Education Units and certificates of completion when you choose one or more of our seminars



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