Every year has its fair share of twists and turns, and 2023 has been no exception for corporate legal departments (CLDs). In the first half of the year, we witnessed everything from handwringing and uncertainty to unbridled optimism.

Where do things stand now? To find the answer, let’s revisit three predictions I and others made at the beginning of the year regarding artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and the economy, and see where things are headed as 2023 winds down.