Artificial intelligence and liability: Key takeaways from recent EU legislative initiatives

July 10, 2024

The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Regulation, commonly referred to as the AI Act, is expected to come into force during the summer of 2024 (the AI Act). The AI Act will be the first comprehensive legal framework for the use and development of artificial intelligence (AI), and is intended to ensure that AI systems developed and used in the EU are safe, transparent, traceable, non-discriminatory and environmentally friendly. Alongside the introduction of the AI Act, the EU is revising its product liability regime to ensure that, where AI systems cause harm to users, there are appropriate recourse and compensation mechanisms. 

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