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The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform

March 24, 2020

This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.

EU Prepares New AI and Data Strategy

February 18, 2020

The new European Commission is racing to deliver on President von der Leyen’s pledge to put forward legislation on AI, big data, and the New Digital Services Act. This article discusses the EC's response.

Vestager’s Digital Antitrust Blueprint

September 24, 2019

Effects of Commissioner Vestager’s unprecedented nomination to a second term as Competition Commissioner and dual mandate as Executive Vice-President for a Europe fit for the Digital Age (Digital Commissioner).

Automated vehicles: Law Commission’s proposed reform and “the user-in-charge”

April 16, 2019

The most notable proposal to come out of the Law Commission’s recent consultation on AVs is the creation of a “user-in-charge” who would be obliged to take over control of an AV in certain circumstances.

European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence Publishes Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines

April 11, 2019

The Guidelines are the first deliverable under the European Union (EU’s) April 2018 Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe.

AI and Drug Development: The current landscape and IP considerations

May 08, 2018

AI has the potential to revolutionise the pharmaceuticals industry. Key considerations include how to monetise these innovations and what types of IP protection are available for AI-influenced drug discoveries?

Maximising the benefits of AI – supra-national considerations

May 02, 2018

A recent EC draft guidance document on a European approach to AI surveys the opportunities stemming from the use of AI for the European industry and the potential socio-economic impact of AI on EU citizens.

Free movement of algorithms within the EU

February 26, 2018

Freedom of establishment will allow artificial intelligence with legal personality to move freely and be recognised within the EU single market.

Artificial intelligence routed to gain juristic personality (Estonia)

November 09, 2017

Estonia may become the first country in the world to grant AI some form of juristic personality, giving robots personal rights and responsibilities.

The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence publishes responses to call for evidence

October 17, 2017

Companies and industry experts respond to public call for evidence on AI.