"AI Legal Lens" helps you navigate your way through the quickly changing world of artificial intelligence, legal tech, and the digitization of legal processes. This blog examines the interplay between technology and law, shedding light on recent developments, challenges, and opportunities at the forefront of digital innovation. It provides updates on legal developments and concise analyses of case law in the area of AI, as well as hands-on reports on the application of legal tech. Our expertise is rooted in guiding clients through the complexities of digital transformations, including AI-related M&A transactions, data protection and IP-related advice, and corporate governance in the context of new technologies. Join us as we explore a world where algorithms and code intersect with regulations and laws. AI Legal Lens will show you the future of legal technology.

Authors

Alina Alavi Kia

 

Christoph Reiter

 

Roman Heidinger

 

Mark Krenn

 

AI and speaker rights

The growing importance of new digital technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), over the past almost 40 years has considerably changed the way products are manufactured and distributed, so much so that a comprehensive revision of the legislation governing strict liability for defective products has become necessary.

AI ACT – Final legislative text and further implementation

On 13 March 2024, a majority of MEPs sitting in the European Parliament voted in favour of the AI Regulation ("EU AI Act"), thus giving the green light for the rules on artificial intelligence (AI) to be implemented in the European Union. The final draft has now been published.

Proposal for a new Product Liability Directive, COM (2022)

The growing importance of new digital technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), over the past almost 40 years has considerably changed the way products are manufactured and distributed, so much so that a comprehensive revision of the legislation governing strict liability for defective products has become necessary.

The use of LLM-based chatbots in organizations

Generative AI, most notably in the form of chatbots based on large language models (LLM), such as ChatGPT, Bard or Luminous, has the potential to completely transform the way organizations work.

Agreement reached on the "AI Act"

By reaching agreement on the European AI Regulation ("EU AI Act"), the European Union has successfully played a leading role in shaping how the world deals with artificial intelligence (AI).

AI Liability Directive

The proposed Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting the rules on non-contractual civil liability to artificial intelligence (proposed AI Liability Directive) is another initiative to further restrict the use and development of AI systems.

EU AI Act

The EU AI Act, proposed by the European Commission in 2021, aims to create a single legal framework for AI systems in the EU. This framework is intended to categorise and regulate AI systems according to the risks they pose.

Draft AI Regulation (overview)

The EU is continuously working on the development of a future AI regulation. The EU Council has now adopted its common position after the European Commission presented its initial draft for an AI regulation.