On 28 September, the European Commission (“Commission”) announced that it had adopted two proposals aimed at bringing European liability rules into the digital age and addressing many of the new issues arising from novel technologies. The first, tasked with updating the existing regime under the Product Liability DirectiveContinue Reading The EU readies its rules on liability for AI and the digital age
The proposed Cyber Resilience Act seeks to establish fundamental requirements for all products with digital elements and thereby ensure greater cybersecurity
On 15 September 2022, the European Commission presented its proposal for the Cyber Resilience Act (Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on horizontal…Continue Reading The European Commission’s proposal for the Cyber Resilience Act
You wake up early to the sound of an alarm that only exists inside your own head, and it is silenced automatically as soon as you’re awake. You get up to shower and the water is already running, at exactly the temperature you like. While drinking your coffee you receive…Continue Reading Regulate your thoughts: the age of brain-machine interfaces and the neural lace is almost here
In June 2022, DLA Piper published its latest article in its series on Project Gigabit (“Project”), detailing progress made by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (“DCMS”) up until Spring 2022 towards national coverage of gigabit-capable broadband. Further detail on the overall Project can…Continue Reading Project Gigabit: Summer Update 2022
From the browser on a smartphone, to word processing software, to an entire operating system, Open Source Software (Open Source) is so ubiquitous that you’re likely using it without even realising. So, what is it and why do we care about it in the context of an M&A transaction?
As…Continue Reading ‘To the left, to the left: All the IP you ‘own’ in the box to the (copy)left’: Open Source Software issues in M&A transactions
As the tech world continues to discuss the future of AI regulation, it is important to remember that there are already robust legal regimes that impact the development and launch of AI systems, including the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). AI systems which fall within the GDPR’s…Continue Reading Data Protection Impact Assessments meet AI: Smart questions for building compliant AI systems that use personal data
As AI intersects into ever more areas of everyday life, legislators across the world are increasingly focused on ensuring that intersection does not become unwelcome intrusion. In recent months the EU has taken centre stage with the release of drafts of its proposed EU AI regulation (the “EU Regulation…Continue Reading AI-gatha Christie: What clues does the AI Policy Paper provide about the future for regulation of AI in the UK?
Following the publication of the Financial Services and Markets Bill (“FSM Bill”) on 20 July 2022, the Prudential Regulatory Authority (“PRA”), the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) and the Bank of England (“BoE”) (together, the “Supervisory Authorities”) on 21 July 2022 published their Discussion Paper P3/22 (the “DP”) that sets out…Continue Reading Operational resilience in the UK financial services sector: New requirements aimed at ‘critical third parties’ to be introduced
The proposed EU AI Regulation, a comprehensive regime for the purposes of regulating AI in the EU, is set to impact organizations around the world. It is expected that the proposed regulation will be enacted in 2024 or 2025. Once that happens, those that make AI available within the EU,…
Continue Reading Coming EU legislation will change the AI regulatory environment for healthcare technology and life sciences companies
Use of AI in healthcare continues to solidify itself as a solid practice for the benefit of patients and healthcare providers. No more than a cursory search of the subject provides a number of existing examples, such as cancer detection, of AI intervention in AI. In some cases, such…
Continue Reading IFPMA issues principles encouraging ethical use of AI in healthcare
Since its release in April 2021, the draft AI regulations (the “Regulations”), also referred to as the EU AI Act, have acted as a catalyst of legal, political, and societal developments within the field of AI. Forming the basis of many of the developing trends for AI in…
Continue Reading Shifting sands for AI in Europe: Spain unveils Europe’s first sandbox for artificial intelligence