Artificial Intelligence

While much attention has been paid to the finalisation of the EU’s AI Act in recent weeks, developments in AI continue at a frenetic rate. On 2nd February 2024 the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee (HoL) published its report on large language models (LLMs

Continue Reading Who’s been regulating my AI?: Goldilocks and the House of Lords Report on LLMs and Generative AI

There are a multitude of cases around the world at present regarding AI created works and copyright infringement. Various of them emanate from the US, with the claimants (ranging from high profile celebrities to large publishers) alleging that their copyrighted works were used to train LLMs without permission in a

Continue Reading A prompt decision: when is instructing a machine enough to claim authorship?

With great fanfare, and a Herculean final series of negotiating sessions stretching long into the night, political agreement on the EU AI Act was reached on 8th December 2023. This marked a big step closer to the first major piece of legislation regulating AI and its uses coming in

Continue Reading EU AI Act Update – Political Agreement Reached!

Today’s large language models (LLMs) are amazing, but use one for even a short time and the weaknesses of current LLM approaches start to show. While their ability to write recipes in the style of your favourite band’s lyrics is astonishing, logic and planning remain as area of poorer performance.

Continue Reading Grey area: getting cerebral about AI hardware and software developments

After the EU Parliament adopted its position regarding the draft EU AI Act on 14 June 2023 with an overwhelming majority, the last step of the legislative process – the trilogue negotiations between the Parliament, the EU Council of Ministers and the European Commission – meanwhile began, mindful of the

Continue Reading EU AI Act Update – Latest developments and potential roadblocks ahead

In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) and, in particular, generative AI, significant legal developments have recently unfolded that affect our understanding and approach to possible antitrust/competition interventions in the AI sector. Within the last month, two key documents have emerged:

  • On 30 October, in Washington DC, President
Continue Reading Generative AI in the Antitrust Arena – Significant developments in October and November 2023

On 22 November, Lord Holmes of Richmond (Conservative) introduced the Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill (“Bill”) into the UK’s House of Lords. Introduced against a backdrop of rapid advancement in international regulatory development targeted at artificial intelligence (“AI”), it is interesting to see a Private Members’ Bill

Continue Reading UK House of Lords introduce bill setting the stage for AI regulation

Thought for the day

I’ve been extremely busy of late and finding time to just *think* has been a challenge.

In the rare moments I’ve found time to think, I’ve therefore ended up thinking about thinking – what do I really mean by thinking? why is it important to me

Continue Reading In Two Minds: Towards Artificial General Intelligence and Conscious Machines

Exploring the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on today’s businesses.

DLA Piper is proud to present AI ChatRoom, a captivating series of conversational videos that helps businesses understand the rapidly evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) laws and regulations. We hope you will join our industry-leading legal professionals

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What is FS2/23?

In October 2022, The Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a discussion paper, (DP) 5/22, regarding the use of AI and Machine Learning (ML) in UK financial services and the regulators’ supervisory activity. A subsequent feedback statement, FS2/23

Continue Reading FS2/33: A guide to future AI regulatory approaches in the financial services sector?