Category: Policy

EU and AI – Navigating the European Approach

Fergal Duggan

Get access to Cooley’s webinar on the European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence

Can we fix it? Yes we can! New EU right to repair laws adopted

Legislation setting out new EU-wide rules on reparability, availability of spare parts and access to repair and maintenance information for certain appliances (such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines and washer-dryers) has been adopted and will apply from 2021. These measures have implications for manufacturers, importers and authorised representatives of affected products placed on the EU market. There have also been calls to extend these requirements to other durable non-energy related consumer products. Manufacturers of products not affected by these new laws need to keep an eye on developments in this area.

Tracey Bischofberger

The end of auto insurance as we know it: How big data will reshape the future of the autonomous vehicle insurance market

Heidi Lawson and Michael Coburn

Despite the recent wave of articles forecasting that the rise of autonomous vehicles will lead to a decline in auto insurance premiums, we believe it is more accurate to say that the advent of self-driving cars will cause the personal auto insurance policy, as we know it, to disappear at some point in the future.

AI’ll be back… EC strategy paper on AI targets liability and safety laws for further review

Mark Deem and Jamie Humphreys

The EC’s paper recommends further steps to prepare for the arrival of AI and ensure European leadership in the technology.