Jamie Humphreys and Tracey Bischofberger
The European Commission released its proposals on a future regulatory framework for AI, favouring mandatory risk-based requirements for high-risk applications, along with targeted amendments to existing EU safety and liability legislation.
At the end of last year, the EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved a provisional agreement on the text of the proposed Directive on Accessibility Requirements for Products and Services (also known as the European Accessibility Act).
Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.
All Member States have now signed up to cooperate on the European Commission’s AI strategy.