Tag: European Commission

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

The Regulator: European Commission sets out approach on the future regulation of AI

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.

Access all areas: EU takes measures to make tech products and services more accessible

Edward Turtle and Carol Roberts

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).

Collective re-dress: all talk and now trousers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Monica Mylordou

Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.

Croatia hits winner in extra time; signs up to EC AI strategy

Jamie Humphreys

All Member States have now signed up to cooperate on the European Commission’s AI strategy.

Race against the machine

Edward Turtle

Commission considers whether EU machinery legislation remains fit for purpose, given pace of emerging technologies.

New Deal for Consumers; Raw Deal for Businesses?

Edward Turtle

European Commission proposes consumer rights of collective redress, more transparency online and strong sanctions linked to annual turnover.

You Brexit, you buy it: EU notice sets out post-Brexit position for EU product rules

Carol Roberts

EU notice considers potential impact on economic operators, authorised representatives, and Notified Bodies as a result of Brexit.

New kid on the block: EU regulation addresses geo-blocking and country redirects

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

In this article, we address the EU’s recently adopted regulation banning unjustified geo-blocking in the internal market.