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On 23 April, the Italian Council of Ministers passed a bill (AI Bill) aimed at introducing national AI provisions. The main scope is to establish regulatory criteria to balance the opportunities offered by new technologies with the risks associated with improper and harmful use. It supplements the European Regulation on Artificial Intelligence (AI Act), which

Following the publication of the Government’s pro-innovation strategy earlier this year, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) AI Update last week sets out how its existing regulatory framework maps to the Government’s five principles on Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation (AI Principles). The Bank of England and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have also written to the

On 25 March 2024, the Cabinet Office published Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 02/24: Improving Transparency of AI use in Procurement.  This PPN provides guidance on the use by bidders of Artificial Intelligence in public procurements and in the delivery of government services.  In particular, it highlights the need for greater transparency from bidders regarding

AI is increasingly at the forefront for the insurance sector, as methods to tackle fraud, manage claims and improve customer service are developed. In terms of how these developments are addressed in the contracts that underpin such arrangements there are significant issues to bear in mind.

Contracts involving AI still take the form of a

After years of intense negotiation, EU stakeholders have finally reached political agreement on the long-awaited EU Artificial Intelligence Act (“EU AI Act”), which was first published by the European Commission (“EC”) on 21 April 2021. Following the final trilogues, the Council of the EU released the text of the final provisional agreement on 26 January

The sci-fi fascination with AI is well established, long in the tooth and a lazy way of looking at the opportunities (and moreover the threats) presented by AI. But perhaps these once-fantastical ideas are rapidly becoming technological reality. That legislators, including the UK’s House of Lords, are looking seriously at the implications of such technologies