Debevoise & Plimpton Discusses the EU AI Liability Directive’s Impact on Artificial Intelligence Legal Risks
On September 28, 2022, the European Commission released a proposal to change the legal landscape for companies developing and implementing artificial intelligence in EU Member States. This AI Liability Directive would require Member States to implement rules that would significantly lower evidentiary hurdles for victims injured by AI-related products or services to bring civil liability claims. Most importantly, the Directive would create a “presumption of causality” against the AI system’s developer, provider, or user.
The proposed AI Liability Directive should be seen as part of a broader package of EU legal reforms aimed at regulating AI and other emerging technologies. … Read more