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European Commission Proposes Reform on Liability Rules for Artificial Intelligence

The directives aim to assist claimants in proving the causation of damages and product defectiveness in complex AI systems, creating legal certainty for providers. By Deborah J. Kirk, Thomas Vogel, Grace E. Erskine, Ben Leigh, Alex Park, and Amy Smyth On 28 September 2022, the European Commission issued two proposed directives to reform and clarify … Continue Reading

Filter Future? Updates on the Copyright Directive and Platform Liability

Recent developments at the CJEU give some shape to the practical implications of Article 17 of the Copyright Directive. By Jean-Luc Juhan, Susan Kempe-Mueller, Deborah Kirk, Elva Cullen, Alex Park, Pia Sophie Sösemann, Victoria Wan, and Amy Smyth 7 June 2021 was the implementation deadline for the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive (EU) … Continue Reading

For Fear of Learning an Inconvenient Truth: Third-Party Liability in Fraudulent Trading

Parties within a chain of transactions may face liability for dishonesty and assistance, even if they do not have actual knowledge of fraud. By Stuart Alford QC and Yasmina Vaziri The recent judgment in Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) & ors v. NatWest Markets plc & Anor [2020] EWHC 546 (Ch) provides a timely illustration … Continue Reading
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