This cross-sectional field of research enables analysis of how appropriate existing law is in relation with AI applications (e.g., the GDPR) and what AI governance might resemble  in the future. Research focuses on issues such as data and privacy protection - among other human rights - transparency, the audibility of AI systems, accountability/liability and oversight/control, and the fight against bias and discrimination.


In October 2020 the European Parliament issued three Resolutions on the ethical and legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence software systems. However, all three Resolutions are adamant on not providing AI software systems with legal personality.
AI Regulation Chair Researchers have prepared a detailed submission to the European Commission’s consultation on the AI White Paper. We discuss preferred options and ideas for AI laws in Europe. Read key takeaways and download the full text.
While Americans may caricature the EU’s position as just the latest example of its “rules first” approach to technology regulation, in fact it is positive that it favors selective, sector-specific and risk-based regulation, consider two US Scholars


On November 17, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the White House released a “Memorandum for the heads of executive departments agencies” to provide “guidance to all
On April 1st -2nd, 2021, a colloquium will take place on Artificial Intelligence and Normative Challenges: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives, organised by the Faculty of Law at the Aristotle
On October 22, 2020, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a provisional version of Resolution 2342 (2020) Justice by algorithm – the role of artificial intelligence in policing
With 2021 shaping up to be a decisive year for EU Regulation of AI, the public debate on this particular issue is already well underway.
On October 20, 2020, the European Parliament (EP) adopted three resolutions on :  1/  a framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and related technologies; 2/ a civil
On September 2020, the cities of Amsterdam and Helsinki launched the Algorithm and AI Register, which is an “overview of the artificial intelligence systems and algorithms used by the City”.
According to an article by Politico on 8 October 2020, 14 EU Member States sent an unofficial document to the European Commission asking it not to over-regulate artificial intelligence.
On September 28th, 2020, as part of the European framework on ethical aspect of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies, the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) released a new European