The Commission’s proposals for AI Liability Rules

Author: Alexandru Circiumaru
Published: 03.11.2022
As part of its ongoing work to regulate the digital economy, the European Commission (“the Commission”) recently put forward the proposal for a Revised Product Liability Directive (“RPLD”) and the proposal for the Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) Liability Directive. Both proposals are relevant for the regulation of AI systems in Europe, each approaching this issue from a different perspective. Although these initiatives are presented as part of the same legislative package in that they seek to address damages caused by AI systems, the two proposals are different. The RPLD proposal seeks to modernize an existing strict liability system (also called “no-fault”…