ECJ: Uber renders transport services, not information society services

In a matter that is relevant for all online platforms, aggregators and similar service providers, the ECJ today (20 December 2017) provided important guidance...

When AI goes wrong – part 2: autonomous vehicles

In this second of two articles considering liability for the mistakes of AI systems, we look at driverless cars and who might be responsible...

Can I use an electronic signature?

Since the EU eIDAS Regulation came into force in July last year there has been a noticeable resurgence of interest in the legality of...

Proposed EU Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data

As part of the Digital Single Market strategy, the Commission has set the goal for building a European data economy. In that context, the...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 2: IP in AI Generated Content

Part One of this series looked at the IP issues involved in developing AI systems. Part Two looks at an area where AI has...

The right to object

The future General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is good news for individuals – because they will be given additional and more powerful rights. This blog...

Political agreement reached on draft Regulation on geo-blocking – entry into force end of...

The European Commission has announced that the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have reached a political agreement on restrictions on geo-blocking, with...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 1: Developing AI systems

What are the IP challenges for those building AI systems? Much will be familiar; today's AI systems are based on software and all the...

The Danish Tax Authority is now able to pursue VAT fraud within the international...

The Danish National Tax Board has given the ok for checking online stores' payment of VAT. The development comes after years of foreign online...

The Use of AI in Weapons Systems – The UK and US Legal and...

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at the DSEI Defence Conference (see https://www.dsei.co.uk/dsei-press-releases/dsei-2017-strategic-conferences#/). As a Tech lawyer the defence sector is not...