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Latest developments relating to AI and the EU AI Act.

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Report / AI & Partners: Postcard from TechEx Global 2023 in London

Key takeaways from this year's industry gathering of AI, Blockchain, IoT, and other specialists, market participants and the wider community.

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Whitepaper / AI & Partners: Know Your Client (KYC) vs Know Your AI (KYAI)

A holistic comparison of the similarities and differences between KYC and KYAI.

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Report / AI & Partners: Postcard from FinTech Connect Europe 2023 in London

Key takeaways from this year's industry gathering of FinTech specialists, market participants and the wider community.

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Report / AI & Partners: Political agreement reached on the Artificial Intelligence Act

Key takeaways following the successful conclusion of the third trilogue discussion.

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Report / AI & Partners: New Rules for Artificial Intelligence – Questions and Answers

Following the political approval of the European Union (“EU”) artificial intelligence (“AI”) act on Friday 8th December 2023 (covered here), certain questions remain regarding the consequences. In this document we provide answers to key questions to help provide further guidance.

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Report / AI & Partners: AI Regulation in 2024 – greater innovation, more AI, and more regulation

In-house predictions for AI regulation in 2024.

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Report / AI & Partners: EU AI Act in 2024 – Huge promise, multiple potential scenarios

In-house predictions for the EU AI Act in 2024.

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Report / AI & Partners: 2023: A Year in Review

Review of key AI regulatory developments from 2023.

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Report / AI & Partners: 2024: Year Ahead

Indications of key AI regulatory developments for 2024. 

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Report / AI & Partners: Two Years of EU AI Act: What Can We Expect Moving Forward?

Following the political approval of the European Union (“EU”) artificial intelligence (“AI”) act on Friday 8th December 2023 (covered here), certain questions remain regarding the consequences. In this document we provide answers to key questions to help provide further guidance.

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Report / AI & Partners: 2023: Annual CEO Letter to Stakeholders

Our inaugural yearly letter to key stakeholders from CEO/Founder, Sean Musch.

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Report / AI & Partners: Regulatory Initiatives Grid (RIG) (January 2024)

The Grid includes initiatives led by one or more organisations linked to the EU AI Act – Academics and Other Experts, Artificial Intelligence Board, Artificial Intelligence Expert Group, CEN, CENELEC, Civil Society Representatives, ETSI, European Commission, European Parliament, European Stakeholder Organisation, European Standards Organisations, European Union Member State, Harmonised Standards Consultants, Industry Associations, National Competent Authorities, National Standards Bodies, and The Council of the European Union. The Grid also covers inter-related legal initiatives, such as those pertaining to a civil liability framework as well as sectoral safety legislation.

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Report / AI & Partners: The Evolution of Cyber-Resilience: Navigating the Impact of AI on Firms

The contours of our digital landscape are undergoing profound shifts, with artificial intelligence (AI) requiring businesses to embrace a new technological era. Businesses are not just embracing AI for innovation, they are also grappling with the imperative to fortify cyber-resilience. This article explores the mid- and long-term implications of AI on firms' cyber-resilience postures, considering the challenges, opportunities, and strategic imperatives that business leaders must consider

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Report / AI & Partners: EU AI Act: Approved Text – Summary of Key Changes

On 2 January 2024, the latest draft of the EU AI Act was leaked. This draft includes the proposed compromise edits to the regulation, as agreed between the European Parliament, Council of the EU and European Commission. On 2 February 2024, the Act was finalised, this development provides a clear indication of what organisations can infer from the final text. This document summarises some of the key changes that have now been agreed.

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Report / AI & Partners: AI Literacy - Insights from 2015-2023 (February 2024)

Examining key aspects of aspects of skills, knowledge, and understanding that enable providers, users, and affected persons to make informed decisions about the deployment of AI systems under Article 4b, using data from OECD.AI.

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Report / AI & Partners: AI Incidents - Risk Insights from 2023 (February 2024)

Examining examples of harm that occurred throughout 2023 that are likely to be subject to Art. 62 (Reporting of serious incidents).

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Report / AI & Partners: AI System Database Report - Forward-looking insights for businesses

Top ten potential product categories, hazards and corrective actions for deployers and/or developers of high-risk AI systems.

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Report / AI & Partners and The Digital Commonwealth: “Can we maintain control or will we be at the mercy of AI”

A key question answered from the lens of the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Future Global Framework on Artificial Intelligence

The EU AI Act stands as a pivotal milestone in the global landscape of artificial intelligence regulation. Introduced as the first comprehensive model for AI governance on an international scale, its significance reverberates across industries and nations alike. At its core, the EU AI Act embodies a prescriptive, rules-based approach that addresses the intricate complexities of AI technologies. By encompassing both the providers and users of AI, it sets forth a framework that ensures legal certainty and fosters fair competition in an increasingly digitized world.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Predicting national implementation

Predictions from the team at AI & Partners on Member States' likely ability to implement EU AI Act based on key indicators of regulatory policy and governance.

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Presentation / AI & Partners et al: The EU AI Act in the Financial Services Industry - Before the Dust Settles

Summary presentation on the report titled, 'How financial services are likely to take a sustainable approach to EU AI Act compliance in a new era for trustworthy AI, ahead of entry into force.'

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Report / AI & Partners et al: The EU AI Act in the Financial Services Industry - Before the Dust Settles

Report titled, 'How financial services are likely to take a sustainable approach to EU AI Act compliance in a new era for trustworthy AI, ahead of entry into force.'

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Presentation / AI & Partners: AI Regulatory Sandbox - Best practices and insights for practical implementation

Ahead of the EU AI Act’s scheduled entry into force in 2024, this document looks at best practices and insights for deployers and/or developers of AI systems with respect to accessing these sandboxes and participating in the development and testing of innovative AI systems, based on data from the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) report on the regulatory sandbox for financial products in October 2017, as the AI regulatory sandbox is its equivalent under the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Third-Party Technology - Key Considerations for Firms

Ahead of the EU AI Act’s scheduled entry into force in 2024, this document looks at key considerations for firms thinking of using third-party technology (“T-PT”) (i.e. off-the-shelf) AI systems, based on data from the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) guidance document in regard to T-PT banking solutions produced in July 2014, as the recent technology boom has seen firms procuring a large number of AI systems from T-PT providers (e.g. Midjourney, Inc. - Midjourney).

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Presentation / AI & Partners and Crypto Valley Association: Responsible AI - What it means for sustainability

Summary presentation on how Responsible AI can help achieve sustainability goals.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Global AI Risk Scenarios

Exploring the AI risks that could reshape operating environments across six key domains: individuals, groups, society, economy, ecosystems, and values & norms.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Fines and Penalties - Predicting EU AI Act enforcement action

Predicting where fines are likely to arise under EU AI Act based on enforcement data from GDPR.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Fundamental Rights Impact Assessment - Best practices and insights for practical implementation

Looks at best practices and insights for deployers of high-risk AI systems to adopt for FRIAs based on data from the European Data Protection Supervisor’s (“EDPS”) survey in February 2020, as FRIAs are the perceived DPIA equivalent under the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: AI Risks Monitor - Report on Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities

This report delves into the current trends within AI markets, identifies key risks and vulnerabilities associated with General-Purpose AI (“GPAI”) models with systemic risks, and outlines measures to mitigate these challenges in alignment with the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Regulatory Initiatives Grid (RIG) (April 2024)

The Grid includes initiatives led by one or more organisations linked to the EU AI Act – Academics and Other Experts, Artificial Intelligence Board, Artificial Intelligence Expert Group, CEN, CENELEC, Civil Society Representatives, ETSI, European Commission, European Parliament, European Stakeholder Organisation, European Standards Organisations, European Union Member State, Harmonised Standards Consultants, Industry Associations, National Competent Authorities, National Standards Bodies, and The Council of the European Union. The Grid also covers inter-related legal initiatives, such as those pertaining to a civil liability framework as well as sectoral safety legislation.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: EU AI Act Glossary

The AI & Partners EU AI Act Glossary is a selection of key AI terms from Article 3 and their definitions from the leading European legislation, identifying what they are, what they mean, and real-world examples for each.

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Whitepaper / AI & Partners and FinTech B2B Marketing: Navigating the Future: Unveiling the Convergence of Financial Services and Technology in B2B Marketing at the FinTech B2B Marketing Conference 2024

In an era where financial services intersect with technological innovations, the FinTech B2B Marketing Conference 2024 emerges as a pivotal event for professionals navigating the complexities of marketing in the financial technology landscape. Click below to find out more!

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Market Surveillance - Safeguarding market integrity

This report provides information on Member States' reviews and assessments of the functioning of market surveillance activities carried out between 2010 to 2016 period based on data from the European Commission (“EC”). This intends to give businesses an indication of how European Union (“EU”) countries are likely to ensure effective surveillance of the artificial intelligence (“AI”) market under the EU AI Act (the “EU AI Act”). These are drawn from insights relating to medical devices – an equivalent product to AI systems – across five countries, including key insights (average) as well as focus areas.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Safeguarding fundamental rights

Exploration of how certain Member States' dedication to upholding human rights principles aligns with the EU's overarching objectives, promoting a resilient and ethical AI ecosystem.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Cloud data flows

Delving into the European Data Flow Monitoring by the European Commission, this presentation sheds light on Enterprise EU AI Act implementation.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Overseeing Authorised Representatives effectively

This presentation examines data from the FCA’s review of the Appointed Representatives regime to provide insights relating to ensuring effective oversight of Authorised Representatives, as the latter could be considered to be the equivalent of the former.

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Whitepaper / AI & Partners and Gartner: Unlocking the Power of Data: Why You Need to Attend the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024

In an era where data has become the lifeblood of businesses across industries, staying ahead of the curve is not just an option—it's imperative for survival and growth. The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024 in London, U.K., promises to be the premier event where leaders, professionals, and enthusiasts converge to hone their skills, refine strategies, and discover the latest innovative technologies shaping the data and analytics landscape. With an array of tracks, spotlight sessions, and invaluable networking opportunities, here's why you simply can't afford to miss this event.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Consumer Duty: A regulatory approach to businesses

This presentation examines data from the FCA’s approach to consumers regime to provide insights relating to how regulators may use their powers and tools to protect individuals from high-risk AI systems, in light of its consumer protection objective.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Report on quality and use of data

This presentation examines data from ESMA’s 2023 report on quality and use of data to provide insights relating to how data assets may be mobilised to support the EU AI Act’s strategic and thematic objectives.

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Presentation / AI & Partners, LearnerShape and University of Central Lancashire: Digital ethics: The new EU AI Act

This presentation examines ethical elements of EU AI Act from three distinct viewpoints.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Fundamental Rights Impact Assessment: Best practices and insights for practical implementation

Ahead of the EU AI Act’s scheduled entry into force in 2024, this document looks at best practices and insights for deployers of high-risk AI systems to adopt for FRIAs based on data from the European Data Protection Supervisor’s (“EDPS”) survey in February 2020, as FRIAs could be the DPIA equivalent under the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: European Data Protection Board: Safeguarding data protection in the developing digital and cross-regulatory landscape

This presentation examines data from the European Data Protection Board’s Strategy for 2024-2027 to outline how its mission and tasks align closely with the objectives and regulatory framework of the EU AI Act, particularly in ensuring the protection of personal data within the context of AI systems’ development, deployment, and use. Specifically, it examines Pillar 3: Safeguarding data protection in the developing digital and cross-regulatory landscape.

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Unlocking Cybersecurity Resilience: Why You Need to Attend the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024

In today's volatile digital landscape, safeguarding your organization against an ever-evolving array of cyber threats is paramount to its survival and growth. The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024 offers a premier platform where cybersecurity leaders, experts, and innovators converge to fortify defenses, adapt strategies, and explore the latest advancements shaping the cybersecurity landscape. With a multitude of tracks, spotlight sessions, and networking opportunities, here's why you can't afford to miss this pivotal event.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: European Union Artificial Intelligence Act  - EU Rapid alert system for dangerous AI products

Rapid alert systems for dangerous products relate to the EU AI Act in regard to its provisions for post-market monitoring, information sharing, and market surveillance, particularly concerning AI systems presenting a risk. Specifically, the EU AI Act outlines procedures for dealing with AI systems that present risks to health, safety, or fundamental rights, emphasizing a focus on circulating information about dangerous products.

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Navigating the Future: Exploring the Intersection of Innovation and AI Regulation at the World's Top 50 Innovators 2024

In a swiftly evolving landscape where innovation intersects with AI technologies and regulatory frameworks, the World's Top 50 Innovators 2024 emerges as a pivotal event for professionals navigating this intricate terrain. With a commitment to enlightening, inspiring, and connecting visionaries across various sectors, this summit offers an indispensable platform for personal and professional advancement. In this adapted excerpt, we'll delve into why this event is not merely another gathering but a crucial opportunity for individuals seeking to leverage AI innovation while navigating regulatory challenges within the realm of cutting-edge technologies.

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Unleashing the Power of AI Exploring the AI Summit London 2024

The AI Summit London 2024 stands as a beacon for the convergence of cutting-edge technology and business acumen, inviting technologists and industry leaders to delve into the practical applications of artificial intelligence (AI). In this article, we embark on a comprehensive exploration of what the summit entails, covering its significance, the range of topics addressed, reasons for attendance, and the invaluable benefits it offers to enterprises.

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TransformBase 2024: Shaping the Future of Frontier Technologies

In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, staying ahead of the curve is no longer an option – it's a necessity. Enter TransformBase 2024, a premier event and platform dedicated to convening an engaged community focused on understanding and harnessing the power of frontier technologies. But what sets TransformBase apart from the myriad of tech shows out there? Let's delve into why attending TransformBase 2024 is not just a choice, but a strategic imperative for businesses and individuals alike.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: EU AI Act Schengen Area: Supporting Europe’s Digital Future

This presentation examines data from the European Commission’s State of Schengen Report 2024 to outline how the EU AI Act is intricately related to the Schengen area, particularly through its focus on migration, asylum, and border control management. Specifically, it focuses on support for the Schengen Area’s contributions to Europe’s digital future with secure digital border solutions.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: EU AI Act: Overview of potential Member States’ resources

📊 Leveraging insights from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on GDPR resources, we're anticipating the resources Member States will allocate to supervisory authorities for EU AI Act enforcement. This report unpacks key takeaways for businesses, offering invaluable insights into navigating EU AI Act compliance.

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Report / How does the EU AI Act support the revised OECD AI Principles?

Exploration of how the upcoming European Union (EU) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act (EU AI Act) addresses each of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD)’s updated AI principles (the Principles).

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Report / EU AI Act: AI Literacy Competency Framework for Adults in the European Union

This document presents AI & Partners’ (“AI & P”) artificial intelligence (“AI”) competence framework for adults.  AI literacy refers to skills, knowledge and understanding that allows providers, users and affected persons, taking into account their respective rights and obligations in the context of the European Union (“EU”) AI Act (the “EU AI Act” or “Act”), to make an informed deployment of AI systems, as well as to gain awareness about the opportunities and risks of AI and possible harm it can cause and thereby promote its democratic control. AI literacy is not be limited to learning about tools and technologies, but also equips providers and users with the notions and skills required to ensure compliance with and enforcement of the EU AI Act.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: Whistleblowing - Pre-empting protected disclosures

This report provides information on where protected disclosures under the European Union (“EU”) AI Act (the “EU AI Act”) are likely to arise based on a data from the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) Prescribed Persons Annual Report 2022/23. These are made across three areas – Method, Identity and Allegations.

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Report / EU AI Act Implementation: What can we expect?

Forward-looking insights on likely EU AI Act implementation path using data from a comparative regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), across several areas, particularly enforcement.

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Report / The expected impact of EU AI Act on the healthcare sector

The EU AI Act brings new requirements for AI systems in healthcare, emphasizing data protection and transparency. Challenges include ensuring AI transparency, data minimization, and supplier compliance. This article examines the expected impact.

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Presentation / AI & Partners: EU AI Act: The new EU Regulation on artificial intelligence: what does it mean for patients? - A guide for patients and patients’ organisations

This document outlines what the EU AI Act means from a patients’ perspective and how patients’ organizations can contribute to ensuring that individuals' rights to privacy, data sharing, and accessing their health data are implemented optimally. The Act establishes specific provisions for high-risk AI systems, including those used in healthcare, to ensure they are trustworthy and do not compromise individuals' safety or fundamental rights. It also emphasizes the importance of data governance and the responsible use of data in AI systems, ensuring that personal data is processed transparently and securely.

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