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EU AI Act: A Pioneering Regulation on Artificial Intelligence
The European Union is set to regulate the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) through its groundbreaking AI Act. Touted as the world's first comprehensive law governing AI, the Act aims to foster a safe, transparent, and accountable AI ecosystem. This summary outlines the Act's key provisions, intended benefits, and upcoming milestones.
European Court upholds prohibition on posthumous insemination in France
The Court saw no reason to call into question the applicants’ free and informed wish to realise the plans for a family as foreseen with their deceased husbands. It noted that posthumous conception had been prohibited in absolute terms under French law since 1994. (European Court of Human Rights: Baret and Caballero v. France; applications nos. 22296/20 and 37138/20)
Human creation is the foundational principle of copyright
AI-Created Artwork Not Eligible for Copyright, U.S. Court Declares
Compulsory share claim against a private foundation established by the testator
If the testator establishes a private foundation with the purpose of granting the assets contained therein to his children entitled to a compulsory share, such assets must be included in the calculation of the compulsory share.
Legal Liability for Skiing Accidents
In general, ski resorts and ski areas have a legal responsibility to take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of their customers and to warn of any potential hazards on the slopes.
BREXIT meets online trading
The imminent withdrawal of Great Britain from the EU will have significant consequences for Austrian online shoppers.
Dialog am Schubertring - Investing in Start-Ups
On April 9th 2019 Kerres | Partners hosted another event as part of the event series “Dialog am Schubertring”.
Ethics for self-driving cars
Due to ongoing technological advancement, self-driving cars already navigate our roads.
Is it legitimate to use an alias on Facebook?
Facebook unjustly requires users to sign up with their legal name.