The EU and China – more stick, less carrot

The EU and China – more stick, less carrot

Only three months after China and the EU agreed the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment came sanctions, boycotts and a diplomatic standoff. When in March the EU, in coordination with the US, UK and Canada, announced sanctions on four high level Chinese officials and a state security organisation over the abuse of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China’s […]

European AI regulation: de-risking or stifling innovation?

European AI regulation: de-risking or stifling innovation?

Last week the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a ‘Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial Intelligence’ (AI Act). Alongside this proposal, it also released an updated Coordinated Plan on AI that seeks balance by focusing on investment.  Risk-based approach to AI  The AI Act reveals a more nuanced approach to regulation that has evolved since the […]