On Wednesday 12th February 2020 the Parliament adopted a resolution on automated decision-making processes: ensuring consumer protection and free movement of goods and services. AI is an area which has been the subject of much debate in the early part of 2020 both in Strasbourg and in Brussels.
On 20 February, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs held a hearing on AI and criminal law. The hearing gathered experts from the EU and international institutions, civil society and academia to discuss the current legal framework for the use of AI in the criminal justice system.
On 18 February, EU Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan announced a new package to improve transparency in trade policy. The new commitments took effect on the same day and now apply to all relevant documents.
Legal Trainee, Nadia Cook shines a light on her first month in Brussels Office and how she thinks employers can benefit from their trainees participating in the Brussels Office secondment