A significant milestone in the legislative process of the AI Act has been reached with the vote of the European Parliament (EP) on June 14, 2023. The text now enters a new phase, during which all three EU institutions (the Council of the EU (Council), the EU Commission (EC), and the EP) will work towards an agreement on the final text.

The fast-moving developments and growth of AI have garnered significant political pressure, pushing the EU institutions to finalize the text. Spain, which will assume the presidency of the Council as of July 1, 2023, has stated that finishing the AI Act will be a top priority on its agenda. This alert summarizes the key changes proposed by the EP and what to expect next.Continue Reading What’s Next After the EU Parliament’s Position on the Draft AI Act?