The EU Artificial Intelligence Act

Following the Council’s approval of the new EU Artificial Intelligence Act on Tuesday (21 May), the world’s first rules on AI have now been given the final green light. So, the official publication of the AI Act in the EU’s Official Journal is now imminent, while the AI Act will enter into force 20 days after such publication and will take effect gradually.

We have prepared a summary of the key features of the AI Act to help you in preparing for the practical implementation phase. Please click on the following link to access the full text of our legal update on: Artificial Intelligence Act.

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This legal alert was prepared in May 2024 for general information purposes only and does not constitute a legal advice. The alert is not a comprehensive or exhaustive summary and provides only a brief and indicative summary of the material legislative rules.

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For further information, specific assessment or legal advice on the AI Act, please do not hesitate to contact our specialised AI team colleagues Kristína Maschkanová, attorney ( and
Simona Haláková, partner (