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Global digitization and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence-based technologies became a challenge for all countries. The BRICS and European Union-countries are no exception. The BRICS as well as EU countries seek to become the world’s leading countries. At the present time, it is possible if countries implement smart policy and create suitable conditions for the development of digital technologies, including AI. For this reason, one of the most important tasks for BRICS-countries and EU - to develop an adequate approach to the regulation of AI-based technologies. This research aimed at the analysis of the current ways of regulation of the AI in BRICS union and its members and in European Union. It is based on the application of comparative and formal juridical analysis of the legislation of selected counties on AI and other digital technologies. In particular, the norms of the legislation on the AI in the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of South Africa and in the European Union are analyzed. Authors conclude that it is necessary to design general approach to the regulation of these technologies for BRICS-countries similar to the approach chosen in EU (trustworthy approach),  to upgrade this legislation for achieving positive effect from digital transformation and makes several suggestions for optimization its provisions, including designing a model legal act in the sphere of AI.

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Elizaveta Gromova
South Ural State University
Russian Federation

Edward Juchnevicius


Damian Cyman


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