Israel: AI policy - regulation and ethics for responsible AI innovation

On December 18, 2023, in order to mitigate risks and address challenges arising from the artificial intelligence (AI) field, the Israeli Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology, together with the Ministry of Justice, published a final AI Policy detailing the policy principles of regulation and ethics for the development and use of AI systems in the private sector in Israel.

In this Insight article, Dalit Ben-Israel and Lior Haliva Wasserstein, of Naschitz Brandes Amir, review the AI Policy's findings in the field of data protection, outline the emerging challenges, examine the application of existing law, and explore the principles that the AI Policy seeks to adopt in this context.