The Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre
The Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre (MCCRC) is a virtual research centre in which technology lawyers and computer scientists collaborate to conduct cutting-edge research on challenges in cloud computing at the intersection of technology and regulation. The MCCRC was launched in April 2014. It is a collaboration between the Cloud Legal Project at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (CLP) and the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory (CCL). The MCCRC addresses complex and difficult areas of vital importance to governments, businesses, and communities around the globe. The Cloud Legal Project has been conducting pioneering research in the emerging field of cloud computing law since 2009. The Cambridge Computer Laboratory is a world class research centre working in key areas relevant to the development of cloud computing, including distributed systems, networking and security, associated with the Center for Science and Policy (CSaP), that provides the network and mechanisms for high-quality engagement between academics and policy professionals.
Eduard Fosch Villaronga
Laura Aliaga Martinez
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Christopher Millard and Jat Singh presented on “Blockchain Demystified” at the Privacy Laws and Business Conference in Cambridge on 3 July 2018
Christopher Millard and Jat Singh presented on “Blockchain Demystified” at the Privacy Laws & Business 31st Annual International Conference at St. John’s College in Cambridge on 3 July 2018. Further details on the event can be found here: https://www.privacylaws.com/annual_conference/2018-Programme/Day-2–Tuesday-3rd-July-2018/
Vasiliki Koukoulioti will present on “The role of data and user participation in value creation” at the Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law (ACTL) on 28 June 2018
Vasiliki Koukoulioti will present on “The role of data and user participation in value creation” at the Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law (ACTL) of the University of Amsterdam and IBFD Conference on the taxation of the digital economy (28 June 2018) The below link has the program of the conference and the registration form: http://actl.uva.nl/content/events/events/2018/06/taxing-the-digital-economy.html
Eduard Fosch Villaronga presented on a panel entitled “I am Dr Robot! What can I do for you?” at the European Youth Event in Strasbourg on 1 June 2018
The event aims to ensure that young people’s voices heard at the European Parliament and Eduard’s panel focused on identifying challenges and opportunities, and providing policy recommendations regarding health care robotics. You can watch a video of the panel here: http://web.ep.streamovations.be/index.php/event/stream/20180601-1600-eye14
Dave Michels presented on “Blockchain and the law: solving the legal puzzles around disruptive new technologies” at the Binary District event “Digital capital of the world” in London on 31 May 2018
Dave’s presentation covered the property law and data protection aspects of blockchain technology. You can view the full presentation online here: https://youtu.be/LRyjwz3UqnA?t=8m35s
Christopher Millard will present on “Brexit and GDPR: Implications for Canada and the EU” at the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018 in Toronto on 25 May 2018
For the full programme of the event, hosted by the IAPP, please see: https://iapp.org/conference/iapp-canada-privacy-symposium/sessions-cps18/.
Vasiliki Koukoulioti presented on “Taxation in a Digitalized Era: Challenges and Considerations” at the University of London Institute in Paris on 23 May 2018
Vasliki presented with Sylvain Montoro from BlaBlaCar and Marcio Augusto Campos Ph.D. student at the University of Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne at a tax event organized by the CCLS at the University of London Institute in Paris (23 May 2018). More information on the event can be found at: : http://www.ccls.qmul.ac.uk/events/items/taxation-in-a-digitalised-era-challenges-and-considerations.html .
Vasiliki Koukoulioti presented on “Aligning taxation with value creation in the digitalized economy” at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on 16 May 2018
Vasiliki presented at the seminar “New Trends in the Common Law: Precedent, Taxation, Regulation”, on a panel entitled ‘Challenges in Digital Economy Taxation (VAT/Income Tax)’. More information on the seminar can be found here: https://ials.sas.ac.uk/events/event/16011
Christopher Millard spoke on “Machine Learning with Personal Data under the GDPR” at the 8th European Data Protection Days in Berlin on 15 May 2018
For the full programme of the event hosted by Euroforum, see http://www.euroforum.de/edpd/conference-2018/program-2018/.
Lauren Downes to moderate Blockchain Panel Discussion at International Petroleum Summit of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators in London on 25 April 2018
The discussion will cover the evolving role of blockchain technology in the future of the oil & gas industry. The full program of the event can be found here: https://www.aipn.org/uploadFiles/BBAB00000131.filename.IPS18_Program_3.12.18.pdf.
Christopher Millard will co-lead an Active Learning Day Workshop on ‘GDPR vs Technology’ at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington DC on 26 March 2018
Details on the Summit program can be found at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit Event Page, which provides more information on the topics to be covered during the four-hour session. See https://iapp.org/conference/global-privacy-summit-2018/active-learning-day/#.