Dave Michels and Ali Anwaar spoke about how the users of blockchain applications might be able to comply with their obligations under the GDPR. The event was organised by the LTO Network, a start-up out of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, as part of The Next Web’s ‘Hard Fork Decentralised’ event.
On 6 December 2018, the British Embassy and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies of Queen Mary University of London organised a conference in Paris on EU data protection law. The event took place in the British Ambassador’s residence and aimed to establish a dialogue and share experiences and knowledge between British and French data Read more about Christopher Millard and Ian Walden spoke on ‘Regulating Personal Data in an Innovation Economy’ at the British Embassy in Paris, France on 6 December 2018[…]
The Independent, The Week, The Daily Mail, and other media covered the MCCRC’s research on blockchain tokens and property law. The reports highlighted our findings that cryptocurrencies aren’t technically recognised as property under the current English and Welsh law, which may lead to legal uncertainty and a lack of protection for token holders.
Christopher Millard spoke on ‘AI Law, Regulation and Ethics’ at the annual Canada-UK Colloquium in Toronto, Canada. The colloquium focused on “Artificial Intelligence & Society: Choices, Risks & Opportunities” and took place at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. More information about the event is available here: https://publicpolicy.utoronto.ca/events/the-canada-uk-colloquium/.
Brave New Coin and various other media covered the MCCRC’s research on blockchains and smart contracts. The reports highlighted our findings that smart contracts do not necessarily constitute legal contracts.
CoinTelegraph and various other media covered the MCCRC’s research on blockchain and GDPR. The reports highlighted our findings that private blockchains may be able to comply with GDPR requirements.
Christopher Millard spoke on ‘Clouds from both sides: Cloud 2.0 and beyond’ at the International Bar Association Annual Conference in Rome, Italy. This session examined the premise that cloud provisioning is now all but inescapable, before exploring what that means for lawyers – in their own business and their clients’ – and the need to embrace Read more about Christopher Millard spoke on ‘Clouds from both sides: Cloud 2.0 and beyond’ at the International Bar Association Annual Conference in Rome, Italy on 12 October 2018[…]
Christopher Millard spoke on ‘Compliance as a Service: GDPR Accountability and the Evolving Relationship Between Cloud Providers and their Customers’ at a seminar for the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise in Paris, France. The seminar was organised by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, as the eighth seminar of the series in Paris on Regulating Read more about Christopher Millard spoke on ‘Compliance as a Service’ at a seminar for the AFJE in Paris, France on 2 October 2018[…]
Christopher Millard spoke on striking the right balance between innovation and regulation online as part of the Opening Panel at the Data Summit Dublin. You can find a video of the event here: https://datasummitdublin.ie/videos/.
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/