Digital Law SIG

Digital Law SIG

The Digital Law SIG, currently chaired by Alberto De Franceschi and Christoph Busch, brings together experts from Europe and beyond, analysing the impact of digital technology on the law.

The Digital Law SIG welcomes members from all legal fields. ELI members with constitutional and criminal law background are encouraged to join the SIG. Please contact the sub-group coordinator, via the ELI Secretariat, to be a part of this award winning SIG.

The SIG was established in mid-2015. A coordinator has been appointed to each sub group: (a) Online Intermediary Platforms: Hans Schulte-Nölke; (b) Free Flow of Data and Data Property: Christiane Wendehorst; (c) Internet of Things and Self-Driving Vehicles: Hans Schulte-Nölke; (d) Big Data and Personalisation of Private Law: Christoph Busch and Alberto De Franceschi; (e) The Future of Digital Technologies Law Clinic: Michel Cannarsa; (f) 3D printing: Challenges for Contract, IP and Tort Law: Christian Twigg-Flesner; (g) Information, Advice and Intermediation in a Digital World: Leonie Adam and Hans-W Micklitz; (h) The Data Protection Officer: Bénédicte Fauvarque Cosson; (i) Robotics (Andrea Bertolini, Erica Palmerini); (j) Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts; (k) Artificial Intelligence (Teresa Rodriguez de las Heras Ballel, Pascal Pichonnaz, Juliette Senechal) and (l) Online Dispute Resolution, Privacy & Personal Data Protection (Marco Giacalone).

New members are welcome. Should you wish to join, kindly inform the ELI Secretariat.

For the list of SIG's Chairs and Members, please click here.

Upcoming and Past Events

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Digital Law SIG Conference

The SIG will host a Conference on 'How to address AI challenges in the current legal framework?' in Lyon on 3 April 2020.


Digital Law SIG Meeting in Lyon

The meeting will take place on 2 April 2020.


On 12–13 December, the ELI Digital Law Special Interest Group (SIG) organised a Conference on Contracts for the Supply of Digital Content and Digital Services at the Bocconi University in Milan.


Digital Law SIG Meeting in Milan (Italy)

The Meeting will take place on 13 December 2019 at the Bocconi University, Milan (Italy).


Digital Law SIG Meeting at the ELI Annual Conference in Vienna (Austria)

The Meeting took place on 6 September 2019.


Digital Law SIG Panel at the ELI Annual Conference in Vienna (Austria)

The Panel on Algorithmic Regulation and Legal Services took place on 6 September 2019.

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