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31 July - 4 August 2017
Downing College,
Cambridge University

IT Law Summer School

The leading event to gain a comprehensive grounding in all the critical aspects of IT law.

This all-inclusive residential event is led by the top legal experts and designed to equip you with the practical knowledge and ability needed to succeed in the IT sector.

The fundamental event to expand your cyber law knowledge

Build knowledge in key areas of IT law theory and application

Cross-border liability and the internet
  • Worldwide availability and worldwide liability
  • Country of origin, country of receipt, or targeting?
  • Territoriality, applicable law, jurisdiction
  • Should we worry about foreign criminal laws?

Localisation to English law: what it is, why it is important & common pitfalls
  • Localisation versus mandatory law review

  • Common problems:

    • Localising from the US 

    • Localising from the civil law

  • Key localisation clauses:

    • Warranties 

    • Limitations

    • Exclusions

A mock debate: negotiating contracts

This is an interactive workshop building on the afternoon’s sessions. It will give participants an opportunity to practise negotiating key clauses in IT agreements, including:

  • Warranties
  • Milestones/deliveries
  • Termination rights

During the day, delegates will have the chance to learn in a variety of formats including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, attention-grabbing case studies and practical workshops – ensuring that the topics are fully understood and covered from multiple angles.

Presentations, debates, and workshops to build your IT law skills
Industry leaders providing you with a wealth of knowledge
Information-packed days