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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Networking Events
Breakfast in the dining hall
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair’s opening remarks
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
09:10 - 10:10 60 mins
Info
People, platforms and pipes – internet and social media liability
  • John Enser - Partner, CMS
  • What is different about the internet?
  • Do social media present new liability challenges?
  • DPP social media prosecution guidelines
  • When might service providers be liable?
  • Exemptions to liability of online intermediaries
  • Site blocking injunctions
  • Online defamation - the latest developments
  • Managing risk - practical advice on minimising claims and avoiding liability
10:10 - 11:10 60 mins
Info
Here, there or everywhere? Cross-border liability and the internet
  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
  • World-wide availability and worldwide liability
  • Country of origin, country of receipt, or targeting?
  • Territoriality, applicable law, jurisdiction
  • Should we worry about foreign criminal laws?
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
Breaks
Morning Refreshment Break
11:30 - 12:30 60 mins
Info
Big Data - Briefing and Pitfalls
  • Rob Sumroy - Partner and Head of Technology and Outsourcing, Slaughter and May
  • Big data - a tool for lawyers?
  • Predicting the future
  • Increase productivity and profitability
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
13:30 - 14:20 50 mins
Info
E-commerce and distance selling regulations in the UK
  • Adrian Sim - Partner, Bristows
  • Information requirements
  • Cancellation rights
  • Relationship with other consumer rights
  • Practical difficulties and solutions
  • Children online
14:20 - 15:00 40 mins
Info
Employees and the internet
  • Ellen Temperton - Partner, Lewis Silkin
  • The internet and the workplace
  • Human rights issues
  • Data protection
  • Lawful business practice regulations
  • Social networking by employees
  • Social networking and “netreps”
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Breaks
Afternoon Refreshment Break
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
Info
Blockchains and the Law
  • Sue Mclean - Partner, Baker McKenzie
  • What law and regulation is in place?
  • Potential legal issues
  • Contracting for blockchain
16:00 - 16:50 50 mins
Info
Internet of Things, AI and Robot Law
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
  • Internet of Things + Cloud > Clouds of Things
  • Legal relationships and responsibilities
  •  Personal data 
  • Inside a smart home - unpacking the ‘layered legals’
  • AI and robot law - the next frontier?
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Chair’s closing remarks and close of Summer School
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:10
Info

Chair’s opening remarks

  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
More
09:10 - 10:10
Info

People, platforms and pipes – internet and social media liability

  • What is different about the internet?
  • Do social media present new liability challenges?
  • DPP social media prosecution guidelines
  • When might service providers be liable?
  • Exemptions to liability of online intermediaries
  • Site blocking injunctions
  • Online defamation - the latest developments
  • Managing risk - practical advice on minimising claims and avoiding liability
  • John Enser - Partner, CMS
More
10:10 - 11:10
Info

Here, there or everywhere? Cross-border liability and the internet

  • World-wide availability and worldwide liability
  • Country of origin, country of receipt, or targeting?
  • Territoriality, applicable law, jurisdiction
  • Should we worry about foreign criminal laws?
  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
More
Showing of Streams
11:30 - 12:30
Info

Big Data - Briefing and Pitfalls

  • Big data - a tool for lawyers?
  • Predicting the future
  • Increase productivity and profitability
  • Rob Sumroy - Partner and Head of Technology and Outsourcing, Slaughter and May
More
Showing of Streams
13:30 - 14:20
Info

E-commerce and distance selling regulations in the UK

  • Information requirements
  • Cancellation rights
  • Relationship with other consumer rights
  • Practical difficulties and solutions
  • Children online
  • Adrian Sim - Partner, Bristows
More
14:20 - 15:00
Info

Employees and the internet

  • The internet and the workplace
  • Human rights issues
  • Data protection
  • Lawful business practice regulations
  • Social networking by employees
  • Social networking and “netreps”
  • Ellen Temperton - Partner, Lewis Silkin
More
Showing of Streams
15:20 - 16:00
Info

Blockchains and the Law

  • What law and regulation is in place?
  • Potential legal issues
  • Contracting for blockchain
  • Sue Mclean - Partner, Baker McKenzie
More
16:00 - 16:50
Info

Internet of Things, AI and Robot Law

  • Internet of Things + Cloud > Clouds of Things
  • Legal relationships and responsibilities
  •  Personal data 
  • Inside a smart home - unpacking the ‘layered legals’
  • AI and robot law - the next frontier?
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
More
16:50 - 17:00
Info

Chair’s closing remarks and close of Summer School

  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
More