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  • CAIA Infrastructure event: Clean energy panel session

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Following our Clean Energy panel event on 16 May 2018, we have summarised some of the keys themes which were explored by our panel in the below article.

  • Thorny developments in disputes Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    In this session, we take you through some recent important developments in commercial TMT dispute resolution. We look at the current position on privilege; developments in third-party funding; changes to the disclosure regime; the rise of competition litigation; updates on good faith; and, of course, Brexit and what it means for your disputes.

  • Legal challenges of networks and infrastructures towards digitalisation Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Digitalisation and the huge increase of data from all businesses requires hosting solutions, but also networks and smart solutions, especially within the context of the GDPR and cyber threats. What are the current challenges and how are they perceived from legal and regulatory standpoints? What are the positions and trends of key stakeholders regarding hosting, network capacities, funds raising, partnerships, relationships joint ventures or PPP with government authorities and how to properly structure the whole?

  • The gathering storm behind the GDPR Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    The GPDR is old news for businesses operating or selling into the EU, after months of preparation focused on compliance. From May 2018, the focus will shift from preparation to practice. In this session, we discuss the potential for data protection disputes and enforcement arising from the GDPR a "gathering storm" of complaints, claims and contentious risk from employees, customers, suppliers and regulators.

  • Blockchain as a pan-sector solution Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Since its creation, blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) have continued to evolve and develop at pace. Now a wide range of sectors are exploring whether blockchain technology could be used to transform their own industries. With a sector-based approach, Simmons & Simmons’ lawyers George Morris, Julien Moiroux and Lydia Torne, share their experience and views on the potential for blockchain technology in finance, the public sector and public procurements, and the healthcare and life sciences sector.

  • Data monetisation: strategy and issues Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    In this session we look at the legal and regulatory issues that can influence data monetisation strategies. Aside from data protection compliance issues we look at competition considerations and will be joined by IntentHQ, a data science consultancy who will explore the practical and technical considerations.

  • A polarised world: The 'Philosophy' behind the cryptocurrency revolution Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    Cryptocurrency has massive potential to change the way that society works, raising questions on the foundations of the effective governance of a centralised society. This session looks at the origins of cryptocurrency and cryptoanarchy, why it is becoming so popular, and where it may go to from here.

  • Creating a successful digital health business Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    The founders of Doctor Care Anywhere, Dr Michelle Tempest of Candesic, and Simmons & Simmons’ lawyer Emilie Danglades Perez will share their thoughts and experiences around growing a successful digital health business.

  • The Tech Talent Charter Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    In this session we explore the aspirations of the Tech Talent Charter and share our thoughts and insights on using it as a platform for increasing gender balance within your business.

  • Data scraping and using big data Restricted access

    Submitted: 17 May 2018

    This session addresses the key risks and legal issues associated with scraping data and purchasing big data, including data privacy issues, IP risks and criminal liability.

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