The Asia Tour, September – October 2017
Christoph Busch presented the ELI Project at two workshops at Hong Kong City University on 28 September 2017, and at Keio University in Tokyo (Japan) on 10 October 2017.
Briefing on the Online Platforms for the IMCO Committee published, 24 September 2017
A briefing prepared by Aneta Wiewiórowska for the IMCO Committee: ‘Online Platforms: How to Adapt Regulatory Framework to the Digital Age?’ has been published by Parliament. The text of the briefing is available at:
Conference in Seoul, 22 September 2017
On 22 September, Hans Schulte-Nölke and Christoph Busch, presented the Project at a Conference of Hankuk University Seoul (South Korea). Among the guests were academics, representatives of the internet industry and consumer protection authorities from Korea and China.
ELI’s Annual Conference, 7 September 2017
Christoph Busch, Hans Schulte-Nölke and Fryderyk Zoll presented the project at the ELI’s annual conference in Vienna.
Conference in Tarnopol, 21-22.04.2017
Dr. Aneta Wiewiórowska and Prof. Fryderyk Zoll presented the work of the project group at a conference held at the University of Tarnopol.
Information about the conference is available here:
Presentation of the Discussion Draft to the European Commission, 03.04.2017
The Discussion Draft was presented by Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke at the conference “Transparency obligations for (online) intermediaries” organised by the European Commission.
The text of the presentation: http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetailDoc&id=31479&no=2
Presentation of the Discussion Draft in the European Parliament, 22.03.2017
Dr. Aneta Wiewiórowska gave a presentation “Online platforms: How to adapt the regulatory framework to the digital age?” for the IMCO Committee.
The recordings of the presentation:
Workshop in Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, 13.03.2017
Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke presented the Discussion Draft at a workshop organised by a German foundation for liberal politics – Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung. The Workshop took place in Berlin and focused on various problems of consumer policy.
Discussing the Project with Korean Internet Companies, 22.02.2017
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch, Dr. Alberto De Franceschi and Prof. Dr. Vanessa Mak presented the Discussion Draft at a meeting with representatives of leading Korean Internet Companies. The meeting was organised by Prof. Dr. Byung Jun Lee (Hankuk University) at Pangyo Techno Valley, Seoul.
Meeting with representatives of the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance and the French Digital Council, 22.02.2017
The Discussion Draft was presented by Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke to representatives of French Ministry for the Economy and Finance and the French Digital Council. In particular, the participants commented on the recent development in French law, including the new Act of the Digital Republic dated 28.10.2016 (“Loi pour une République numérique”)
Conference on Internet Regulation in Seoul, Korea 20.02.2017
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch presented the Discussion Draft at a conference in Seoul, organised by Prof. Dr. Byung Jun Lee (Hankuk University) in cooperation with the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA), Seoul Electronic Commerce Center and the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, System Renovation
Workshop at the Université Catholique de Louvain, 16.12.2016
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch presented the provisions of the Discussion Draft regarding online reputation systems at a workshop entitled “Building Trust Online”, organised by Prof. Alain Strowel at the Université Catholique de Louvain.
Conference at the University of Lille 2, 6.10.2016
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch and Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke presented the Discussion Draft at the Conference on Good business practices and the Sharing Economy (“Bonnes pratiques et économie collaborative”) organised by Prof. Juliette Sénéchal and Prof. Denis Voinot (Université de Lille 2).
For the programme of the conference: http://crdp.univ-lille2.fr/detail-article/?L=0&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=2769&cHash=bf143d041ba389a6be7012bafa77ee1d
Presentation of the Discussion Draft at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, 19.-20.08.2016
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch presented the Discussion Draft to stakeholders and policymakers at a workshop on transparency in the digital world, organised by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as part of the discussion process towards the White Paper on Digital Platforms (“Weißbuch Digitale Plattformen”).
For the White Paper on Digital Platforms: https://www.bmwi.de/Redaktion/DE/Publikationen/Digitale-Welt/weissbuch-digitale-plattformen.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=22
Conference “Digital Economy and the Law: Asian and European Perspectives”, 19.-20.08.2016
Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch organised the conference “Digital Economy and the Law: Asian and European Perspectives” in cooperation with the Korean Institute for National Competitiveness and the Consumer Law Center of the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Seoul). Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke prepared a presentation on online platforms as a challenge for European consumer law and Prof. Juliette Sénéchal on the regulation of the online platforms in France.
For the programme of the conference: https://www.jura.uni-osnabrueck.de/fileadmin/public/media/LS-Busch/Korea_Konferenz/Conference_Programme_2016-08-20_en.pdf
Discussing the Green paper of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, 13.07.2016
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy invited Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch and Prof. Hans Schulte-Nölke to take part in a discussion concerning the Green paper on Digital Platforms published by the Ministry (“Grünbuch Digitale Plattformen”). The green paper is the part of the German Digital Strategy 2025.
The text of the Green Paper in English: