Towards the European data market: the Data Governance Act. Questions from the Club des Juristes.

On February 19, 2020, at the same time as the publication of its White Paper on Artificial Intelligence, the European Commission published its data strategy, the objective of which is to allow the creation of a single data market. In what context does the publication of the Data Governance Act take place? While the global volume of data ...

How can data sovereignty be preserved after the Privacy Shield has been invalidated?

At a time when data are a strategic asset, their possible transfer to third countries where they may be subjected to less protective legal regimes constitutes a sovereignty issue. Moreover, if we see sovereignty as being first and foremost that of the people, then digital sovereignty is that of the network users, who must be…

"Big Data and the Law" was published

Here is an overview of the summary: Could algorithms replace judges? by Serge Abiteboul and Florence G'sell The modeling of compensation for bodily injury, by Anaïs Gayte-Papon de Lameigné, Pierrick Legrand and Jacques Lévy Véhel The end of rules and standards, by Anthony J. Casey and Anthony Niblett The decisions algorithms by Florence G'sell Some epistemological reflections ...

Predicting courts' decisions is lawful in France and will remain so

Over the past few days, several media articles have reported that France decided to ban the application of data analytics to French courts' decisions (M. Livermore and D. Rockmore, “France Kicks Data Scientists Out of Its Courts”, Slate, June 21 , 2019). It has even been asserted that this measure would be part of a governmental strategy generally…

“Legal Challenges of the Data Economy”: videos of the presentations

The presentations at the “Legal Challenges of the Data Economy” conference held at the Collège des Bernardins on March 22 are now online on the University of Chicago's YouTube channel. You can view them by clicking on the title of each intervention. Welcome remarks: Hubert du Mesnil, Director of Collège des Bernardins,…

Feedback on the conference "Legal Challenges of the Data Economy"

While waiting for all the videos of the “Legal Challenges of the Data Economy” conference held on March 22 at the Bernardins, here are several interviews with the speakers! “Discrimination by Algorithm and People” - Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Behavioral and Computational Science, University of Chicago Booth School of Business “Personalization of the Law” - Ariel Porat, Professor of Law, Tel-Aviv University…