Digitally Reconceiving Contracting, Regulation and Property

From 16 to 18 January Machine Lawyering held its first annual conference, in Central Hong Kong at the CUHK Law Faculty's Graduate Law Center. Speakers addressed artificial intelligence, including questions of liability, data protection and intellectual property, competition law, big data scholarship, fintech, with a special focus on distributed ledger technology, cryptoassets and digital tokens, and the specific development of fintech and legaltech in Hong Kong.

Conference organizers Bonnie Leung, Mahdi Miraz, Jyh-An Lee and David Donald

Machine Lawyering welcomed the following speakers from Asia, Europe and the Americas during the three-day conference (in alphabetical order). Posts highlighting many of their papers will follow:

Alessio Azzutti, Institute of Law & Economics, Hamburg University

Vincenzo Bavoso, School of Law, University of Manchester

Stephen Browne, Sors Digital Assets

Gloria Chan, Financial Services Development Council

Felix Chang, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Riccardo de Caria, Università di Torino – Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza

Francisco de Elizalde, IE University

Elena Falletti, Università Carlo Cattaneo, Italy

Tianxiang He, City University of Hong Kong School of Law

Robin Huang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Pawee Jenweeranon, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Sebastian Ko, The Law Society of Hong Kong InnoTech Law Hub and the MIT Technology Review Global Panel

Ming Lai, Central Chambers

Joseph Lee, School of Law, University of Exeter

Wanbil Lee, The Computer Ethics Society 

Yahong Li, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Waishun Lo, DL Capitals; The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Kelvin Low, City University of Hong Kong School of Law

Sandra Marco Colino, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

KS Roshan Menon, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Subhaprad Mohanty, National Law University, Odisha, India

Bill Novomisle, KorumLegal

Klaus Rilke, Salusse, Marangoni, Parente, Jabur Advogados

Sara Sánchez Fernández, IE Law School, IE University

Padraig Walsh, Tanner De Witt

Jia Angelia Wang, School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Alex Yueh-Ping Yang, National Taiwan University, College of Law

Ronald Yu, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Wolfgang Zankl, University of Vienna

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