The European Commercial Law Observatory (ECLO)

videos 2014 edition

Party autonomy and choice of the law applicable to "domestic" contracts

Professor Avvocato Guido Alpa, President of the Italian Bar Council, Professor of Civil law, University of Rome “La Sapienza” and Director of its Masters in European Private Law and Cooperation, member of the European Private Law Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) and President of the Association of Italian Civil Law Watch video and see written paper

Preparing for the Common European Sales Law: scope and application
Professor Gerhard Dannemann, M.A. (Oxon), Chair, Redaction Committee and Chair, Terminology Group, European Research Group on Existing EU Private Law (Acquis Group), Professor of English Law, Humboldt University Berlin, Door Tenant, 3 Pump Court Chambers London, Fellow, Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford Watch video

Managing recent developments in EU law on privacy and data protection
Rosemary Jay, Senior Attorney, Hunton & Williams LLP, London, former Head of the Legal Office of the Data Protection Registrar (now the Information Commissioner), data protection specialist, author of Sweet & Maxwell's Data Protection Law & Practice and has worked with the Council of Europe and the European Commission on privacy issues in Europe and the Commonwealth Secretariat in West Africa Watch video


Anita Bapat, Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP, London, specialist in European data protection compliance, employee and customer data issues and electronic commerce, with extensive experience in data protection and privacy legislation as former government lawyer specialising in information and human rights law, both contributors to Hunton & Williams LLP Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Cross-border outsourcing issues
Dr Sam De Silva, Partner and Head of the IT and Outsourcing practice, Penningtons Manches LLP, Oxford, Chair of the Law Society's Technology and Law Reference Group, specialist in technology and telecommunication projects including outsourcing and public sector transformation projects, admitted to practice law in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, Associate Lecturer, the University of Surrey and member of the Global Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Watch video

Cloud computing legal issues: a practical guide
Professor Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, Editor of Cloud Computing Law, Oxford University Press, leads the Cloud Legal Research Project, on key legal and regulatory aspects of cloud computing, Consultant, Bristows LLP, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, Solicitor England and Wales, fellow and former Chair of the Society for Computers & Law, past-Chair of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association and founding editor of the Oxford International Journal of Law and Information Technology and of International Data Privacy Law Watch video

Navigating EU copyright law
Dr Eleonora Rosati, Research Associate on copyright issues facing digitization, University of Cambridge, Deputy Editor of the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice and Italian qualified lawyer Watch video

Modernising EU Company Law: need to know
Pierre-Henri Conac, Professor of Commercial and Company Law, the University of Luxembourg, was member of the Reflection Group on the Future of EU Company Law and the European Model Company Act, managing editor of the Revue des Sociétés (Dalloz), co-editor of the European Company and Financial Law Review and member the EU's financial markets regulator, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) consultative Stakeholder Group Watch video

Current developments in European Mergers & Acquisitions based on "Deal Points"
Dr Thomas Meyding, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle, Stuttgart, specialist in national and international inter-company transactions and advice on company law Watch video

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