Podcast: SCL 4th Annual Policy Forum: After the Crunch: Law and Regulation in the New Information Age

An audio recording of the SCL Policy Forum that took place at Herbert Smith on 21 & 22 September 2009.

Download: How the legislative and regulatory agenda might change
Professor Chris Reed (Introduction) (click here)
Professor Diane Rowland (click here)
Graham Smith (click here)

Download: New directions for information regulation I – intellectual property and online content
Kiaron Whitehead (click here)
David Naylor (click here)
Andrew Murray (click here)
Mikko Manner (click here)

Download: New directions for information regulation II – content liability and responsibility
Alastair Brett (click here)
Professor Ian Walden (click here)
Tony Wales (click here)

Download: Managing the new information risks - How can businesses control information?
Mark Lewis (click here)
Professor Christopher Millard (click here)
Lokke Moerel (click here)

Download: The new age of information privacy?
Judith Rauhofer (Introduction) (click here)
Andrew Charlesworth (click here)
Iain Bourne (click here)
Dr Ian Brown (click here)
Christopher Kuner (click here)

Download: Privacy after the crunch
Christopher Marsden (click here)
Marc Dautlich (click here)
Professor Lilian Edwards (click here)
Robin Wilton (click here)

Download: Privacy as a common good
Judith Rauhofer (click here)
Rosemary Jay (click here)
Professor Colin Bennett (click here)

No online CPD questions are available for this podcast.  This podcast is not part of the SCL Online CPD scheme.

The credit crunch and financial turmoil of 2008 is generating a major shift in social attitudes. This shift may lead to a change in the legal and regulatory climate; objectively measurable factors, such as turnover and profit may become less important, whilst less tangible factors such as risk management, social responsibility and sustainability may take centre stage.

The information and communication technologies are at the heart of all modern business and governmental activity, and thus changes in legislative or regulatory approach will inevitably address the use and workings of those technologies. The Policy Forum will explore the directions in which law and regulation might change, and attempt to identify the likely effects on technology users and subjects.

Day one: Professor Chris Reed, Professor of Electronic Commerce Law at CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London.

Day two: Judith Rauhofer, Research Fellow in Law, Information & Converging Technologies, University of Central Lancashire

Convenors & speakers:
Professor Colin Bennett,
University of Victoria
Iain Bourne, Head of Data Protection Projects, Information Commissioner's Office
Alastair Brett, Legal Manager, Times Newspapers Ltd
Dr Ian Brown - Oxford Internet Institute
Andrew Charlesworth - University of Bristol
Marc Dautlich, Partner, Technology Group and Head of Data Protection, Olswang LLP
Professor Lilian Edwards, Professor of Internet Law, University of Sheffield
Rosemary Jay, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP
Christopher Kuner, Partner and Head, International Privacy and Information Management Practice, Hunton & Williams
Mark Lewis, Partner, Head of Outsourcing Practice, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Mikko Manner, Associate, Roschier Attorneys Ltd
Christopher Marsden, Director, LL.M. in IT Media E-Commerce Law, University of Essex Law School.
Professor Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law, CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London, Consultant, Bristows.
Lokke Moerel, Head, Privacy Practice, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Andrew Murray, Reader in Law (with special interests in Cyber-regulation and Information Technology Law), London School of Economics
David Naylor, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
Judith Rauhofer, Research Fellow in Law, Information & Converging Technologies, University of Central Lancashire
Professor Diane Rowland, University of Aberystwyth
Graham Smith, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
Mark Turner, Partner, Herbert Smith LLP
Professor Ian Walden,  Professor of Information and Communications Law and Head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law at CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London, Of Counsel to Baker & McKenzie LLP and Public Interest Board Member, Internet Watch Foundation.
Tony Wales, Visiting Research Associate, Oxford Internet Institute
Kiaron Whitehead, General Counsel, BPI
Robin Wilton, Director, Future Identity, Director of Privacy and Public Policy, Liberty Alliance

Download the Policy Forum podcast here

Published: 2009-11-04T15:05:07

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