Law of New Technologies Courses

Law and management of new technologies

The profile Law and management of new technologies is part of the Master’s Degree in Law of the European University of Rome. It aims to promote the acquisition of knowledge and expertise highly demanded in the labour market. The course will provide the key elements for a proper understanding of the digital revolution.

The course has a multidisciplinary approach, with focus on different areas such as law, technology and business. Students who attend the three elective courses of the profile will receive a specific certificate of attendance at the time of graduation.

The scientific coordinator of the profile is Prof. Andrea Stazi.

Law of New Technologies Course

The fundamental course of the profile is Law of New technologies. It is scheduled in the second year of the master’s degree in Law. The course aims to provide students the basic knowledge to deal with the heterogeneous challenges produced by the advent of new technologies, which display their effects on single person, States, assets, contracts and market.

Each of these issues will be further examined in the optional course related to this profile.

In addition to lectures, students will be involved in debates and discussions also through thematic workshops. Case studies will be analysed by study groups, which will be leaded and coordinated by teachers and experts.

At the end of the lectures, students will be involved in the development of a project work.

The course is held by Prof. Andrea Stazi and Prof. Davide Mula

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The profile includes three different elective courses: Law and management of personal data and biotechnologies. Law and management of online financial services, Law and management  in online content and services.

These courses, each of 6 CFU (credits), have a duration of 48 hours of lessons and seminars, for a total of 18 CFU and 144 hours of lessons and seminars.

Law and management of personal data and biotechnologies

The course is aimed at analysing the rights of person in the context of innovation technologies.

The first part of the course will be focused on the right to privacy, on its evolution and its adaptation to the current regulatory framework.

Particular attention will be paid to the study of the new regulatory framework established by EU Regulation no. 679/2016, in order to allow students to know the IT and legal procedures necessary to protect personal data online.

At the same time, the course will highlight the differences between the regulation of personal data and non-personal data, in order to train professionals capable of operating in big data’s today scenario.

The course will also examine the law and management of biotechnologies, as well as the rules in force regarding research, experimentation and application of biotechnological innovations. In particular, the course will provide a framework of the international and European legislation on the protection of biotechnological innovations, focusing on the guidelines provided by the Court of Justice, by the ECHR and by the European Patent Office.

The course is held by Prof. Giuseppe Busia and Prof. Davide Mula

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Law and management of online financial services

The course will start from a reconstruction of the discipline of financial markets and listed companies on regulated markets. It will focus then on the major innovations of the financial industry and on the functioning of the main digital financial instruments. Teachers aim at providing Fintech’s reading keys together with Fintech’s repercussions on: (i) market and competition law; (ii) law sources; (iii) politics; (iv) surveillance and protections offered; (v) European scenario; (vi) digital single market; (vii) criminal law. Teachers will complete the course with some insights about “Self Sovereign Identity in the digital ecosystem” and the new European Market Regulation – MAR.

Among all the others, the main objective of the course is to provide students with improved knowledge of “Digital Transformation” with particular reference to financial systems and financial intermediaries

The course is held by Prof. Stefano Vincenzi, Prof. Gilberto Nava and Prof.ssa Martina Provenzano

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Law and management in online contents and services

The course aims, on one hand, to provide an overview of the discipline and management of online content, with particular regard to the sharing of creative, cultural and entertainment content and to intellectual property and intellectual creation put on the network. To this end, the regulation of communication networks, audio-visual media services and information society services will also be illustrated in the light of most recent evolution of European case law.

Therefore, the course will deepen the discipline and management of the provision of online services, with particular regard to the activity of e-commerce, online brokerage and artificial intelligence.

The analysis will focus on the development of economic initiative on the network, from the promotional and pre-contractual phase, to the contractual one and on contractual and non-contractual liability at business to business, business to consumer and consumer to business level.

we will also examine the discipline and management of the activity of intermediaries, start-ups, payment systems, machine learning and artificial intelligence and network security issues.

The course is held by Prof. Guido Scorza and Prof. Marco Scialdone

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