Legal Informatics Luxembourg (LuxLI) is a community of researchers, professionals, legal experts, etc., from academia and industry, located in Luxembourg and working in Legal Informatics. Our activities rotate around four main pillars:

We are interested in industrial real-world use cases on which applying cutting-edge IT technologies, under the guidance of legal advisors. We organize dissemination and networking events to foster collaboration between IT and Legal experts, while trying to get in touch with the local industry. See our Calendar of events and follow us on Twitter and Linkedin.

Upcoming Events

  • Computational Law and Blockchain Festival by Legal Hackers Luxembourg
    21 Mar

    Along with many other Legal Hackers groups across the world, in collaboration with LëtzBlock and Legal Informatics Luxembourg, we are happy to announce that we will host a node for the decentralized Computational Law & Blockchain Festival!

    We will start the event with Gary Cywie, from Elvinger Hoss Prüssen, giving us a brief introduction to the adoption of bill of law 7363 amending the law concerning the circulation of securities, allowing to hold securities through DLT (including blockchains).

    After the presentation we will host an informal panel with local industry experts discussing blockchain technologies in general, Law 7363, permissioned vs non-permissioned blockchains, censorship resistance as a bug/feature and more!

    Our panelists are:
    Wim Stalmans (CEO, The Blockchain Academy)
    Joachim Lebrun (Head of Innovation at Tokeny)
    Marco Crepaldi (Ph.D. candidate University of Luxembourg)
    Gary Cywie (Counsel at Elvinger Hoss Prüssen)

    http://legalhackers.org/clbfest2019/

    Read more and sign up here

  • DEADLINE: Cyber Security Summer School 2019
    30 Apr

    Cyber Security Summer School 1-5 July 2019

    Blockchain: Applications and Security

    Voore, ESTONIA

    From 1st to 5th July 2019 the annual Cyber Security Summer School will take place in Estonia. The focus will be on blockchain technologies and its impact on digital transformation. With experts from various sectors and establishments, Summer School will give a comprehensive overview of different aspects of blockchain technologies. There will be three different subtopics which also serve as the main discussion points for the summer school:

    1) legal and economic considerations using blockchain;
    2) applications for blockchain;
    3) blockchain and cryptography.

    The Summer School is intended for PhD students and for young experts, who already work with blockchain. 

    More information here

  • Conference TILTing Perspectives 2019: "Regulating a world in transition"
    15 May
    Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB Tilburg, Netherlands

    TILTing perspectives 2019 brings together for the 6th time researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and civil society at the intersection of law and regulation, technology, and society to share insights, exchange ideas and formulate, discuss and suggest answers to contemporary challenges related to technological innovation.

    An highly relevant conference for Legal Informatics. More info at this link.

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