The use of digital currencies such as bitcoin is changing the way we do business. Banks and notaries are no longer necessary thanks to the technology behind bitcoin: the blockchain, a huge online database in which all transactions are carried out. But what are the legal consequences of this? Mathieu Paapst is researching the legal consequences of large-scale IT applications in our lives, in order to think about how laws can be shaped in the future.
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Adriaan J. Wierenga, emergency law specialist, argues in favour of a thorough revision and simplification of the national emergency law before the next crisis arrives. Proper legislation could save lives.
Dominique Mollet, PhD candidate in Health Law, wants to bring more attention to oral health through legal research. She is working with the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health, among others.
George Azzopardi and Guru Swaroop Bennabhaktula from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have won the Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023 for their project ‘4NSEEK; Forensic Against Sexual Exploitation of Children’. In the ‘students’ category, Nine van...
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