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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By royal decree, Associate Professor André de Hoogh has been reappointed as member of the Advisory Committee on Public International Law for another period of four years.
The war against drugs is changing, slowly but surely. This is the conclusion reached by Michelle Bruijn in her PhD research. Countries are resigned to the limitations of the criminal law system and are now looking for other ways of tackling...
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, turnover plummeted to practically zero. However, it is also thanks to the coronavirus that EventInsight was saved. Law alumnus Bas Krijgsman, who had a run-in with the police as a teenage hacker, has turned out to...
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