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Symposium on Generative AI

The Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute is proud to co-sponsor a symposium on “Dynamics in Generative AI” edited by Thibault Schrepel (ALTI) and Volker Stocker (Weizenbaum Institute). The symposium will be published in the Network Law Review (whose founder is...

Ioana Bratu at the first space law event in Ecuador

On 16 November 2023, Ioana Bratu, on behalf of Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute, participated at the first space law event organized in Ecuador via a collaboration between Niubox Legal Digital and Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Alongside renowned international...

New research program Law & Technology, and new co-directors ALTI

ALTI was initiated in approximately 2018 at the Law Faculty of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and its official kickoff meeting was held on November 8, 2021. During the kickoff, I presented a single introductory slide that outlined our progression from the...

DCI Young Scholars: Call for Applications

The Dynamic Competition Initiative (supported by ALTI, UC Berkeley, and the EUI) welcomes applications from Ph.D. candidates and post-docs (in economics, law, management, computer and data science…) to join us as a Young Scholar. Benefits 1. Participate in the development...

ALTI Summer Course AI & Space Law

Join us for a new summer of space law and artificial intelligence! Prepare to witness the fusion of legal expertise and cutting-edge AI & space advancements in an unparalleled academic experience. When: 3-7 July Where: Amsterdam & online (this summer...

BILETA 23 abstracts

Overview of the accepted abstracts (with links to the actual abstract) Alessa, Hibah (University of Leeds) and Basu, Subhajit (University of Leeds). Technology and Procedure in Dispute Resolution: A Procedural Model of Reform for Saudi Arabia’s Commercial Courts or Top-Down...

Call for abstracts BILETA23 (obsolete)

38th Annual BILETA CONFERENCE  Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Amsterdam Law and Technology Institute) and Online Thursday 13th APRIL – Friday 14th APRIL 2023 (The AGM and informal dinner on Wednesday 12 April, end of the afternoon) Cyberlaw: Finally getting its Act(s)...

Introducing “The Law + Tech Circle”

The Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute is delighted to introduce a new initiative created and coordinated by Thibault Schrepel, The “Law + Tech Circle”. The Circle is decentralized, across institutions, without top-down management. What: The Circle operates online with the...

Tax & Technology – Academic Expert Training 2023

On 27th and 30th of January, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam will organize an Academic Expert Training – Tax & Technology together with the Antwerp University. The first day will put an emphasis on collecting and processing of tax-data and the...

LAUNCH: “Blockchain Online Course”

The Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute is thrilled to be presenting you with the Blockchain Online Course (https://blockchainonlinecourse.org). What’s in it? The blockchain online course is first designed to teach you about blockchain functioning and dynamics. We also cover the...

Launch of the Dynamic Competition Initiative

With an online event held on 23 July, Thibault Schrepel—Associate Professor of Law + Technology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Law School—together with Nicolas Petit, Bo Heiden, and David Teece, launched the Dynamic Competition Initiative (DCI). DCI is a joint venture...

ALTI Summer Recommendations (2022 edition)

*** ALTI is pleased to present you with our summer recommendations, edition 2022. Enjoy ⛱ *** *** Anna Bon recommends Jacob Boas (ed.), Cultural criticism in the Netherlands 1933-1940 the newspaper columns of Menno ter Braak (2020, Brill): The first...

ALTI at the prestigious Manfred Lachs competition

Each year, the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is organizing the prestigious Manfred Lachs space law competition, aiming to promote the knowledge of space law among students. This year, ALTI was represented by our colleague, Ioana Bratu (IISL Member),...

Sustainable Partnership ALTI & University of Indonesia

On 24 March 2022, University of Indonesia hosted the closing seminar of our capacity-building project, CYBER*: Cyber-Security Education in Indonesia through a Multidisciplinary Approach of Study Programs and Innovative Technologies. The closing seminar followed a successful visit of the representatives of University...

Working paper: “Complexity-Minded Antitrust”

Thibault Schrepel, Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and co-director of the Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute, has a new working paper entitled “Complexity-Minded Antitrust“. You can access it freely over https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4050536: Complexity science is widely used across the...

AI ∞ Space Law Society

In February 2022, a new ALTI initiative was launched by Ioana Bratu, ALTI Board Member. In an internationally unique setting, the AI ∞ Space Law Society aims to provide a platform for discussions, debates and critical analysis of topics concerning...

ALTI conference: “Blockchain + The Law“

We are delighted to be announcing the first ALTI conference entitled “Blockchain + The Law”, to be held on February 3 (online). We have quite a fantastic lineup if you ask us, see for yourself (below), and be sure to...

A report for the European Commission on smart contracts

At the initial request of the European Parliament, the European Commission asked Thibault Schrepel to write a report on smart contracts’ legal environment. As it appears, the deployment of smart contracts within the European zone could fluidify economic transactions. It also...

New book: “Onlineplatformen”

Martien Schaub, a core member of ALTI, recently published ‘Onlineplatformen’. The book (in Dutch) is about the legal aspects relevant to online transaction platforms. These are platforms where users can conclude contracts either with the platform or with other users. The...

On e-commerce fraud and social media bans

E-commerce Yesterday in the Dutch news paper Parool appeared an article about e-commerce fraud, in times of Corona: Na lang wachten kregen ze een plastic prul thuis: ‘Cybermisdaad loont’. The article ends with my sad observation that “Cybercrime does pay”....

Capacity-Building Project awarded by NUFFIC

In January 2020, Ioana Bratu co-coordinated the application process for a capacity-building project funded by NUFFIC. The project is developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in collaboration with University of Indonesia and aims to provide solutions...

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