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Learning algorithms: lawmakers or law-breakers? David Restrepo-Amariles ©Fotolia-Zhi Difeng

In everyday technologies, learning algorithms are becoming ubiquitous. They are even changing the way laws and regulations are produced and enforced, with law increasingly determined by data and enforced automatically. In his study, David Restrepo Amariles investigates how learning algorithms are developing SMART Law to improve the quality of regulations and their enforcement, and how this can be (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution21 September 2016

The global enforcement of U.S. law and its implication for European (...)

The jurisdiction of US economic sanctions is far greater than many businesses realise. French (...)

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Enriching the regulatory framework can lead to a complexity that overshadows understanding of the (...)

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The trade deal currently being negotiated between the US and the EU is one of the most ambitious (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution7 December 2015

Indicators, indexes and rankings: when numbers challenge legal (...)

The legal field has experienced rapid increases in the use of indicators, which give quantitative (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution30 September 2015

Codes of conduct: a new legal tool for protecting consumers

In theory, codes of conduct - rules that an organization agrees to follow – do not have legal (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution26 November 2014

Will openness and transparency strengthen democracy in the EU?

The principle of openness is set to fling open the doors of institutions hitherto perceived as (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution15 January 2013

R&D collaboration

University scientists and private firms are increasingly keen to engage in joint entrepreneurship, (...)

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