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The II Summer School of Foreign Law: "Law and innovation in the context of new socio-economic challenges"

23.06.2021
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DAY 1

On June 16, 2021, the II Summer School of Foreign Law: "Law and innovation in the context of new socio-economic challenges" started at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Due to the pandemic, the event was hold online. The moderators were Maria Egorova, Head of the School of Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department and Olesia Zasemkova, Associate Professor of the Private International Law Department, Associate Professor of Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafin University (MSAL).

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Maria Egorova opened the work of the School, addressing the participants with a welcoming speech:

- “I am pleased to note that our University maintains the tradition of holding such events. The Kutafin Moscow State Law University opens the School of Foreign Law twice a year: in summer and winter, in June and January, respectively.”

She also noted that each theme of the School is devoted to current problems in law and emphasized the applied nature of the event.

Then she announced the upcoming program of the School and introduced some foreign partners.

- “We have 3 days of fruitful work ahead and more than 30 lectures and master classes from leading legal experts from Belgium, India, Italy, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, the USA and Russia. For the first time, our colleagues from Brazil will take part in the work of the School” said Maria Egorova.

She also reminded the audience that in order to receive a certificate at the end of the School, attendance at all lectures is mandatory.

The Vice-Rector for Research of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) attended the opening ceremony and greeted the lecturers and participants on behalf of the MSAL administration, noting the increased relevance of the theme of the II Summer School.

- “The modern world is very contradictory, but despite all the differences between countries and peoples, there are still common universal vectors of global development - such, of course, is scientific and technological progress.”

He focused the participants' attention on the risks and threats emerging due to the development of various technologies, in particular, biotechnology and digitalization, and expressed interest in cooperation with foreign and Russian partners.

In conclusion, Vladimir Sinyukov expressed the hope that the School participants will gain new knowledge, broaden their horizons and will be able to apply their knowledge in practice. He also wished all colleagues good health and success in their creative activities.

On the first day of the School's work, the speakers and student were to discuss the "Impact of technology on the development of certain branches of legal regulation." Within the framework of the main topic, the following issues were discussed:

1)      Main legal problems related to implementation of new technologies

2)      Environmental law and the achievement of sustainable development

3)      Intellectual property protection and vectors of intellectual law transformation

4)      New challenges in space law.

The first lecture was given by Marco Richeri, the Secretary General of the European Institute for Political, Economic and Social Research (Rome, Italy), who devoted his speech to the UN sustainability principles and its impact in the states’ governance and regulatory systems of the development processes.

Marcello D'aponte, Professor of Labor Law at University of Naples Federico II, Civil lawyer at the Court of Cassation, Doctor of Law (Italy), presented an informative report on the topic “Platform work in the development of Italian and European case law”.

Further, Ajay Kumar Barnwal, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University, PhD in Law (Varanasi, India), gave a lecture “New Challenges in reference to Economic and Political justice referred in Constitution: An analytical study of India and Russia”.

The students highly appreciated the professor's speech and especially noted his "live" English.

Alain Duflot, Lawyer, Founder of Duflot & Partners legal practice, Co President of the International Alliance of Jurists and Economists, Professor at Jean Moulin Lyon III University (Lyon, France) gave the last lecture before the break and spoke about the Anti-abuse tax law reform.

After the break Beniamin Shakhnazarov, Associate Professor of the International Private Law Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law, gave a lecture - "Suppression of unfair competition and protection of intellectual property rights on the Internet", giving examples that are relevant and understandable to students.

As a solution to the problems outlined in his speech, Beniamin Shakhnazarov sees the development of existing legislation (Art. 10-bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property) and the harmonization of new laws on international level, which could mark the cases of unfair competition regarding to the use of intellectual property items, unfair and inaccurate advertising on the Internet.

The students also enjoyed the lecture of Eugeniya Puzyreva, Associate Professor of the Department of International Private Law, Associate Professor of the Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law on cross-border transactions with intermediated securities.

Notable was the speech of Michal Pietkiewicz, Associate Professor of the University of Warmia and Mazury, PhD in Law (Poland), dedicated to the new challenges in space law.

The lecturer raised the issue of space debris and the appropriation of outer space and space objects, along with the issue of legal regulation of the development of space resources.

Michal Pietkiewicz also invited the lecture listeners to play a game and solve a case in accordance with Art. 5 of the Outer Space Treaty and Art. 2 of the Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space.

Alexey Altukhov, Master of Physics, Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (Switzerland), Employee of Innovation Economics Department, Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, presenting a report on the topic “Platform Law and ‘the Archangel’ Ecosystem”, finished the first day of the School.

Then the moderator Olesia Zasemkova outlined the theme of the second day of the Summer School, thanked the speakers for their interesting and informative presentations, and the audience for their attention, active participation in the discussion and worthy questions in the chat. Maria Egorova, Head of the School of Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Co-President of the International Alliance of Lawyers and Economists (France), Doctor of Law, Professor, also thanked all the participants and expressed hope for efficient and fruitful work the next day.

 

DAY 2

On June 17, 2021, Vladimir Kanashevsky, Head of the Private International Law Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University(MSAL) and Olesia Zasemkova, Associate Professor of the Private International Law Department, Associate Professor of Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), moderated the second day of the II Summer School of Foreign Law "Law and Innovation in the Context of New Social and Economic Challenges".

In the course of the active work of the School, experts from Spain, Belgium, India, Russia, the USA and Brazil gave lectures for students from different countries. The main topic of the day was “Innovations in the field of entrepreneurship and business practice”. International experts raised such issues as:

1)      Legal regulation of innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems

2)      Development of compliance practices in Russian and foreign companies and legal security issues

3)      Online dispute resolution (ODR)

4)      Legal regulation of incentives for innovation in the public procurement market in the EU and Russia

5)      Regulation of telework: problems and solutions in the European Union

The first to speak was Kumar Niteesh Upadhyay, Assistant Professor of Law Galgotias University, Founder and Guest Faculty American Romanian University (India), giving a lecture on “Business and Human Rights”. The speaker raised an issue of corporate social responsibility from both legal and ethical points of view and talked about the legal regulation of corporate social responsibility.

Natalya Golovina, Assistant Professor of the Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafina Moscow State Law University (MSAL) presented a detailed report in which she spoke about the effectiveness of moot court trials in preparing students for professional activities.

Then Diana Treshchakova, Doctor of Law, Professor of the Faculty of Law at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (Slovakia), gave a lecture on the topic “Geoblock and its Impact on E-Commerce”. The expert gave a definition of e-commerce, presented its classification, and considered the issue of legal regulation of geo-blocking and discrimination against people from different geographic zones.

Natalia Pozhilova, Legal Adviser of Event Lawyers Ltd., spoke about the legal regulation of innovative investments. The lecturer presented the main programs for investment in research and innovation developed by the EU, raised the issue of venture capital work and focused on the legal regulation of crowdfunding.

Marina Romanova, Advisor of Expertise and Mediation Division of Internal Markets Functioning Department, Eurasian Economic Commission, PhD in Law, gave a lecture on “Customs mechanisms in industrial innovations support in the European and Eurasia economic unions”. She showed and talked about the most common customs tariffs of the EU and the EAEU and raise an issue of regulation of customs tariffs reliefs.

Henar Alvarez-Cuesta, Professor of Labor Law at the University of Leon (Spain), delivered a lecture “Telework Regulation: Problems and Solutions”. The speaker not only revealed the concept of “telework”, but also considered the problem of the lack of proper regulation. In addition, Henar Alvarez-Cuesta drew the attention of the audience to the problems that arise during distant work, and suggested legal ways to overcome them.

After a short break Tomas Schollaert, Partner of the International Law Firm Pierstone (Belgium), a Member of the Brussels Bar Association, the Czech Bar Association, the Brussels Antitrust Group, Lecturer at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), together with Vladimir Kanashevsky, Head of the Private International Law Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) spoke about “Growing dominance of Big Tech companies in the modern world: legal problems and challenges”. They examined the biggest tech companies and the main challenges that the world faces interacting with them, and raised the problem of power abuse by such companies.

Anuja Mishra, Independent researcher, Doctor of Law and Administration (India) spoke about the impacts of sustainable development goals in developing countries.

Daniel Brantes Ferreira, Dean of University Candido Mendes and Professor at Ambra University Brazil, Vice-President of Academic affairs of the brazilian center for mediation and arbitration, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - CIArb, Editor-in-chief of the Brazilian Journal for Alternative Dispute Resolution – RBADR, PhD, Professor (Brazil), devoted his presentation to Online Dispute Resolution (ODR).

Peter B. Maggs, Research Professor of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Doctor of Law (USA) gave a lecture “The Future of Intellectual Property Law”, in which he raised the issue of structural economic changes affecting certain areas of intellectual property law.

Jeffrey A. Burt, retired partner of Arnold & Porter LLP (USA) made a presentation on “The Revolutionary Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Future of the Legal Profession”, drawing the attention of the audience to the main areas of activity in which artificial intelligence helps lawyers.

Prahi Vinod Motiyani, Assistant Professor of the School of Law, Gujarat University, PhD in Law (Ahmedabad, India) spoke about the role of intellectual property rights in business. In her report, the lawyer gave a definition of the concept of "intellectual property", highlighted the existing categories and raised an issue of the need to promote and protect intellectual property rights.

Gabriella Marcella, CEO of SIRIUS GLOBAL - Academic Diplomacy 4.0 (Italy), delivered a lecture “Profits, corruption and identity-related crimes: where does an economic fraud system start from?” The speaker clearly showed the consequences of corruption, spoke about the most common fraud schemes in the EU countries, and raised the problem of money laundering.

In conclusion, Maria Egorova, head of the School of Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department summed up the results of the second day of the Summer School:

“I would like to thank all the teachers of the second day of the School of Foreign Law from India, Belgium, Brazil, Italy, the USA and Spain for interesting lectures. We hope that it was interesting for our students from different countries today”.

Maria Egorova especially thanked the moderators Vladimir Kanashevsky and Olesia Zasemkova for an interesting discussion and creative approach, as well as professors from Private International Law and Legal Modeling Departments of the Kutafina Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

 

DAY 3

On June 18, 2021, the third and final day of the Summer School of Foreign Law “Law and Innovation in the Context of New Social and Economic Challenges” took place. Vitaly Slepak, Deputy Head of the Integration and European Law Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law, Olesia Zasemkova, Associate Professor of the Private International Law Department and of the Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law and Daria Ponomareva, Deputy Head of the Practical Jurisprudence Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law, Assistant Professor moderated the discussion of the third day.

Opening the work of the final day, the moderators noted that the issues for discussion will be:

1)      The impact of innovations on the development of law and legal culture

2)      Problems of the development of constitutional law in the European Union and Russia

3)      Legal problems of regulation of artificial intelligence in European and international practice

4)      New technologies and education

5)      Organizational and legal forms of "megascience" in Russia and the world

6)      Law and practice of the use of technologies.

Singh Prabhpreet, PhD in Law, Assistant Professor at the School of Law at Manipal University Jaipur (India), delivered a lecture on “Comparative study of Procedure of Amendment in reference to India and Russia”.

Roberto Fernández-Fernández, Doctor of Law, Professor of Labour Law and Social Security Law of the University of Leon at the University of León, Spain, highlighted the aspects of fundamental rights associated with Industry 4.0.

The expert told which human rights Industry 4.0 affects the most and how Spanish legislation regulates it.

The lecturer paid the greatest attention to the violation of the right to privacy. The massive use of social media in the workplace can affect a wide range of constitutional and labor rights, especially with regard to privacy:

“For example, an employer, using social networks, begins to compromise and insult an employee, to disclose data from his personal life through social networks, which shall not be the subject of the public domain. It is a violation of the right to privacy”.

However, the lawyer noted, criticism of an employee's professional abilities is not considered an infringement on privacy.

Neha Mishra, associate professor at the O.P. Jindal Global University, PhD in Law (India) prepared the scientific and legal review of "megascience" in time of pandemic.

The speaker expressed confidence that the legal regulation of "megascience" projects should be unified due to the global scale of scientific research in this industry. She also believes that "megascience" should be left out of politics and be based on the conditions of scientific international cooperation.

Anita Yadav, Assistant Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (India), devoted her lecture to the issue of “Right to privacy and Indian Laws”.

Amit Yadav, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law at Manipal University Jaipur (India), gave a lecture “Status of law of technology in India with special reference to global scenario”. He spoke about the role of information technology in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the impact of cybercrime on the state of the economy in India and India's national cybersecurity policy.

Bhumika Sharma, Assistant Professor at Jagran School of Law (India), devoted her speech to “Updating of Syllabus of Graduate Law Courses”. She described the system of drawing up legal courses programs in India and other countries and told about the main academic standards required in legal courses programs in higher education institutions.

Olesia Zasemkova, Associate Professor of the Private International Law Department and of the Legal Modeling Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law delivered a lecture “Ethical and legal issues of the use of artificial intelligence”. The expert gave the definition of artificial intelligence, and addressed the basic principles of the National Strategy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence.

Pawan Kumar, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law at Sharda University (India), Researcher at the Case Matrix Network, drew the attention of the audience to the problems of legal regulation of artificial intelligence at international law and explained why it is so difficult to develop an up-to-date legislation regulating artificial intelligence.

Daria Ponomareva, Deputy Head of the Department of Practical Jurisprudence of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), PhD in Law, devoted her speech to legal regulation of the use of genetic data in the digital era on the experience of Russian Federation.

The speaker noted that genetic data is data that includes encoded information about certain fragments of human DNA - the exception is physiological characteristics.

Genetic data can be used in criminal prosecution, in banking and insurance services, in labor law, as well as in the establishment of juridical facts (for example, paternity).

Ardyllis Alves Soares, Post-Doctorate Fellow, Centro Universitario de Brasilia (Brazil), spoke about “Online Travel Agencies and P2B Regulation”. The speaker listed the main online platforms used by business organizations and described how legislation regulates the platform market for online travel agencies.

Thomas Shillinglow, International Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and honorable Vice-President of Corning Inc. (USA) gave the last lecture “The future of international law school education”. The lawyer outlined what changes need to be made in legal education so that modern students would easily adapt to the changes that are taking place in the world of rapid development of information technologies.

In conclusion, Maria Egorova, Head of the School of Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department thanked the speakers and students for their active participation in the School:

“During the 3 days of the School's work, you have acquired valuable knowledge that will not only help you in mastering your profession, but also broaden your horizons, and allow you to form legal thinking.”

The School was attended by representatives from more than 15 countries, including both traditional partners of the University from Europe and the United States, and new colleagues from India and Brazil.


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