Law, Governance & Technology

Selected Law, Governance & Technology publications and events of the International and European Law and Governance group (chair R.A. Wessel; sub-section)

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2016

R.A. Wessel, The Rule of Law in the Technological Age: Challenges and Opportunities for the EU, Panel Chair, University of Amsterdam, 4 November 2016

L. Marin and M. Weimar (Eds.), Regulating New and Emerging Technologies, special issue of European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2016, No. 1

L. Marin and M. Weimar, The Role of Law in Managing the Tension between Risk and Regulation: Introduction to the Special Issue on Regulating New and Emerging Technologies, European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2016, No. 1, pp. 1-6

R.A. Wessel and E. Kica, Political Economy and the Decisions of International Organizations: Choosing Governance Arrangements through Informality, in A. Fabbricotti (Ed.), The Political Economy of International Law, Cheltenham/Northhampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016 (on the regulatory governance of e.g. nanotechnologies)

L. Marin, The Fate of the Data Retention Directive: About Mass Surveillance and Fundamental Rights in the EU Legal Order, in T. Konstatinides, V. Mitsilegas, M. Bergstrom (Eds.), Research Handbook on European Criminal Law, 2016 (forthcoming)

L. Marin, The Humanitarian Drone and the Borders: Unravelling the Rationales Underlying the Deployment of Drones in Border Surveillance, in B. Custers (ed.), The Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Challenges From Legal and Ethical Perspectives, TMC Asser Press, 2016 (forthcoming)

2015

C.M. Brölmann, A.G. Oude Elferink, T. D. Gill, L.J. van den Herik, N.M.C.P. Jägers, J.G. Lammers, W.G. Werner and R.A. Wessel, Autonome wapensystemen: de noodzaak van betekenisvolle menselijke controle, CAVV Advisory Report No. 26 (joint report with the AIV, No. 97), 2015 (on the regulation of technology in weapon systems)

L. Marin, tv-interview on the deployment of drones in border surveillance operations on the Mediterranean. Reportage Les Nouvelles Migrations, broadcasted on 9.6.2015, ARTE.TV, http://www.arte.tv/guide/fr/055857-000/les-nouvelles-migrations

R.A. Wessel, Risk Regulation on Emerging Technologies, invited discussant at the UCALL Congres 'Law in the Risk Society’, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 10 April 2015

E. Kica, The Regulation and Standardisation of Nanotechnology (thesis, successfully defended 2015)

L. Marin, K. Krajčíková, Deploying drones in policing European borders: between crime control and humanitarian discourses”, in A. Završnik, (ed.) Drones and Unmanned Aerial Systems: Legal and Social Implications for Security and Surveillance, Springer, 2015, forthcoming; on the use of drones)

E. Kica and R.A. Wessel, Transnational Arrangements in the Governance of Emerging Technologies: The Case of Nanotechnology, in E. Stokes, D. Bowman and A. Rip (Eds.), Embedding and Governing New Technologies: A Regulatory, Ethical & Societal Perspective, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing, 2015 (forthcoming; on governance & regulation of nanotechnology)

L. Marin, The ‘metamorphosis’ of the drone: challenges arising from the deployment of drone technology in border surveillance. An exploratory study, in E. Stokes, D. Bowman and A. Rip (Eds.), Embedding and Governing New Technologies: A Regulatory, Ethical & Societal Perspective, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing, 2015 (forthcoming; on the use of drones)

L. Marin, The Digital Rights Ireland Decision and its Extraterritorial Effects on EU-Third State Agreements, Conference on Extraterritoriality and Data Protection, University of Utrecht, 6 May 2015, University of Utrecht

L. Marin, Risk Regulation and Emerging Technologies, UCall conference Law and the Risk Society, panel convenor (with Dr. E. Kica), University of Utrecht, 9-10 April 2015

L. Marin, A Glimpse on Border Surveillance Practices Across the Atlantic, Between Law Enforcement and Proactive Prevention of Migration, Boston (US), EUSA Fourteenth Biennial Conference, 5-7 March 2015

L. Marin, Experts meeting for the project MAPPING (Managing Alternatives for Privacy, Property and Internet Governance), led by the University of Groningen, 9 February 2015

2014

R.A. Wessel, Towards EU Cybersecurity Law: Regulating a New Policy Field, in N. Tsagourias and R. Buchan (Eds.), Research Handbook on Cyber Space and International Law, Cheltenham/Northhampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014 (on EU regulation of cybersecurity)

L. Broos, ‘Publieksvriendelijk’ versnellen van innovatie in netwerksectoren: exploratie van wetstechnische mogelijkheden ter bevordering van innovatie in de telecomsector, met behoud van de bescherming van publieke belangen (thesis, successfully defended February 2014; on regulation of technological innovation)

S. Duquet, J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, Upholding the Rule of Law in Informal International Lawmaking Processes, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 2014, pp. 75-95 (on the rule of law and, inter alia, global governance of technology)

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, Informal International Law as Presumptive Law: Exploring New Modes of Law-Making, in R. Liijova and J. Petman (Eds.), International Law-Making: Essays in Honour of Jan Klabbers, London/New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 75-102 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

2013

Kica, E. and Dorbeck-Jung, B.R. (2013) Conceptualization of the legitimacy of transnational technology regulation: First empirical insights from nanotechnology standardization. In: INTERNORM Interdisciplinary Workshop,University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 19 March, 2013

Kica, E. and Dorbeck-Jung, B.R. (2013) Conceptualization of the legitimacy of transnational private governance arrangements related to technology regulation. In: SNet Conference, Norheastern University, Boston, 27-29 October, 2013

E. Kica and DM Bowman, Transnational Governance Arrangements: Legitimate Alternatives to Regulating Nanotechnologies?, NanoEthics, 7(1), 2013

K. Parti and L. Marin, Ensuring freedoms and protecting rights in the governance of the Internet: A comparative analysis of blocking measures of illegal Internet content and the liability of ISPs, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 2013, pp. 138-159

M.M.T.A. Brus, K.C.J.M. Arts, C.M. Brölmann, A.G. Oude Elferink, T. D. Gill, L.J. van den Herik, N.M.C.P. Jägers, J.G. Lammers, W.G. Werner, R.A. Wessel, Armed Drones, CAVV Advisory Report No. 23, 2013 (on new technologies and international law)

E. Kica and DM Bowman, Transnational Governance Arrangements: Legitimate Alternatives to Regulating Nanotechnologies?, NanoEthics, 7(1).

N. Chowdhury, European Regulation of Medical Devices: Regulatee Expectations of Legal Certainty (thesis, successfully defended September 2013)

M. Sanders, Publiek-Private Samenwerking in de Nederlandse energiesector: vorm en legitimiteit (thesis, successfully defended December 2013)

E. Kica and DM Bowman, Regulation by Means of Standardization: Key Legitimacy Issues of Health and Safety Nanotechnology Standards, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 2013, 53,11-56.

2012

E. Kica, The Drive Towards Nanotechnology Standardization: Shifting Roles in Governance and Key Challenges, European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2, 2012, 227-234.

E. Kica, V Rodriguez and N Groenendijk, ‘High-Quality Patents for Emerging Science and Technology through External Actors’, European Intellectual Property Review, 2012, 4, 221-229.

E. Kica and N Groenendijk, The Governance of Patents in Europe: An Improved Patent Impact Assessment for New Technology Developments, in Helge Hveem and Carl H. Knutsen (Eds), Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas, Routledge, 2012, pp. 98-116.

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel, J. Wouters, A. Berman, and S. Duquet, Introduction and Key Issues Surrounding Informal International Lawmaking, in A. Berman, S. Duquet J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel, and J. Wouters, (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking: Case Studies, The Hague: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2012, pp. 1-5 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

A. Berman, S. Duquet J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel, and J. Wouters, (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking: Case Studies, The Hague: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2012 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, Informal International Lawmaking: An Assessment and Template to Keep it Both Effective and Accountable, in J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 500-537; available on SSRN) (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

D.W.P. Ruiter and R.A. Wessel, The Legal Nature of Informal International Law: A Legal Theoretical Exercise, in J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 162-184 (on the role of technological experts in global law-making)

A. Berman and R.A. Wessel, The International Legal Status of Informal International Law-making Bodies: Consequences for Accountability, in J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 35-62 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, An Introduction to Informal International Lawmaking, in J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 1-10

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

J. Pauwelyn, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, The Exercise of Public Authority through Informal International Lawmaking: An Accountability Issue?, Jean Monnet Working Papers (New York School of Law), series on Global Governance as Public Authority: Structures, Contestation, and Normative Change, No. 06/11, 2012 (on, inter alia, transnational regulation of technology)

M. Viola de Azevedo Cunha, L. Marin, G. Sartor, “Peer-to-Peer Privacy Violations and ISP Liability: Data Protection in the User-Generated Web”, International Data Privacy Law Journal, 2012 (earlier appeared as EUI Working Papers LAW, 11/2011) http://idpl.oxfordjournals.org/content/2/2/50.full (on data protection technology)

2011

R.A. Wessel, Regulating Technological Innovation through Informal International Law: The Exercise of International Public Authority by Transnational Actors, in M.A. Heldeweg and E. Kica (Eds.), Regulating Technological Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011, pp. 77-94 (on the global regulation of technological innovation)

E. Chiti and R.A. Wessel, The Emergence of International Agencies in the Global Administrative Space: Autonomous Actors or State Servants?, in N.D. White and R. Collins (Eds.), International Organizations and the Idea of Autonomy: Institutional Independence in the International Legal Order, Routledge, 2011, pp. 142-159 (on global agencies, inter alia, composed of technical experts)

L. Marin, Is Europe Turning into a Technological Fortress? Innovation and Technology for the Management of EU’s External Borders: Reflections on FRONTEX and EUROSUR, in M.A. Heldeweg & E. Kica (Eds.), Regulating Technological Innovation: Legal and Economic Regulation of Technological Innovation, Palgrave MacMillan, 2011, pp. 131-151

E. Kica and N Groenendijk (2011), ‘The European Patent System: Dealing with Emerging Technologies’, Innovation - The European Journal of Social Science Research, 24 (1-2), 85-105.

E. Kica, (2011), ‘The European Patent System: Emerging Technologies, the Patent Quality Challenge and Mechanisms to Deal with it’., in Michiel A. Heldeweg and Evisa Kica (Eds), Regulating Technological Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke/Un, pp. 190-211

M.A. Heldeweg and E Kica (2011), ‘Introduction: General Analysis of the Regulation and Technological Innovation Relationship’, in Michiel A. Heldeweg and Evisa Kica (Eds), Regulating Technological Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke/Un, pp. 1-14.

M.A. Heldeweg and E Kica (2011), ‘Conclusions: Emerging Technologies and Technology Innovation’, in Michiel A. Heldeweg and Evisa Kica (Eds), Regulating Technological Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke/Un, pp. 225-229.

G. Scellato, M Calderini, F Caviggioli, Ch Franzoni, E Ughetto, E Kica and V Rodriguez (2011), Study on the Quality of the Patent System in Europe. European Commission/DG Markt (Tender MARKT/2009/11/D. Contract Notice in the Official Journal of the European Union 2009/S 147-214675 of 04/08/2009).

M.A. Heldeweg and E Kica (eds) (2011), Regulating Technological Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke/Un.

N. Chowdhury, Nanotechnology and State Regulation (India) – in Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability; Edited by Donald Maclurcan & Natalia Radywyl, CRC Press, December 2011

M. Holterman, The Transaction Costs of Semi-Public Institutions: The History of the Railways as a Challenge for Coase (thesis, successfully defended September 2011; on infrastructure regulation)

2009

L.C.P. Broos, M.A. Heldeweg and R.A. Wessel, European Organization of Telecom Regulators and the Impact on the Pace of Telecom Innovations, Is EU Modesty Hampering Innovation in Telecom? Think Global, Act Local…, in proceedings 2nd Annual conference on competition and regulation in network industries, 20 November 2009, Brussels (on EU regulation of telecom)

2008

J. Wouters, R.A. Wessel and A. Føllesdal, Multilevel Regulation and the EU: A Brief Introduction, in A. Føllesdal, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Multilevel Regulation and the EU: The Interplay between Global, European and National Normative Processes, Leiden, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008, pp. 1-6 (on, inter alia, global law-making in technological areas)

A. Føllesdal, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Multilevel Regulation and the EU: The Interplay between Global, European and National Normative Processes, Leiden, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008 (on, inter alia, global law-making in technological areas)

R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters, The Phenomenon of Multilevel Regulation: Interactions between Global, EU and National Regulatory Spheres, in A. Føllesdal, R.A. Wessel and J. Wouters (Eds.), Multilevel Regulation and the EU: The Interplay between Global, European and National Normative Processes, Leiden, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008, pp. 9-47; in shorter form published in International Organizations Law Review, 2007, No. 2, pp. 257-289 and in D. Curtin and A. Wille (Eds.), Meaning and Practice of Accountability in the EU Multi-Level Context, Mannheim: connex Report Series No. 7, 2008, Chapter 11, pp. 281-426 (on, inter alia, global law-making in technological areas)