Publications & activities
Prof. Pinar Akman (Leeds)
- Member, Innovation Advisory Group, UK Financial Conduct Authority (Jan 2023-)
- Member of the Advisory Council on Competition Policy, Future of Business Centre, Canadian Chamber of Commerce (2022)
- Member of the Advisory Board, Computational Antitrust at CodeX, the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, Stanford Law School (2021-)
- Pinar Akman Vertical Agreements in the Digital Economy: Competition Law and E-Commerce (Oxford University Press) (in progress).
- Pinar Akman 2022. A Web of Paradoxes: Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets. Virginia Law and Business Review 16 (2), pp. 217-292 (nominated for 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards).
- Pinar Akman 2022. Regulating Competition in Digital Platform Markets: A Critical Assessment of the Framework and Approach of the EU Digital Markets Act. European Law Review 47 (1), pp. 85-114 (reprinted in  (6) European Current Law 523-547).
- Pinar Akman “Competition Law, Digitalisation, and Platforms – Separating the Old Challenges from the New” (forthcoming) in N Nyabola, T Owen, H Tworek (eds) Global Platform Governance (forthcoming).
- Pinar Akman, Consultation Response, DCMS Policy Paper “Digital Regulation: Driving growth and unlocking innovation (6 July 2021)”,
- Pinar Akman, “Competition Law, Digitalization and Platforms: Separating the Old Challenges from the New”, 28 June 2022, Centre
for International Governance Innovation.
- Pinar Akman, Marquard Christen, Kentaro Hirayama, Brendan Fee and Davit Akman, “International Perspectives on Privacy and Competition Law”, 2 Feb 2022, American Bar Association, Business Law Today.
- Pinar Akman “We Can’t Tackle Platform Competition Issues Without Increasing Digital Literacy”, 3 June 2021, World Economic Forum Agenda.
- Pinar Akman 2019. Competition Policy in a Globalized, Digitalized Economy. 3 (Fall) Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle, 59-65.
- Pinar Akman 2019. Online Platforms, Agency, and Competition Law: Mind the Gap. Fordham International Law Journal 43(2), pp. 209-319.
- Pinar Akman 2019. Competition Policy in a Globalized, Digitalized Economy World Economic Forum, White Paper, Cologny, Switzerland: World Economic Forum.
- Pinar Akman 2019. An Agenda for Competition Law and Policy in the Digital Economy. Journal of European Competition Law & Practice 10(10), pp. 589-590.
- Invited Speaker, “The DMA: Live in Action”, 12th Annual GCR Live: Telecoms, Media & Technology, London, 9 March 2023
- Keynote, “Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets: the Approaches of the EU and the UK”, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Conference on Current Developments in Competition and Regulation of Digital Markets, 9 June 2022 (in Turkish) (online)
- Invited Speaker, “Competition in the Online Market: E-commerce and Digitalization”, 3rd Arab Competition Forum (ESCWA-UNCTAD-OECD), Muscat and online, 25 May 2022
- Invited Speaker, “The Future Landscape of International Digital Governance: the Competition Law and Policy Perspective”, The Briefing Circle, London, 30 March 2022
- Invited Expert (Training), “Competition Law and Policy in the Digital Era – Developing Country Perspectives”, Bhutan E-Commerce Training Dialogues, International Trade Centre, 9 December 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Speaker, “The Digital Markets Act Package” with Director General Guersent (DG COMP, EU Commission), 19th Annual Conference of the Dutch Foundation for Competition Law Developments, 7 October 2021 (hybrid due to pandemic)
- Invited Presentation, “Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets”, presentation of research and consultation input, Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), 16 September 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Speaker, “Analysing Algorithms: New Frontiers in Antitrust – the Competition Law Perspective”, Competition Law Association, 3 June 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Presentation, “Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets – the Australian Findings”, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Digital Platforms’ Branch, 18 May 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Moderator, Competition and Digital Platform Regulation Virtual Roundtable II, World Economic Forum, 22 April 2021 (by invitation only)
- Invited Expert, “Ensuring Our Regulatory Institutions Are Fit for the Digital Age”, Roundtable (by invitation) organised by Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), 11 March 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Panellist, “Tipping: Should Regulators Intervene Before or After?”, 2nd Annual Conference on Digital and Competition, Concurrences (NY), 10 March 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Expert Speaker, Information Session on the Digital Markets Act, Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), European Parliament, 19 February 2021 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Panellist, “Problems & Solutions: A Two-Part Online Discussion Series on the App Ecosystem in the Context of the Digital Services Act”, ACT The App Association, 18 November 2020 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Keynote, “Competition Law and Policy in Digital Markets: the Direction of Travel”, Catalan Competition Authority, 16 November 2020 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Training, “Data Related Abuses in the Digital Economy”, EJTN AD On-line Classroom on EU Competition Law, European Judicial Training Network, 9 November 2020 (virtual due to pandemic)
- Invited Moderator and Discussion Leader, Competition and Digital Platform Regulation Virtual Roundtable, World Economic Forum, 22 September 2020 (by invitation only)
- Invited Speaker, Antitrust Roundtable, Competition Policy International, 17 July 2020 (online)
- Moderator Roundtable on Consumers’ Data Rights & Competition Policy at Competition Law & Economics Roundtables, OECD & CPI, Paris on 27 February 2020.
- Invited Speaker, ‘Digitalization and Competition Law and Policy’, Istanbul Competition Forum, Istanbul, 25 November 2019.
- Training, ‘Case Studies on Microsoft and Intel’, European Union Support to the Competition Agency of Georgia: Training for Judges in Competition Law, Kakheti, Georgia, 9 November 2019.
- Invited Panellist, ‘Outdated Antitrust Control? The EU’s Response to Leverage of Market Power and Exclusionary Abuses’, European Data Summit, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Berlin, 24 October 2019.
- Invited Panellist, ‘Digital Platforms, Data, Innovation, and Market power’, 2nd Annual Global Competition Review Live IP, Antitrust & Innovation, Brussels, 8 October 2019.
- Invited Panellist, ‘Artificial Intelligence and Ethics’, AI Tech North 2019, Leeds, 20 July 2019.
- Invited Panellist, ‘Competition and Consumer Protection Policies in the Digital Era – Need for a Paradigm Shift?’ Tenth Meeting of the UNCTAD Research Partnership Platform, United Nations, Geneva, 10 July 2019.
- Invited Speaker, ‘Competition Policy in a Globalized, Digitalized Economy’, Workshop on Digitalization and International Economic Policy: Tax, Competition, Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum, Geneva, 8 July 2019.
- Opening Remarks, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, 30 September 2022
- Moderator, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Digital Markets”, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, 30 September 2022
- Invited Speaker, “Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets”, Vienna Competition Law Days, Vienna, 16 September 2022
- Keynote, “Empirical Evidence on Online Platforms Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets”, 6th Annual Conference of Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics, Bergen, Norway, 2 June 2022
- Invited Speaker, “Digital Platforms and Policy”, 1st Cross-Disciplinary Management Meeting (London School of Economics, University of Southern California, University of Copenhagen), LSE, London, 26 May 2022
- Invited Speaker, “EU Competition Law and Digital Markets”, Harvard Law School, 1 April 2022 (online)
- Invited Speaker, “A Web of Paradoxes: Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets”, Global Faculty Seminar, Singapore Management University, 27 January 2022 (online)
- Moderator, Keynote Speech by Olivier Guersent, Director General of EU Directorate-General for Competition, Conference “Between Competition and Regulation: Taming Online Platforms and Intermediaries”, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance, 17 December 2021 (online)
- Panel Chair, “Regulation and Competition: Perfect Complements or Perfect Substitutes?”, Conference “Between Competition and Regulation: Taming Online Platforms and Intermediaries”, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance, 17 December 2021 (online)
- Invited Commentator, Doctrinal Implications of Computational Antitrust, CodeX, Computational Antitrust Conference, Stanford Law School, 14 December 2021 (online)
- Baxt Lecture 2021, “A Web of Paradoxes: Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets”, Melbourne Law School, 16 November 2021 (online)
- Invited Guest Lecture, “Online Platforms and Competition”, Oxford Platforms and Digital Disruption, Said Business School, University of Oxford, 28 June 2021 (online)
- Invited Speaker, “Online Platforms, Agency, and Competition Law: Mind the Gap”, 16th Annual Conference of the Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia, 9 July 2020 (online)
- Seminar, ‘Online Platforms, Agency, and Competition Law: Mind the Gap’, Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 31 January 2020.
- Invited Speaker, “Digitalization and Competition Law & Policy”, The Roundabouts of Digital Governance, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Digital Governance, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, 30 January 2020
- TILEC Seminar presentation ‘Online Platforms, Agency, and Competition Law: Mind the Gap?’, Tilburg University, 30 October 2019.
- Invited Plenary Speaker, ‘Central Questions about the Implementation, Application and Practice of Law’, 110th Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 4 September 2019.
- Principal Investigator, “Empirical evidence on consumer and business attitudes towards and understanding of the workings of online technology companies”, Research England (UKRI), University of Leeds QR Strategic Priorities Fund Grant, 2020
Dr Ittai Bar Siman Tov (BIU)
- Avihay Chriqui, Inbal Yahav & Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Legal HeBERT: A BERT-based NLP Model for Hebrew Legal, Judicial and Legislative Texts (June 27, 2022). Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4147127.
- Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Olivier Rozenberg, Cyril Benoît, Israel Waismel-Manor, Asaf Levanon & Gal Ifergane 2022. ‘Should I Stay (Open) or Should I Close? World Legislatures during the First Wave of COVID-19’. Political Studies (forthcoming 2022), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4055128.
- Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov 2020. Comparative Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Omnibus Legislation, available here: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-72748-2#toc.
- Israel Waismel-Manor, Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Olivier Rozenberg, Asaf Levanon, Cyril Benoît & Gal Ifergane 2020. Covid-19 and legislative activity: A cross-national study, available here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3641824.
- Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov 2020. Beyond Neglect and Disrespect: Legislatures in Legal Scholarship, in: Handbook of Parliamentary Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Legislatures 141 (Cyril Benoît & Olivier Rozenberg, eds, 2020), available here: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3494920.
- Israel Waismel-Manor, Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Oliver Rozenberg, Asaf Levanon, Cyril Benoît & Gal Ifergane 2020. Covid-19 and Legislative Activity: A Cross-National Study, 2020, available here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342514148_Covid-19_and_Legislative_Activity_A_Cross-National_Study.
- David Sarne, Jonathan Schler, Alon Singer, Ayelet Sela & Ittai Bar Siman Tov 2019. Unsupervised Topic Extraction from Privacy Policies, in: Companion Proceedings of the 2019 World Wide Web Conference (WWW’19 Companion), May 13–17, 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 563-568, available here: https://doi.org/10.1145/3308560.3317585.
- Organized conference: ‘International conference on Digital Governance and the Law in the Age of AI’, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (May 2023)
- Presented at the: ‘Conference on the Challenges of Online Privacy’. Organized by the Data Sciences Department, Bar Ilan University (December 2022). Presented “Legal and lay users perceptions of risks in privacy policies and terms of service in UK and US”.
- Organized conference: ‘Research Collaborations between Data Scientists and Legal Scholars’, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (May 2022)
- Presented at the: ‘Research Collaborations between Data Scientists and Legal Scholars’. Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (May 2022). Presented “Developing NLP Tools for the Legal and Legislative Domains: Legal HeBERT”.
- Presented at the: ‘International Webinar on Where Experimentation meets Emerging Tech’. Organized by Open Loops and Demos Helsinki (February 2022).
- Presentation at the: ‘International Conference on Crowdsourcing and the Decline of the Individual’, College of Law & Business (January 2022).
- Organized conference: ‘Data-based Policy-Making’, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (November 2021).
- Organized conference: ‘Data Science Institute Annual Meeting’, Bar-Ilan University (October 2021).
- Presented at the: ‘Annual Conference of the American Political Science Assosiation’ (September 2021).
- Organized conference: ‘International Conference on Digital Governance during Covid-19’, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (February 2021).
- ‘Should I stay (open) or should I close? World legislatures during the first wave of Covid19’, Legislatures and Legislation during Covid-19, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (January 2021).
- ‘Topic Modeling of Mobile App Privacy Policies: Improving Regulation with Unsupervised AI Tools’, Law and Technology Workshop, Haifa University (14 May 2020).
- ‘Topic Modeling of Mobile App Privacy Policies: Improving Regulation with Unsupervised AI Tools’, Privacy, Cyber and Technology Workshop, Tel Aviv University (13 May 2020).
- ‘Election Law in the Digital Age’, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (1 January 2020).
- ‘Using Data Science to Study the Impact of Judicial Review on Legislative Behavior’, presentation at and organisation of International Conference on ‘Law, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science: Challenges and Opportunities’ – Launching the BIU LawData Lab, Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University (17-19 December 2019).
Grants and Awards
- Rector’s Prize for Scientific Innovation (2022).
- Research grant for “Developing Hebrew Legal and Legislative NLP Tools: Focus on Detection of Contextual Anomalies” (with Inbal Yahav), from the Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (2022-25).
- Research grant for “Language-portable NLP Infrastructure, Applied to Hebrew” (with Reut Tsarfaty, Yoav Goldberg, Ido Dagan, Dana Atzil, Yogev Kivity), from the Israel Council for Higher Education (2021-23).
- Research grant for “The Effects of Covid-19 on the Functioning of Parliaments: A Comparison of France, Germany, Ireland and Israel” (with Thomas Saalfeld & Olivier Rozenberg), from Volkwagen Stiftung (2021-22).
- Research grant for “Corona treatment without harming vital organs for democracy: Promoting health policy that takes into account the impact of covid-19 on the functioning of Parliament” (with Israel Waismel-Manor & Asaf Levanon), from The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research(2020-21).
Prof. Klaus Heine (EUR)
- Klaus Heine et al. 2022. Mit KI den nachhaltigen Wandel gestalten: Zur strategischen Verknüpfung van Künstlicher Intelligenz und Nachhaltigkeitszielen, Platform Lernende Systeme.
- Klaus Heine & Ursula Alexandra Ohlinger 2022. Lobbying und Soziale Medien: Wissenschaftskommunikation als Anwendungsfall, Handbuch Lobbyismus, pp. 1-23.
- Klaus Heine, Evert Stamhuis, Kostina Prifti 2022. Digging into the Accountability Gap: Operator’s Civil Liability in Healthcare AI-systems, Law and Artificial Intelligence: Regulating AI and Applying AI in Legal Practice, pp. 279-295.
- Klaus Heine, Jessica Heesen, Jörn Müller-Quade et al 2021. Kritikalität von KI-Systemen in ihren jeweiligen Anwendungskontexten; White Paper: AG IT-Sicherheit, Privacy, Recht und Ethik; Plattform Lernende Systeme.
- Klaus Heine, Rik Wehrens, Sydney Howe, Esra Demir, Kostina Prifti, Evert Stamhuis 2021. AI en morele oordeelsvorming: van principes naar het vormgeven van ethische AI-praktijken, Podium, Vol. 28(3), pp. 25-31.
- Klaus Heine and Evert Stamhuis 2020. Reply to Consultation – Commission White Paper “Artificial Intelligence – A European Approach”.
- Klaus Heine 2020. Potenziale und Herausforderungen einer europäischen KI-Strategie, in: Lernende Systeme – Die Plattform für Künstliche Intelligenz (ed.), Künstliche Intelligenz zum Nutzen der Gesellschaft gestalten, München, 2020, pp. 56-59.
- Klaus Heine 2019. Künstliche Intelligenz und Recht, KI und der Mensch. Trendreport; Handbuch KI (Open Content), Kapitel II, November 2019.
- Klaus Heine 2019. KI und Recht: Neue Formen der Data Governance. Handelsblatt Journal, October 2019.
- Klaus Heine and Shu Li 2019. What Shall we do with the Drunken Sailor? Product Safety in the Aftermath of 3D Printing. European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 10(1), pp. 23-40.
Presentations and guest lectures
- On March 17 2022, Professor Klaus Heine gave a lecture at the University of Groningen. The lecture focused on 3D printing as an example of disruptive digital technologies and the non-applicability of incumbent product liability law.
- On 28 January 2022, The consortium ‘Artificial Intelligence for Multi-Agency Public Safety Issues’, with Professor Klaus Heine as co-applicant, received a prestigious EUR 2 million grant from the Netherlands research council (NWO), for research on artificial intelligence, human values and public safety.
- On December 3 2021, Professor Klaus Heine organized the bi-annual workshop: ‘On the crossroads of law and economics: crime and computational methods.’
- On October 28 2021, Professor Klaus Heine presented opening remarks on ‘The Challenges of AI for Human Rights Research.’ at the hybrid workshop ‘Artificial Intelligence & Human rights: Friend of foe?‘ at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
- On October 5 2021, Professor Klaus Heine gave a presentation on ‘Smart Products or Smart Slaves?‘ in the conference ‘Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products.’ Organized by the University of Bielefeld.
- On September 15 2021, Professor Klaus Heine took part in an expert panel on “legal personality of AI” at the AI-Mellontology e-Symposium 2021, organized by AI4media, ELISE and AIDA.
- On March 12 2021, Professor Klaus Heine gave a lecture at the University of Groningen. The lecture focused on 3D printing as an example of disruptive digital technologies and the non-applicability of incumbent product liability law.
- Data Democracy – How to readjust power in the digital age, presentation at the 2020 Handelsblatt KI Summit, 30.9.20.
- Prof. Klaus Heine gave the master course Digital Governance at ESL, together with Evert Stamhuis.
- On 8 July 2020, Klaus Heine gave a lecture on Artificial Intelligence and Legal Personality at the Erasmus Data Summit ‘Impact of AI on Society’.
- On 25 February 2020, Klaus Heine gave a lecture at the University of Groningen. The lecture focussed on 3D printing as an example of disruptive digital technologies and the non-applicability of incumbent product liability law.
- On 12 February 2020, Klaus Heine gave a presentation on ‘Legal Consequences of Digitalisation’ in the panel ‘ Digitalisation and Society’ at the occasion of the workshop ‘Technical University Delft meets Erasmus University Rotterdam’.
- On 19 November 2019, Klaus Heine took part in an expert panel at the occasion of the European Commission’s celebration of ‘30 years of Jean Monnet Activities: EU Studies in the digital age’ which took place in Brussels.
- On 11 November 2019, Klaus Heine gave a seminar presenting his research on artificial intelligence, big data, legal personality, technological disruption and the law as visiting professor at the Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) at the University of Leeds.
- On 31 October 2019, Klaus Heine took part in Perfect Match – A Flirt with Science at the FUTURIUM in Berlin. He debated with the public about new ways of regulating AI.
- On 29-31 August 2019, Klaus Heine and PhD-candidate Shu Li visited the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. The WAIC is the most authoritative conference on AI and Big Data in the world. Klaus Heine gave a keynote in the WAIC’s Legal Forum. The topic of his keynote was “The Quest for Data Governance”.
- On 30 August 2019, Klaus Heine was invited to present and to discuss his research in a seminar at KoGuan School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; invited by Professor Ji Weidong, President of the China Institute for Socio-Legal Studies. The seminar gave the participants the opportunity to have an in-depth discussion about the future governance of AI and Big Data.
Prof. Oren Perez (BIU)
- Oren Perez 2022. Transnational networked authority (February 28, 2022). Leiden journal of international law, 1-29. Available here.
- Oren Perez and Yotam Kaplan 2021. Tort as Meta-Regulation: The Liability of Private Transnational Regulators (May 7, 2021). University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2021. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3841391.
- Oren Perez 2020. Tolerance of Incoherence in Law, Graded Speech Acts and Illocutionary Pluralism (October 9, 2020). Legal Theory, Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3707372.
- Oren Perez 2020. Collaborative е-Rulemaking, Democratic Bots, and the Future of Digital Democracy. Digital Government: Research and Practice, February 2020, Article No: 8.
- Yifat Nahmias, Oren Perez, Yotam Shlomo, and Uri Stemmer 2019. Privacy Preserving Social Norm Nudges (4 September 2019). Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 26. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3447857.
- Yifat Nahmias, Oren Perez, Yotam Shlomo, and Uri Stemmer, 2019. Privacy Preserving Social Norm Nudges (September 4, 2019). Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 26, 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3447857.
- Oren Perez, Reuven Cohen, and Nir Schreiber 2019. Governance through Global Networks and Corporate Signaling (October 13, 2018). Regulation and Governance (2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3265793.
- Oren Perez, Judit Bar-Ilan, Reuven Cohen, and Nir Schreiber 2019. The Network of Law Reviews: Citation Cartels, Scientific Communities, and Journal Rankings (August 31, 2018). 82 Modern Law Review, pp. 240-268, 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3242052.
Dr Ayelet Sela (BIU)
- Ayelet Sela & Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg, “Presence behind Screens: Court Observations in Remote Criminal Detention Hearings During Covid-19” 54 Mishpatim HUJI Law Review (2023) [Hebrew]
- Ayelet Sela, Orna Rabinovich-Einy, Sivan Shachar & Danit Ronen, “Evaluation Study: Online Appeals Tribunal on Financial Grants to Business during Covid-19” (2022), available at: https://www.gov.il/he/Departments/publications/reports/evaluation_research
- Ayelet Sela 2021. Diversity by Design: Improving Access to Justice in Online Courts with Adaptive Court Interfaces, Journal of Law & Ethics of Human Rights. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3733877.
- Ayelet Sela and Sigal Ressler-Zakai 2020. Court 2.0: Institutionalizing Online Court Proceedings in Israel, 33(2) Bar Ilan Legal Studies [Hebrew]. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3481890.
- Ayelet Sela 2019. e-Nudging Justice: The Role of Digital Choice Architecture in Online Courts. Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2019, Issue 2, pp. 127-163.
- David Sarne, Jonathan Schler, Alon Singer, Ayelet Sela, and Ittai Bar Siman Tov 2019. Unsupervised Topic Extraction from Privacy Policies. Companion Proceedings of The 2019 World Wide Web Conference, pp. 563-568. Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3376558.
Presentations and guest lectures
- “Access, Fairness and Efficiency in Text-Based and Video-Based Online Tribunal Proceedings” Conference on Methods and Results Evaluating Cyberjustice Tools, l’Institut d’Étude et de Recherche sur le Droit et la Justice (IERDJ), Paris (paper presentation, June 2023, forthcoming)
- “Online Dispute System Design: Implications for Access to Justice” Digital Justice Lecture Series, Center for Law and Behavior, University of Amsterdam (June 2023, forthcoming)
- “Court Big Data Analysis: Introducing the Israeli Supreme Court Corpus” Conference on Digital Governance and The Law in the Age of AI, DIGOV Concluding Conference, Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law (paper presentation, May 2023)
- “Arrestees’ Right to Presence in Remote Criminal Detention Hearings: A Court Observation Study” Israeli Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Reichman University (paper presentation, April 2023)
- “Intelligent Legal Tech for Self-Represented Litigants – A Response to John Zeleznikow” LawData.Lab Seminar (March 2023)
- “Past, Present and Future of Access to Justice Through Technology in Courts” Faculty Seminar, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law (January 2023)
- “A Data Science Approach to the Detection of Ethical Risks in Terms of Service and Privacy Policies” The Challenges of Online Privacy, Bar Ilan University (paper presentation, December 2022)
- “Paper Hearings, Video Hearings and the Promise of Remote Justice: Evidence from Israel’s First Fully Online Tribunal” International Conference on Smart Enforcement in the Age of AI, Bar Ilan University (paper presentation, December 2022)
- “Paper Hearings, Video Hearings and the Promise of Remote Justice: Evidence from Israel’s First Fully Online Tribunal”, Cyberspace Space Conference ODR Track: Preparing, Designing, and Implementing Digital Courts in Europe, Masaryk University, Czech Republic (remote paper presentation, November 2022)
- “Diversity by Design: Improving Access to Justice in Online Courts with Adaptive Court Interfaces” Autonomy Through Cyberjustice Technology Annual Meeting 2022, University of Montreal, viz Zoom (June 2022)
- “Procedural Justice in Remote Criminal Detention Hearings in Israel: An Empirical Evaluation”, Conference on The Role of Courts and Access to Justice in a Digital Era, Radboud University, The Netherlands (June 2022)
- “Digital Choice Architecture in Online Dispute Resolution: Between Accessibility, Usability and Fairness” Public Policy for Social Change Academic Talks Series, via Zoom (March 2022)
- “Dispute System Design” Israeli Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution, via Zoom (February 2022)
- “Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age: From e-Commerce to Online Courts” Brookdail Program Bar Ilan University (November 2021)
- “Settlement Promotion through Online Dispute Resolution” Legal Entrepreneurship Center, Tel Aviv University (October 2021)
- “Court 2.0: Online Dispute Resolution, Remote Hearings and Technology in Judicial Proceedings” The Israeli Judicial Training Institute, via Zoom (November 2020)
- “Systematic Court Observations of Remote vs. In-Person Criminal Arrest Hearings in the Tel-Aviv Magistrate Court” Tal Aviv University Faculty of Law Faculty Seminar (05-21).
- “Dispute System Design Assessment: The Potential of Big Data, AI and RCTs“ Stanford Law School Public Policy Lab, via Zoom (4-21).
- “Online Courts and the Future of Justice: A Response to Richard Susskind” Workshop on Digital Governance in the Age of Covid-19” Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law and DIGOV, via Zoom (02-21).
- “Artificial Intelligence in the Administrative State: Introduction” Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, via Zoom (01-21).
- “Disputant Self-Determination and Diversity in Court ODR Interface Design” Law in Cyberspace Conference, Masaryk University (Czech Republic), via zoom (11-20).
- “Dispute System Design Assessment: The Potential of Big Data, AI and RCTs” panel presentation at: “Dispute System Design for the 21st Century” hosted by The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, University of Massachusetts Amherst, via Zoom (07-20).
- “e-Nudging Justice: The Role of Digital Choice Architecture in Online Courts” invited presentation (plenary) at 2020: The Year of Cyberjustice? The Annual Meeting of Autonomy Through Cyberjustice Technologies, Université de Montréal, Canada, via Zoom (06-20).
- Program on Negotiation Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation, participant, Harvard Law School, via Zoom (05-20).
- ‘Remote Hearings in the Wake of Corona Virus’, Remote Litigation Academia-Judiciary Forum, via Zoom (April 2020).
- ‘Digital Platforms as Regulators: Norm Setting, Dispute Resolution, and Enforcement’, panel presentation at the Conference on Digital Governance, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands (January 2020).
- ‘Diversity by Design: Improving Access to Justice in Online Courts with Dynamic Court Interfaces’, paper presentation at the International workshop on Courts and Diversity, College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan, Israel (January 2020).
- ‘Unsupervised Machine Learning of Mobile App Privacy Policies: Topic Extraction Techniques Reveal Content and Structure Patterns’, paper presentation at Law, AI & Data Science: Challenges and Opportunities, Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law (December 2019).
- ‘Online Courts: Setting the Stage’, panel presentation at ‘Courts in the Digital Era’ Seminar, Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law (October 2019).
- ‘From user-friendliness to decision-support: evaluating the effect of digital choice architecture on access to justice in online courts’, ODR Forum 2019, National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA, USA (October 2019).
- ‘Making Sense of Mobile App Privacy Policies: Unsupervised Machine Learning Topic Extraction Techniques Reveal Content and Structure Patterns’, paper presentation at TILTing 2019: ‘Regulating a world in transition’ at Tilburg University, the Netherlands (May 2019).
- ‘Court 2.0: Institutionalizing Online Court Proceedings in Israel’, 5th Annual Meeting of ICON-S (Israel), College of Management, Israel (March 2019).
- ‘The New Courts: Judicial Online Dispute Resolution’, Israeli Ministry of Justice Senior Management Forum, Tel Aviv, Israel (February 2019).
Prof. Evert Stamhuis (EUR)
- Kostina Prifti, Joris Krijger, Tamara Thuis, Evert Stamhuis (2023) From Bilateral to Ecosystemic Transparency: Aligning GDPR’s Transparency Obligations with the European Digital Ecosystem of Trust, in Simone Kuhlmann, Fabrizio De Gregorio, Martin Fertmann, Hannah Ofterdinger, Anton Sefkow [Eds.] Transparency or Opacity. A Legal Analysis of the Organization of Information in the Digital World, Nomos ELibrary, 115 – 140, https://doi.org/10.5771/9783748936060.
- Evert Stamhuis, Laura Evangelista, Sebastian van der Voort, Anastasia M. Mele, Elisa Spiller, Esra Demir, Andrea Pin, Klaus Heine (2023), From bottleneck to enabler: a new approach to regulating data‑driven medical research, Clinical and Translational Imaging, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40336-023-00546-8
- Noori, Negar, Thomas Hoppe, Martin De Jong, Evert Stamhuis (2023) Transplanting good practices in Smart City development: A step-wise approach, Government Information Quarterly, 2023, 101802, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2023.101802.
- Yalcin, G, E Themeli, S Philipsen, E F Stamhuis & S Puntoni (2022) Perception of Justice by Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Law (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10506-022-09312-z.
- Prifti, K, Stamhuis, E.F. & Heine K., (2022) Digging in the accountability gap. Operator’s Civil Liability in Health Care AI Systems, in Bart Custers & Eduard Fosch-Villaronga (eds.) Law and Artificial Intelligence. Regulating AI and Applying AI in Legal Practice, Heidelberg, Springer (forthcoming), ch. 15.
- Wehrens, RLE. R., Stamhuis, EF. E., Howe, SE., Prifti, KP., Demir, E. E. & Heine, K, (2021) AI en morele oordeelsvorming: van principes naar het vormgeven van ethische AI-praktijken, Podium voor Bio-ethiek. 28, 3, 2021.
- Stamhuis E.F. (2021), Elastisch IJzerdraad; voor wanneer actoren zich achter algoritmes verschuilen, in T. Kooijmans, J.W. Ouwerkerk e.a., Op zoek naar evenwicht, 2021, Deventer: Wolters Kluwer, p. 687-699 (Elastic Ironwire, in case of actors hiding behind algorithms).
- Philipsen, S., Stamhuis, E.F. and de Jong, W.M. 2021. Legal enclaves as a test environment for innovative products: Toward legally resilient experimentation policies. Regulation & Governance, 1-16. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/rego.12375.
- Van Kalken, L. and Stamhuis, E.F. 2020. Digital Equals Public. Assembly Meetings Under a Lockdown Regime. European Journal of Law Reform, 22 (4), 384-397. doi: https://doi.org/10.5553/EJLR/138723702021022004005.
- Heyning, C.M. Van de, Kentgens, A. and Stamhuis, E.F. 2020. Digitale dreigingen, strafrechtelijke antwoorden. Cybercrime en cyberwarfare in het Belgische en Nederlandse strafrecht (Preadviezen NVVS). Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers (Digital Threats, Criminal Law Answers. Cybercrime and Cyberwarfare in Belgian and Dutch Criminal Law).
- Stamhuis, E.F. 2020. Cyberwarfare en actualisering van het normenkader in het staats- en strafrecht. In N.S. Efthymiou, P.W.A. Huisman & L. van Kalken (eds), De vele facetten van het staatsrecht. Opstellen aangeboden aan prof. dr. R. de Lange (pp. 135-151). Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers (Cyberwarfare and the modernization of the normative framework in constitutional and criminal law.
- Evert Stamhuis 2020. Vlug en lenig? De theorie en trade-offs achter innovaties bij de hoven [Quick and agile? Theory and trade-offs behind innovations in appeal courts]. Rechtstreeks 2020, nr. 1, pp. 91-96.
- Slimme speaker: handige assitent of stiekeme spion, interview Radio Rijnmond, 23-03-2022
- Global Experiences in Regulatory Sandboxes. Current Challenges and Future Perspectives, speaker/panelist in online webinar, Rio de Janiero (Brasil), 10-08-2022
- Individuals under ADM. GDPR & AI Act, presentation to DIGOV Conference, Leeds (UK), 30-09-2022
- How to counter extraction and exploitation in the Data Economy, speaker/panelist in workshop Sustainability and the Law, Rotterdam (NL), 20-10-2022
- My phone is my friend. New Trends in Law and ICT, public lecture, University of Aruba, 17-11-2022
- Squeeze and Beep. From Automated Fining to AI-led Law Enforcement, presentation to workshop Smart Compliance Systems in the AI Era, Bar-Ilan University/Ono Academic College (Israel), 12-12-2022
- Legal Aspects of AI, Lecture to ESHCC course AI & Social Design, Rotterdam (NL), 07-02-2023
- Wat wordt het: Chatbot of Advocaat, Presentation to Lustrumcongres Toga aan de Maas, Rotterdam (NL), 17-03-2023
- Martime Law and New Technologies, Bilocal and online workshop organizer, Izmir (TR) and Rotterdam (NL), 20-03-2023
- Regulating AI, a tough nut to crack, online presentation to the Law Career Club Forum, Bilkent University, Istanbul (TR), 25-03-2023
- The Diffusion of Data Protection Standards, presentation to workshop Digital Governance and the Law, Bar-Ilan University (Israel), 17-05-2023
Dr Konstantinos Stylianou (Leeds)
- Konstantinos Stylianou, Pinar Akman and Or Brooks 2023. Research Handbook on Abuse of Dominance and Monopolization. Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Konstantinos Stylianou, Marios Iacovides and Björn Lundqvist 2023. Fintech Competition: Law, Policy, and Market Organisation. Hart Publishing.
- Konstantinos Stylianou and Marios Lacovides 2022. The Goals of EU Competition Law: A conprehensive Emprical Investigation, Report for the Swedisch Competition Authority, Legal Studies 42.
- Konstantinos Stylianou, Nicolo Zingales and Stefania di Stefano 2022. Is Facebook Keeping Up with International Standards on Freedom of Expression? A Time-Series Analysis 2005-2020. Report of findings submitted in fulfilment of a Facebook Research Grant.
- Konstantinos Stylianou, Maurice Herlihy, Leonhard Spiegelberg, and Nic Carter 2021. Cryptocurrency Competition and Market Concentration in the Presence of Network Effects. 6 Ledger 81.
- Konstantinos Stylianou and Nic Carter 2020. The Size of the Crypto Economy: Calculating Market Shares of Cryptoassets, Exchanges and Mining Pools. 16 Journal of Competition Law and Economics 511.
- Konstantinos Stylianou 2019. Apple v Pepper: the unintended fallout in Europe. Journal of Antitrust Enforcement 7.3, pp. 457-465.
- Konstantinos Stylianou and Nic Carter 2019. Calculating Cryptoasset Market Shares. Journal of Competition Law and Economics 15.4.
- Konstantinos Stylianou 2019. What can the first blockchain antitrust case teach us about the crypto-economy?. Harvard Journal of Law and Technology Digest.
- Government of Saudi Arabia, Communications, Space and Technology Commission, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11-16 June 2023, Trainer on Competition and Regulation of Digital Platforms
- Government of Saudi Arabia, Ministerial Council, Research Branch, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May-November 2022, Consultant on Fintech
- European Commission, OECD, and Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH), Budapest, Hungary, May 2022, Trainer, EU Commission National Judges Training Programme in Competition Law
- Launched new database with EU commission Decisions on competition law: link, 2022.
- International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and BRICS Competition, Laxenburg, Austria, June-September 2021, Contributor to Project on Ecological Foundations of Antitrust
- Appointed Special Scientific Advisor to the Hellenic Competition Commission, 2021.
- Appointed Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, 2021.
- Quote: How to Break Up Google, Business Insider, 19 July 2021.
- Interview: Antitrust Is Back: A Q&A with the Experts, Forbes, 14 December 2020.
- Member of the Advisory Board, The Internet Commission, London, UK, 2020 – present.
- Quote: Coronavirus Crisis Accelerates CBDC Race, Cash No Longer Untouchable, CoinTelegraph, 10 April 2020.
- TV Interview: Press TV, Economic Divide, Episode on ‘Bitcoin’, 19 March 2020.
- Quote: Libra Seen as Threat to National Currency Sovereignty, Pleads With G-7, CoinTelegraph, 19 September 2019.
- Appointed Member of the Lawmaking Commission on the Modernization of Competition Law, Government of the Hellenic Republic, Ministry of Development and Investments, Athens, Greece, 2020 – present.
- Delivered training at the Hellenic Competition Commission as part of their Staff Training Series, Athens, Greece, 14 November 2019.
- Invited speaker 2nd OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum, Paris, France, 12-13 September 2019.
- Appointed Member of the Editorial Team of Ledger.
Public writing and media appearances
- Quote: ‘I Thought Taking out a Loan to Invest in Crypto Was a Good Decision. Then I Lost Most of It’, EuroNews, 29 August 2022
- Quote: Tesla Sells 75 Per Cent of Its Bitcoin As Profits Slump in Crypto U-Turn for Elon Musk, EuroNews, 22 July 2022
- Op-ed: DeFi’s Death by a Thousand Cuts, CoinTelegraph, January 17, 2021
- French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR | Banque de France), Decentralised or Disintermediated Finance: What Regulatory Response, May 2023 (as part of INATBA’s submission)
- UK Competition and Markets Authority, Mobile Ecosystems Market Study, July 2021
- 18th Annual Conference of the Academic Society for Competition Law, 28 June – 1 July 2023, Athens, Greece
- 9th Annual Computer and the Law Conference, University of Pennsylvania, 22-23 May 2023, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance, Competition Law and Beyond, 30 September 2022 (online)
- 17th Annual Conference of the Academic Society for Competition Law, 29 June – 2 July 2022, Porto, Portugal
- Bank of Italy and ELSOBA, “Competition and Payment Services” Conference, 16-17 June 2022, Rome, Italy
- 8th Annual Computer and the Law Conference, University of Pennsylvania, 17-18 May 2022, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Roma Tre University, “Blockchain and the Law” Roundtable, 12 May 2022, Rome, Italy
- Adjunct Professor, University of Piraeus, Master in Accounting and Finance for lawyers, Athens, Greece, 2022.
- MaCCI-ZEW Conference, “Competition and the Regulation of Financial Innovation”, 18-19 November 2021, Mannheim, Germany
- Hellenic Competition Commission, Ecosystems and Competition Law, 21 October 2021, online [covid]
- 5th Annual Leeds-Stockholm University Competition Conference, May 2021, Stockholm, Sweden
- Digital Freedom Fund, Competition Law Speaker Series, 26 November 2020 (online).
- Scottish Competition Forum, “Competition in Digital Markets”, 9 June 2020 (online).
- Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) 4th Annual Conference, The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform, London, UK, 11 October 2019.
- Appointed Visiting Scientist at the Computer Science Department, Brown University (USA) in 2019.
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), 2021-22: Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) grant to develop an online database of EC decisions on competition law.
- Facebook, 2020-21: Facebook Research Grant on “The Co-Evolution of Facebook’s Content Policies and International Instruments on Freedom of Expression”.
- Swedish Network of European Legal Studies, 2020: Networking Grant on “Competition in Fintech Markets”.
- Concurrences Antitrust Awards Nominee – General Antitrust category (2023)