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ENATIC and ICAB organize the fourth edition of the International Congress on Digital Law

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ENATIC had the participation of Belén Arribas, Privacy, IT & Digital Business department Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal as presenter and moderator

The ENATIC Association of Digital Lawyers organized its fourth international congress on Digital Law at the headquarters of the Bacelona Bar Association (ICAB) on 17th and 18th May, with the aim of positioning the world of law in one of the leading sectors in the digital transformation.

The Congress promotes the sharing of knowledge, novelties and experience regarding the Digital Transformation. In its fourth edition, the Congress was held on the same day as International Telecommunication Day.

In the two days of celebration, the main topics of interest related to Digital Law were discussed, such as:

  • General Data Protection Regulations
  • Citizens' Digital Rights
  • Cybersecurity
  • Legaltech
  • Blockchain
  • Lawyers Certification and accreditation as Data Protection Delegate
  • Criminal compliance and computer-related crime

In the field of Digital Transformation, leitmotif of the Conference, Belén Arribas, Partner of Privacy, IT & Digital Business of Andersen Tax & Legal, presented and moderated a panel made up of the most renowned specialists in digital transformation of professional firms such as Jordi Estalella, lawyer and Partner of AlterWork; Diego Alonso, Director of Projects of Marketingnize; Eugenia Navarro, Managing Partner of TAMA Projects and Professor of ESADE Law School and Pablo Rabanal, CEO of

In addition, as is customary with the most relevant bodies and institutions of the Information and Innovation Society, as well as the Minister of Justice, Mr. Rafael Catalá, in charge of the inauguration of the Conference, were also present. Similarly, a tribute was paid to Mr. Antonio Garrigues Walker, who stressed in his speech that no technological advance has no legal implications.

The panels on Disruptive Technologies, on the one hand, and Blockchain and Smart Contracts, on the other, among others, highlighted the broad scope and depth of the legal challenges posed by these technologies and, no less importantly, the need for legal experts in technology to provide support, guidance and advice in the often legal chaos faced by innovative and disruptive companies.

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