Monthly archive May, 2018

The EU data protection regime and the multilateral trading system: Where dream and day unite

1. Introduction ‘Fast forward a decade and imagine your morning routine. You wake up gently at a time carefully selected by a bracelet monitoring your sleep patterns after drawing on weeks of data stored on a server that lives somewhere in the American west. You trudge to the bathroom and step on to the scales,...

Digital standardization, cybersecurity issues and international trade law

1. Introduction National and international digital standards are having a growing impact on international trade law. The traditionally most evident dimension of the extensive activity of standard-setting bodies in relation to the functioning of the Internet is related to openness and interoperability, which are to be considered as core values in the development of the...

The tangled links between national and international data protection regimes, standardization and international trade law

Introduced by Giovanna Adinolfi Digital issues have been included in States’ trade agenda since the establishment of the World Trade Organization. In the very first years, e-commerce has drawn most States’ attention. The term is usually understood to cover the production, distribution, marketing, sale or delivery of goods and services by electronic means. Since 1998...

Forthcoming

Forthcoming

The relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem and the obligation of non-recognition in international law

by Maurizio Arcari 1. Introduction  On 14 May 2018, on the day the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel was celebrated, the new United States (US) embassy to Israel in Jerusalem was solemnly inaugurated.[1] This event followed the Proclamation issued on 6 December 2017 by the US President Donald Trump who,...