How to Navigate Data Law and its Challenges and Opportunities

Hosted by LSE Festival: How Do We Get to a Post-COVID World?

Online public event


Dr Orla Lynskey

Dr Orla Lynskey

Professor Andrew Murray

Professor Andrew Murray

This session identifies and explores the changing legal landscape for Data Law. 

Globally, we are seeing increasing regulatory alignment to rights-based data protection frameworks. However, a wide variety of alternative data governance initiatives with diverse objectives and conceptual starting points are also emerging. In this session we discuss the legal challenges this entails as well as the opportunities it presents for more effective data governance.

Meet our speakers

Orla Lynksey (@lynskeyo) is an Associate Professor of LSE Law School at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Orla is also a visiting Professor at the College of Europe and an editor of International Data Privacy Law (OUP) and Modern Law Review editorial committee member. She is course convenor of LSE’s Online Certificate Course Data: Law, Policy and Regulation

Andrew Murray is Professor in Law and Associate Dean of LSE Law School. Andrew is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts and also Director of the LSE Law, Society and Technology Group. He is course convenor of LSE’s Online Certificate Course Data: Law, Policy and Regulation

More about this event

This event is part of the LSE Festival's "Skills for a fast-changing world" series, hosted by LSE Online. LSE experts discuss research trends in their field about professional skills we need for success. LSE Online makes LSE’s world-leading teaching and research accessible to a global audience. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of online programmes to equip you and your organisation with the knowledge and skills to advance in an ever-changing world. Discover our courses.

The LSE Festival: How Do We Get to a Post-COVID World? is running from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 June 2022, with a series of events exploring the practical steps we could be taking to shape a better world.

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