The Digital Trade Research Group brings together academics and professional business advisors to explore some of the pressing legal and commercial issues facing enterprises engaged in cross-border e-commerce.
- Electronic contracts
- Data protection and privacy
- Intellectual property
- The implementation of new strategies in digital marketing.
It investigates the impact of disruptive technologies including AI, de-centralization and blockchain.
The group also considers the regulatory aspects of digital trade contained in modern international trade agreements, developing policy advice for governments, inter-governmental organizations and other research bodies.
The group explores issues in transatlantic and global trade relations concerning data protection, intellectual property and trade in services more broadly.