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PROGRAM

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

17:00-17:30 End Of Seminar – Certificate of Attandance Ceremony

TOPICS

Our digital world in legal context

 

1. Introduction to digital evidence

  • What we mean by digital evidence
  • The changes that affect the law
  • The historical view point
  • Paper and digital
  • Sources of electronic evidence
  • The need for a conceptual change
  • Characteristics of electronic evidence
  • Some challenges
  • Testing for authenticity
  • Towards an understanding of authentication
  • Tests for data from complex systems
  • Substantive evidential issues
  • Proof: evidence and forensics

 

2. Electronic signatures

  • Some reasons for using a signature
  • Judicial response to signatures
  • Forms of a signature
  • Forms of electronic signature
  • Types of digital signature (the hash cryptographic signature)
  • Symmetric Key
  • eSignatures: concluding remarks

3. eBanking

  • The duties of the customer
  • The PIN: what can be done
  • Examples of negligence by the customer from Germany
  • The negligence of the bank
  • The duties of the bank
  • Methods used by criminals to steal
  • EU Directive
  • Attitudes to evidence: e.g. Norway
  • Relevant evidence: audits of the banking systems
  • Audits are important evidence
  • Ups and downs in banking cases

4. E-mail, social networking and the internet at work

  • The business perspective
  • The liability
  • The business – legal interaction
  • Controlling access to data
  • Example: how e-mail is used
  • Defamation
  • Altering contract terms
  • Sexual discrimination
  • Racial discrimination
  • Criminal offences
  • Some examples from social networking
  • Retention of documents
  • Legal concepts for eDocuments
  • Observations
  • Tensions

5. The future: eDisclosure/eDiscovery

The eternal triangle

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