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Blog The Metamorphosis

El blog Metamorphosis of the FIDE Foundation, coordinated by Javier F. Samaniego, focuses on the analysis of legal issues related to innovation and disruptive technologies. The blog articles cover a variety of topics related to innovation and regulation, cybersecurity, digital transformation, alternative methods of conflict resolution, dispatch management, etc., as well as recommendations for current reading. Authors are encouraged to write and comment. The concept of "metamorphosis" as a process of gradual transformation from an immature to an adult or completely different is embedded in the philosophy of this blog, which is committed to a positive change in the way we work and understand life.


Cibervacunando 5G

As 5G is one of the fundamental pillars to accelerate the digital transformation, it is crucial that the future Spanish law on 5G cybersecurity focuses on purely technical measures that reinforce security in the operation of 5G networks and leaves geopolitical issues and commercial policy to the foreign and commercial policy instruments available to the Government.

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Clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson has been in the eye of the hurricane for the last few years since he stepped forward and refused

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The coming digital Europe

Without having to read much between the lines, the ambitious strategy shows the frustration at the marginal role that Europe plays on a game board that has dominated Silicon Valley for decades and now also Shenzhen.

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Christmas blues

“I believe that by far the most important law in our entire code is that of the dissemination of knowledge among the people. It can not

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Robot Law

Automata, ingenious mechanisms, have fascinated us since ancient times and opened the way to other mechanical creatures, such as robots, and later to ingenuities.

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Javier Fernández-Samaniego

Managing Partner of Samaniego Law. Lawyer and specialist in contractual and litigation advice for Information Technology providers and clients. He was one of the pioneering lawyers in Spain in advising on the protection of personal data. He advises national and multinational companies in outsourcing contracts, new business models based on disruptive technologies and in the prevention and resolution of conflicts that involve complex technological issues. It has close ties in the United States and Latin America. He is an arbitrator of the specialized ICT section of the Court of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and an associate of the Spanish Arbitration Club. He is an accredited mediator by CEDR London and is a member of the Panel of Distinguished “Neutrals” of CPR in New York. He opened the Madrid office of Bird & Bird in 2005 and previously collaborated professionally with the law firms Linklaters and Cuatrecasas. He began his career as a lawyer in the public entity CDTI (Center for Industrial Technological Development). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. Senior Fellow of the Steven J Green School of International and Public Affairs (FIU - Florida International University).


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