Current Issues in Privacy and Technology Law - Online

July 20-24, 2020

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Topics Covered

  • Day 1: Introduction to Privacy Law: Why Privacy Matters
  • Day 2: Big Brother: Government Surveillance Today
  • Day 3: Privacy and Emergent Technology
  • Day 4: Commercial Behavioral Tracking and Algorithmic Discrimination
  • Day 5: Privacy and the Pandemic

"This was an amazing program on current legal issues in privacy and technology. The presentations were very interesting and the reading materials alone provided an excellent, comprehensive background on the topic. I would highly recommend the program and plan to take it again in the future, as this is a rapidly evolving area of law.”
 -- Pablo A. Palazzi, Partner, Allende & Brea (Argentina)

Program Faculty

  • Nestor Davidson, Albert A. Walsh Professor of Real Estate, Land Use and Property Law, Fordham Law School
  • Olivier Sylvain, Director, McGannon Center; Professor of Law, Fordham Law School

Lectures will be followed by conversations with leading experts, including:

  • Ellen Goodman, Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School
  • Lynn Haaland, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer at Zoom
  • Katja Langenbucher, Professor of Law, Goethe University
  • Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
  • Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York
  • Additional leading experts to be announced

Certificate of Attendance

Participants who attend at least four of the five sessions will receive an electronic certificate of attendance upon completion of the program.

"I feel fortunate to have attended the course "Current Issues in Privacy and Technology Law" offered by Fordham Law. It provided the perfect combination of deep academic reflection and practical insight from professionals and representatives of the industry. Guided by the dialogue between Professors Olivier Sylvain and Nestor M. Davidson, participants had the opportunity to discuss some of the most pressing challenges that privacy law faces today. Thank you!"
-- Julián López Richart, Associate Professor, Department of Private Law, University of Alicante (Spain)

CLE Credits

Continuing legal education credit for the program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for a maximum of 10 nontransitional, professional practice credits.

Cost and Registration

  • $1,500 for program with CLE credits
  • $1,000 for program with no CLE credits
  • $500 for an electronic recording of the program
  • Free for current Fordham Law students and recent Fordham Law graduates (2018-2020)

“I really appreciated the high level of debates and the possibility of seeing privacy being discussed in government surveillance, smart cities, health, advertisement, AI and related matters. It was quite a challenge to cover all this but Prof. Davidson and Prof. Sylvain were able to connect everything in an impressive way. What a terrific week.”

-- Paulo Marcos Rodrigues Brancher, Partner, Mattos Filho Advogados (Brazil)