Publications and Speeches

Our recent publications include:

  • Book Digital Society and Law. Chapter on Drones & Privacy. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar (to be published in fall 2018. More info soon available here.
  • Privacy Laws & Business International Report. Article Collective actions under GDPR: a continental Europe civil law perspective from Spain. October 2018. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego, Blas Piñar and Manuela Rojas. See PDF here.
  • ICLG. The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Outsourcing 2018. Chapter on Spain. August 2018. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar. More info here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Blockchain will change the way legal services are offered. 16 July 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Guide to understand the new Law on Business Secrets. 22 June 2018. Blas Piñar mentioned in the article. More info here.
  • Leftfoot. Audio interview Delivering Solutions to Clients. 17 April 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. Read and listen here.
  • Cinco Dias. Externalizing in-house legal services can reduce a company’s legal costs bill down to 50%. 29 January 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.
  • Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report. 6 October 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Samaniego Law mentioned in the report. More info here.
  • Thomson Reuters Magazine. The technological and labor metamorphosis of the Law, a new air that perfects the results. Actualidad - 01-Jun-17. Includes opinion of Javier Fernández-Samaniego. Read PDF here.
  • CPR Speaks Blog. The EU Mediation Blues: Is there a way to resolve the EU Mediation “Paradox”? 7 November 2017. Article by Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.
  • Lefebvre - El Derecho. Study Innovation in the Legal Sector. (paper report and videos). 26 Oct 2016. Includes video interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.

Our recent presentations include:

  • Fordham University School of Law. Fordham International Arbitration and Mediation Conference. Panel on GDPR: International Arbitration meets Data Protection: Practical Guidance for Compliance. 2 November 2018. New York. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - panel speaker. More info here.
  • IE Business School. Master class on Contracting and Technology. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - lecturer. Madrid, 27 June 2018. More info here.
  • ESADE Business & Law School. Seminar Innovation as a useful advantage in the legal sector. Madrid, 13 June 2018 Javier Fernández-Samaniego - Speaker. More info here.
  • Latham & Watkins. Seminar Cybersecurity in International Arbitration. London, 1 June 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - speaker. More info here.
  • UFM University. Conference Adams Smith on Ethics and Economy. Guatemala, 17-19 May 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - co-speaker. More info here.
  • FIDE Foundation. Seminar Data Protection after Brexit. 12 April 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - co-speaker. More info here.
  • ISDE University. Class for Master in International Sports Law. Mediation: An effective process to resolve international complex commercial disputes.. Madrid, 11 April 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – lecturer.
  • CPR. Seminar Cybersecurity in International Arbitration. Paris, 10 April 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • HIALSA. Round table Future of Arbitration and Technology. Boston, 29 March 18. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • CMS. 1st CMS Telco Finance Forum. Panel on Open Data legal framework and Telecoms. Madrid, 21 March 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – moderator. More info here.
  • ISDE University. Class for Master in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations. Mediation: An effective process to resolve international complex commercial disputes. Madrid, 2 March 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – lecturer.
  • Datacentric. Annual conference. Panel on Adapting to the new privacy regime. Madrid, 14 Feb 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • Professional Union of Cantabria. Seminar on Future of Professions. Santander, 17 November 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • Privacy Laws & Business. 30th International Conference. Panel on Fintech online identification: Solutions and challenges. Cambridge, 3-7 July 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - panel speaker. More info here.
  • IE Business School. Master class on Contracting and Technology. Madrid, 29 June 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – lecturer.
  • College of Economists of Cantabria. Seminar on Future of Professions. Santander, 28 June 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • Peruvian Arbitration Association. XI Latin American Arbitration Congress. Panel on Good & bad practices of precautionary measures. Lima, 24-26 April 2017 Javier Fernández-Samaniego - panel speaker.
  • CPR. Annual meeting. Seminar on Settlement Facilitation. Miami, March 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – co-speaker.
  • Datacentric. Annual conference. Panel on The Big Data: challenges and opportunities. Madrid, 14 Feb 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – speaker. More info here.
  • ITechLaw. Annual European Conference. Round table on Cybersecurity. Madrid, 9-11 November 2016. Javier Fernández-Samaniego – moderator. More info here.
  • Global Pound. Conference series. Panel How can the dispute resolution system be improved? Obstacles and challenges to overcome. Shaping the Future of Dispute Resolution & Improving access to Justice. Madrid, 20 October 2016. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - co-speaker. More info here.
  • FIU (Florida International University). Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs Conference "The Internet and Civil Liberties". Panel The dark side of the web: challenges to Security, Prosperity and Privacy. Miami, 8 March 2016. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - panel speaker. More info here.