The ALI-ELI Principles for a Data Economy at UNCITRAL

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The ALI-ELI Principles for a Data Economy at UNCITRAL

On April 8, the UNCITRAL Working Group on Electronic Commerce held a session on data transactions where they discussed the main concepts developed by the Principles for a Data Economy.

Launched by the ALI Council in 2018, Principles for a Data Economy is the first joint venture with the Institute of European Law (ELI), which, like ALI, is an independent non-profit organization based on membership, whose mission is to provide advice on legal matters. developments. The project was completed by the two organizations in 2021.

Christiane C. Wendehorst, project rapporteur for ELI, presented the main concepts of the principles to the working group, focusing on the types of data transactions, the corresponding default conditions and the protection of third party rights. in data supply chains.

UNCITRAL noted that the draft’s section on data rights will be used as inspiration for future legislation. The data rights segments on co-generated data, public interest data rights and leapfrogging were adopted by the working group as focal points.

Learn more and read the press release here.

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