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380023 SE Seminar for graduate students: Seminarseries "legal aspects of digitalisation" (2019S)

Seminar in Zusammenarbeit mit der Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Binder Grösswang

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German, English



Preliminary meeting:
11.03.2019, 13:00 - 15:00 Uhr, Seminarraum Schenkenstraße 4, 2. floor

Further dates:
Ort: Seminarraum Schenkenstraße 4, 2. floor
14.03.2019, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
25.04.2019, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
13.06.2019, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
25.06.2019, 08:00 - 20:00 Uhr
27.06.2019, 08:00 - 16:00 Uhr


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar series covering pending issues of digital transformation and new technologies, in particular Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, will be held jointly with law firm BINDER GRÖSSWANG (coordination on the side of BINDER GRÖSSWANG: Raoul Hoffer). Therefore the topics will not only be discussed from the academic point of view, but under consideration of advisory practice and current business context. For this purpose the seminar series will include three lectures on selected relevant topics, which will be jointly held by experts from University of Vienna and BINDER GRÖSSWANG. The seminars will in be moderated by Nikolaus Forgó und Raoul Hoffer.

• Lecture 1: Initial Coin Offerings (Stephan Heckenthaler / Martin Miernicki)

• Lecture 2: Blockchain und Smart Contracts (Emanuel Welten / Žiga Škorjanc)

• Lecture 3: Data Ownership (Ivo Rungg / [●IDR●])

Besides students, experts from BINDER GRÖSSWANG and other invited guests from the legal community will participate in the seminars and presentations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation and subsequent discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Meeting scientific standards, active participation in discussion.

Examination topics

Not applicable

Reading list

Binder Grösswang (Hrsg.), Digital Law – Rechtliche Aspekte der Digitalisierung can be used for the preparation for the lectures.

Association in the course directory

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