Di­git­al Trans­form­a­tion

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Smart data, the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 all demonstrate how digital transformation has brought far-reaching changes to the global economy. These changes are now part of everyday corporate life and affect almost every industry. Companies are increasingly seeing digital transformation as an opportunity and reinventing their processes for the digital age.

The challenges of digital transformation

There are, however, still many unresolved issues around legally defensible implementation of digitisation strategies. Innovative business models and the use of new technologies confront companies with completely novel legal challenges. Digital transformation impacts data protection, IT security, contract design, liability and regulation. Accordingly, interdisciplinary collaboration is now more important than ever. You may find further information in our joint study "Digital Economy and Law" with the Bundesverband der Unternehmensjuristen (BUJ).

A new approach to legal advice – CMS and legal tech

Digital transformation is also changing the way legal advice is delivered. Legal tech – the application of modern technology – opens up a range of new possibilities, from project management to the use of semi-automated legal services.

Below we present key issues around the digital economy, their legal implications and how CMS can assist you in addressing the challenges posed by digital transformation.

Key is­sues around the di­git­al eco­nomy and their leg­al...

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Eleanor Lane
Feb 2019
Smart Mo­bil­ity
In­fra­struc­ture for our 'Con­nec­ted Fu­ture'
26 Feb 19
Top Tech pre­dic­tions 2019
30/07/2018
EC: Ef­fects of pri­cing al­gorithms in the con­text of re­sale price main­ten­ance
On 24 Ju­ly 2018, the European Com­mis­sion ("Com­mis­sion") im­posed fines on four elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­tur­ers for fix­ing the prices of their on­line re­tail­ers. In as­sess­ing the im­pact of re­sale price main­ten­ance, the Com­mis­sion also fo­cused on the use of pri­cing al­gorithms.
24/01/2019
CMS event in Da­v­os: On­line plat­forms – a new busi­ness...
04 Apr 19
Cre­at­ing Thought­ful Fu­tures
Tech­no­logy, Me­dia and Com­mu­nic­a­tions con­fer­ence