Category: About the WJA

Loew

The WJA Germany National President, Dr. Alexander Löw, Gives a Conference at the German Board of Directors Association’s Annual Meeting

Dr. Alexander Löw held a speech on “The Board of Directors and the implications with cyber warriors, a live hacking presentation”, attending with the WJA Spanish National President Dr. Jacinto Soler Padró, at  the German Board Conference that was organized by the German Corporate Governance Institute and the Union of Board of Directors in Germany, to introduce the workflow of hacks, the impacts, toolsets and real vulnerabilities in the internet to the audience. There was also explained the implications and possible solution scenarios to prepare companies and individuals against cyber attacks and which questions should be asked to govern a corporation in the area of cybersecurity and cybersafety. This session show the need to educate board members in the area of cyber, explaining and teaching them about all the different terms and procedures in order to design a decision making overview to build a future proof resilient enterprise.

Program: http://www.deutscher-aufsichtsratstag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Druckdaten_EINLADUNG_Innen.pdf

Impressions: http://www.deutscher-aufsichtsratstag.de/nachlese-10-dart/

 

LoewLoew_3Loew_2Loew_1

Captura

Congress ‘IV Jornadas de Derecho Privado’ at Zulia State Bar Association, Venezuela

adad

Dear friends we are very happy to present the Congress that our Venezuelan national president, Dr. Alberto Jurado Salazar is promoting at the Zulia State Bar Association, in which he will talk about the application of the United Nations’s treaty against corruption in Venezuela.

To those of you who can attend, do not hesitate and do so, as you will have a wonderful experience and memories. Remember that for those of you that are members of our association, you can reach our national president in Venezuela for more information.

promo n

The aftermovie for the WJA Conference in Barcelona – May, 2016

Dear Members,

It is our great delight to finally present the movie that summarises the International Conference that took place in the beautiful city of Barcelona, and that had as title ‘The Internet: Challenges to Peace and Freedom’. We hope that those of you which attended to these sessions and social events can spot yourselves over the many images shown in this clip. Very soon we will upload the separate conferences from the different speakers that participated at this major event. Please like the video and subscribe to our channel for new updates!

duelo

COMMUNICATION

July 19, 2016

World Jurist Association
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1440
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
1.202.466.5428

EUROPE TERRORIST ATTACKS

COMMUNICATION

Dear WJA Members,

I am writing this communication on behalf of Dr. Franklin Hoet, president of the World Jurist Association, and myself, Executive Vice President, as a memorial of what happened last week in Niza, France, and yesterday in Bavaria, Germany. It is our duty, as the international organisation we represent, not to be frightened by such repulsive acts of disdain against human life and promote peace and the reconciliation of nations and their people wherever we stand.

With our warmest regards,

Franklin Hoet Linares

President WJA

Ramon Soler-Padró Canela

Executive Vice President WJA

0Q6B8675 (2)

Franklin Hoet Linares, President of the World Jurist Association, presents the Project of Law against Capital Abstraction through Public Institutions at the Venezuelan National Assembly.

 

Dr. Ana Lucina Garcia Maldonado (President of the “Latinamerican Federation of Women Attorneys), Dr. Franklin Hoet-Linares (President of the World Jurist Association), Dr. Henry Ramos Allup (President o National Assembly of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela).

 

 

The info for the Barcelona Conference on “The Internet: Challenges to Peace and Freedom” is out now! [More updates soon]

‘THE INTERNET: CHALLENGES TO PEACE AND FREEDOM’

Barcelona, Spain – 19th to 21st May, 2016

Barcelona Conference Program

083-OPENING

                                                                      Sponsored by: PECB EUROPE

 Speakers

 

Panel 1. Justice, Civil Service and the Internet

  • Ben Grifith – An active member of WJA for the past 25 years. He was a chapter author in Local Government in the Computer Age (ABA Section of State and Local Government Law, Martha Chumbler, Ed. 2009) and is an IMLA Local Government Fellow, Chair of IMLA’s International Steering Committee.

Conference – The vulnerabilities of local Governments to cyber-attacks. 

  • Sorell Negro – Lawyer in Robinson&Cole’s Miami office, where she helps clients with real property and environmental disputes.   She represents large institutional clients including multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations, and local and regional government entities.

Conference – Government Control of Electronic Information: The Finer Line between Serving and Suppressing the Public Interest.

  • Steve Meyers – Attorney who has represented governmental agencies for over 40 years. He is admitted to all state and federal courts in California and to the United States Supreme Court. An active member of the World Jurist Association and the International Municipal Lawyers Association, Mr. Meyers has been a frequent contributor to WJA proceedings for many years on issues of law and public policy.

Conference – Electronic Mail, Social Media, the Internet and Freedom of Information Laws.  

  • Peter Falk – Principal IT-Consultant, (Strategisches IT-Consulting) at Fujitsu. German EDV Gerichtstag, E-Justice at Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication.

Conference – Electronic business processes in the administration of justice. Challenges and success factors in the context of digital media.

  • Sven Kohlmeier – Attorney at Law, certified specialist on IT Law German deputy, lawyer and expert on judicial policy. Deputy. Member of Deputy’s Chamber of Berlin.

Conference – Digitalization: a Challenge for Justice.

  • Agustí Cerrillo – Professor of Administrative Law at ‘Universitat Oberta de Catalunya’. Currently, he is the Ombudsman of the University. He has published books and journal articles on e-government, public integrity and the fight against corruption, public transparency and the dissemination of public sector information through the Internet and governance of development cooperation. At present, his research is focused on the impact of ICT on Public Administration and Administrative Law and transparency and integrity in Public Administration.

Conference – Open Data Regulation: An Opportunity to Increase Transparency. 

  • Kim Quarles – First Vice-President of the World Jurist Association.  Senior Vice President, Executive Risks at Willis of New York.

Conference –  Law firms and cyber-ethical obligations.

Panel 2. The Internet and the Corporate World.

  • Steve Cahill – Steve has spent the past five years as Country Manager Spain & General Manager of the pan-European Shared Service Centre, for Colt Technology Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity, the private US Investment Bank.  Steve has 40 years’ experience at executive management level in the international ICT sector having worked in over 40 countries across five continents for subsidiaries of EMC, Fujitsu, France Telecom, Steinhoff Group, and Colt.  During this time Steve has been responsible for leading strategic change at a global level, in both line and staff management roles, for a variety of functions ranging from Customer Service, Supply Chain, Procurement, Operations, through to Sales, Finance and Commercial.

Conference – Internet: the Age of Ignorance or Knowledge. 

  • Pierre Dewez – Founder and CEO of PECB Europe, in charge of business development and international relations with customers and partners. Active in the field of Information Technology for over 18 years as quality and information security auditor, Pierre comes from the academic world (Professor of Literacy and History from Ulg and UCL in Belgium, 1996) and has an MBA from Stanford University (1997). Pierre has built his experience in compliance in the insurance industry as general secretary of the Legal Protection Office of Ethias (2nd Belgian insurer) and is internationally recognized as a senior expert in the areas of compliance, Quality, information security, risk management and continuity of information technology.
  • Juan Andrés Avilés – IBM Technical Leader. Chief Technology Officer of Enterprise Business Units in Spain. Business development in the area of Cognitive Computing (Watson).

Conference – The Cognitive Computing.

  • Agustín Argelich – Telecom Engineer trained at La Salle, Ramón Llull University of Barcelona. Founder and principal consultant at Argelich Networks, an independent ICT consultancy company. Technological Director of the IX Paralympic Games of Barcelona’92 Olympic Organising Committee. Expert in Unified Communications, Collaboration solutions and telecom expenses management. Member of the International Society of Communications Technologies Consultants (SCTC).

Conference – A Networked World.

Panel 3. Digital Taxation and Money Laundering.

  • Tulio Raul Rosembuj Erujmovich – Director of European Fiscal Law Course at the ‘Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli’, (LUISS) Rome. Former Professor of Financial and Tax Law at the University of Barcelona.

Conference – Taxing Digital. Cryptocurrency and the Bit Coin.

Panel 4. Cybercrime, the Penal Code, and the Internet

  • Miriam Guardiola Salmerón – Attorney at Law, specialist in Criminal Law, Cybercrime (grooming, sexting, dating violence).

Conference – Cybercrime: new risks, new challenges.

  • Alexander Löw – CEO at Data-Warehouse GmbH. Member of the SME council of DWT. Ext. personal data protection officer. Member of Cyber-Securitycouncil Germany.

Conference – Effectivity and impact of a surveilling jurisdication vs. democratic principles.

  • José Ramon Agustina – Professor at the International University of Catalonia. Director of the Criminal Law Department at the UIC. Coordinator of the Legal, Forensic and Criminological Psychopathology Master and is director of Cyber – Delinquency Master amongst other formative programs. He was Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University, Pace Law School, Rutgers School of Law y Texas State University. He published more than 30 articles in prestigious journals and 3 monographs. He is currently directing the “Colección Actualidad Criminológica y Penal” at BdeF-Edisofer publisher.

Conference – Legal issues in identifying and deterring online child grooming.

  • Alberto Jurado Salazar – Professor of Criminal Law in Rafael Urdaneta University, Maracaibo (Venezuela)

Conference – Criminalization of Online Contents in Venezuela.

Panel 5. Data Protection, Social Media, and Freedom.

  • Ann Cavoukian – Executive Director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute at Ryerson University. Former Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Canadian province of Ontario serving from 1997 to 2014.

Conference – Privacy Forms the Foundation of Freedom and Liberty.

  • José Luis Piñar – Professor of Administrative Law, Attorney at Law, Chair  of ‘Google Cathedra on Privacy, Society and Innovation’, Director of Master Programs on Data Protection, Transparency and Access to Information at the University CEU San Pablo, Madrid. Former Director of the Spanish Privacy Agency.
  • Àngels Barbarà i Fondevila – Catalan Data Protection Authority Director since 18th July, 2012, appointed by the Parliament Plenary.

Conference – New technologies and its impact on individual’s rights and freedoms.

  • Alba Bosch – Legal officer at the Policy and Consultation Unit of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).

Conference – EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

  • Victor Roselló – Attorney at Law and CIPP/E, specialist in IT Law.

Conference – Social Media, Big Data and Privacy Risks.

  • Ethia Simha – President of the World Association of Lawyers (WAL). Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public, Ethia Simha Law Office; former advisor to two Israeli Prime-Ministers; former Head of Israeli women’s delegations to the UN commissions; member of the Board of Governors of The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists; chairperson of the international committee of the Jerusalem Bar Association; WJA National President for Israel; chairperson of the Jerusalem Cancer Association; owner of awards in Israel and abroad; and former International Honorary Secretary of the International Alliance of Women (an umbrella Association of women’s organizations) and its representative at the U.N. commissions especially the Crime Prevention Branch.

Conference – Freedom of Expression in the Digital Era. 

  • Glendeline F. Croes – Attorney at HPCD International (Aruba)

 Conference – Cybercrime and Cybersecurity in the Aviation Industry.

Panel 6. The Internet: Challenges for China.

  • Tao Kaiyuan – Grand Justice, Vice President of the Supreme People’s Court of China.

Conference – Internet and Justice in China. 

  • Fan Mingzhi – Magistrate of the Supreme People’s Court of China.

Conference – Challenges of Cyber Crimes to Chinese Criminal Law and Countermeasures. 

  • Li Ping – Magistrate of the Supreme People’s Court of China.

Conference – Present Situation of Cyber Terrorism in China and Legal Countermeasures. 

  • Jiang Qiang – Magistrate of the Supreme People’s Court of China.

Conference –  Development of China’s Personal Information Protection in the Internet Age.

FranklinHoet

Letter From the President

Letter from the President
Dr. Franklin Hoet Linares

Picture FHL
Dear Members of the WJA,

These are not times for extended speeches. Inter-pares as we are, nobody can pretend to impress his own colleagues and companions during decades. On the contrary, it’s time indeed for action, recovery and reconstruction. We don’t have another alternative than to succeed or to permit that the WJA continues to languish. Continue reading “Letter From the President”