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Prof Dan Svantesson  

PhD, BA, MA, LLM,

Prof Dan Svantesson
Professor
Faculty of Law
Bond University QLD 4229
Australia


Title
Professor

Department
Faculty of Law

Telephone
Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 51418
+61 7 559 51418
Location
Building Level: 4
Building: 4. Faculty of Law
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Professor Svantesson is a Co-Director of the Centre for Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law and a Researcher at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University. He specialises in international aspects of the IT society, a field within which he has published a range of books and articles, and given presentations in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe.

Professor Svantesson is an ARC Future Fellow (2012-2016) and the Managing Editor for International Data Privacy Law, published by Oxford University Press. He is a Member of the Editorial Boards for the International Journal of Law and Information Technology, the Commonwealth Law Bulletin, the International Review of Law Computers and Technology, the Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology and the Computer Law and Security Review.
Qualifications
Doctor of Philosophy - University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Jurisprudence - Luleå Tekniska Universitet (Sweden)
Master of Jurisprudence - Luleå Tekniska Universitet (Sweden)
Master of Laws - University of New South Wales
Professional admission & memberships

Centre for Commercial Law

Australian Privacy Foundation

International Law Association’s Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law

Panel of experts for the Internet & Jurisdiction Project

The Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University

Other professional appointments

Managing Editor - International Data Privacy Law, Oxford University Press

Member of Editorial Board - Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology

Member of Editorial Board - Computer Law & Security Review

Member of International Advisory Board - International Review of Law Computers and Technology, Taylor & Francis

Member of Editorial Advisory Board - Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Taylor & Francis

Member of Editorial Board - International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Oxford University Press

Recent Keynote Addresses
  • The (uncertain) future of online data privacy
    Cyberspace 2014: Normative Framework, Masaryk University, Czech Rep.
Teaching expertise
Private International Law, eCommerce, Internet and IT Law, Privacy Law, Law of Obligations, and Contract Law.
Subject list

LAWS11-212 Principles of Contractual Liability

LAWS11-213 Law of Obligations

LAWS13-421 Information Technology and the Law

LAWS13-429 Electronic Commerce and the Law

Research interests & research expertise

International Aspects of the IT Society

Current research grants

Australian Research Council LIEF (2013) (With several collaborators)

Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (2013) (With Graham Greenleaf, Andrew Mowbray and Jill Hunter)

Australian Research Council: Future Fellowship (2012-2016)

Recent research grants

Australian Research Council LIEF (2012) (With several collaborators)

Söderbergs stiftelser (2010) (With Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg)

auDA Foundation Grant (2009) (With Roger Clarke)

Publications
Dan Svantesson
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Jurisdiction in 3D – “scope of (remedial) jurisdiction” as a third dimension of jurisdiction
  • The CJEU’s Weltimmo data privacy ruling: Lost in the data privacy turmoil, yet so very important case C-230/14 Weltimmo, EU:C:2015:639
  • Enforcing privacy across different jurisdictions
  • Editorial: The diversity of international ICT law
  • International law and order in cyberspace—cloud computing and the need to revisit the foundations of “jurisdiction”
  • Cross border data transfers after the CJEU’s safe harbour decision: A tale of Gordian knots
  • Private international law and the internet (3rd ed.)
  • The Hague conference’s “Judgments Project” 2.0—how will it work in relation to e-commerce?
  • The Google Spain case: Part of a harmful trend of jurisdictional overreach
  • A jurisprudential justification for extraterritoriality in (private) international law