Jurisdiction II: Global Networks/Local Rules
September 11-12, 2000
San Francisco, CA
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Belgium
Christopher Kuner is Of Counsel in the Brussels office of the international law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP, specializing in electronic commerce and legal aspects of the Internet. In particular, Mr. Kuner has advised companies throughout Europe on legal issues relating to data protection, encryption, digital signatures, online banking, Internet taxation, and the sale of goods and services on the Internet. A particular focus of Mr. Kuner's practice are regulatory developments in Europe relating to e-commerce, both at the EU and the Member State level.
Mr. Kuner is a member of the Legal Advisory Board of DG Information Society of the European Commission, and a member of legal working groups on e-commerce issues of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Internet Law and Policy Forum (ILPF), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He is also Vice-Chair of Committee R4 of the International Bar Association. The author of numerous articles and the book "Internet für Juristen" (Verlag C.H. Beck), Mr. Kuner is a frequent lecturer on Internet-related topics. Mr. Kuner created and maintains a website on recent legal developments in Germany in the areas of Internet and e-commerce (www.kuner.com).