Cyber Law


Cyber Law is dedicated to cyber law and regulation on an international level, with additional content outside of cyber security and GDPR. It provides research content, a monthly news round-up (available online only), analysis, opinion and legislation (available online only) for professionals who need to understand the international, regulatory and legislative framework, underpinning cyber law and regulation, in its constantly evolving states.


Contents includes:

• AI on Trial
• Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and
Regulatory Challenges
• Bloomsbury Cyber Law Briefing—monthly, online only
• Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight—Cryptocurrency
in Matrimonial Finance
• Bloomsbury Professional Tax Insight—Cryptocurrency
and Blockchain
• Commercial and Cyber Fraud: A Legal Guide to Justice
for Businesses
• Cyber Law Materials—online only
• Cyber Litigation: The Legal Principles
• Cyber Risks and Insurance: The Legal Principles
• Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

New content for 2023 includes:

• Advanced, Automated and Electric Vehicle Law—
New title
• Bloomsbury Cyber Law Briefing—monthly, online only
• Cyber Law Materials—updated quarterly, online only


Bloomsbury Professional Online exclusive partnership with the 36 Group 

Bloomsbury Professional Online’s Cyber Law briefings in partnership with the 36 Group is now available as part of a subscription to Cyber Law online, covering a range of topics such as: artificial intelligence; blockchain and smart "contracts"; cyber law and the consumer; cyber risks, security and insurance; the Internet of Things; and the metaverse.


Full content now available as part of the Cyber Law service includes:

AI on Trial, Mark Deem, Wiggin LLP and Peter Warren

Follows the same process as a High Court trial, and in so doing it takes an innovative approach to the most innovative of technological areas. Addresses the current state of artificial intelligence and the law, identifying why the technology should be 'placed on trial' and presents relevant evidence, before passing 'judgment' and proposing a Manifesto for Responsible AI and a blueprint for an ethical, legal and regulatory framework.


Advanced, Automated and Electric Vehicle Law, Alex Glassbrook, Temple Garden Chambers

Being made available to Cyber Law online subscribers chapter by chapter before being available in print, this new title sets out the regulatory framework covering the implications of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 and breaks down this new and developing area of law.


Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges, Dean Armstrong KC, The 36 Group, Dan Hyde, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, and Sam Thomas, 2 Bedford Row

Explains the fundamentals of blockchain and cryptocurrency in an accessible and understandable way introducing the user to the core topics, including: global regulation of blockchain and cryptoassets; the Internet of Things; the Right to be Forgotten and the right to erasure; environmental, social and governance metrics; smart contracts; initial coin offerings; data protection regulation; Decentralised Autonomous Organisations ('DAOs');the Metaverse; remedy and tracing strategies; financial hygiene requirements that flow from anti-money laundering; counter-terrorist financing regulations; and fungible and non-fungible cryptoassets ('NFTs').


Bloomsbury Cyber Law Briefing – Monthly – Available Online Only

Provides a monthly digest of the latest developments in the fast moving area of cyber law and an analysis and explanation of the importance of these new developments.


Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight - Cryptocurrency in Matrimonial Finance, Dean Armstrong KC and Marc Samuels, The 36 Group

Explores the specialist area of cryptocurrency in the context of matrimonial finance proceedings providing a comprehensive primer on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology and an overview of financial remedies and the distributive principles applied by the Family Court in matrimonial finance cases.


Bloomsbury Professional Tax Insight - Cryptocurrency and Blockchain, Ben Symons, The 36 Group

Explains how cryptocurrency gains and losses are taxed for either individuals or companies: gambling gains or losses, trading gains or losses or capital gains or losses; how non-domiciled individuals are taxed on cryptocurrency/cryptoasset gains for inheritance tax, capital gains and income tax purposes; whether cryptocurrency is ‘property’ for the purposes of UK tax legislation; the VAT implications of cryptocurrency/cryptoasset transactions.


Commercial and Cyber Fraud: A Legal Guide to Justice for Businesses, Ian Smith, 33 Chancery Lane and Dr David Shepherd, University of Portsmouth

Sets out the legal process, from discovery of the crime and consideration of options, through engaging lawyers, early interventions to secure assets in the hands of fraudsters and culminating in sections on legal rights and processes, including court trials.


Cyber Law Materials – Updated Quarterly – Available Online Only

Comprises maintained versions of relevant current legislation and other primary source materials from the UK, European Union, Australia, China, Gibraltar, India, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Malta and the USA.


Cyber Law Topics, The 36 Group – Available Online Only

Exclusive regularly updated cyber law content covering key cyber law topics including artificial intelligence; blockchain and smart ‘contracts’; cyber law and the consumer; cyber risks, security and insurance; the Internet of Things; and the metaverse.


Cyber Litigation: The Legal Principles, Dean Armstrong KC, Fergus McCombie and Ceri Davis, The 36 Group

Brings together the existing legal principles in this rapidly developing area of law whilst at the same time considering the latest challenges facing practitioners and corporate advisers, It looks at the most common causes of action in cyber litigation, including 'cybercrime', IP, data protection breaches, and conflict of laws considerations.


Cyber Risks and Insurance: The Legal Principles, Dean Armstrong KC, Thomas Steward and Shyam Thakerar, The 36 Group

Covering First and Third party insurance, it sets out the parameters of liability in respect of potential and actual cyber insurance claims and examines the significant areas where such claims have the greatest impact.


Cyber Security: Law and Guidance, Helen Wong

Provides an overview of legal developments in cyber security and data protection in the European Union and the United Kingdom, focusing on the key cyber security laws and related legal instruments, including those for data protection and payment services.


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