American Bar Association
Cyberspace Law Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Cyberspace Law Committee

What is the Cyberspace Law Committee?

The mission of the Cyberspace Law Committee is to provide a forum for the analysis of corporate, transactional and regulatory issues related to the internet and digital technologies.

Committee Facts
  • The Committee works in a wide range of legal disciplines including electronic commerce and contracts, consumer protection, intellectual property, cybersecurity and privacy, jurisdiction, internet governance, and online financial activities
  • The Committee seeks to identify and address legal, business, and consumer issues affected by the implementation of emerging technologies and to facilitate the creation of legal infrastructures that protect and support electronic commerce
  • The Committee provides practical tools and guidance both for practitioners who regularly deal with cyberlaw issues and for those who encounter them only occasionally

Areas of Expertise

  • Privacy, information security and cybersecurity
  • Ecommerce, online contracting and international trade
  • Electronic banking, online financial transactions, and payments
  • Intellectual property protection in the digital world
  • Mobile/telecommunications, digital media and Internet infrastructure and governance

Welcome From The Chair

Time limits are quickly approaching for suggesting panels/presentations for the ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in New Orleans (by September 20) and the Cyberspace Law Committee Winter Working Meeting in San Diego (by October 14). See the details. Remember that our Winter Meeting is the place for creative and thoughtful topics aimed exclusively at a sophisticated audience of cyberlawyers.

Ted Claypoole


Cyberspace Committee Publications and Programs

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Claypoole, Theodore


Balough, Cheryl

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Recent Program Documents

ABA Business Law Section Programs

Section Events

    Emerging Issues in Global Digital Currency Payments


    The event will be held on 10/25/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section. The event has 2.00 CLE Credits .

    The Accidental Non-Profit Attorney: Things You Need to Know


    The event will be held on 10/25/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Division for Public Services,Senior Lawyers Division,Section of Taxation. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    2016 Business Bankruptcy Committee Fall Meeting

    Marriott Marquis
    San Francisco

    Advance Registration is now CLOSED. Please register and purchase lunch and dinner tickets onsite at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis beginning Wednesday, Ocotber 26, 2016.

Other Programs of Interest

Coming Soon!

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