W.2. Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Data Management

The overall objective of WP2 is to research legal and regulatory aspects in relation to cloud computing and data management. In addition to general rules and regulations for all cloud service providers (“CSPs”), WP2 will also consider issues unique for mobile users. To achieve this objective, research will (1) outline the current legal and contractual requirements relating to cloud computing services pursuant to European law while also identifying challenges relating to conflicts of laws, compliance with data management, and data protection laws. This work package will also (2) research methods for developing best practices that can be incorporated in Data Sharing Agreements in creating a secure cloud that manages data in a legally compliant manner.

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Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Data Management