6 November 2017
Maastricht University law researcher receives Niels Stensen Fellowship for work on innovative jurisdictions and technology disruptions

How disruptive technology affects the law

Catalina Goanta (Assistant Professor Faculty of Law, Maastricht University) is one of the seven candidates awarded a Niels Stensen Fellowship in 2018. Goanta’s research focuses on the impact of disruptive technologies on private law. Her research aims to better understand how the law reacts to innovation. With her research, Goanta hopes to capture the issues surrounding the impact of law within the frame of innovative platforms such as Ebay or Airbnb and new technologies such as artificial intelligence or blockchain. She aims to understand how the law has reacted to technological disruption.