№4 (10) 2020

The fourth volume of the international scientific and practical journal “Law and Digital Economy” was published in 2020.

The volume opens with an article by E. G. Antonova. and Lavelina V.S. “Digital technologies in lawmaking”. This article examines the issues of digital technologies for lawmaking in Russia. The consequences of the introduction of new technologies in lawmaking processes and the various points of view of modern researchers on changes in this area are comprehensively studied. The features of the use of information technologies at various stages of lawmaking are analyzed in detail, proposals are formulated to improve this efficiency of the process. In the context of the development of information technologies, the mechanisms of law-making detail are changing, based on the need to interact with citizens interested in the development of relevant regulations.

The article by Guillot D. “French law and social networks – recent developments” is devoted to a detailed study of French legislation on modern media. The author analyzes the basic principles of French press law, including the principles of criminal prosecution for libel, incitement and other principles in the designated area. The conclusion reflects the main trends in reforming the normative regulation of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. The author refers to foreign legislative and law enforcement experience related to the protection of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in the modern era.

Article by V.N.Sidorova is devoted to the use of digital technologies as a problem of civil legislation. The article examines the relationship between economics and law in the management system of organizations, taking into account the use of digital technologies. It is noted that, despite the objectively existing situation, digital technologies not only caused new directions in the development of economic and legal practice, but also made changes to the system of current legislation and law enforcement practice. The important thing is paid to the economic and legal regulation of the circulation of digital money (cryptocurrency). The author comes to the conclusion that digital law and economics need a unified economic and legal theory of civil (commercial, entrepreneurial, economic, corporate) legal relations with the participation of legal entities as a new complex interdisciplinary theory based on new principles.

Public and private law regulation of the investment platform operator is the subject of research, stated in the article by V.V. Kvanina and A.V. Spiridonova. The article analyzes the issues of providing services to attract investments using investment platforms through the use of intermediary services of the main (control, checking, technical, information, payment) functions. The system of public legal requirements for an operator of an investment platform as a legal entity is considered as well as activities carried out by him.

A. Egorova and A. V. Belitskaya proposed an innovative topic for their research. The article “Legal regulation of storage and circulation of cryptocurrency: Russian and foreign experience” examines the legal nature of cryptocurrency, which is currently becoming the object of analysis in scientific literature. This article overviews the Russian and foreign experience of the circulation and storage of cryptocurrencies as a new, undoubtedly valuable asset.

Article by Zhilkin V.A. is devoted to the legal aspects of the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare in Finland. The article examines the role of artificial intelligence technologies during the health care pandemic in Finland. Due to the active development of artificial intelligence, lawmaking in Finland faced the challenges of digital reality during the pandemic. The author comes to the conclusion that a conceptual development of new legal regulation and definition of the legislation of the international legal mechanisms of AI in Finland is necessary.

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