Technical development has constantly challanged Law; Law always reacted.
As the rythm of innovation accelerates, Law's ability to govern societal changes is questioned.
Moreover, scientific discoveries may change our understanding of Law and leads us to review its underlying assuptions. Faced with these challenges, academic work is more than ever needed in order to guide legislative or judiciary bodies.
IBL current research priorities focuse on Sharing Economy&Law and Law&Artificial Intelligence.