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The Caribbean Commercial Law Workshop (CCLW), first held in 1999, is not only the flagship law event for the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, but also the premier commercial law conference for Caribbean lawyers.
The Faculty of Law of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, is pleased to announce that the 21st Annual Caribbean Commercial Law Workshop will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad from July 21-23, 2024.

2024 Theme - Corporate and Commercial Law:
New and Emerging Technologies. 

The workshop seeks to examine the ways in which the core areas of corporate and commercial law may require changes (some minor or radical) to adapt to and enhance the potential that these technologies bring, to ensure that any possible risks and mitigated and to provide protection for the unchartered new technological landscape. The workshop will also feature the popular and dynamic roundtable sessions, including both corporate counsel and new developments in Caribbean commercial law roundtables as they relate to new and emerging technologies.
Persons are invited to submit proposals for papers that discuss, explore and reflect the impact of new and emerging technologies on corporate and commercial law, and in particular on the following topics:
  • Legal Issues presented by Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain Technology and the Law
  • Cyber Security Law and Strategy
  • Data Protection and Privacy Law
  • Regulating Financial Law in the Age of FinTech
  • Intellectual Property and New Technologies
  • Electronic Commerce Law
  • Legal Nature of Electronic Contracts

Call for Papers & Save the Date

Persons are warmly invited to submit paper proposals for the Workshop.  All proposals must contain the full name and contact details of the presenter, the proposed paper title, and a short abstract of the paper topic (250 words maximum).  Papers should be related to the Workshop Theme and must be submitted March 15, 2024 to

We look forward to your joining us this year, either as a delegate or a panellist!